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Varirata National Park

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
+675 7688 0978
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Little wonder

For any wanting to see some breathtaking scenery a great trip! On the way you will have a great... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mat W
via mobile
Birds and deer in Variata NP

Get a good bird guide to find the birds here. New Guinea Natural tours Daniel Wakra is fantastic... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2016
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Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
+675 7688 0978
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For any wanting to see some breathtaking scenery a great trip! On the way you will have a great lookout down to beautiful waterfall some guy will hassle you for 5kina each no idea why but I paid him. Then when you get to the...More

Thank Mat W
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Get a good bird guide to find the birds here. New Guinea Natural tours Daniel Wakra is fantastic and makes bird watching a real adventure. You may also see deer in the park and the lookout is worth the hike but you can drive up...More

Thank muffetoz
Reviewed 12 August 2016

I would recommend Varirata National Park as the place to be for those seeking adventure. The natural beauty of this National Park speaks wonders.

1  Thank Brendan S
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Very peaceful place, very green, lots of wildlife including several bird of paradise watch points. The guide was the most friendly ever and on the way one of the best waterfall in Papua...

1  Thank Isabella S
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

A 30–45 minutes drive out of the hustle and bustle of city life north up on to the Sogeri plateau. A great picnic spot for the family. Also birdwatching, trekking and camping. Best to visit as a group rather than a duo for safety reasons.

1  Thank AdrianChisenga
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Its become my favorite color now, green. And blue. There was a BEAUTIFUL plateau in there that had a blue view of the ocean. It's also safe, no wild animals ought to kill you or anything ;). You can ride down there, on car, but...More

2  Thank owlfeather2016
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Very relaxing, this is great for people who want to have moment of peace and relaxation, this is the place to be with nature at its best.

1  Thank Brian A
Reviewed 8 January 2016

The one thing I love about this place is how different it is to Port Moresby. Lots of green and fresh air, and the view from the top the look out is just amazing. Love it. I recommend! You need to drive there though. Probably...More

1  Thank peatuhacs
Reviewed 24 November 2015

If you are in POM, you should visit at least one time to this beautiful Varirata National Park. It is safe to visit and you will see beautiful landscape along the way. Bring some lunch box with you because food is not available there. I...More

1  Thank TinNweTun
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Most of the facilities set up by the Australians are in ruins but the roads and walking tracks are still good. We had an excellent guide who really helped make the day a good one. Be careful if you leave your car unattended -there is...More

2  Thank AdamLeaves
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Can I hire a guide for birdwatching at the Park entrance, or do I have to make different arrangements? Thanks for your help
30 September 2016|
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