Kimbe Bay Hotel

PO Box 32, Kimbe, New Britain Island, 621, Papua New Guinea | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Kimbe

Day of leisure

A travel blog entry by jamesh1066

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As we are flying to Rabaul in the morning today is an enforced day of relaxing! As diving is precluded and the snorkeling around Walindi is not great we spend most of the day arranging future flights, chatting with various locals and enjoying the resort. Whilst we achieve very little time seems to pass quite quickly and within no doubt we are preparing for our departure the following day to ...

Snorkeling with Black Tip Sharks

A travel blog entry by jamesh1066

2

... is abundant and in many ways just as interesting as the expensive dives we have just undertaken. Indeed, it is whilst snorkeling at 15ft we observe two black tip sharks swim lazily pass Reinout and his Divemaster. Focused on yet another ‘small critter’ these fearsome predators pass them by unawares. Along with a small colony of Triggerfish we enjoy our leisurely snorkel and the incredulities of the post lunch ...

Black Magic Betel Nuts

A travel blog entry by jamesh1066

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... World War II airbase that it hosted have long disappeared. However, partially disintegrated in the jungle or a US Mitchell B-25 Bomber and a New Zealand Lockheed Vega Ventura. Remarkable well preserved they are an impressive site.

Heading back to Walindi we stop to visit the local village. Our driver, Joseph, explains the Black Magic associated with Betel nut trees. Identified by a red ...

Restorf island

A travel blog entry by jamesh1066

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... expect not only is the reef abundantly stocked it is also extremely diverse. A wide variety of fish pass before our eyes quite unaffected by these strange, transient mammals.

Lunch is served on board the Dive boat. We moor at the picturesque tropical island of Restorf. With abundant snorkeling our surface time is passed quickly and pleasantly.

Our final dive of the ...

Things do get better!

A travel blog entry by jamesh1066

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... Moresby!

Visiting the modest town of Kimbe we are amused to see ‘K-Mart’ and ‘KFC’. Nothing to do with the giant American companies of the same name but ‘Kimbe Mart’ and ‘Kimbe Fried Chicken’. Suing for trademark infringement out here is just not going to be viable!

Leaving Kimbe we head through the dirt roads of the Palm Oil plantations for an hour or so. ...

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This hotel is located on PO Box 32, Kimbe.
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