Being an Australian, i thought we had weird animals down pat. The tree kangaroos are strange wee creatues, with these sleepy teddy bear faces but oddly, their balls hanging on the... read more
Port Moresby Nature Park (formerly the National Capital Botanical Gardens)...
Port Moresby Nature Park (formerly the National Capital Botanical Gardens) is PNG's leading recreational attraction combining botanical, zoological and cultural displays.
The park is home to over 250+ native animals including bird of paradise, tree-kangaroos, cassowaries, wallabies, snakes, crocodiles, hornbills and multiple parrot species. The grounds also offer a lush change from the hustle and bustle of Port Moresby City with the only rainforest tract within the Capital City.
Thousands of tropical plant species including palms, gingers and heliconias and native timber tree species are found within the grounds.
Facilities include cafe, souvenir shop, flower shop and arguably PNG's best children's playground.
The Nature Park can arrange transportation to/from hotels and airport to the Park and offer excellent guided tours of the Park (lasting 1.5Hrs).
A popular location on weekends for weddings and private picnic functions utilising the Nature Park's three large picnic areas.