Exclusive Papua New Guinea Expedition

Adventure Proposal Papua New Guinea
We have an exhilarating opportunity for a fortunate group of six – eight passengers on a luxurious motor yacht. Papua New Guinea is a renowned colorful equatorial wonderland. Positioned 100 miles north of Australia, it is part of the second largest island in the world after Greenland. It is also the highest tropical island with 70% of it being cloaked in dense tropical forests.

Our Expedition Leader is a sophisticated PhD who has been on expeditions to track tigers in the Sumatran jungle, anthrax on the Etosha plain, lived with seals in the Southern Ocean, and uncover desert vipers in the Middle East. His work with award-winning documentary teams from the BBC, Discovery Channel, and National Geographic have put him up close and personal with some of the world’s most dangerous creatures-if it bites, stings, crawls, or swims he has been at its pointy end. The Captain and local cultural specialists are world class. I’ve traveled with the Expedition Leader and I would trust him on any Journey.

SPIRIT

An expedition that includes snorkeling, diving and cultural experiences, including the Sepik Crocodile Festival. The Sepik River Crocodile Festival is a three-day cultural celebration staged annually in Ambunti, East Sepik Province of Papua New Guinea. The Crocodile Festival highlights the importance of the crocodile and its cultural significance to the people of the Sepik River. The Sepik River is one of the largest rivers in the Asia-Pacific region and is home to some of the world’s largest freshwater and saltwater crocodile populations.

Private visit to the vibrant Mount Hagen Cultural Show, where upwards of 100 tribes will share their cultural traditions through colorful costumes, primal dances and hypnotic music.

Cruise down river from Ambunti through hill country and authentic villages. Daily activities include but not limited to: water-sports, hiking, beach BBQ, river rafting, beach days, Island explorations, Bamboo River Rafting, 4WD Land excursions.

Sepik River

Contact us for dates, departure from PNG. Are you game?

Swimming With Frida

Common misconception, swimming with dolphins is only for children!  I have to admit, I was a bit apprehensive when Frida, a dainty 8 foot, 785 pound dolphin nosed close for an introductory kiss. She reeked of mackerel; however, her playful nature quickly won me over. My dolphin encounter left me transfixed and craving another hour in the tank.

Knowledgeable trainers introduce you to a gentle, friendly dolphin in a shallow water pool. The encounter begins with a soft touch to her smooth skin, reward her with a fish and continue the amazing interaction of play and swimming. Frida clicked her approval and nuzzled me for more fish! Beautiful and intelligent creatures, an up close personal interaction is beyond thrilling. A learning experience in a well-managed park introduces the general public to these bright creatures.

Most people don’t have an opportunity to witness Bottlenose dolphins in the wild. The unique opportunity to observe and learn in the protected sanctuary of these centers, directly with live animals increases public awareness and adds appreciation of wildlife.

Several deep dives to the bottommost of the tank holding onto Frida’s dorsal and pectoral fin was exhilarating. A swim mask allows you to enjoy the amazingly fast swim through the water, her flukes just grazing your toes. Despite her obvious strength, she was playful and gentle. Showing off, splashing, nudging and displaying high leaps and  twists for fish treats. I had no idea the size and sharpness of their teeth, Frida patiently let me check her teeth and marvel at the length of her tongue, in trade for a fish, of course.

In the secure environment of dolphin and marine mammal educational facilities experts can examine aspects of dolphin biology that are difficult or impossible to study in the wild; people can observe, up close, these remarkable brilliant creatures.

Not only do we interview the brightest guides, inspect five star hotels and meet management, we go to extreme measures to assure your enjoyment in a dolphin tank!

Journey to the best centers in Cabo and Punta Mita, exclusive encounters of course!

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