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Port Moresby Nature Park
Port Moresby Nature Park
Owner description: Port Moresby Nature Park (formerly the National Capital Botanical Gardens) is PNG's leading tourist attraction and only combined botanical and zoological parks and gardens... more Owner description: Port Moresby Nature Park (formerly the National Capital Botanical Gardens) is PNG's leading tourist attraction and only combined botanical and zoological parks and gardens dedicated to the promotion of PNG's flora and fauna. The park is home to many native animals including bird of paradise, tree-kangaroos, wallabies, snakes, crocodiles, hornbills and multiple parrot species. The grounds also offer a lush change from the hustle and bustle of Port Moresby City and is home to the only rainforest tract within the Capital City. The Nature Park is the only place in the world to showcases all three-species of cassowaries in a world-class exhibit area. Thousands of tropical plant species including palms, gingers and heliconias and native timber tree species are found within the grounds. Facilities include cafe, souvenir shop and flower shop. The Nature Park can arrange transportation to/from hotels to the Park and offer excellent guided tours of the Park (lasting 1.5Hrs). A popular location on weekends for weddings and private picnic functions utilising the Nature Park's three large picnic areas. less
Attraction type: Gardens
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National Orchid Garden
National Orchid Garden
Varirata National Park
Varirata National Park
If you're early enough, you'll catch the incredible morning mist hovering over this natural mountain region that offers fantastic views and a wealth of birds and other wildlife.
Attraction type: National Parks
National Museum and Art Gallery
National Museum and Art Gallery
Located on the slopes of Independence Hill, this traditionally designed museum houses an excellent collection of New Guinea art and cultural artifacts.
Attraction type: Art Museums
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National Parliament House
National Parliament House
The blend of old and new is strikingly exemplified in the Parliament House, which combines modern architecture with ancient design.
Attraction type: Government Buildings

All places to eat » Places to eat

Rapala Restaurant
Rapala Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 24 restaurants in Port Moresby
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Australian
Dining options: Reservations
Fusion Bistro
Fusion Bistro
Ranked #2 of 24 restaurants in Port Moresby
Cuisines: Asian fusion
Dining options: Reservations
The Cellar Restaurant
The Cellar Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 24 restaurants in Port Moresby
Price: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Indian, Japanese, Steakhouse, Asian fusion
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Buffet
Tasty Bite
Tasty Bite
Ranked #4 of 24 restaurants in Port Moresby
Cuisines: Indian
Bacchus
Bacchus
Ranked #5 of 24 restaurants in Port Moresby
Cuisines: European

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Airways Hotel
4.5 of 5
Airways Hotel
$262 - $308
Ranked #1 of 11 hotels in Port Moresby
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Grand Papua Hotel
Grand Papua Hotel
$262 - $342
Ranked #2 of 11 hotels in Port Moresby
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Raintree Lodge
Raintree Lodge
$189 - $227 (AUD 201 - 242)
Ranked #2 of 5 Port Moresby B&B and Inns
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