Papua New Guinea’s coral reefs form a huge natural marine park. Located in the Indo-Pacific Ocean, it is said to have up to twice as many marine species as the waters of the Red Sea and up to five times as many as the Carribean.
Divers enjoy a huge diversity of dive sites including barrier reefs, coral walls (drop off), coral gardens, patch reefs, fringing reefs, sea grass beds, coral atolls, and wreck dive sites.
The wreck sites provide a collection of ships, aircraft and submarine wrecks from World War 2. The average water temperature varies from 25 degrees Celsius along the edge of the Coral Sea to 29 degrees Celsius in the Bismark Sea.
Dive operators offer both Land Base and Live-Aboard Dive Tours.
Land Base Tours normally consist of a day tour taking up to three dives whilst Live-Aboard Tours are on average up to six days.
Most land-Base Operators offer resort type dive courses and have fully equipped dive shops with diving and snorkelling equipment available for hire.
For those bringing their own equipment there are facilities available in the main cities to clean equipment.
The Papua New Guinea Diving Association has an environmental Code of Ethics that they honour to ensure that our country’s sea beds, reefs and marine life are conserved and protected.
PAPUA NEW GUINEA DIVER’S ASSOCIATION
ENVIRONMENTAL CODE OF ETHICS
AT A TIME WHEN CORAL REEFS WORLDWIDE ARE UNDER THREAT, THE PNGDA RECOGNISES THE EXCEPTIONAL QUALITY AND CONDITION OF PNG’S NATURAL MARINE RESOURCES AND THEIR IMPORTANCE FOR BOTH VILLAGE LIFE AND THE NATION, AND PLEDGES THAT THE ASSOCIATION WILL DO EVERYTHING IN ITS POWER TO ENSURE THESE RESOURCES, INCLUDING THE SEA BED, REEFS, WRECKS AND THE MARINE LIFE THAT LIVES ON THEM, AND IN THE WATER SURROUNDING THEM, WILL BE CONSERVED.
MEMBERS OF THE PAPUA NEW GUINEA DIVER’S ASSOCIATION WILL:-
1.ENSURE THAT DIVERS IN THEIR CARE ARE MADE AWARE OF THE IMPORTANCE OF CAREFUL DIVE PRACTICES TO AVOID DAMAGE TO, AND HARASSMENT OF, MARINE LIFE.
2.ENSURE THAT DIVERS IN THEIR CARE ARE ADVISED TO ASSIST EACH OTHER TO FOLLOW CAREFUL DIVE PRACTICES. THE USE OF THE “V” SIGNAL IS RECOMMENDED SO THAT DIVERS CAN INDICATE TO OTHER DIVERS THAT THEY ARE DAMAGING OR HARASSING MARINE LIFE.
3.ALLOW ANY DIVE SITES SHOWING ANY SIGNS OF DAMAGE, FROM WHATEVER CAUSE TO BE ALLOWED TIME TO RECOVER BEFORE DIVERS REVISIT THE SITE. ROTATION OF DIVE SITES IS ENCOURAGED.
4.PROMOTE THE USE OF MOORINGS, AND/OR DESIGNATED ANCHORING SITES ON SAND AND RUBBLE PATCHES ADJACENT TO THE DIVING AREA, FOR REGULARLY DIVED SITES.
5.RECOGNISE THE FISHING RIGHTS OF VILLAGERS AND WILL NOT ENGAGE IN ANY FISHING OR COLLECTING ACTIVITIES ON DIVE SITES EXCEPT FOR SCIENTIFIC PURPOSES AND WITH APPROVAL FROM THE LOCAL VILLAGERS.
6.RECOGNISE AND RESPECT EACH OTHER MEMBERS PRIOR EXPERIENCE IN THEIR LOCAL AREAS, AND COMPLY WITH ANY REASONABLE REQUEST FROM THE PRIOR OPERATOR REGRADING USE OF THE SITES, WITH REGARD TO CONSERVATION.
7.RECOGNISE THE IMPORTANCE OF CONSULTING WITH VILLAGE PEOPLE, AND PROMOTE EDUCATION IN THE CONSERVATION OF THE LOCAL MARINE RESOURCES, THE ACTIVITIES OF TOURIST DIVERS, AND THE BENEFITS THAT THEY MAY GAIN THROUGH TOURISTS VISITING THEIR AREA.
