Scuba Diving in Papua New Guinea

Plan an unforgettable diving trip to remote Papua New Guinea - one of the least visited dive destinations in the world. Expect spectacular marine ecosystems, dormant volcanoes and also hundreds of reefs. Papua New Guinea might not be the first place you think about when considering a sciba diving holiday, but the waters here are where some of the best dive locations in the world are. Expect crystal clear waters, barrier reefs, lots of tropical fish, coral walls, patch and fringing reefs and also World War II wrecks. There are several dive centres located in the country who you can book trips with and lots of dive cruises and liveabroad dive excursions available to join.


Scuba Diving Courses & Packages in Papua New Guinea



Marine Life

When diving in Papua New Guinea you can expect to see barracuda, schools of tuna, Spanish mackerel, ghost pipefish, panda clownfish, white tip and black tip reef sharks, mobula rays, dogtooth tuna, barracuda, grey reef sharks, hammerheads, manta and eagle rays, pygmy seahorses and mantis shrimp. 


Best Dive Sites in Papua New Guinea 

  • New Guinea
  • New Britain 
  • New Ireland
  • Kimbe Bay
  • Kavieng
  • Milne Bay lies between the Solomon and Coral Sea


Cost of Diving in Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea is located in a remote area and prices for getting here and diving can be high.


Wreck Diving in Papua New Guinea

One of the best things about going diving here is the amount of World War II wrecks you can see.