Pomio, Papua New Guinea

Pomio is a township located in the Pomio District on the east coast of East New Britain province, Papua New Guinea. This area is largely underdeveloped compared to the northern Gazelle district, and its inhabitants live a traditional lifestyle. There is very little accommodation or services available for tourists.

Visitors who come to Pomio mainly do so for the excellent trekking available. It is possible to trek or hike from village to village along the coast, or inland to the Nakanai Mountains, even overland to Bialla in West New Britain Province.

Things to See and Do

* Trekking

Cruise Season – Jan – Dec
Currency – Papua New Guinean kina (PGK)
Language – English, Tok Pisin, Hiri Motu
Electricity – 2 angled flat pins and 1 round pin centred below Australian style
Time – GMT plus ten hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 675

Transport Links – The airport is located at Tokua, farther away outside the caldera to the southeast, but has occasionally been closed by ashfall from the continuing volcanic activity in the Rabaul caldera.

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