8.ENCOURAGE GOVERNMENT BODIES TO RECOGNISE AREAS OF SPECIAL IMPORTANCE TO THE DIVE TOURISM INDUSTRY WITH A VIEW TO THEIR CONSERVATION.
9.CONSULT WITH, AND PROVIDE, APPROPRIATE SUPPORT FOR THE TPA AND THE TAPING TO ENSURE ECOLOGICALLY SOUND INDUSTRY GROWTH. IN PARTICULAR, THE ASSOCIATION WISHES TO ENSURE THAT NEW LOCATIONS ARE USED FOR GROWTH TO AVOID OVERUSE AND DEGRADATION OF DIVE SITES AS HAS OCCURRED IN OTHER PARTS OF THE WORLD.
10.ASSIST IN THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A DATA BASE OF MARINE LIFE PNG AND NOTIFY THE PNGDA IF ANY SIGNIFICANT CHANGES IN MARINE LIFE ARE OBSERVED IN THEIR AREAS. PARTICULARLY THOSE THAT ARE DAMAGING THE ECO-SYSTEM.
11.PROMOTE THE FACT THAT THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL BENEFITS OF DIVE TOURISM ARE GREATER THAN THOSE ACHIEVED BY UNSUSTAINABLE COMMERCIAL HARVESTING OF CORAL REEF RESOURCES. CENTRAL PROVINCE
LOLOATA ISLAND RESORT PO Box 5290, Boroko 111, NCD Contact: Dik Knight Telephone: 325 8590/325 1389 Facsimile: 325 8933
Loloata Island Resort is in Bootless Bay, just twenty minutes from Jacksons International Airport. It offers over-the water accommodation, home style cooking with all meals included in the tariff, a relaxing atmosphere, excellent diving and snorkelling. Surf skis and windsurfers are available for hire.
Over 30 dive sites within 20 minutes of the resort afford the full range of dive habitats from onshore lagoons to patch reefs, passages, and the main Barnes Reef. Some World War 2 aircraft and serveral more recent wrecks are highlights of the area while the main diving attraction is the bio-diversity of this area.
Loloata offers a pleasant alternative to the contemporary hotels of Port Moresby. The Resort will arrange transfers from airport and city locations. Tours around Port Moresby and Sogeri Plateau are available.
MV “GOLDEN DAWN” PO Box 1335, Port Moresby 121, NCD Contact: Craig De Witt Telephone: 325 6500 Facsimile: 325 0302
First class cruises offering some of the most dramatic reef and marine life in the world. Cruises the Coral Sea, the Papuan Barrier Reef, the outer Eastern Fields and Porlock reefs. Also available for fishing expeditions.
EAST NEW BRITAIN PROVINCE
KULAU LODGE BEACH RESORT PO Box 65, Rabaul 611 East New Britain Province Telephone: 982 7222 Facsimile: 982 7226 With its magnificent beach front location on Talili Bay and views to Rabaul’s volcanoes, Kulau Lodge Beach Resort is located only 12 minutes drive from Rabaul along the beautiful North Coast Road.
Accommodation comprises deluxe two-bedroom apartments, with full facilities including kitchens and laundries, plus one-bedroom serviced beach cottages. Both the apartments and the beach cottages have colour TV and telephones.
The resort also has a licensed, à la carte restaurant and there are regular cultural performances.
To take full advantages of the water-front location, there are windsurfers, aqua bikes and ski boats. Fishing trips are a major attraction as is the diving, for which there is a full NAUI scuba diving facility on site with equipment rental.
RABAUL DIVE CENTRE PO Box 400, Rabaul 631 East New Britain Province Contact: Frank Butler Telephone: 982 1766 Facsimile: 982 1767
Rabaul Dive Centre PO Box 4, Kimbe 621 West New Britain Province Telephone: 983 5441 Facsimile: 983 5638
MV “Manta” is Papua New Guinea’s most comfortable day diving vessel. It is a twin-engine 50-foot custom-built dive cruiser, catering for a maximum of 10 divers. Fully equipped, it has three freshwater showers and a domestic toilet. Complimentary snacks are served after diving. It offers three dives each day, seven days a week.
The diving is simply outstanding. The variety of diving is exceptional with shipwrecks, aeroplane wrecks, coral gardens, drop offs, fish dives, drift dives and sharks dives. Rabaul has it all.
