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Port Moresby, on Paga Point, is the capital of Papua New Guinea. The popular bathing spot south of the capital is Ela Beach.

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Port Moresby

The capital of Papua New Guinea gets its name from the British Captain John Moresby who explored the area in 1873, and named the port after his father, Admiral Sir Fairfax Moresby.

Japanese forces came to within 35 miles of Port Moresby in 1942, but were repelled by a joint US and Australian counteroffensive.

British High Commission in Port Moresby:
Kiroki Street, Gordons, Port Moresby.

National Capital Botanical Gardens:
Situated within the vast campus of the University of Papua New Guinea in Port Moresby, the National Capital Botanical Gardens is one of the prime tourist attractions in the country.

Port Moresby Chamber of Commerce and Industry:
6th Floor, Monian Tower, Douglas St., Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

Port Moresby Hotels.

Airways Hotel: Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
Jacksons Parade.

Official Website:
Airways Hotel Port Moresby.

Airways Hotel is Papua New Guinea’s finest hotel, a member of Boutique Hotels and Resorts International and one of the most unique airport hotels in the world.

Nestled into the mountainside in its own botanical gardens with stunning views from crystal clear waters of Bootless Bay to the majestic mountains of the Owen Stanley Ranges, it is just 2 minutes from Jackson’s International Airport.

The Orchid Rooms and Suites at the Airways Hotel provide guests with every facility and comfort that they require with a personal butler on call 24 hours a day.

The hotel has 83 rooms on four floors, a swimming pool, tennis court and business centre.

Crowne Plaza Hotel: Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
Corner Hunter & Douglas Street

Official Website:
Crowne Plaza Port Moresby.

Experience the Crowne Plaza Port Moresby and you'll discover a different perspective on Papua New Guinea.

Crowne Plaza Port Moresby is situated on a hilltop in the heart of the business district and commands panoramic views of the Coral Sea and surrounding inland areas.

Conveniently located 15 minutes from Jackson's International Airport, it makes visiting Port Moresby a highly comfortable prospect for business travellers.

Holiday Inn Port Moresby: Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
Waigani Drive and Wards Road.

Official Website:
Holiday Inn Port Moresby.

Situated in Waigani, just 10 minutes from the city centre and Jackson's Airport, the Holiday Inn Port Moresby is surrounded by 5 acres of lush tropical gardens.

Close to the National Government Offices, the industrial centre at Gordons and the commercial area of Boroko.

Budget Accommodation in Port Moresby

Hideaway Hotel:
P O Box 6361, Boroko.
The Hideaway Hotel is a mid market corporate hotel located only 6 minutes from Jacksons International Airport, Port Moresby. The hotel also boasts the largest conference facilities in Papua New Guinea. Within its secure environment, the hotel features 75 standard and executive rooms, 'The Spirit Room' Restaurant, 'Secrets' Bar and Nightclub, The 'VIP Lounge', tour desk, general store and swimming pool.

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