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Explore Papua New Guinea

Conducted Group Tour aboard M/V PNG Master
  November 18-28, 2022
 


PNG Master sailing from Tufi Resort

Papua New Guinea -- Offering some of the finest diving in the Pacific, Papua New Guinea (PNG) should be on your bucket list. PNG dive sites are so pristine and remote that new marine species are still being discovered. Pretty much anything can be spotted: hammerheads, whale sharks, mantas, dolphins, and pilot whales. All this awaits you exclusively as there are almost no other dive operations around. For macro lovers, indulge in world-class muck diving. Vibrant coral atolls and walls, colourful barrier reefs, amazing WWII wrecks and abundant wide-angle subjects all make a great shooting for underwater photographers and videographers. Papua New Guinea has it all!

M/V PNG Master -- Serving both the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea, the Solomons PNG Master is a custom designed diving vessel with 12 cabins accommodating up to 20 guests. You will be served by a crew of 12, including Captain, dive team, boat crew, and chefs. Inside, she boasts a huge lounge and dining area with DVDs, large TVs, a library, and a dedicated camera area for our photographer guests. All cabins are air conditioned for your comfort.

Tour Leader Tina Robinette-Miller -- Tina is Island Dreams Travel's manager. With decades of experience in the travel industry and a long-time love of diving, Tina will be there to make your PNG adventure seamless.

Availability -- With limited capacity, this cruise will sell out well in advance. please contact us now. 1-800-346-6116, or email Tina@divetrip.com.


Papua New Guinea Group Dive Tour
Cruising aboard M/V PNG Master   *   November 18-28, 2022
Itinerary Dates Aboard Ship Cabin Style Price per Person
10-night dive cruise
sailing from Tufi Resort
November 18-28, 2022 Premium Cabin - Upper Deck
Cabin #2
$6250
double occupancy
Classic Twin-share Cabin - Upper Deck
Cabins #1, 3, 4, 5, and 6)
$5750
double occupancy
Standard Twin-share Cabin - Lower Deck
Cabins #7 and 8)
$4300
double occupancy
Standard Single Cabin - Lower Deck
Cabins #9, 10, 11, and 12)
$4300
single occupancy
Marine Park Fees $ 320
Nitrox Option $ 250

Pricing -- All rates are per person, based on the occupancy indicated, quoted in U.S. dollars and subject to change. Island Dreams will do its best to accommodate single travelers willing to share a cabin with a same-gender roommate.

Rates Include -- Airport transfers on day of arrival/departure at Tufi Station, onboard accommodation in the cabin style of your choice, drinking water, soft drinks, tea/coffee, fruit juices, up to four guided dives daily and three meals per day.

Cabins -- M/V PNG Master has ten guest cabins in a varity of configurations. Cabins on the Upper Deck have ensuite toilet and shower. Cabins on the Lower Deck have shared facilities. All accommodations are air-conditioned. Here you may view the M/V PNG Master Deck Plan

NITROX Option -- Nitrox fills for the duration of this 10-night cruise may be added at the cost of $250 per diver.

Mandatory Evacuation Insurance -- Divers Alert Network (DAN) or equivalent diver insurance is mandatory.

Rates do not include: International airfare to Port Moresby (capitol city of Papua New Guinea) or the forward flight to Tufi Station, Marine Park Fees, gratuities to guides and crew, bar drinks, purchases at the boutique, Nitrox fills, dive gear equipment rentals, and all other expenses of a personal nature.

Optional Pre-cruise Add-on
Land-based at Tufi Resort   *   November 14-18, 2022
Itinerary Dates at Resort Lodging Style Double Occupancy
price per person
Single Occupancy
price per person
4-night land-based lodging,
meals, and diving at Tufi Resort
November 14-18, 2022 Deluxe Bungalow
one bed, plus twin-size day bed
$1340 $1640
Deluxe Room
one bed, suitable for singles or couples only
$1200 $1480

Pricing -- All rates are per person, based on the occupancy indicated, quoted in U.S. dollars and subject to change.

Packages Include -- Transfer from Tufi Station airstrip to the hotel, Continental breakfast (hot cooked breakfast extra), two-course lunch and three-course dinner, hotel taxes and six tanks of boat diving to the outer reefs.

Rates do not include: International airfare to Port Moresby (capitol city of Papua New Guinea) or the forward flight to Tufi Station, gratuities, bar drinks, purchases at the boutique, dive gear equipment rentals, and all other expenses of a personal nature.


Air Travel to Port Moresby and Tufi Station -- Most North American travelers fly from Los Angeles to Brisbane, Australia, Singapore or Hong Kong. From these cities connecting flights to Port Moresby are on Air Niugini. Of these options, only Brisbane offers daily flights to Port Moresby. Singapore and Hong Kong are offered once a week. PNG Air flies between Port Moresby and Tufi Station on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Flights are limited, one of the reasons the diving is still so pristine. PNG Master departures coincide with flight schedules so that unwanted overnights are minimized, although depending on your choice of carrier in some instances an overnight may be required. Airfare to Tufi Station, and any hotel overnights, are at the guest's expense. Should you require it, Island Dreams stands ready to assist you with air travel information and flight reservations.

Papua New Guinea Photo Gallery -- - Island Dreams' owner Ken Knezick made these images on a previous trip to Tufi Resort: PNG Photo Album

Additional Information -- Additional info about this tour may be found here: M/V PNG Master -- FAQ

Secure your place in the fun! -- Contact Island Dreams today. Phone toll free at 1-800-346-6116, or email Tina@divetrip.com.


PNG Reef Beauties copyright Ken Knezick