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Hotel category
3 Star
Rooms
20
Wellness/Spa
NO
Internet
FREE
PADI dive center
Onsite
House reef
YES

Resort Highlights

  • Waterfront resort in Kimbe Bay, New Britain Island, PNG
  • Healthy coral, sharks, pelagics, reef fish, macro life
  • Guestrooms nestled in rainforest and tropical gardens
  • Bungalows and plantation house rooms with verandas
  • Open-air restaurant, water front bar
  • Swimming pool, sun deck, library, lounge
  • Birdwatching, snorkelling, swimming, nature walks

Resort Description

Walindi Plantation Resort is located on the shores of Kimbe Bay on New Britain Island, Papua New Guinea. 

This remote region offers some of the world's healthiest coral and a huge diversity of marine life. Look out for large gorgonian fans, scalloped hammerhead sharks, dogtooth tuna, elephant ear sponges, unicorn fish and many more reef fish and macro creatures. 

The resort is set on the water's edge, nestled into the dense rainforest. Wooden bungalows and plantation house rooms are complete with verandas and traditionally designed furnishings. 

The open-sided restaurant serves fresh, local produce for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoy an evening drink at Planter's Bar overlooking the waves. 

The resort boasts a swimming pool and sun deck, plus a lounge and library with TV and marine, historical and photography books. Walking, birdwatching, snorkelling and swimming are popular activities. 

 

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BOOKING

Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot. If there are any issues, we get back to you within 24 hours

CONFIRMATION

If all is good, we send you an E-mail confirming that your booking is final

24H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 24 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment terms

  • 30% of the total booking amount is due at the time of booking
  • 70% (balance) is due 37 days prior to arrival

Cancellation fee

  • 0% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 37 days prior to arrival
  • 50% will be charged if you cancel between 37 and 22 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 22 days prior to arrival

Explore diving around the Walindi Plantation Resort

Dive Center

Highlights

  • Onsite PADI dive center in the coral triangle
  • Sea mounts, coral gardens, sheer walls
  • Dive within 15 minutes of your room
  • Daily boat, shore and night diving (on request)
  • Rental gear, service shop, fish ID library
  • Knowledgeable and experienced guides
  • Novice to divemaster level PADI training

Description

Walindi Dive is situated on-site at Walindi Plantation Resort, in the heart of the coral triangle. 

Papua New Guinea (Kimber Bay) is in the Coral Triangle- the global centre of marine biodiversity, offering huge variety of dive sites including channels, sea mounts, coral gardens and sheer walls. Most dive sites are within 15 minutes of the resort. 

Daily dive trips and snorkelling excursions depart on 3 spacious, purpose built dive vessels. Night diving and shore diving is available.

The dive shop offers rental equipment, a gear repair and service shop, fish ID library, filling station and classroom for training. The dive staff have a wealth of local marine life knowledge.

Walindi offer novice to divemaster level PADI training, including specialty courses such as Fish Identification, Enriched Air Nitrox and Deep Diver. 

Novice to instructor level PADI training is provided, including specialties such as Fish ID, Nitrox and Deep Diver. 

DIVING SERVICES

Courses

  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba
  • Scuba Refresher
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver Certification
  • Divemaster
  • Nitrox Certification
  • Underwater Photography
  • Deep Diver Certification
  • Night Diver
  • Boat Diver
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy

Equipment

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • Nitrox ($)
  • Rental Equipment ($)
  • Dive Computer ($)
  • Filling Station

Diving Facilities

  • Shop
  • Training Pool
  • Camera Room
  • Battery Charging Station
  • Beach Front
  • Housereef
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

Safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (Aed)
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Japanese
  • Korean

PADI membership level

  • Padi Dive Resort

Resort Amenities

Facilities

  • Beach Front
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Garden
  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • External Guests Allowed
  • Us Power Sockets
  • Power Socket Adapters

Entertainment and family

  • Games
  • Movies
  • Babysitting/Child Services

Activities

  • Snorkeling
  • Stand-Up Paddling
  • Kayaking
  • Golf (Close By)
  • Hiking

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Amex
  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash (Eur)
  • Cash (Gbp)
  • Cash (Aud)
  • Cash (Local Currency)

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Buffet
  • A La Carte
  • Snacks All Day
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

How to get there

Arrival

  • Catch a flight from Port Moresby to Hoskins (Kimbe) Airport in West New Britian (additional cost). 
  • A resort representative will pick you up and welcome you to the resort. 

Departure

  • Catch a flight back to Port Moresby from Hoskins (Kimbe Airport) (additional cost). 

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