Are you travelling to Papua New Guinea?
Papua New Guinea is a developing country in Oceania. It is located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, north of Australia. It occupies the eastern half of the island of New Guinea and its offshore islands in Melanesia. The country’s geography is diverse and can be extremely rugged, prone to earthquakes and tsunamis. It is one of the least explored countries in the world. The climate is tropical.
Capital City: Port Moresby
Languages: Hiri Motu/Tok Pisin/English
Population: 7.5 million
Currency: Papua New Guinean Kina
- Tourist, Business or Student visa is required. Canadians must have a passport.
Diseases to consider:
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Japanese Encephalitis
- Traveller’s Diarrhea
- Typhoid Fever
Check Government of Canada advisories specific to Papua New Guinea here.