Lunch is served alfresco style on the back deck, the culinary emphasis is on sea food and local cuisine. With a reputation for making divers happy, personal service is our hallmark.
KAR KAR HIDEAWAY Wadau Plantation Kar Kar Island, Madang Province Contact: Derek and Joell Middleton Telephone: 853 7481 Facsimile: 853 7473
Kar Kar Island is a traquil hideaway, 60 miles north east of Madang offering relaxation for those who need to unwind from the hustle and bustle of city life. It is a volcanic island covered in cocoa and coconut plantations. The last eruption was in 1978. The island people still live a simple life from subsistence farming with the main cash crop being cocoa and coconuts.
Although not a dive resort, it is surrounded by exceptional diving and fishing grounds and is used as an extension to those established dive sites in the Madang waters. Diving can be organised through Jais Aben Resort and the other Madang based operations.
Kar Kar Hideaway is a small intimate resort situated within a working cocoa and coconut plantation and is the only modern accommodation available on the island. The Hideaway consists of two waterfront bungalows with an emphasis on a traditional feel.
Both are located fifteen feet from a private beach with large verandahs overlooking the ocean. A larger bungalow, suited to families, can sleep up to six people and has a living room and fully equipped kitchen. The other bungalow sleeps up to three. Meals can be provided and are served at the main plantation house.
Kar Kar Island boasts some of the finest diving in the Bismarck Sea and is suited to the more experienced diver. Diving is primarily wall diving consisting of vast array of large pelagic fish including dog tooth tuna, barracuda, mackerel and various sharks.
For the non diver, walks to the volcanic crater can be organised. This is full day for experienced walkers. Other easier coastal walks, coach tours and picnics can be arranged.
Islands Airways, Madang, telephone 852 2601, fly to Kar Kar Monday to Friday and Saturday morning. The Hideaway is located 20 miles from the airstrip. For the more adventurous traveller, cargo boats operate from Agmark Wharf, Madang.
MADANG AQUAVENTURES PO Box 166, Madang 511 Madang Province Telephone: 852 2023 Facsimile: 852 2023
Conveniently located at Smugglers Inn Resort, Madang aquaventures caters for every level of diver, from beginner to instructor and anything in between. They also offer a variety of land tours and options.
Quietly dive in the Madang Lagoon over the wrecks of an intact B25 Mitchell Bomber in 18 metres or drift along Barracuda Point and be surrounded by swirling trevally or barracuda. Manta Rays, hammerheads and eagle rays are all regular visitors to this reef wall.
Take a three to five-day aboard the 10-metre dive boat to Hansa Bay. There are seven known wrecks, including the “Shushi Maru” which lies in 20 metres and still has ammunition, trucks and saki bottles in the holds. Not to mention the diversity of marine life which now call the wreck home.
When currents and big fish beckon, a three-day trip to Bagabag, 35Nm from Madang would excite the most experienced diver. It can be difficult sometimes to decide after a dive at Bagabag which one of the many sharks, dogtooth tuna or Spanish mackerel was the biggest and which one came the closest. This is experienced diver country with regular strong currents and lots of action.
MALOLO PLANTATION LODGE, MADANG PO Box 371, Mt Hagen 281 Western Highlands Province Contact: Trans Niugini Tours Telephone: 542 1438 Facsimile: 542 2470
Divers will be based at the colonial style Malolo Plantation Lodge situated 42 kilometres from Madang airport. Lush tropical gardens and an open-air restaurant makes the “above water” stay most comfortable. The Lodge arranges both boat and shore day trips.
Dives include the famous “Quarry”, “USS Boston”, “Hole in the Wall” and many other wrecks as well as spectacular reef dives, drift diving, pelagic fish and other marine animals.
NIUGINI DIVE ADVENTURES PO Box 111, Madang 511 Madang Province Contact: Madang Resort Hotel Telephone: 852 2766 Facsimile: 852 3543
NB: SEE MADANG RESORT HOTEL UNDER HOSPITALITY. MILNE BAY PROVINCE
MV “TELITA” 252-256 Walker Street, Townsville Qld 4810, Australia Contact: Mike Ball Dive Expeditions Pty Ltd Telephone: (6177) 723022 Facsimile: (6177) 212152
PO Box 141, Earlville, Cairns Qld, Australia Contact: Mr Bob Halstead Telephone: (6170) 545401 Facsimile: (6170) 547436
For the experienced diver only. The operators of MV “Telita” DO NOT act as Instructors of Dive Masters. Divers must have 50 logged dives including 5 in the last 12 months. Divers plan and conduct their own dives.
