Jungles forgotten by time
Papua New Guinea, which occupies the eastern half of New Guinea, is one of the least explored countries in the world. Impenetrable forest and smouldering volcanoes make nature a fortress in this enticing land.
Aboard a private superyacht, this nation presents everything an adventurer could want – tribes that have lived in isolation for millennia and rare wildlife such as birds of paradise, tree kangaroos, spine-covered echidnas and huge flightless cassowary.
We can introduce you to local huntsmen who can lead you through dense jungles to reach their hidden village, cutting down twisted vines with machetes as they pass. Here you can witness rituals that very few have seen in the world or find volcanoes to climb or summit by helicopter. Collaborate with a leading research scientist and you could help discover a new species at one of the region’s calderas.
Back at sea, we can hop between scattered islands and white-sand beaches. The diving, surfing, kayaking and snorkelling here is world class due to Papua New Guinea’s location in the Coral Triangle, which is known by some as the Amazon of the seas. In these waters, Second World War aircraft is scattered along the seabed and forgotten caves are ripe for exploration.
Papua New Guinea's 600 islands are home to dozens of ethnic groups and cultures that only the most intrepid of adventurers meet.
Enjoy a huge diversity of dive sites with barrier reefs, coral walls, drop offs, seagrass beds and atolls to explore.
Take a helicopter or a tender upriver into the island’s rainforested interior to find birds of paradise and meet remote tribes.
Surf perfect breaks among islands that you will have almost entirely to yourself. May to November also presents ideal kite surfing conditions.
Volcanic island hopping
Cruise between idyllic volcanic islands, climbing or taking a helicopter to the top, or simply relax on their tropical sands.
Pilot a submersible down to the seafloor to survey incredible Second World War wrecks including ships, aircraft and submarines.
As the morning mist rises over the forested lowlands, explore a land largely untouched by tourism
Beach landing with SuRi, a vessel packed with kit and ready for adventure
The Huli community in Tari are known for their woven wigs, decorated with bundles of multi-coloured feathers
Explore Cookson style with a helicopter on board your yacht
A tribal boy paddles in a traditional canoe in Melanesia
Spot magnificent birds of paradise
Guests aboard a private yacht admire the Lusancay Islands in complete privacy
Decorated crocodile skulls cerebrate the Kaningara tribe’s spirit animal
A palm-tree shaded hut where the community regularly gather
Witness seldom-seen tribal rituals
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Traditional village huts in rural Papua New Guinea
The gorgeous Tami Islands are a dream for snorkellers
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