Food and Drink in Kiriwina (Papua New Guinea)
There are very limited food options available to purchase and caution should be applied when eating food from local vendors as hygiene and preparation is not up to western standards. Fresh coconuts are available and make for a refreshing drink. Bring your own drinking water.
Beaches in Kiriwina (Papua New Guinea)
The beach where the tender drops off cruise passengers is a delightful spot to swim. Take care when swimming as stonefish are found at certain times. Wear protective footwear or reef shoes, and be mindful of any cuts sustained by coral.
Don't Miss in Kiriwina (Papua New Guinea)
Village tour: If is when you venture past the beach that you will discover the true beauty of Kiriwina; the striking clothing, traditions, dancing and unique way to play cricket.
Snorkelling: You will have to engage a local to take you out on a canoe to the other side of the island to explore the underwater wonders, but it here you will find pristine waters to swim and snorkel.
Buying local woodcarvings: The wood carvings are some of the most beautiful and intricate available to buy in PNG. A few things to remember: ensure the pieces do not have any borer holes or unlacquered shells or are made from animal or plant material.