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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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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
  • First Aid Kits
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (Aed)
  • 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

Food and drink

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

Payments

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

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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