Scuba Diving PNG
Dive with Schools of Sharks, Jacks, Barracudas and much more...
Land of the Unexpected ... Papua New Guinea !
Diving PNG: The best dive trips, liveaboards, resorts, tour and dive operators in PNG are represented here.
"Land of the unexpected". The underwater world is as varied and exciting as the fabled topside. Dive in the warm, crystal clear waters and discover a garden of underwater delights. Diving in PNG offers an exquisite plethora of soft and hard coral reefs, unusual sea life, dramatic drop offs, brightly colored reef fish, sharks, dolphins, and some of the best wreck diving in the Pacific.
Diving PNG: Dive sites in PNG are truly a magical experience. PNG lies within the Ring of Fire; this area is proven to offer the most species of marine life in the world.
From the famous muck dives for serious macro photographers in Milne Bay to Kimbe Bay's pristine pinnacles that we so dearly love, housing every living marine species plus vibrant hard and soft corals, huge sea fans of every color and vibrant gorgonians. From big fish action with sharks, schools of jacks, barracuda's and big tuna cruising the scene in Kavieng to Madang's countless, endless species of nudibranch's will surprise and delight divers of every type.
Diving PNG offers something for everyone. Land and underwater photographers will be spell bound with the abundance of opportunities to fill their palette. PNG is truly a land of untouched splendor and diversity to touch the hearts and souls of the most intrepid traveler.
Dive Seasons - Diving is possible year-round with optimal seasons of April - June and September-December.
Water Temperatures - Consistent 79°F along the edge of the Coral Sea and up to 87°F in the Bismarck Sea.
Topside Climate - Coastal regions experience a tropical climate year-round. Temperatures on the coast may vary between 75°F - 85°F. If venturing to the Highlands prepare for mid 60ºF during the day with cooler evenings. Dry season is May - November.
Visibility - Dependent on area, expect anywhere from 50 - 150 Feet.
Suit - 3mm suits are available to hire from any dive operator.
Luggage - For domestic flights within PNG, standard luggage allowance is 35lbs. Divers are often able to enjoy an additional 33lbs if traveling with dive gear. Consult your airline before departure on specific restrictions for your flight.
We often conduct group dive tours to PNG.
It's one of our favorite places!
Check for our current PNG group dive trips on our Dive Discovery website!