Port Moresby, Papua New Guinean's capital, is 200 miles (322 kilometers) south of Finschhafen.
For an authentic Papua New Guinea vacation, be sure to also look beyond Finschhafen and explore the cultural and scenic treasures the region has to offer. Interesting places in the vicinity of Finschhafen are Pindiu, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the southeast, and Mindik, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the east.
Experience a little culture, learning and lore under the bright blue sky at the region's much-loved open-air markets.
The wider region has plenty of outdoor options for those with a love of water. Swimming and sailing are both popular choices here.
There is no better method to discover the place you are traveling through than sampling the local cuisine. Breadfruit (ulu) and also coconuts are popular here. Don't wrap up your time in Papua New Guinea without tasting chicken pot or kokoda fish. And no meal is complete until you have had saksak (dumplings made with sugar and sago), a common dessert in these parts.
Should you be lucky enough to be in Papua New Guinea on the 16th of September, join the locals during the national Independence Day celebrations.
Papua New Guinea a gorgeous place that will stay dear to your heart forever.