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Port Moresby Nature Park

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Goro Kaeaga Road, Port Moresby 121, Papua New Guinea
+675 326 0248
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Excellent vicarious visit to the jungles of PNG

We spent a happy couple of hours here on a Saturday morning. Surprised how few people were there... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Alberta, Canada
Jewel in the crown of Port Moresby

This is by far my favorite place in Port Moresby and highly recommended. It is not big, but what... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Darren G
York, United Kingdom
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Port Moresby Nature Park (formerly the National Capital Botanical Gardens) is PNG's leading recreational attraction combining botanical, zoological and cultural displays. The park is home to over 250+ native animals including bird of paradise, tree-kangaroos, cassowaries, wallabies, snakes, crocodiles, hornbills and multiple parrot species. The grounds also offer a lush change from the hustle and bustle of Port Moresby City with the only rainforest tract within the Capital City. Thousands of tropical plant species including palms, gingers and heliconias and native timber tree species are found within the grounds. Facilities include cafe, souvenir shop, flower shop and arguably PNG's best children's playground. The Nature Park can arrange transportation to/from hotels and airport to the Park and offer excellent guided tours of the Park (lasting 1.5Hrs). A popular location on weekends for weddings and private picnic functions utilising the Nature Park's three large picnic areas.
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“flora and fauna” (18 reviews)
“fruit bats” (10 reviews)
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Goro Kaeaga Road, Port Moresby 121, Papua New Guinea
+675 326 0248
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We spent a happy couple of hours here on a Saturday morning. Surprised how few people were there. The walk-in aviaries are particularly enjoyable, with lots of birds present. The wallabies and tree kangaroos are cute, but the crocodile needs a larger enclosure.

Thank Professional-Pilgrim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is by far my favorite place in Port Moresby and highly recommended. It is not big, but what do you expect as POM is not that big. What you will get is the chance to visit a SAFE and real snap shot of Papua...More

Thank Darren G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A clean, safe haven in Port Moresby. The park is well managed, is clean and has a restaurant on site. Wish there were more animals however.

Thank Jed B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with young children and it is a lovely place to have a picnic, walk around and see animals. It also has a nice cozy restaurant

Thank Muoti M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent place to unwind in the city. Enjoy Papua New Guinea's prestige nature with the peace and the tranquality of the flora and fauna. Great atmosphere for the peace of the mind.

Thank 231sladya2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Okay i like itit was part of the tour i was.on a battlefield tour with fiona smith of no roads so it was a great att

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed my family visit to Nature Park. The staff and security were very friendly, respectful and helpful in making sure we enjoyed our visit. The bats were scruffy but enjoyed the bird watching and information. The beautiful flowers and orchids caught my attention. The park...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed November 20, 2017

This is the place I always take visitors to - if you allow a little time here you can tick off seeing the Bird of Paradise that features on the national flag, tree kangaroos, hornbills, casowaries, cuscus and grab a bite to eat together with...More

Thank Manfred R
Reviewed November 18, 2017

The flowers and bird sanctuary were great. Go when the orchid exhibit is open. I would suggest asking for a guide too. We had one who was very helpful. You'll see hornbills, emus, and other birds from PNG.

Thank Louay A
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

Not expecting much we took a taxi to the nature park. The driver came around with us. First surprise, and a bit freaky, was all the fruit bats. Trees were full of them. And making so much noise. The park was very nicely laid out....More

Thank Pieter S
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Kate M
May 15, 2017|
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Response from Michelle M | Property representative |
Hello. If you are an overseas visitor it is K15 adults, K8 students, K6 children. If you are a resident of PNG the prices above from Pacific Meri are correct.
January 28, 2016|
Response from Daniel B | Reviewed this property |
That is going to be pretty difficult. I would recommend taking a taxi. Which means you will need to exchange currency ahead of time. Also, I don't know if the international has a place to store your luggage. If not you will... More