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Not a tourist location.

OK let’s face it. Lea isn’t a tourist location. I have been to Lea a few times with work. Lea... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2017
Donald K
via mobile
Hardly worth listing

The Memorial is a small plaque just off the roundabout. The area has been recently had a bit of a... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Peter L
Melbourne, Australia
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1 Dec 2017
“Not a tourist location. ”
2 Oct 2017
“Hardly worth listing”
Lae, Papua New Guinea
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Amelia Earhart Memorial is situated in the heart of Lae city and a 5 mins walk down hill from the St Mary's Cathedral. The memorial lacks funding and is not regularly maintained to attract visitors when driving past.

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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

OK let’s face it. Lea isn’t a tourist location. I have been to Lea a few times with work. Lea isn’t safe for a family or even a wife. I had some time up my sleeve. So I went for a road trip to see...More

1  Thank Donald K
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The Memorial is a small plaque just off the roundabout. The area has been recently had a bit of a tidy up but is hardly worth stopping for.

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Was a bit tricky to find. Located adjacent to the Old Airport, which is now vacant land. A small memorial to honor the last place a legend was seen. Somewhat overgrown nearby but the memorial itself is kept clean with flowers planted and cared for....More

Thank Mighty_Wollemi
Reviewed 2 June 2017

It is across from the old airport. Just a white stone like alter with her name on it. An antiaircraft gun next to it. With a few flowers planted in front of it on the corner of the street. It would be nice to have...More

Thank mlkenyhercz
Reviewed 30 July 2016

for someone who is considered to such an important aviator this is a very tragic memorial, not worth the effort or time.

Thank ajkennedyorange
Reviewed 25 June 2016

A stone with a plaque and a gun turret is all thats here and its in a very small park that is not well kept at all. It is not very safe for tourists in that area aswell. Very sad to see that it's called...More

1  Thank tincoll
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

I read somewhere that in the 1920's Lae airport was the busiest airport in the world. That was then. Now it's a dump. Literally. Just a field with long grass. Some shipping containers and people chewing betel nut. Suggest you keep driving right on past...More

1  Thank Glen K
Reviewed 10 July 2014

There is literally nothing worth seeing here. The surrounds are long grass, rubbish and mud. I wouldn't stop here.

3  Thank Felicity P
Reviewed 11 January 2014

Lae was the last place that Amelia Earhart stopped before disappearing into oblivion. The "memorial" is next to where the former airport was, now the airfield is a grassy expanse thats being filled with shipping containers. The "memorial" is an upright concrete slab that has...More

10  Thank Nathan S
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