Excursion

Alotau Acquaintance

Enjoy a scenic and cultural introduction to Alotau with a stop at Top Town lookout, visit to the Cameron Secondary School and an exploration of the lively town market, complemented by interesting commentary throughout.

Price TBD
  • Code
    GUR-A
  • Level
    Soft
  • Walking Type
    Little
  • Activity Type
    All
  • Age
    All ages
  • Duration
Depart the pier and drive towards town, passing Sanderson Bay and the war memorial, commemorating the joint Australian and Papuan forces that pushed back and defeated the Japanese in World War IIContinue to Top Town lookout, aptly named for its position overlooking the bayStop to take photographs and learn about the history of Milne Bay Province and the connection between Alotau and the original provincial capital, SamaraiThen head west to Cameron Secondary School, the first high school in Milne BayOn arrival, the students will welcome you with smiles and a song, and take you on a tour of the schoolFor a glimpse of the authentic heritage of Alotau, observe the customary activities and engaged in traditional arts and crafts, including face paintingYour immersion into PNG's culture continues as you transfer to the main market, located in the town centerTake a stroll through the bustling marketplace and allow your guide to introduce you to the abundance of fresh local produce and unique crafts on displayFollowing some free time to wander the market on your own, return to the pier. This Crystal Adventures excursion MUST be pre-reserved.