Port Moresby
in National Capital District, Papua New Guinea

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-9.478 and 147.148 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -9° 28' 40" and E 147° 8' 54"
Currency and Currency Code:
Kina - PGK
Spoken languages:
English, Hiri Motu
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 08:44 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Pacific/Port_Moresby
UTC/GMT offset: 10 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:47 am and 6:06 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
14.867 and -24.750 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Faja
References
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Papua New Guinea in Melanesia

Safety Score: 2,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Papua New Guinea.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Papua New Guinea. Last Update: 2019-10-15 07:21:15

Delve into Port Moresby

Port Moresby in National Capital District is located in Papua New Guinea a little south-west of Port Moresby, the country's capital town.

Current time in Port Moresby is now 08:44 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Port Moresby with an UTC offset of 10 hours. We know of 5 airports close to Port Moresby, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Papua New Guinea is Port Moresby Jacksons International Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 9 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Port Moresby, Kwikila, Kokoda, Popondetta and Kerema. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 25°C / 77 °F

Morning Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 83%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Strong breeze with 18 km/h (11 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 41% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Wednesday, 16th of October 2019

24°C (76 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.

Thursday, 17th of October 2019

25°C (77 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 18th of October 2019

25°C (76 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Grand Papua Hotel

Address
0,2 mi
Street - Mary Street, Postal - PO Box 2093, Port Moresby
111 Port Moresby
Papua New Guinea

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


GRAND PAPUA HOTEL PORT MORESBY

Address
0,2 mi
MARY ST
00121 Port Moresby
Papua New Guinea

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


THE STANLEY HOTEL AND SUITES

Address
3,6 mi
SIR JOHN GUISE DRIVE WAIGANI
0000 PORT MORESBY
Papua New Guinea

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Crowne Plaza PORT MORESBY

Address
2,3 mi
Cnr Hunter & Douglas Street
00000 PORT MORESBY
Papua New Guinea

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Airways Hotel

Address
5,0 mi
Jacksons Parade Jacksons Intl Airp
00000 Port Moresby
Papua New Guinea

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Holiday Inn PORT MORESBY

Address
3,2 mi
Cnr Waigani Drive & Wards Rd,Boroko
00000 PORT MORESBY
Papua New Guinea

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Lamana hotel

Address
3,3 mi
1 famagusta street, Waigani
121 Port Moresby
Papua New Guinea

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 05:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Citi Serviced Apartments & Motel - Lagatoi Place

Address
4,0 mi
Section 20, Lot 40 Lagatoi Place
111 Port Moresby
Papua New Guinea

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Hideaway Hotel

Address
4,3 mi
459 Tamara Road
Port Moresby
Papua New Guinea

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Holiday Inn Express PORT MORESBY

Address
2,2 mi
Islander Drive,Waigani
00000 Port Moresby
Papua New Guinea

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Samantha's 10th Birthday, Islander Hotel, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. (March 1983).

Published: May 17, 2011
Length: 44:41 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Shastri53

Fun at the pool-side with Arthur, Mally & Steven Chapman, The Belton's, Samantha's friends and Hari & Bindu.


Man tries to fight NCD City Rangers

Published: March 21, 2013
Length: 13:26 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Bernard Sinai

This is the kind of brutality that buai /betel-nut vendors are faced with in Papua New Guinea's (PNG) capital, Port Moresby.


Jess and Eve.mp4

Published: July 23, 2012
Length: 38:26 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Joanne Martin-Blakey

Jess and Eve singing "Hey Sol Sista" at the Aviat Club in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea - Christmas in July functin. 22nd July 2012.


20 Years of Lamana Hotel... Since 1994.

Published: September 03, 2014
Length: 05:30 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jacquie Simons

Since 1994 Lamana Hotel has grown to be one of PNGs leading hotels. Here's a glimpse at 20 years of Lamana Hotel...


THAC - Kokoda 2008

Published: November 11, 2008
Length: 20:53 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Sarah Faulds

soo many GREAT memories!!


End of Comp fun dance by judges and MC 2011

Published: October 07, 2014
Length: 16:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jacquie Simons

Fun routine we threw together just for the hell of it... Thanks Edd...


TheThrillSociety.com presents What's UR ThriLL?

Published: March 24, 2015
Length: 53:38 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: The Thrill Society

This video by TheThrillSociety.com presents an angry Cassowary bird in Papua/New Guinea for the What's UR ThriLL?? blog .


Most insane trip, ever Stupidbunny's photos around Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (travel pics)

Published: December 11, 2010
Length: 20:25 min
Rating: 2 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Stupidbunny's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/stupidbunny/2/1247992802/tpod.html This blog preview was made by TravelPod...


Port Moresby - Ela Beach Views

Published: November 11, 2008
Length: 26:33 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: easyriderPY

Phil checks out the view from lower Touaguba Hill, looking towards Town, Ela Beach & Koki in the distance.


A little bit about Papua New Guinea Sarah_kovin's photos around Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Published: December 07, 2010
Length: 51:07 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Sarah_kovin's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/sarah_kovin/discovery/1117864800/tpod.html This blog preview was made by...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Hubert Murray Stadium

The Hubert Murray Stadium is a sports venue located in Port Moresby, the capital city of Papua New Guinea. I. It is used for playing football and is not particularly suited to any large events. It is more comparable to a regional sporting facility than one of any national significance whatsoever. It has an approx. capacity of 15,000 spectators. It is named after Sir Hubert Murray a former Lieutenant Governor.

Located at -9.46694, 147.157 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sports venues in Papua New Guinea, Football venues in Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby, Rugby league stadiums in Papua New Guinea

2008 Papua New Guinea floods

The 2008 Papua New Guinea floods displaced roughly 75,000 people located in Papua New Guinea, prompting an international response to provide support for the region. The country was struck by large sea swells on 16 December, apparently caused by "strong storms", which affected over eight provinces and caused at least one death.

Located at -9.5, 147.116 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
2008 floods, Natural disasters in Papua New Guinea, 2008 in Papua New Guinea

Battle of Port Moresby

The Battle of Port Moresby was an aerial battle fought between aircraft of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), United States Army Air Force (USAAF) and aircraft of the Imperial Japanese Army and Imperial Japanese Navy between 3 February 1942 and 17 August 1943 over Port Moresby, Papua. At the start, the defenders consisted only of Australian Army anti-aircraft batteries and machine-guns but by late March had been strengthed by the arrival of Kittyhawk fighters from No. 75 Squadron RAAF.

Located at -9.48155, 147.19 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Conflicts in 1942, 1942 in aviation, World War II aerial operations and battles of the Pacific Theatre, Battles of World War II involving Japan, Battles of World War II involving Australia, Battles of World War II involving the United States, Battles and operations of World War II involving Papua New Guinea, 1942 in Papua New Guinea

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