Papua New Guinea

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Climate: Warm to hot and humid throughout the year. Dry Season: May thru December
Water Temp: Temperatures can range between 74-87 deg
Visibility: Up to 150ft
Currency: Papua New Guinea's unit of currency is the Kina.
Electricity: 240 volts
Language: English


So many times we read and hear that certain place is "The Best Dive Destination in the World". While it’s hard to judge the ultimate best, Papua New Guinea’s dive sites are easily among the best in the world and divers come from far and wide to experience it’s spectacular natural wonders. Located in the Indo-Pacific Area, PNG lays claim to having twice as many marine species as the popular diving waters of the Red Sea and up to five times as many as the Caribbean. It’s no wonder PNG is dubbed as the ‘underwater photographer’s paradise’ and many international award -winning photos are captured here.

Dancer Fleet’s Star Dancer relocates to Milne Bay, Papua New GuineaStar Dancer has a new itinerary cruising the waters of Milne Bay. Explore pristine coral reefs, underwater volcanic vents and caves, along with wrecks from the WWII Battle of Milne Bay.

Comfortable hotels are available for guests for pre and/or post charter stays.  Milne Bay Province is blessed with a landscape of mountains, jungles, waterfalls, caves, hot springs, mud pools and extinct volcanoes so visitors can enjoy a wide range of attractions in addition to some of the best diving available in Papua New Guinea. Diving conditions will range from quiet, serene dives to drift dives along spectacular walls.  There is also diving on sea mounts (or "boomies") - many with resident schools of barracuda, tuna and jacks.  Pelagic such as manta rays and whales are also part of the scenery.  You'll see blue ribbon eels, seahorses, flamboyant cuttlefish, ghost pipe fish, leaf scorpion fish and mantis shrimp - a photographer's paradise.   PNG is a destination that offers year round diving with a warm climate - a light wetsuit of 3mm is all you really ever need!   Now is the perfect opportunity to explore the Milne Bay area of PNG.  Every dive in Papua New Guinea is an exciting new experience, highlighted by e are unmanageable at the time.

Each cruise of the Star Dancer will be slightly different and unique.  Using his knowledge of the area along with current environmental conditions and weather forecast your Captain will plan a route that will provide you with the best available diving for the duration of your cruise.   Below are some of the best known sites in our area of operations and an illustrative example of one potential route our Captain could create. 

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