IntroductionThe capital of the East Sepik Province, Wewak (pop. 280,000) is a thriving city with surprisingly beautiful beaches along its coast. With a few good markets and several World War II wrecks, Wewak is a pleasant stop on the way to a Sepik River excursion. The Japanese surrender took place at Cape Wom (9 mi/14 km west of town), where visitors can find a good beach and a lovely reef for snorkeling. (The best time to visit is on weekends when there are lots of people around; otherwise the area is not very safe.) Air charters can take visitors to the perfect tropical island of Wuwulu, a little paradise with clear waters and great snorkeling and diving. 460 mi/740 km northwest of Port Moresby.
Request Full Destination Guide
To request access to the full version of this destination guide, please provide your email address below. Your email address will only be used for verification purposes and will not be used for marketing purposes.
|Copyright ©2019 Northstar Travel Media LLC. All Rights Reserved.|