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Varirata National Park: Tours & Tickets

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If you're early enough, you'll catch the incredible morning mist hovering over this natural mountain region that offers fantastic views and a wealth of birds and other wildlife.
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Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
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Reviewed 5 September 2019

This forest is bursting at the seams with birds. A clean, well maintained park, as well. Stupendous lookout area. Bring binoculars & a bird guide to maximise enjoyment. Peaceful & quiet, yet only an hour's drive from Port Moresby. Try to go with Daniel Wakra...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank sid_marsh
Reviewed 7 August 2019

Wonderful piece of nature. Great viewing point at the end of the road in. Super for birdwatching. The local population go there to barbecue so not quiet all the time but still won't affect the experience. If you are going to PNG then try to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Terry B
Reviewed 31 July 2019

I visited Varirata as part of my tour with my guide, Daniel. The park was officially opened in October 1973 on an area covering 1,000 hectares, just 48 km east of the capital. The land was given to the State by the Koiari people as...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Davis F
Reviewed 17 March 2019

I took a day trip with Daniel, from New Guinea Natural Tours. I was a bit nervous as a solo female traveller, but felt completely safe with Daniel. Hotel pick up in a good vehicle, easy scenic drive and lovely park. Good walking tracks, lots...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Liz M
Reviewed 6 January 2019

The most peaceful place i always retreat to when i need some peace of mind and most of all fresh clean air.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Biu F
Reviewed 24 November 2018

Our second birding outing in PNG was to Varirata National Park which offered a variety of habitats - thick forest, open fields, picnic grounds, easy & challenging trails. Picnic area is easy to access, with basic facilities nearby. The rest of the park seemed more...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank rravitts
Reviewed 14 November 2018

this place is a must see for all visitors to Port Moresby .Very well laid space to relax & for picnic .The roads have been done up so it really a exciting drive .Good for families too .Great fauna & flora for education to the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Kiron B
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This place has awesome scenic beauty and great place to have a wonderful drive in the lush green foliage.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kashBombay
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Had an excellent time there. the park is well kept and with a variety of living nature. just bring a insect repellent.. that is a must.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RMEV
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We visited late morning arriving at 10:30am, advised that we wouldn't see birds as we were too late. The Ranger was right we didn't see birds. Otherwise a beautiful walk through the forest, but not worth the $1000 Aud I'd paid for bird watching tour....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank steve f
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I am so sorry, I read your message only now... We hired him at the park entrance and actually, he hired us.. :=)) But it was about 12 years ago... If I were you I would just go there very early in the morning when you'll... More
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