Alotau Highlights

Get acquainted with Alotau, the Capital of Papua New Guinea’s Milne Bay Province on this guided, local bus tour of the town. Get an authentic perspective on local life with a visit to a high school and a chance to chat to locals, take in views from a scenic lookout, and wander through the bustling markets. You tour begins with a drive from the coast up to the hill tops, stopping at the Top Town lookout for a breath-taking panoramic view of the bay. Share the experiences of the local people, find out how the battle of Milne Bay changed the world as they knew it and why the whole town was moved to Alotau. Next up visit Cameron Secondary School, the provinces’ first established high school in 1967. You’ll receive a warm welcome from the students and have the chance to chat with them for an authentic insight into daily life. Take a guided tour of the school and watch demonstrations at the cultural village built by parents and students. Heading back towards the town centre and the main market you’ll have time to wander through the bustling markets as your local guide points out the many varieties of fresh local produce and crafts available. On the way back to the cruise ship you’ll pass through towns, old and new demonstrating the blend of traditional and modern lifestyles that make Alotau such an intriguing place to visit. Special Notes: The local roads may be unsealed and bumpy. Walking surfaces may be uneven and have some steps, so this tour is not suitable for people in a wheelchair or with limited mobility. The order of sights visited may vary. Guests with visual or hearing impairments must travel with a companion at all times. To ensure your adventure is as comfortable as possible please wear comfortable flat-soled shoes, clothing suited to the weather conditions, bring a hat, plenty of sunscreen and bottled water.
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  • Location


  • Activity Types

    Sightseeing / City Tour

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  • Duration

    2 hours

  • Fitness Level


  • Price

    Adult from $99.99
    Children (12 & under) from $79.99


Your camera is a must to capture your adventure, stunning scenery and captivate experiences


Special Notes

To make your day more enjoyable please wear comfortable flat-soled shoes, clothing suited to the weather conditions, a hat, jacket, and bring along some sunscreen and bottled water. The local roads may be unsealed and bumpy and walking surfaces may be uneven and have some steps. This tour is not suitable for passengers in a wheelchair. The order of sights visited may vary and itinerary may be reversed.

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