About Port Moresby


Let's have a look around into background of Port Moresby
  • Division: National Capital District
  • Country: Papua New Guinea
  • Latitude: -9.4438003
  • Longitude: 147.1802671
  • Time zone: Papua New Guinea Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +10 hours

Weather in Port Moresby

  • Climate: Tropical Wet & Dry Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: May to September           

Location

Port Moresby is the capital and also the largest city of Papua New Guinea. Port Moresby has a total population of 410,954 (2016 Census). Port Moresby is also referred to as Pom City or simply Moresby.

Distance from Port Moresby center to Airport

Jacksons International Airport is the main airport which serves the domestic and the international passengers.

Driving Distance: 6 miles / 10 km

Driving Time: 10 Minutes

Languages: Motu followed by Tok Pisin and English

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Jacksons International Airport
  • Rail: Not Available
  • Road: Public Motor Vehicles

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10% of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: 20 K
  • Housekeeper: 20 K
  • Concierge: 20 – 30 K

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 20 K

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Boridi,
  • Kokoda,
  • Wau

Emergency Contact Numbers in Port Moresby city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 000/111/110
  • Rail: Not Available
  • Airport: +675 324 4704 (Jackson International Airport)
  • Hospital: +675 7310 8141 (Port Moresby General Hospital)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Port Moresby.

  • Hiri Moale Festival
  • Anzac Day
  • National Orchids Show

Tourist Attractions

  • Ela Beach
  • Walter Bay
  • Fairfax Harbour

Theatre & Concerts

  • Moresby Arts Theatre
  • Artok
  • Sidney Opera House

Visit Top Restaurants in Port Moresby

  • Duffy Cafe
  • Tasty Bite Indian Restaurant
  • The Cellar Restaurant

Top Shopping Centers in Port Moresby

  • Ela Beach Craft Market
  • Garden City Shopping Center
  • Vision City Mega Mall

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • National Museum
  • Art Stret
  • Port Moresby Nature Park

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Roast Port – Fusion Bistro
  • Panang Curry – Asian Aromas
  • Pizza – Poolside at Airways

Sports Club

  • Hekari United – Football
  • Rapatona FC – Football

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 13 K
  • Taxi: 20 K (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 10,166 K
  • Cheap meal: 40 K
  • Gasoline: 2.93 K / litre
  • 3 course meal: 177 K
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