from: $5500*


A Taste of PNG 3 2015

The Ambua Lodge is an award winning eco-friendly retreat, built almost completely out of natural materials. Nestled on a hillside in the Tari Gap, with breathtaking 180° views of surrounding valleys, the lodge is self sufficient with its own hydro electric plant generating clean natural energy from nearby mountain streams. There is a main building containing the lounge, dining room and bar, with a central open fire place to keep warm on the cold highland nights. There is also a separate video room,  heated spa and sauna. You will stay in one of the 40 private bungalows, each with its own private en-suite bathroom and no shortage of quilts and electric blankets.

People come from all over the world to see the different orchids and birds that this region is famous for, including 13 species of Bird of Paradise. Other activities in this pristine rainforest region include bush walking along the nature trails, where you can cross vine bridges to view spectacular waterfalls.

Access to the Ambua Lodge is via Tari, or charter flights can be arranged from the Karawari Lodge and Mt Hagen. Air Niugini flies to Tari from Port Moresby 6 days a week, with daily connections from Cairns and Brisbane.


$6440 per person ex Cairns
$6530 per person ex Brisbane
$6765 per person ex Sydney (from)

Single supplement POA.


  • Deluxe accommodation, twin share
  • International & Domestic Airfares from Cairns
  • Airport transfers from Tari
  • All Meals throughout
  • Private Air charter
  • All tours, guides, fees

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Prices are for 2015 itineraries, in AUD, and subject to change without notice due to currency fluctuations. Prices cannot be guaranteed until full payment has been received. A 10% deposit is required at time of booking, with the balance due no later than 60 days prior to departure. Bookings made within 60 days must be paid in full to secure. All international bank fees will be borne by the client. Additional nights accommodation and meals are not included in the costs. Food and gratuities are not included at Tabubil with local guide. Specific local guides cannot be guaranteed and we cannot take responsibility if things do not run smoothly.