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Fishing in Papua New Guinea

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Shirley Johnson

Trans Niugini Tours

Discover how easy Papua New Guinea can be when travelling with Trans Niugini Tours.

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Fishing in Papua New Guinea

Lake Murray is the largest lake in Papua New Guinea. During the wet season it spreads to occupy an area of about 2000 square kilometers. It has a population of about 5,000 people scattered in small villages, both on tiny islands and coastal areas of the lake. Lake Murray Lodge arranges excursions around the lake in 8-seat river boats to local fishing spots. Lake Murray is known for its Black Bass, Barramundi and Saratoga fish.

DAY 1

Rondon Ridge, Mount Hagen

Upon your arrival in Port Moresby, you will be met by Trans Niugini Tours staff and transferred to your flight Air Niugini Port Moresby to Mount Hagen. Mount Hagen Town is in the upper Wahgi Valley - a valley with some of the oldest evidence of agriculture in the world. Perched high on Mount Kuta is Rondon Ridge, with unbelievable views of the Wahgi Valley. Read more

Overnight Rondon Ridge (D)
DAY 2

Lake Murray, Western Province

Fly by charter from Mount Hagen to Lake Murray. Upon arrival at Lake Murray transfer to the lodge for lunch and then proceed on with half day fishing.

Lake Murray Lodge (BLD)
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DAY 3

Lake Murray Lodge, Lake Murray

Enjoy a full day of fishing along the waterways of Lake Murray. Dugout canoes are the primary mode of transportation and fishing is a major source of food to the local population.

Overnight Lake Murray Lodge
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DAY 4

Lake Murray Lodge, Western Province

Enjoy another full day of fishing on Lake Murray. Of interest, the lake also has had sightings of its' own "Nessie", believed to be a relative of the Theropod dinosaur family so while you are fishing see if you can spot "Nessie".

Lake Murray Lodge (BLD)
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DAY 5

Lake Murray , Western Province

Enjoy another full day fishing the waterways of Lake Murray. Lake Murray is the largest lake in Papua New Guinea. During the wet season it spreads to occupy an area of about 2000 square kilometers. It has a population of about 5,000 people scattered in small villages, both on tiny islands and coastal areas of the lake. Read more

Lake Murray Lodge (BLD)
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DAY 6

Lake Murray, Western Province

Enjoy your last day of fishing for black bass and barrumundi.

Lake Murray Lodge (BLD)
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DAY 7

Rondon Ridge, Mount Hagen

In the morning you will fly by charter from Lake Murray to Mount Hagen. During the flight, mountains rise up to startling heights out of the flat lands of the Sepik Basin. Upon arrival in Mt. Hagen you will be met and greeted by Trans Niugini Tours staff and will be transferred to Rondon Ridge. Spend the afternoon at leisure. Read more

Overnight Rondon Ridge (BLD)
DAY 8

Port Moresby

This morning you will be transferred to Mt. Hagen airport for your domestic flight from Mt. Hagen to Port Moresby. Upon arrival in Port Moresby you will be met by Trans Niugini Tours Staff and will be transferred for your further outgoing international flight back home.

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ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Mount Hagen
Hotel Rondon Ridge
Day 2
Location Lake Murray
Day 7
Location Mount Hagen
Hotel Rondon Ridge

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Transport during the tour
  • Accommodation
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary
  • Local guides
  • Information services
  • Entrance fee

Package excludes

  • Airfares Domestic & International
  • Charter are quoted separately and are additional
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa, consular fees or any other formalities.
  • Tips
  • Beverages
  • Fishing Gear
  • Additional journeys and transfers

More information

  • Additional Air Charter Costs:
  • US$1046.00 per person
  • Saturday Day 2 - Mount Hagen to Lake Murray
  • Thursday Day 7 - Lake Murray to Mount Hagen
  • Special Note Regarding Charters: Maximum baggage allowance is 10kg per person and a maximum of 5kg carry on baggage per person. Large, hard sided suitcases are not permitted on charter aircraft.
  • Important Note:
  • Domestic and international flights are not included in the cost and we do not arrange these. You are to book and ticket the domestic Air Niugini flights together with your international flights. We will book the internal air charter flights.
  • Internal Domestic flights you are to book with Air Niugini (PX) :
  • Friday Day 1 - PX180 Port Moresby to Mount Hagen
  • Friday Day 8 - PX181 Mount Hagen to Port Moresby

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