Varirata National Park

Breathtaking scenery and exotic array of animals just 30 minutes away from Port Moresby

Varirata National Park is Papua New Guinea's first National Park. It was declared on December 10th, 1969 and was officially opened in October the 8th, 1973, just two years before PNG gained independence. The Park is located approximately 23 kilometres (14.30 miles) North-East from Port Moresby at the edge of the Sogeri Plateau. It occupies an area of 1,063 ha at an elevation of 630 to 833 metres giving it the most impeccable location to have an aerial view of Port Moresby from the Lookout point. 

There vegetation around the park is made up of Eucalypt Savannah, Secondary Forest mainly consisting of native casuarina trees,