Varirata National Park, Port Moresby

4.0
#2 of 6 in Nature in Papua Region
Get in touch with nature at Varirata National Park, a park celebrating Papua New Guinea's marvelous wildlife and natural environment. Various marked walking trails wind through the park and lead to lookout points over Port Moresby and the coast. The attraction provides excellent opportunities for birdwatching, but arrive early if you want to catch sight of a Bird of Paradise. Camping sites are provided, but staying overnight here can be dangerous if you do not travel in a large group. Find and inform a park ranger if you intend to camp on site. To visit Varirata National Park and other attractions in Port Moresby, use our Port Moresby attractions planner .
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  • This forest is bursting at the seams with birds. A clean, well maintained park, as well. Stupendous lookout area. Bring binoculars & a bird guide to maximise enjoyment. Peaceful & quiet, yet only an h...  more »
  • Wonderful piece of nature. Great viewing point at the end of the road in. Super for birdwatching. The local population go there to barbecue so not quiet all the time but still won't affect the experie...  more »
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