Specialising in adventure dive cruises around the waters of Milne Bay Province with its wreck and reef sites, rare and colourful fish and stunning coral reefs, MV “Telita” offers unlimited diving with a unique combination of spectacular marine life, World War 2 wrecks, including B17 bomber “Blackjack”, P38 Lightning, Muscoota shipwreck, shark feeding, underwater volcanic activity, nautilus dives and wall diving.
Island visits provide fascinating cultural experiences including tours to a skull cave where stalactites have formed over the skulls from ancient battles and beautiful woodcarvings can be bought from the local craftsmen.
Sixty-five foot “MV Telita” is designed specifically as a live-aboard vessel, has five air-conditioned twin-berth cabins, electronic equipment, a bar, video, stereo and well-equipped library. Carries a charging console for photography enthusiasts with 24 hour electrical power.
PO Box 176, Alotau 211 Milne Bay Province Contact: Rob Vanderloos Telephone: 641 1167 Facsimile: 641 1291
Cruising the islands of Milne Bay Province, MV “Chertan” specialises in the rare and bizarre macro photography. They seek out the large pelagics such as manta rays, hammerheads, whales and whale sharks. 10-day cruises
Sixty foot on-board luxury boat with six twin-berth air-conditioned cabins. MOROBE PROVINCE
NIUGINI DIVING PO Box 320, Lae 411 Morobe Province Contact: Rodney Pearce Telephone: 472 5692 Facsimile: 472 2455
Australia Dive Adventures, Sydney Telephone: (612) 929 94633 Facsimile: (612) 929 94164
Dive Adventures, Melbourne Telephone: (613) 953 42700 Facsimile: (613) 953 42055
Niugini Diving is based in Lae, Morobe Province and operates the live aboard MV “Barbarian”. The vessel is airconditioned and has three twin share cabins. It is available for private, seven to ten day charters from the Huon Gulf to the Milne Bay Province, offering both reef and wrecks dives, but specialising in wreck diving.
Divers will experience diving the wrecks of American B17 Flying Fortress “Black Jack” from World War 2 and the American Merchantman “S’Jacob”, a cargo ship along the coast of Lae. NEW IRELAND PROVINCE
ARCHIPELAGO DIVING PO Box 4, Kavieng 631, New Ireland Province Contact: Mr Robert Padfield Telephone: 984 2531 Facsimile: 984 2531
Explore the magnificent islands and culture of New Ireland, World War 2 aeroplane and ship wrecks, enormous school of barracuda and trevally and major shark action. Available for diving, fishing and wreck expeditions.
7-12 day dive and cultural tours depart twice monthly and combine the best of Kavieng with the remote outer islands.
LISSINUNG ISLAND RESORT PO Box 536, Kavieng 631 New Ireland Province Contact: Edith Peteik – Manager Dietmar Amon – Padi Dive Instructor Telephone: 984 2526/320 1627 Facsimile: 984 2283
Lissinung Island Resort, fifteen minutes by boat, has comfortable accommodation and dinning facilities. Hosts Edith and Dietmar, arrange dive tours to numerous dive spots around Kavieng and the New Hanover Islands to the North. Choose any of the following sites:
Lissinung Island Reef Surrounding about two thirds of Lissinung Island, this reef is an ideal spot for photographers and for night diving. You may encounter seahorses, anemones with clownfish, crocodile fish and hundreds of other species. Off the island is the wreck of a yacht, which was sunk serveral years ago.
Echuca Patch This is a large ridge rising from 45m to within 12m of the surface and lying in the open water about 20 minutes from the resort. A Korean fishing boat lies on its starboard side on top of this ridge. This point is a magnet for barracudas and jacks.
Albatross Channel A narrow channel between two islands, 25 minutes from Lissinung, this passage sucks pelagic and reef fish between and into its flanks twice a day as the tides rushes in and out. Eagle rays, mantas, tunas, barracudas and reef sharks can be seen.
