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Crossing the border between PNG and West Papua

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no Indonesian visa needed for many nationalities -- PNG still bureaucratic

Unlike in the past, many nationalities no longer need a visa to enter Indonesia as tourists for a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
New Ireland
Border Skouw Papua & PNG

Crossing the border far east of Indonesia (Papua) and Papua New Guinea, it's take 2 hours drives... read more

Reviewed March 10, 2018
Jakarta, Indonesia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Unlike in the past, many nationalities no longer need a visa to enter Indonesia as tourists for a month, as this land crossing is now linked up to the visa on arrival and entry without visa computer system, just like major Indonesian airports. This means...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed June 20, 2019 via mobile

second time I have to this place. Good place to buy good cheap items from across the border. The place is good but the border was closed so did no go into the no man's land. There is good shopping place just inside the border...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

Actually my visit to Jayapura was officially visit, but we had a plenty time in our last day in Jayapura.. so we visited Indonesia-PNG border..really interesting location

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Crossing the border far east of Indonesia (Papua) and Papua New Guinea, it's take 2 hours drives with car, up and down the mountain with beautiful view. The border you can see a beautiful view from the hill of the sea and vanimo villages.

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank myxsptlyx411
Reviewed March 22, 2016

Border area between PNG and Indonesia (Papua) from Jayapura access easy to get there. its around 2 (two) hour) by rental car. Without visa's and passport you can enter this two country from this border gate but only to visit this border area no to...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank vanSolar
Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

It takes about 2hrs drive from Jayapura city to the border area. You will be stopped by Indonesian Army before you enter to the Immigration office. After they you need to report to the immigration office before crossing the border line to the free zone...More

Date of experience: February 2016
6  Thank JackE380
Reviewed December 11, 2013

If you don't have a Indonesian visa yet, you can go early in the morning to the embassy, hand everything in, and you will be able to pick up the visa and cross the border to W Papua on the same day! (it is a...More

Date of experience: April 2013
3  Thank danharati
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June 24, 2016|
Response from JackE380 | Reviewed this property |
Hi.... If you wanted to go to the border from Jayapura town then you should rent a car. The cost is around IDR.300-500 thousand. I heard that now there is a bus service called "Damri" from the town to the border and it's... More