Kimbe Bay, Papua New Guinea

Kimbe Bay is situated in the West New Britain Province of the northern coast of New Britain in Papua New Guinea and is one of the fastest growing cities in the South Pacific.

Kimbe Bay is host to 60 percent of the coral species in the entire Indo-Pacific region and over 860 coral reef fish species making its beauty a popular dive site.

The area is fast becoming a popular holiday destination, with snorkeling, diving and fishing popular tourist attractions along with climbing a volcano or visiting hot springs and thermal pools in the area.

Things to see and do

* Diving
* Fishing
* Snorkelling

General Information

Cruise Season - Jan-Dec
Currency - Papaua New Guinea Kina (PGK)
Language - English, Bola, Tok Pisin
Population 27,191
Time - GMT/UTC plus 10 hours
Electricity - 2 angled pins and 1 flat pin centred below Australian style
International Country Code - +675

Transport links
Hoskins Airport is a 40-minute drive away
Air Niugini has between one and three flights daily from the nation's capital, Port Moresby to Hoskins (HKN) airport, about 30 miles from Kimbe. It also operates flights to Hoskins from Rabaul, Kavieng, Lae and Madang.

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