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Varirata National Park

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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 3 weeks ago

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
Thank rravitts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 7 August 2018

It was full of nature and I loved the scenes, the environment was fresh not a lot of noise and the place felt secured, thought of it as an adventure rather then a visit, I was impressed but probably could do with a bit more...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Myx400
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Spent a whole day walking and birding. Lots of variety, lots of walks. Could easily have spent 2 days here

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Carol H
Reviewed 1 August 2018

We visited the park twice as part of a organized birding group. The park is huge, clean with well maintained trails. This is a great place to see the Raggiana Bird-of-Paradise at their display leks early in the mornings.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank drchristo4
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Frozen in time but well maintained, with good roads. The views are superb and not to be missed. The entry charge is minimal.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Hutchycup
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Suggest you get a guide - it can be risky from a security point of view. I went with New Guinea Natural Tours and it was safe and easy. cost 600 kina for 1/2 day trip - a bit expensive but where else can you...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Response from Isabella S | Reviewed this property |
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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