Coast and Beaches
Kokopo Beach Lodge
Kokopo Beach Bungalow Resort is situated at Blanche Bay in the town of Kokopo in the province of East New Britain overlooking the beautiful Duke of York Islands with views to the Rabaul volcanoes.
Kokopo town has grown rapidly since 1994 when the eruptions of Tavurvur and Vulcan destroyed a large area of Rabaul.
Accommodation is in comfortable air-conditioned bungalows. The bungalows have private bathrooms and balcony (some with sea views) and mini bar and TV Other facilities include a lagoon swimming pool, a treetop bar, conference centre, gift shop with locally made crafts.
The lodge has a bar and a restaurant built in traditional PNG hauswin style and overlooks the view of the ocean and surrounding islands. A range of optional excursions can be arranged at the lodge including: cultural and historical tours of the New Britain peninsula. Excursions can be arranged to the active Mt Tavurvur, which continues to release, steam clouds and hiking, mountain climbing, snorkeling and caving.
En suite facilities, TV, balcony, bar, restaurant, lagoon swimming pool, private beach, conference centre, gift shop, laundry service, room service and Wi-Fi,
An abundance of bird life can be seen on the island, notably the Melanesian megapode. It lays and incubates its eggs in volcanic ash mounds, which are often dug up as a traditional source of food for the locals. The young are unusual in that they are born fully able to fend for themselves.
Cruises around the harbour, trips to Duke of York Island, climbing of Mount Kombui volcano, bird watching, diving and snorkelling.
Hire a car to explore Rabaul and its volcanoes. If travelling from Australia, you can fly to Rabaul from Cairns, avoiding Port Moresby.
If you have any questions regarding our Papua New Guinea tours, please feel free to contact me on +44 (0)1803 866965
Clean rooms with great sea-view balconies. Lovely restaurant with great views.