Stubborn Hellion This is an American B25 Bomber (Flying Fortress), which was shot down in 1944 by the Japanese army during the battle around Kavieng. The aeroplane sits in 12m of water, halfway between Lissinung Island and Albatross Channel
Selapiu Tip Another terrific drop-off with beautiful corals and lots of reef fish. Big turtles, dolphins and sharks can be seen.
Planet Channel Also called Eagle Ray Passage, this narrow channel does not need any further description. Covered with soft corals, this spot is like an aquarium with all kinds of fish.
Mitsubishi Jake This Japanese plane wreck from WW2 sits upright in a depth of 10m and is covered with corals and anemones. Seahorses and cuttlefish surround it. Situated in the lagoon between New Hanover and the Tsoi Islands, it is a beautiful trip of 35 minutes from Lissinung Island.
Turtle Reef This beautiful coral garden in the middle of the open sea, about 40 minutes from Lissinung is famous for its turtles, which are attracted by a certain type of sponge. Large pelagics are often seen.
Silvertip Reef One hour 15 minutes from Lissinung just off the coast of Tsoi Island, this reef is known for its big silvertip sharks, which come very close to the diver. Here everyone is able to take a very close look at these fantastic creatures.
Big Fish Reef This reef was named because of the frequency of visits by whale sharks. But the real attraction is the beautiful corals and schooling barracudas, jacks and batfish. Ten minutes away from Tsoi Island, the reef is located in the deep ocean.
Three Island Harbour A further 40 minute trip from Tsoi Island, at the north coast of New Hanover, a Japanese supply ship and a small submarine were sunk by the Americans in 1944. Beautifully overgrown, these two wrecks attract masses of fish.
The underwater visibility for most dives is between 30 and 40 metres and at times can be 50 to 60 metres. In bad weather and strong currents it might drop down to 20 metres
“TALEO TAMBU” Contact: Captain Alun Beck Telephone: 984 2666 Facsimile: 984 2693
Join Captain Alun Beck on board the 50’ Sailing Catamaran “Taleo Tambu”. Private one to three week cruises for four to six persons cruising the exotic islands of New Ireland are available year round.
Sailing the protected island waters of the Bismarck Archipelago they provide personalised diving charters, snorkelling, sailing, fishing and cultural tours. Ecology tours are also available. The warm equatorial waters of both the Bismarck Sea and Pacific Ocean surround these pristine islands and coral reefs providing a haven for pelagic and exotic reef marine life. For experienced divers the large schools of barracuda and jacks mingle with tuna, wahoo and bill fish around the channels and oceanic reefs. Aircraft, ship and submarine wrecks provide a home to an impressive array of marine life.
Silver Tip Reef is a class dive where many of the nine resident silver tip sharks cruise inquisitively within inches of the divers. Snorkelling offers safe, crystal clear waters abounding with colourful soft and hard corals, live shell and sea anemones. Local crew are available to guide divers through the reef to visit a vast selection of exotic tropical fish.
Tropical trade winds provide a cool breeze and superb passage. Evening anchorages are in the sheltered lagoon havens of the palm fringed islands. The on-board chef prepares sumptuous dinners of fresh fish sizzled on the barbecue. Lobster, tropical salads and local fruit feature on the menu.
“Taleo Tambu” offers aquatic, cultural or ecological experiences visiting the waters and islands of your choice. Explore the jungle rivers and walk the rainforest trails. Visit traditional villages where superb carvings of the Malagan culture can be seen. Experience the unique shark calling customs of the friendly island people.
TIATA CRUISES – MV “TIATA” PO Box 1745, Port Moresby 121, NCD Contact: Kevin Baldwin Telephone: 300 0312 Facsimile: 300 0314
Sixty-five foot, state of the art live-aboard cruiser, designed to maximise function, comfort and luxury. Available for adventure diving, fishing expeditions or cruising charters. Specialises in diving the remote areas between the New Ireland capital of Kavieng and Rabaul in East New Britain.
Four air-conditioned twin berths, communication and electronic equipment. Rear dive platform, specially designed area for underwater photographers to assemble and charge their equipment.
TUFI DIVE RESORT C/- Tufi Post Office, Tufi 246 Oro Province Telephone: 641 1438 Facsimile: 641 1438
Jutting into the aqua blue Solomon Sea at the tip of Cape Nelson and only an hours flight from Port Moresby, Tufi Dive Resort is destined to become Papua New Guinea’s most popular dive destination.
