Five day tour BET70

1. BET  Tour name:

Bougainville Friends Reunion Tour 2017

September 23 to 27  2017

2. Description:

If you were

  • born on Bougainville 1970-1989

or you are

  • an ex BCL or contractor employee
  • or if your dad / mum or relative worked on Bougainville

before the civil war this is your golden opportunity to book in the tour this year

Book now for September.

This five day tour features visits to traditional villages /islands to witness the Bougainville way of life

  • Visit Panguna mine site
  • Visit Arovo and Pokpok Island
  • Traditional entertainment

or you can include any other optional interest and activities you may have

Tour Code Description PNG KINA AUST $
BET 70 7 day tour 3000  

4. Itinerary – conditions and payments :


 Itineray and costings of Bougainville Friends Reunion 5 day SeptemberTour for ten (10) Pax 02

Day1, 23rd, Saturday – Arrive at Kieta (Aropa) Airport then meet, greet and assist to the awaiting vehicles a ten (10) seater troupe and five (5) doors, Toyota Land Cruiser then travel to Arawa, takes 45 minutes ride. Check in at Poonang Nava Inn (Arawa).

Day2, 24th, Sunday – Visit Panguna Mine Site the largest man made hole and visit the polluted Java Tailings and you will see the environmental damages caused by mining. You may also have an only chance to visit the alluvial gold miners along the Java River bank panning for gold. Visit also the pit water draining outlet tunnel down at the Tailings upon returning visit Dapera, relocated village during the mining days.

Packed lunch will be available with us at 12:00 hours at Panguna

We will return back to the inn late afternoon

Overnight at Poonang Nava Inn (Arawa)

Day3, 25th, Monday – In the morning after breakfast take a short ride to Kieta (Tubiana Church) and visit Arts and Crafts Show. After an hour or two take a banana boat ride for an island getaways to Arovo Island Tausina Island and Pokpok Island for Snorkeling, Kayaking and Island Hopping.

Will have BBQ lunch at Urunaa beach

Overnight at Urunaa Lodge (Pokpok)

Day4, 26th, Tuesday – Early after breakfast visit Arawa main market, tour around Arawa, Loloho, Kerei River eel feeding, Kieta and Toniva.

BBQ Lunch at Loloho beach

In the evening we’ll host a farewell function at public library with traditional entertainment.

Also will have Bougainville Women Representatives to present their experiences during the Bougainville Crisis

Venue at Arawa Secondary High School Public Library (haus stori)

Overnight at Poonang Nava Inn

Day5, 27th, Wednesday – Departure Day to Port Moresby






We recommend that you book and purchase domestic Air Niugini -air sectors together with your international sectors as it is cheaper when you purchase domestic air sectors from outside of PNG

Domestic air sectors you are to book and ticket are:

KIE/POM – PX flight Air Niugini

Air Niugini flights to Kieta is Saturdays and Wednesdays only, so you are advised to book your domestic POM/KIE on Saturday and return on Wednesday after your 5 days Tour.

Basic costs include accommodation (Common share facilities/Guest House). All meals from lunch on day 1 to breakfast on day 5, tours cultural entertainment, entrance fees, Guides and airport transfers fees.

Basic costs do not include – domestic air, departure tax, services of personal nature i.e. alcohol beverages and laundry services etc.


Accommodation: strictly Budget Travellers only who can accept facilities where we have common share rooms, dinning and bathrooms.


Accommodation will be in guest houses/lodges (Common share facilities) strictly for Budget travellers.


For Payment can wire funds direct to;

  • Account Name: Bougainville Experience Tours
  • Account Number: 1012260764
  • Bank South Pacific Arawa Branch
  • Swift Code: BOSPPGPM


6. Pick up points: 


7. Transport

Four wheel Drive and boat where applicable

8. Minimum no of PAX


9. Length of tour:

5 days  guided Approx.

10. Accommodation: 

3 star

11. Meals, refreshments and other inclusions

All fees paid to visit communities

Breakfast Morning Tea Lunch Afternoon Tea Dinner
 Yes YES Yes Yes  yes

 Please note: 1. We welcome your tour enquiry 2. But your final booking is subject to  availability and your acceptance of the BET tour terms and conditions 3. Please feel free to email us or call us if you have any questions

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