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Kabaira Dive RabaulSituated in pristine gardens of Rapopo Plantation Resort, with a spectacular view across the water of the...
Kabaira Dive RabaulSituated in pristine gardens of Rapopo Plantation Resort, with a spectacular view across the water of the Volcanoes of Rabaul, and just 15 minutes drive from the airport, Kabaira Dive caters for land and sea tours and expeditions. As the only dive centre we service all accommodation in East New Britain and have bases at Kabaira Beach Hideaway and Vunagam Estate.We can tailor make activity packages for individuals or groups, for relaxing and unwinding, for adventure and excitement, for history and for culture! East New Britain truly is a piece of paradise with a wealth of experiences waiting to be enjoyed! Take your pick from White sandy beaches on remote uninhabited islands to WWII history or an erupting volcano, a rich vibrant and very active culture and an ocean full of Mother Nature’s finest secrets.Land Tours:Visit Old Town Rabaul and witness the devastation caused by Vulcan and Tavurvur eruptions; learn of the bustling township it once was and witness the eerie landscape and ruin it is today. Learn stories of the Japanese occupancy in WWII and visit General Yamamoto’s bunker where there are still warfare plans written on the walls and roof. Visit Japanese tunnels, a human rabbit warren dug out by prisoners of war and used for barges and hospitals... feel what it was like to live underground!! Shop at the local market and try some fresh, homegrown fruit or take a trip to the volcano observatory and learn what it is like to live with a volcano. Get closer and personal with the volcanoes and visit the hot springs at Tavurvur’s base or let us guide you for the best views of Rabaul on a hike up Mother Volcano: Kabiu.Diving and Snorkelling:Some of the world’s most pristine, diverse and colourful reefs lie beneath the shimmering surface of ENB turquoise and sapphire blue waters, what else would you expect in paradise?! We have walls that cascade from small isolated islands that are suitable for both divers and snorkelers and are alive with activity and radiate colour. We can spoil you with small stuff and big stuff, St Georges channel brings in Dog Tooth Tuna, Spanish Mackerel and large schools of various species of fish, alive with such activity you won’t know where to look and sometimes you miss the wall because the fish life captivates you. Sharks, Turtles and Barracuda are also regular visitors to our wall dives. Tiny decorator crabs can be found on soft corals and a plethora of shrimp, nudibranch and Christmas tree worms can be found on many dive sites and captivate the photographer for the longest time!Simpson Harbour offers WWII wrecks for the advanced diver our favourites include the Manku Maru a refrigeration vessel, the Italy maru a fuel carrier and Georges Wreck the unidentified water carrier. The Zero fighter is a must do dive as it is in fantastic condition, whole and sitting upright on the sand. The only problem is you will want both the wide angle and macro lense for the Zero fighter!Did we mention our resident Pods of Spinner and Bottlenose Dolphins and the opportunities to snorkel close by them? Once in a lifetime experience, in a natural habitat the Spinners will perform a ballet on the surface just for you…We also offer fishing trips, overnight island camping trips where you cook what you catch and sleep beneath the stars… Island and village walks where you can arrange to learn local skills such as weaving and fishing with hand lines… The opportunities are endless you must contact us to find out what we can do for you!!!