Varirata National Park, Port Moresby

#2 of 6 in Nature in Papua Region
National Park · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Get in touch with nature at Varirata National Park, a park celebrating Papua New Guinea's marvelous wildlife and natural environment. Various marked walking trails wind through the park and lead to lookout points over Port Moresby and the coast. The attraction provides excellent opportunities for birdwatching, but arrive early if you want to catch sight of a Bird of Paradise. Camping sites are provided, but staying overnight here can be dangerous if you do not travel in a large group. Find and inform a park ranger if you intend to camp on site. To visit Varirata National Park and other attractions in Port Moresby, use our Port Moresby attractions planner.
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  • Is very suitable for those who dream about nature and wildlife especially birds. The best way to go there is to be guided by the local expert of birds - it really helps.  more »
  • This is the only large national park in Papua New Guinea. It is about an hour and a half's drive from Port Moresby, the drive itself being very enjoyable. We went there on a bird-watching trip. The...  more »

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