ALOTAU SCENIC TOURS - HELISCOPE PNG offers scenic flights for cruise passengers visiting Alotau (Milne Bay).
We take off and land from the Alotau Waterfront Lodge, where passengers can enjoy a beautiful seafood lunch, relax with a cool drink and take in the view over the bay.
Our scenic flights will give you a completely different perspective of Alotau. Discover some 17 nautical miles of Alotau’s magnificent coastline, featuring WWII places of interest such as the Japanese landing place, Battle of Milne Bay Memorial, Australian Memorial site, old wartime wharfs, view of traditional PNG village, coconut plantations, dolphin spotting, waterfalls, the Stirling Ranges, native birds and the Alotau Township. Finish the tour with the best view of the cruise liner docked in the harbour.
Seats for Helicopter Scenic Tours can be pre-booked on board your cruise.
CONFLICT ISLANDS SCENIC TOURS - HELISCOPE PNG now offers scenic flights for cruise passengers visiting Panesesa Island, which is part of the Conflict Group of Islands. Amongst the amazing activities on offer at the island, such as snorkelling and glass bottom boat tours, visitors can now take a breathtaking circuit of the western side of the atoll, giving them a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The Conflict Islands comprises 21 uninhabited, undeveloped, pristine, freehold islands covering a total landmass of 375 Hectares (925 acres).
The tour gives you the perfect outloook over the atoll, where you'll see the vastness of the emerald waters, white sands and numerous reefs teaming with sealife. Passengers also love the special shots they are able to take of their cruise liner anchored off the island.
HELISCOPE staff on the island take both cash and credit card, so if you're visiting, don't forget to book yourself in for a flight when you arrive at the Welcome Centre. Spaces are limited. For more photos visit our Gallery.
KOKODA TOURS - A unique fly-over tour of the Kokoda Track - 1.3hrs flight time
The tour departs from Jacksons Airport, Port Moresby and follows the wartime main supply route to Owers Corner, the beginning of the Kokoda Track. The flight gives you a unique bird's eye view of the main battlefields. From the air it is possible to clearly identify the main features and routes taken by the Australian and Japanese forces as they advanced and withdrew along the track.
Our well-versed pilot will provide a commentary on the campaign including a description on how the major engagements unfolded. The tour includes two stops, one at Isurava, and one at the Kokoda Memorial where guests are given a minumum of 45 minutes on the ground in each location to look around.
KOKODA ADDITIONS - Options and additions to the basic tour include extra stops at Myola, Brigade Hill and Owers Corner.
HeliScope PNG works closely with Kokoda Tour operators so if you and your party wish to meet up with trekkers, stop more often on your basic tour, or add the Heli Tour onto your trek, we can help arrange that.
Contingencies - Our priority is always safety and if our pilot deems it to be unsuitable weather, we will do our best to reschedule or offer another route. If this can not be arranged we will happliy refund your costs for unused time.
FISHING, SNORKELING (Port Moresby) - Whether you're looking for a quick weekend adventure or visiting Port Moresby for a vacation or business trip, we recommend staying an extra day or two to go for a fish, dive or snorkel in pristine waters.
HeliScope PNG can get you to some of the best fishing spots and sandy beaches in just half an hour of Port Moresby where food, drinks and fishing equipment are provided. We partner with some of the most reputable tour operators in the country who know how to maximise your time.
If you have something specific you want to see, let us know and we'll do our best to arrange it.