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Very new to tourists. The Islanders were beautiful. The Island itself was just stunning. For beach... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2017
Melbourne, Australia
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We visited this island from our cruise ship. It is claimed that one of the world's most intact... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2017
Dan L
Bunbury, Australia
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Reviewed November 5, 2017

Very new to tourists. The Islanders were beautiful. The Island itself was just stunning. For beach lovers and snorkelers it was amazing. There is a real beauty about something so untouched. If you like to go off the normal tourist track this place and other...More

1  Thank nortonamandaj
Reviewed November 1, 2017

We visited this island from our cruise ship. It is claimed that one of the world's most intact cultures resides on one of the world's most untouched islands. Kitava is a small island in Milne Bay Province and is located off the main Trobriand Island...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed November 1, 2017

Visited Kitava recently on a P&O cruise. Unfortunately the weather was not on our side so it was overcast and showery but what a pristine spectacular place - even under cloud ! The snorkelling is fantastic and I would love to see it in full...More

Thank Jenny W
Reviewed October 28, 2017

The small island of Kitava in the Trobriand Islands has 7,000 inhabitants in three villages. While Alotau has been touched by outside influences, Kitava truly is an intact tribal village where the people live a life unchanged for hundreds of years. They live in one...More

1  Thank Guelph_Dawn
Reviewed October 22, 2017

This is a true native island fantastic for snorkeling. Make sure you bring things to give away to locals such as fishing gear, school items, games, clothes and shoes. Came in on the pacific Eden and enjoyed time snorkeling. Water is so clear and clean...More

Thank traveller2413
Reviewed October 15, 2017

I just returned from the Pacific Eden cruise from Cairns to the above Islands in PNG and return to Cairns. These natives have only been exposed to whites for the last 5 years.. They were delightful and welcoming and were very happy to chat to...More

Thank Maxine F
Reviewed October 12, 2017

Arrived on the Aria & tendered to the small island. A big thing for the locals who were there to sell their homemade wares. Snorkelled on the larger island which was OK - took a bit of getting to the pretty reef (over a sea...More

Thank 188petere
Reviewed October 6, 2017

we visited Kiriwina Island on our Golden Princess cruise. Leaving the ship early, we found like 3 local guides offering their service. The guy we asked to show us around took us to the villages, introduced to the chief who showed us his yam-house en...More

1  Thank Jan D
Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

Upon first arrival via tender boat from the Pacific Eden we were created by many locals. Many lined the beach selling gorgeous wood carvings and other souvenirs. Snorkeling from the beach was great, plenty of fish life. Would definitely recommend a visit if you have...More

1  Thank Charlie M
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

My friends family and I did the P&O Papua New Guinea cruise. Kitava was included in the of the stops. Beautiful Island. Once arrived on the island there is a long line of locals with various hand crafted sovineers. It was a beautiful place to...More

4  Thank Sophie T
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Deborah C
September 20, 2017|
Response from Carolyn B |
Hi, my husband and I visited Kitava Island on the P & O Cruise ship, Pacific Aria in November 2017. We made contact with a young, enthusiastic, local school teacher, Mr Alwyn Tau Morita from the Kitava Primary School, Milne... More
July 6, 2017|
Response from Janice P | Reviewed this property |
We were in New Guinea in December s it is hard for me to tell you about the weather at this time of year. We did a tour of Ribaul which included the volcano. Impressive. If your ship offers a tour to the Festival, be sure... More