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Sepik River

Papua New Guinea
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Physically beautiful river setting, without electricity, cars, or internet!

We took an expedition ship into the Sepik River, then zodiacs to Kopar Village. The locals greeted... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Ace J
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Chicago, Illinois
Amazing Experience

My wife and I organized our Sepik trip through PNG Frontier Adventures. I exchanged many emails... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
TravelingMark
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Santa Clara, California
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

We took an expedition ship into the Sepik River, then zodiacs to Kopar Village. The locals greeted us warmly. There is no electricity, internet, or cars. They use solar-powered clothes dryers (a clothesline) and stay in shape by paddling canoes and eating fish and vegetables....More

Thank Ace J
Reviewed 14 September 2017

My wife and I organized our Sepik trip through PNG Frontier Adventures. I exchanged many emails with Richard Baker Social, who was very helpful. Chris met us at the Wewak airport, and later visited us at our hotel in Wewak with Albert, our guide. Albert...More

Thank TravelingMark
Reviewed 11 January 2017

It located in the Sepik River in Papua New Guinea at Kanganamun Village it starts from the town of Wewak and from here you reach the point for to take boat-canoe fantastic scenery, beautifull river you will find everything to live directly on the real...More

Thank fiorenza02
Reviewed 4 October 2016

It is difficult to describe how wonderful and unique country is Papua New Guinea, and especially to put in words the first feelings and impressions to arrive and find one of a kind and so different world from what one has seen and lived so...More

6  Thank mimmimargaret
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I came just back from the sepik. I "booked" with Joseph Kone from Pagwe (tel: +67571214829, joseph.kone6@gmail.com). He didn't go himself, but sent us with his nethew Ioannis, who is a good guide. It was all very realiable, we paid the money cash on arrival...More

3  Thank AdmBreen
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I was lucky to do the Sepik River in the most authentic way possible for a westerner, and it surely remains as one very special and unforgettable experience for me. I did my one week river expedition with Kris, his wife Domenica, Susan and the...More

6  Thank Irimiri
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Booked a tour including the Ambunti crocodile festival. The team made a great job under difficult circumstances. As it is also a kind of village support project, iniitated by Susan Baker, it is a good choice to go with them. It was a real down...More

Thank Ushi-Guide
Reviewed 27 August 2016

I booked a Sepik tour (5 august - 9 august 2016) with PNG frontier adventures - Kris and Domenica Karis - with the help of Susan Baker - are doing an excellent job and I had a wonderful time in upper and middle Sepik. We...More

5  Thank vincentParisFrance
Reviewed 18 August 2016

I had initially been keen to go to the Mount Hargan sing sing, but the more I read the blogs, the more I thought the middle to upper Sepik area was a better match for my interests. I wanted to go somewhere that was culturally...More

9  Thank squeezing
Reviewed 29 December 2015

My wife and I went to the Sepik River last spring (2015). It has been one of the best trips we have done so far. The Sepik River is a remote part of Papua New Guinea where you can observe nature and have cultural encounters hardly...More

28  Thank vinetlo
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londonmiria
6 January 2017|
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Response from Irimiri | Reviewed this property |
I would say it would be very difficult to travel alone with a boat having in mind that weather changes, there is no phone signal, proper mapping etc. It is time consuming to travel on the Sepik as well. We would travel for... More
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angelina12345
7 September 2016|
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Hi I come from sepik but I have been living all my life here in the captial city Port Moresby. If you would like to tour sepik river I would be happy to help get my family to show you around
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