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Special cultural tour

Highlands Tribes Escorted Tour. 7 nights. 10 - 17 September 2018. Culminates at the Goroka Festival. $2170. click here

PNG Festival packages

PNG liveaboards

910-night Tawali resort - Spirit of Niugini cruise - Tufi resort: The best of Milne Bay and Oro provinces, 31st August to 10th September. Free photo coaching and yoga from $4160  click here

Meet us

12 - 15 January 2018: Paris Dive Show 

23 - 25 March 2018: Beneath the Sea, New Jersey

November 2018 : DEMA Las Vegas (trade only)


MV FeBrina

Mauro Bernasconi Sea Whips in Kimbe Bay, Febrina, Papua Nerw Guinea
© Christopher Bartlett

Getting to Walindi Resort and MV FeBrina requires a short flight from Port Moresby to Hoskins airport, West New Britain. Looking out the window on your flight you will realise that this is going to be no ordinary holiday. Mountain ranges that top 14,000 feet divide the main island of New Britain. The deeper valleys remained isolated until early last century;  the land you fly over is occupied by people who have 800 different languages and cultures that are just as diverse.

 
While the area has much to offer tourist of all types, the primary attraction for visitors to the MV FeBrina is the spectacular diving, pristine reefs and amazing marine life.  The images displayed throughout this site are just a small selection of what you will see on the reefs of Kimbe Bay and New Britain.
 
Distinguished marine scientist, Prof. Charles Veron, inspected the reefs of Kimbe Bay on behalf of The Nature Conservancy.
 
"The coral reefs of Kimbe Bay take me back forty years, to a time when corals grew in lush profusion, untroubled by the problems that beset them today. A short boat ride from Walindi Resort and I am diving on reefs that have half the coral species of the world, all awaiting those rare photo opportunities that come only with the clearest water. I am hard pressed to think of anywhere on earth that has this combination of vibrant health, diversity and beauty."
- Prof Charles Veron

 
 
 
 
Professor J.E.N. "Charlie" Veron is former Chief Scientist of the Australian Institute of Marine Science.  He is the author of the three-volume series 'Corals of the World'.  
Professor Veron was invited to deliver the keynote address on corals at the 2008 Climate Change Conference in Bali, Indonesia.
 
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