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We traveled here in September 2017 and arrived in the wet season. The flight into the private airstrip was great, and the check-in was smooth. The lodge is at elevation so has great views and is also quite cool. The room was extremely nice.
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Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Ambua LodgeResponded February 6, 2018
We are pleased that you enjoyed your flight into Ambua Lodge, the accommodation and the views. Since your stayed with was about five months ago, I need to do some research before responding to the other points you raised. Appreciate your patience.
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Always check your diary before coming to PNG. If there are elections on - AVOID. We visited in July of 2017 and various airports were closed and roads made impassable without Police outriders - as the losing candidates supporters run amok!
However, and you need...More
We stayed here at the end of October. It is about an hour drive from the tiny Tari Airport up on the hill overlooking the valley. The grounds are gorgeous. There are 40 bungalows and a new two story hotel wing. Our first night we...More
In contrast to the negative experience related by Tapan B, we had a wonderful 4 night stay at Ambua Lodge during the same time period. We were with Tapan B on the “trecherous walk” and found it to be a very enjoyable hike through a...More