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Karawari Lodge

Karawari River, Kundiman, Papua New Guinea
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8/27/2017 8/28/2017
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“the river” (13 reviews)
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1 - 5 of 25 reviews

Reviewed June 20, 2017

This was my favorite lodge on my recent trip to PNG. While there is no air conditioning and it was quite warm, I just loved the authenticity of this lodge and the magnificent view of the river and surroundings. The staff was excellent.

Thank Irene L
Reviewed June 9, 2017

Our group spent two nights with amazing visits to several villages. The natives were very welcoming and greeted one and all very happily. The experiences can not be beat and thankfully the videos and images taken will be memorable for many years to come. The...More

1  Thank Eve M
Reviewed June 8, 2017

Yes, it has lovely views, museum quality artifacts for sale, etc. (see other reviews for these details). But it could be improved 100% by adding a generator so that a provided ceiling fan in each room could run all night to make sleep possible. Under...More

1  Thank Redfoot
Reviewed April 25, 2017

This place is about as remote as it gets! Had to take a tiny plane and land on a grass landing strip, then took a boat downriver to the lodge site. But the lodge was really authentically decorated and the staff were friendly, knowledgeable and...More

Thank Verna K
Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Karawari LodgeResponded April 28, 2017

Hello Verna. Thanks for taking time to post you review of Karawari Lodge. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. There seem to be few places left in the world that are as remote, exotic, authentic and hospitable as Karawari Lodge. Will share with...More

Reviewed January 8, 2017

as far as we saw it is a fixed program of four tribes. do not matter if you have more time. since we arrived early afternoon and had half day ..they didn't have what to show us but only to be on the boat...to point...More

Thank Dafna1308
Response from TransNiuginiTours, General Manager, Trans Niugini Tours at Karawari LodgeResponded January 17, 2017

Thank-you for taking the time to give feedback on your stay at Karawari Lodge. We are pleased that you found the lodge unique and the view fantastic. A stay at Karawari Lodge is often cited as the highlight of a PNG trip. We are surprised...More

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  • 10
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  • Papua New Guinea >
  • Momase Region >
  • Kundiman
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"Not all rooms have river views, so ask for one."
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"lodge need full program 1/5 -2 days.limited electricity. huge Mosquitos.unique place.fantastic view..August..."
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"Bring a flashlight"
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"Try to get a room close to the main lodge or on the lower level of the hill. The evening view and the sounds..."
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