With underwater visibility constantly over 30 metres, diving at Tufi is a remarkable experience. Deep channel fjords cutting into the landscape protect fabulous labyrinths of fan and shelf coral, while the surrounding reefs are ablaze with colourful coral and tropical marine life including reef fish, tuna, manta rays, trevally, sharks and mackerel.
Most dive sites are less than 30 minutes away and easily accessible in the resort’s two fast dive boats complete with all necessary safety gear. The fully equipped dive shop and dedicated diving operation are supervised by the resident PADI open water instructor and an experienced team of divemasters to ensure the highest level of professionalism, guidance and safety. A full range of scuba diving courses from introductory diving instruction in the resort pool through to divemaster certificate are also available.
Tufi has plenty of activities for the non-diver. There are trips to adjacent villages. Become part of their world for a few hours and partake of a rich mumu supper.
With activities such as overnight dugout canoe trips, evening barbecues on the picturesque verandah jutting into the bay, trekking in virgin bush to observe magnificent bird life and PNG’s wild orchids, game fishing, wind-surfing, swimming or simple lazing about on fabulous beaches, the resort has something to suit every mood.
Recently renovated and refurbished, the resort also offers excellent accommodation in a traditional guest house setting with choice of bungalows, family rooms and bunk rooms surrounded by tropical greenery and magnificent views of the fjords ocean.
Meal times are delectable delight with a lavish array of local seafood such as crayfish, red emperor, mackerel and fresh oysters served with the freshest vegetables and mouth-watering tropical fruit. WEST NEW BRITAIN PROVINCE
WALINDI DIVING & TSMV “FeBRINA” Papua New Guinea South Pacific Tours, Port Moresby Telephone: 321 3500 Facsimile: 321 3136
Europe Scuba Safaris, England Telephone: 145 274 0919 Facsimile: 145 274 0943
Australia Sea New Guinea, Sydney Telephone: 267 65563 Facsimile: 326 76118
Asia Vantor Travel, Hong Kong Telephone: 272 39078 Facsimile: 272 44903
USA Adventure Express, San Francisco, CA Telephone: 415 4420799 Facsimile: 415 4420289
Walindi Plantation Resort is home to Walindi Diving and home port for TSMV “FeBrina”. Built on the Western shore of Kimbe Bay, New Britain Island, the resort is the base for some of the world’s finest diving.
Walindi Diving is a shore based diving operation catering for up to 28 divers in three purpose built boats. These boats operate daily and run within 20 Nm of Walindi Plantation Resort offering a choice of two or three dives per day.
TSMV “FeBrina” is a 72 foot luxury live aboard dive vessel catering for up to 12 guests on extended trips from 7 to 12 days duration. Diving the waters of Kimbe Bay, Lolobau Island and Bali Vitu Islands, the “FeBrina’s” six spacious guest cabins all have personally controlled air-conditioning. Diving from the “FeBrina” is unlimited and governed only by the guest’s appetite. The waters of Kimbe Bay abound with marine life.
Recent scientific surveys have recorded over 320 species of coral and over 850 species of reef fish, all within the area visited by Walindi Diving. Dive sites visited include pinnacles rising from the sea bed 1000 metres below and stopping just below the surface, to vertical walls draped with corals and sponges, from delicate flora garden-like reefs to small coral heads scattered over white sand. Divers may spot a
hammerhead shark in the morning then see it later in the afternoon lazily drifting over pristine coral gardens. Between dives snorkel with dolphins or whales.
Lunch is usually served on a deserted tropical island, a snooze under the rainforest canopy or a snorkel around the island is often the order of the day. For underwater photographers Walindi Diving and TSMV “FeBrina” have won many major prizes in internationally recognised underwater photographic competitions.
DIVE HOSKINS PO Box 10, Hoskins 622 West New Britain Province Contact: Frank Rider Telephone: 983 5113 Facsimile: 983 5015
Dive Hoskins is a land based operation located in the Palms Resort Hotel, Hoskins, West New Britain Province. The Palms Resort Hotel is a colonial style hotel approximately two minutes drive from Hoskins airport.
All rooms have private facilities. There is a swimming pool, restaurant and bar. Dive Hoskins operates day trips for divers on their 7 metre yacht, “Shark Cat” to dive the coral reefs and wrecks of Kimbe Bay.