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My friends family and I did the P&O Papua New Guinea cruise. Kitava was included in the of the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sophie T
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Kiriwina Island Tour

Going ashore accredited guides were waiting for us, you do not have to use them. Ruth our guide... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gary C
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday 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

Thank Sophie T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Going ashore accredited guides were waiting for us, you do not have to use them. Ruth our guide took us into the jungle, past the school, where the teacher had the kids dancing.She then took us past a corrugated Iron church, which all the villages...More

2  Thank Gary C
Reviewed May 8, 2017

We took the Christmas cruise with P&O through PNG stopping at Kitava on Christmas day. walking onto the beach there is a very long line of locals selling their handicrafts, don't pay the asking price negotiate.... afternoon is the best time to buy as this...More

1  Thank John_Hawke
Reviewed March 14, 2017

We stopped there for the day on the Pacific Aria as part of their PNG cruise Feb 2017. We found it to be a wonderful port and the villagers very friendly. However due to the shortage of Kina on the ship we had to trade...More

5  Thank Bowsider
Reviewed February 27, 2017

This was our 2nd visit our 1st November 2013 and a was really pleased to see it had not changed much. We took the 5 Kina boat trip over to the island for snorkelling. We had Lobster 30 Kina and beer and soft drinks were...More

3  Thank Kath P
Reviewed February 25, 2017

Kitava Island is a jewel. The island was lovely and the people so warm and welcoming. We walked through the market place and enjoyed seeing the many items made from local woods. The products were well-polished and very reasonable. Wish I had more room in...More

2  Thank Janice P
Reviewed February 6, 2017 via mobile

Well it was a last minute thing best thing I ever did , And to go there was a bonus really just stunning place to visit.

1  Thank peter p
Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

We visited this island on a day trip from a cruise ship. Beautiful location, friendly, happy people. It rained on the day we were there but the islanders were still there with market stalls and guides were willing to assist if you wanted to explore...More

3  Thank jjballina
Reviewed January 28, 2017

We visited Kitava for a day trip while on the P.O. Aria in December. A beautiful island with beautiful locals. So friendly loved our walk to the school through villages. Took second hand books for the children to read which were very much appreciated.Wished we...More

8  Thank noosans
Reviewed January 18, 2017

Wow! What an amazing place. Absolutely beautiful people, crystal clear water, great snorkelling. Didn't want to leave

2  Thank Kirsten K
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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
November 2, 2016|
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Response from Kazaglen1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes the wooden bowls and ornaments are fine. I also seen big shells come through customs. The only thing knocked back was the weaved fans and bags. The inspector said to a couple to place the weaved items in a bag and spray... More