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Ambua Lodge

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Tari | Tari Gap, Tari 255, Papua New Guinea
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  • Excellent48%
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  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

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. The...More

1  Thank Foojtraveller
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.

Reviewed January 17, 2018 via mobile

Ambua is in the fairly remote Tari district of PNG but it is a lovely, traditionally-built lodge situated in the mountains with a spectacular view of the valley below. The main room (where everything happens) is a large wood construction space roofed over in traditional...More

Thank SirCR
Reviewed November 30, 2017

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

2  Thank Jules E
Reviewed November 15, 2017

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

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Reviewed October 31, 2017

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

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Bar/Lounge
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Airport Transportation
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$300 - $600 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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$300 - $600 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Response from Spit56 | Reviewed this property |
Book through Trans Nuigini tours. Guides at the lodge can be booked to go birding. Book early for the peak periods especially around the festivals in August and September Gary
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"the newer rooms are closer to the main hotel and have great little balconies."
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"Ask for the new wing if you want modern or have allergies. If you like quaint or authentic then ask for a..."
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"Lower number bungalows are closer to main lodge, important to avoid a steep climb and huffing and puffing in..."
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"best view, remote travel"
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