For each village, a different culture. Papua New Guinea is home to thousands of communities, each with its own distinct language and traditions. The National Museum and Art Gallery, 15 minutes' drive from our hotel, documents this diversity.
Calm descends from the rainforest canopy of the National Capital Botanical Gardens. Explore its 40,000-strong orchid collection. The ghostly Morobe Shower is as delicate as vapour and the alien Alexandra's Dendrobium will warp your definition of flower.
A series of hiking tracks were opened in 2010 to complement the popular Kokoda Trail. The relatively gentle Lark Force Trek winds across the Bainings Mountains and the Kapa Kapa Track challenges hikers through 200km of dense jungles and mountain villages.
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Diving the Coral Sea. Firefish and razorfish flit metres from the shore of Loloata Island, 30km from Crowne Plaza Port Moresby. Experienced divers can explore wrecks or seek pygmy seahorses among the corals that cling to the sheer wall of the Big Drop.
Private transport is the safest and easiest way to travel through Port Moresby. Crowne Plaza Port Moresby offers a shuttle bus service to and from Jackson International Airport. Ask our Front Desk for help with travel arrangements anywhere in the city.