Region: The Highlands

Highlander Hotel

Located in Mount Hagen, the hotel is set with beautiful tropical gardens within secure surroundings.

Rondon Ridge

Magnificent views of the Hagen Range, Mount Giluwe, the Sepik Divide, the Baiyer Gap and Wahgi Valley

Southern Highlands

The Southern Highlands is a remote and underdeveloped province where the tribes have retained their traditional cultures, particularly in the Tari Basin. Tari is one of the few places in Papua New Guinea where tribes habitually wear traditional dress and retain their customs intact, observable on visits to the Huli Wigmen, the region’s largest ethnic … Continued

Mount Hagen

Located in the Waghi valley, Mount Hagen is the capital of Western Highlands Province. First visited by westerners in 1933, the area has developed at a fast pace so that now Mount Hagen is the main gateway to the Highlands and the Sepik area. The town is most famous for its cultural show held annually … Continued


A significant producer of coffee, Goroka is the capital of PNG’s Eastern Highlands Province. A town of around 19,000 at an altitude of 1600m, Goroka has a pleasant climate and is known for being a relaxed and friendly place. Culturally it is famous for the Asaro mudmen who cover themselves in mud and don huge … Continued

Kumul Lodge

Stands at 2,800m above sea level in a montane forest area near Mt Hagen

Western Highlands

With habitats ranging from lowland forest to alpine grasslands and coffee plantations dominating the fertile valleys, Western Highlands Province is one of the most agriculturally productive regions of Papua New Guinea. Sing-sings are an important part of life for the local Waghi tribe, during which clans gather for ritual singing and dancing ceremonies.

Bird of Paradise Hotel

This simple hotel is conveniently located in the centre of Goroka Town, with views of the surrounding mountain ranges.

Ambua Lodge

Set in the Southern Highlands at 7000ft with stunning views of the Tari Valley below

Pacific Gardens Hotel

Simple but comfortable hotel located in the lush Pacific Gardens Estate close to the airport