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Published: Thu, 25 Jan 2007 22:17:46 +0100

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Required travel documents for Papua New Guinea
Required travel documents for Papua New Guinea: passport [...]



Electric power
Electric power: 240V / 50 Hz [...]



Area code to Papua New Guinea
Area code to Papua New Guinea: +675 [...]



Trekking and Climbing
An extensive network of walking tracks covers most mountainous areas, and experienced bushwalkers are well catered for. The most popular is the famous Kokoda Trail. Others include Mt. Wilhelm near Kundiawa, and in Tari, Bulolo, Wau and Madang. [...]



Camping
Campsites are provided for Boy Scouts, Girl Guides and church groups by their own organisations. However, some villages have basic guesthouse accommodation for visitors. [...]



Media
Papua New Guinea has 2 daily English Language newspapers - the Post Courier and the National Newspaper.

Papua New Guinea has only one Free air television channel called EMTV. Hotels that have Satelite dishes offer a wide range of Television ie. [...]



Water supply
All towns have reticulated water, and all remote areas offer good drinking water. [...]



Transportation
Transportation is mostly by air across PNG. A good network of roads connects the Northern zone and the Highlands region. Hire and rental cars, local boats and ferries, taxis in larger towns, plus local buses. There is no road link between the northern zon [...]



Tipping
Visitors to the country are guest and hospitality is an honour in our Melanesian culture. Tips are neither expected nor encouraged. [...]



Time zone
PNG is 10 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). [...]