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Walindi Plantation Resort

Talasea Highway, Kimbe 621 Papua New Guinea
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Walindi Plantation Resort, established in 1983, is an intimate dive resort situated on the shores of Kimbe Bay on the island of New Britain, Papua New Guinea. Celebrating over 35 years of operation, the resort is world famous for its quality of diving, international award-winning photography and warm hospitality. The resort's guest book reads like a Who's Who in the world of Sport Diving and Underwater Photography and the resort has been voted to have the "best diving from a resort anywhere in the world" by reader surveys. Walindi Resort offers 12 traditional style, self-contained bungalows spread along the beachfront and surrounded by rainforest gardens along with 8 Plantation House rooms. Bungalow facilities include en-suite bathrooms, ceiling fans, large windows to catch the tropical breezes, kitchenette with tea and coffee making facilities, and private verandas overlooking the beach and gardens. The central resort area is the social hub of Walindi and includes the tropical and airy reception and dining room, lounge and bar area, swimming pool, sundeck, boutique and a comprehensive library with computers for guest internet connection. Wireless internet is available in the main resort area. Catering to a small number of guests at the resort means you receive undivided attention, yet the freedom to feel every dive has been made for you alone. Good company, great food, friendly staff and a relaxed atmosphere provide a perfect backdrop while you enjoy the delights of Kimbe Bay diving.
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Free parking
Free internet
Free breakfast
Children's television networks
Outdoor pool
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Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Outdoor dining area
Wine / champagne
Poolside bar
Walking tours
Airport transportation
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
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Private balcony
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Private bathrooms
Electric kettle
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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English, Spanish, Italian, Japanese and 1 more


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Grade: 40 out of 100
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Talasea Highway, Kimbe 621 Papua New Guinea
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Savita R wrote a review Jan 2021
9 contributions3 helpful votes
The resort itself is the perfect mix of luxury and rustic. Beautiful property and very friendly staff. Snorkelling there was the best for me so far in PNG. Dive guys are great, saw all sorts of marine life. On the boat ride out, was even able to see some melon head whales. All meals and dessert at the hotel were good. Excellent spot to get away from POM or the rest of the world and wind down. Lots of land tour options as well. I recommend night time firefly tour.
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Date of stay: September 2020
Room Tip: the bungalows are well worth it, especially if you are into sunrises.
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Shamal A wrote a review Jan 2021
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea19 contributions
Well, it's a paradise. Sean, cecille and there family treating guest like there family and customer service is best.Place is clean, peaceful.bangalows are well maintain and little forest nake walindi more beautiful.foods are awsome. Highly recommend for divers. Thank you walindi for your great hospitality.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Annie wrote a review Dec 2020
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I’ve been to Walindi Resort and number of times and it’s always been an amazing experience! So much so I will always look to try and squeeze in long weekend if possible. The dinners are amazing feasts every night- a person will never go hungry. And the scuba diving is out of this world. The crew is fantastic and there really isn’t a way to have a bad day- most of the time whales or dolphins will join the boat for a bit too. The staff at the resort are welcoming and you never feel alone even if you are traveling solo.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled on business
Paradise288735 wrote a review Nov 2020
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We had a great room just back off of the beach under the trees. Had three nights at Walindi. Was great to be met and greeted by name! Had some great snorkeling best in a long time, saw sharks, turtle, dolphins and the reefs were in great shape. Great trip would do it again!
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Date of stay: November 2020
Safari398709 wrote a review Nov 2020
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Walindi is a place for the heart to relax. Having visited many times, I am always drawn back by the lovely staff, awesome food, and spectacular location. Cheyne, Ema and the whole Walindi team will ensure that everything is looked after and that your experience is blissful.
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Date of stay: November 2020
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USD 263 - USD 409 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Papua New GuineaIslands RegionWest New BritainKimbe
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Frequently Asked Questions about Walindi Plantation Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Walindi Plantation Resort?
Nearby attractions include Kimbe Bay (0.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Walindi Plantation Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Walindi Plantation Resort?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Walindi Plantation Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Walindi Plantation Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Walindi Plantation Resort have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Walindi Plantation Resort offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Walindi Plantation Resort?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, and Korean.
Does Walindi Plantation Resort have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbour view available here.