World War II History Tour 2020-03-07T14:42:22+10:00

Project Description


PNG’s history is deeply entwined with both WWI and WWII, rich in relics and local stories of these conflicts.

These tours feature significant sites, particularly from WWII, whilst still embracing the unique culture and beauty of PNG. Our tours include multi-region touring of significant sites, including Rabaul, Wewak, Madang and Port Moresby. Our standard tours can be customised to cater for groups interested in particular elements of the WWII PNG campaign.

Tour options

Rabaul and Port Moresby (Early conflict) 1942-43 (10 days)
From AUD $4,400
For the enthusiast who would like to take in the history of Kokoda, the ill-fated Lark Force and Rabaul campaign and the defense of Port Moresby, this tour is ideal. Pay your respects at both Bomana and Bita-Paka War Cemeteries, as well as Ower’s Corner, whilst also enjoying the sites of modern day Port Moresby.

Sepik and Madang (The final campaign) 1943-45 (12 days)
From AUD $4,600
Trace the steps of the final battles for PNG and the site of the Japanese surrender at Wewak. For the history enthusiast, this tour offers a journey less travelled, through sites of the Aitape-Wewak Campaign and the battle for Madang, including iconic and hidden relics. Village visits offer local story telling of wartime occupation and liberation.

ANZAC Day Experience (6 days)
From AUD $2,600
Attend the Bomana War Cemetery ANZAC Day service and take in Port Moresby and it’s many significant sites. Stay at the magnificent Stanley Hotel for an up-market experience and enjoy all that the city offers in respect of those that served in the WW2 PNG Campaign.

WWII Trek Tour
  • Who are these tours for? History buffs, current and ex-service personnel, school groups

  • Suitable for ages 14-85

  • Length of tour 6-12 days

  • Fitness level required Average

From $2,600 AU per person

Twin share. Extra $200 AU added if single room required.

What's included? What's not?

Inclusions – All accommodation, Meals and bottled water on excursions, WWII specific tours, cultural experiences, all tours including transport, local guides.

Exclusions – Airfares, hotel meals, optional SCUBA dives onto WWII bomber. The Aitape-Wewak campaign, including Battle of Driniumor River, can be included on personal request (costing specific to numbers of participants)

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