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Port Moresby Nature Park

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Open today: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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2 hours of fun

There is something magical about the Nature Park. I had a few hours in Port Moresby and read the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gil K
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Fascinating birds and animals, a well worth it and easy site close to central Port Moresby

We visited from Hotel Stanley in the Waigani neighborhood, arranging it via text and email. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Port Moresby Nature Park (formerly the National Capital Botanical Gardens) is PNG's leading recreational attraction combining botanical, zoological and cultural displays. The park is home to over 250+ native animals including bird of paradise...more
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Goro Kaeaga Road, Port Moresby 121, Papua New Guinea
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+675 326 0248
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is something magical about the Nature Park. I had a few hours in Port Moresby and read the good reviews. I didnt come with any expectations but was blown away both from the friendliness of staff (explained stuff to me etc.) and also from...More

Thank Gil K
Michelle M, General Manager at Port Moresby Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your wonderful comments and visiting the Nature Park. We often hear from our international guests that they were "pleasantly surprised" by how good the Nature Park was - which we take as a big complement... actually we hear it so often that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited from Hotel Stanley in the Waigani neighborhood, arranging it via text and email. The staff was immediately responsive and we were able to set up a visit for the next morning. Pick up at a requested time (in a clean spacious van), entry,...More

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Michelle M, General Manager at Port Moresby Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your comments on TripAdvisor and glad that you were able to utilise our services. We operate a dedicated reservations team and our own driver shuttle service as we have found this the most convenient for travellers to Port Moresby who are uncertain...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I preferred this to the adventure park-- they are both pretty similar. Lots of tropical birds-- including the bird of paradise, animals and plants. There was a big bat colony in the trees A peaceful couple of hours. They provise a free shuttle bus to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a chance drop by the Port Moresby Nature Park next to the University of Papua New Guinea last weekend and was amazed to see new facilities being built, 7 Bird of Paradise enclosures, 7!!! WOW and the reptile house looks awesome I asked around...More

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Michelle M, General Manager at Port Moresby Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful comments on TripAdvisor. Yes, we are excited too! Our Bird of Paradise Aviaries are well and truly coming along and we are now starting to do the internal gardens and perching for the birds. This we are aiming to open...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place but real shame don’t look like the general public go there, was really worth getting in to the Venue and 1 guy working there was so helpful he showed us around and gave a tour for our small group

Thank Bradley T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our hotel arranged a pick up by the nature park which made access easy. the park is well maintained with small enclosures of marsupials and birds native to PNG. There were interpretive signs in all enclosures. The gardens were beautiful as well. It looked like...More

Thank youngmerinda
Michelle M, General Manager at Port Moresby Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting the Nature Park and taking time to comment. Our shuttle bus service is quite popular as it removes the hassle of finding other suitable transport so I am glad you utilised our service. The enclosures you were referring to include our...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Its a nice place to visit if you have nothing else to do in POM. It cost you 80 Kina if you request for hotel transit. There are birds that you might not have seen before. Like bird of paradise and the muruk, the cassowary....More

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Michelle M, General Manager at Port Moresby Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Wonderful that you were able to utilize our hotel shuttle service to get to and from the Nature Park. We find that it is convenient for a lot of visitors who are uncertain about using public transport and who would prefer the comfort of our...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

An absolute must see when in Port Moresby, excellent for Families. Nothing like it anywhere else in PNGMore

Thank Clayton01
Michelle M, General Manager at Port Moresby Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Thank you for your wonderful comments and for visiting the Nature Park and making the time to comment on TripAdvisor. We pride ourselves on being PNG's leading recreational attraction providing safe, engaging learning opportunities for guests on PNG's unique natural wonders. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 21 June 2018

A nice strol in the park, great vegetation, many animals, good for taking pictures of wild life not seen outdoors.

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

The park offers a truly an amazing experience with world class facilities showcasing the unique flora and fauna of Papua New Guinea - its really the only opportunity to see the countries wildlife as you need to venture into remote areas to track down tree...More

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Ruth R
2 July 2018|
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Response from Michelle M | Property representative |
Hello Ruth. Yes, we have a wheelchair that you can use to navigate the Park. Out footpaths are all wheelchair friendly and we also have a wheelchair unisex bathroom. If you which to give us advanced notice or book one of... More
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Kate M
15 May 2017|
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Response from Michelle M | Property representative |
Hello. If you are an overseas visitor it is K15 adults, K8 students, K6 children. If you are a resident of PNG the prices above from Pacific Meri are correct.
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