Port Moresby, the capital of Papua New Guinea, is located 90 miles (145 kilometers) to the southeast of Biaru.
For an authentic Papua New Guinea experience, be sure to venture beyond Biaru and discover the cultural and scenic treasures that this region has to offer. Lese, is 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the southeast, and Malalaua sits 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the southeast.
Visit Papua New Guinea's craft workshops. These are great destinations to hang out, particularly when the weather is unpleasant.
There's plenty of ways for thrill seekers to make the most of the wide open spaces in and around Biaru. Hiking and mountain climbing are just two popular ways thrill seekers here can get their thrills.
To really get a taste for the customs of the area, make sure you visit the region's restaurants. Often, these are good places to rub shoulders with local residents and try out popular dishes. Two of the region's best-loved ingredients are breadfruit (ulu) and coconuts. Chicken pot and kokoda fish are popular with travelers and locals alike. After the main course has settled try the mouthwatering saksak (dumplings made with sugar and sago).
There is a wise saying: that it is far better to see a place once than to be told about it a thousand times. With its magnificent beauty Biaru will more than live up to your expectations.