Vitu (Witu) Islands, Papua New Guinea

Vitu Islands is a volcanic group located in the Bismarck Archipelago island group, a part of Papua New Guinea in the South West Pacific. Garove and Unea are the largest islands. The group is the chief copra center of Papua New Guinea. Formerly called the French Islands, the group is sometimes known as the Witu Islands.

Vitu Island is a volcanic caldera open on its south side creating a stunning lagoon which offers spectacular snorkelling, diving and glass bottom boat viewing opportunities

The island of Unea offers a rich environment for visitors, with extraordinary archaeological finds, including unique carved stone heads, and a fascinating natural environment.

Things to See and Do

* Diving & snorkelling
* Glass bottom boat excursion
* Village visits
* Swimming
* Archaeological artefacts

Cruise Season - Jan - Dec
Currency - Papua New Guinean kina (PGK)
Land Area - 96 km²
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

Port Location - Anchorage is available offshore at the Witu islands.

Travel Links - The Witu islands can be accessed by boat from Rabaul.

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