Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea: Undiscovered Exploration
Papua New Guinea is one of the least-explored countries on earth. Come discover this nation’s secret story as you join experts on an educational adventure through this mysterious land.
Rating (4.75)
Program No. 3228RJ
14 days
Starts at
Flights start at
Getting There
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At a Glance

Papua New Guinea is known for its share of discoveries. As one of the few locations on Earth that is still largely unexplored, it is not unusual for scientists to find never-before-seen plant and animal species within its realm. It is also estimated that more than 1,000 cultural groups call Papua New Guinea home. Explore this beautiful, remote land to unearth the history of its native peoples, and join local experts as they provide keen insight into its ecology and natural wonders.
Activity Level
Let's Go!
Walking up to two miles daily over varied terrain, some hills. Elevations up to 10,000 feet.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Board a “floating lodge” on the Sepik River and travel by jet boat to discover the region’s rich natural history and riverside villages.
  • Experience the most culturally diverse place in the world, home to 800-plus indigenous languages (one-third of the world's total).
  • Seek the 10 species of Birds of Paradise and other species on optional birding walks.

General Notes

The length of program and itinerary may vary due to flight schedules. Study field trips/excursions dependent on local conditions and river level. Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available. Please note that singles are NOT guaranteed on the Sepik Spirit and should space become available, there will be an additional fee. Availability is dependent upon final enrollment numbers.
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