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Idler's Beach

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
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Ranked #11 of 15 Attractions in Port Moresby
Description: Swim or just laze at this lovely beach at Idler’s Bay on the Coral Sea, but bring sunscreen or an umbrella for shade.
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English first
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Owned by the people of Roku this is a little jewel of a beach about 30mins from Port Moresby .The locals are looking for a developer to build an Eco-lodge but it is more suited to a Sheraton or Intercon. The weekend we went there were no hassles or security checks just 2-3 families enjoying a million dollar spot on... More

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Port Moresby, National Capital, Papua New Guinea
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

A good picnic area...but need to go in a large group and with security...

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Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2012

Idler's Beach is a private beach owned by the people of Roku village, about 45 minutes rough road drive out of Port Moresby city. Before the oil refinery was established at Napa Napa it was relatively easly to get to Idler's Beach but now there are security check points and searches and it's a hassle. DON'T try to go there... More

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