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Tawali Resort

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Alotau Milne Bay Province | Milne Bay, Alotau, Papua New Guinea
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hallidays Point, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Paradise for divers and snorkelers but also a fantastic place to just chill out or involve yourself in the numerous other activities. Access is via a 50 min flight from Port Moresby to Alotau then 1 1/2 hour bus ride(resorts bus) around the bay and a 15 min boat ride to the resort. The drive is scenic through coastal villages.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is secluded but definitely well worth the extra effort to get there. This was my first ever trip over to Tawali, and I will definitely be back. So many amazing dive sites to choose from and snorkelling right on the door step, plus numerous other activities for non-divers on offer that immerse you in the local culture. The... More 

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Spectacular diving for a land-based destination. Tops my liveaboard trips in the Great Barrier Reef and Indonesia. Exceptional biodiversity of numerous dive sites. I managed 23 dives over the 10 day round trip; and night dives were also on offer. Extremely knowledgeable dive guides, selflessly and eager to point out camouflaged critters and miniature marine life on ever single dive.... More 

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Tawali R, Director of Sales at Tawali Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much to take the time to leave a review. We a delighted to hear that Tawali enabled you such a wonderful experience. We look forward to having you back one day. More 

New York City, New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This place is out there, but once you arrive it's well worth the effort required to get here. The Resort is secluded. It's an hour and a half drive from the airport and then a fifteen minute boat ride along the coast to the resort. For divers there is a full service dive shop for your rental needs. We only... More 

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Tawali R, Director of Sales at Tawali Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on TripAdvisor. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed yourself and we would love to have you back soon. More 

Sydney, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

What a hidden gem! Some of the best diving and snorkeling I have ever done, right on the door step. The resort melts into the natural surroundings so well it feels like you are in your own jungle retreat. The staff are so friendly and make you feel so welcomed. Close by there is so much to explore and delve... More 

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Adelaide, South Australia
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

On my first trip to PNG (to visit my daughter and her husband) they suggested we go somewhere interesting for a few days rather than spend all our time in Port Moresby. A few hours in Port Moresby soon showed this to be a very good idea. The trip to Tawali required a flight to Alotau in Milne Bay Province... More 

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Tawali R, Director of Sales at Tawali Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We appreciate all feedback. I am so glad that you enjoyed your time at the Resort and had a chance to take up diving. We would love to have you back again so you can experience some of the dive sites that we have on offer. More 

London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Before reading, bear in mind that this place is ISOLATED. You won't find marble sinks, or Mercedes Benz chauffeurs. The rooms (huts) are tucked on a hill in the bush overlooking pristine clear reef. The staff are excellent and helpful, and obviously well trained. We were picked up from Gurney airport in the resort bus, which is battered - but... More 

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Tawali R, Director of Sales at Tawali Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful time and that our beautiful piece of paradise met your expectations. We look forward to having you back again some time. More 

Perth, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

It's a bit of a trek to get there, but totally worth it. Staff are all so willing to help in every way. All gear is carried, loaded and put together by the friendly and capable dive crew. The dive boat is large and comfortable. Although for much of the time there were only 4 divers, the large boat was... More 

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Tawali R, Guest Relations Manager at Tawali Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our Resort. We are delighted that you enjoyed your experience with us and we looking forward to having you back again some day. More 

Thailandd
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Stayed for 6 days to go diving. Staff incredibly helpful and friendly, from receptionists to dive masters. Resort was more 'up-scale' than I expected with large clean comfortable rooms and hot water. Food was good, just too much of it! Despite there only being a few divers (I was the only one on one day!), the larger dive boat was... More 

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Tawali R, Guest Relations Manager at Tawali Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our Resort. I am glad that our "underwater" friends treated you to an amazing experience. We looking forward to having you back one day. More 

La Crosse, Wisconsin
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Tawali is truly a special place. It is a diving destination but is also a unique cultural experience. The critters were special and the people were great. It gave me a wonderful appreciation for the people of that part of the world. The visit to tawali will be remembered for the rest of my life. If you are looking plush... More 

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Tawali R, Guest Relations Manager at Tawali Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time write a review. We appreciate your feedback of the Resort and the surrounding area. We are happy to hear that you had a great experience and look for you having you return one day soon. More 

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Address: Alotau Milne Bay Province | Milne Bay, Alotau, Papua New Guinea
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Location: Papua New Guinea > Papua Region > Alotau
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Tawali Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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