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TreeHouse Village EcoResort

The Treehouse Village EcoResort, located near Kavieng on the northern tip of New Ireland, Papua NewGuinea, is not your average resort. This is a place for people who want to leave the western world behind and immerse themselves in the life of a Melanesian village and the nature of this unspoiled patch of paradise.

The TreeHouse is comprised of traditionally constructed, natural material, stilt houses with thatched roofs, set along a sandy beach away from the hubbub of "civilisation".

Activities include scuba diving, fishing, snorkeling, surfing, canoeing, jungle walks, rainforest treks, cycling, bird watching, culture and expedition tours.

The tropical surroundings inspire appreciation of the exotic flora & fauna of Papua New Guinea's Melanesian islands, , observe the Melanesian village life or just relax and read that book you planned to do.

If you want to get physical, there is an eclectic selection of sporting activities, wilderness trips or cultural events to get involved in. You could also pamper yourself with a relaxing aromatherapy massage in the privacy of the beach front Bungalow.

The first floor of the main TreeHouse is located 6 meters up amongst the large knurled limbs of a 200 year old callophyllum tree. It has a balcony, dining area and bar.

Meals are served in the TreeHouse overlooking the Pacific Ocean and resort, in the Haus Wind, on the beach, or delivered to your Bungalow. Breakfast & lunch are your choice from the house menu, and the evening dinner is selected from a buffet. Tropical reef lobster, mangrove crab and fresh deep sea snapper are often available and the staff occasionally arrange a traditional Mumu. Fruits & vegetables are grown organically in the village gardens and other ingredients are bought fresh from the local market daily.

Accommodation

Bungalows are elevated above the beach on mangrove posts and are located amongst the beach front trees. Their spacious balconies reach out through the trees over the golden sand beach on the edge of the lagoon. They provide an exclusive view of the lagoon, waves breaking on the outer reef and the Pacific Ocean.

There are six beach front Bungalows, each measuring 4 x 9 metres with high, cool saksak woven ceilings and pangel walls, featuring extra deep, screened windows and over-hanging roof eves. Each has one Queen Double and one Single Bed and a fan, private bathroom with hot shower, hand basin & solar toilet.

The Main Suite, located on the 2nd Floor of the Main TreeHouse up a spiral stair-case, has a Queen Double and a Single bed with additional singles in the 3rd floor Loft. It has an ensuite hot shower and flushing toilet up in the tree. The second floor balcony is a great place to catch the breeze and relax with a good book or just enjoy a birds eye view of the scenery and observe the activities down below. The popular northern balcony looks out over the lagoon, outer reef and Pacific Ocean.

The Treehouse is energy efficient with solar lighting and deep screened windows to keep you bugless. There is 240V power (3 pin angular Aust.) each evening for recharging camera batteries, etc. The TreeHouse has been designed to catch the sea breeze during the day and the cool katabatic mountain breeze at night. So you may not need the fan.

A jug of iced drinking water is provided to each room daily or you may request coffee and tea facilities.

The TreeHouse Village EcoResort is located away from town, restaurants, TV and cellular phones, and is more suited to the experienced island traveler, divers, environmentalists or to adventure sporting enthusiasts. Pidgin is the fun Lingua Franca of PNG, but most folks savi English too.

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Scuba Diving

The nutrient rich waters, flowing with the tide, through the Tigak Islands from the Bismarck Sea and Pacific Ocean attract a vast range of marine species.

The TreeHouse has its own professional dive facilities and depart with groups or individuals from Kavieng Harbor daily. With dive sites like Albatross Passage, Eucha Patch, Byron Passage, Steffan Straight and Planet Passage, there is the opportunity to swim with swirling trevally or barracuda, observe eagle rays & mobies, white tip, black tip or whaler sharks. There is also a family of Silver Tip oceanic sharks for the enthusiast located on the outer atolls reachable by special charter.

The range of hard and soft corals are abundant and so are the turtles. There is micro diversity on the inner reefs that is hard to beat anywhere. Enthusiast wreck divers can find a selection of WWII aircraft including the Jake or Mitchell B25 Bomber, or vessels like the Japanese mother ship to the 25m submarine still sitting upright in 20 meters of water on a white sand bottom. 

Snorkeling equipment is also available for hire should you wish to bubble around viewing the colorful corals and small tropical fish on the reef in front of the TreeHouse. The sandy lagoon reaches out for 100 meters in front of the resort where it joins the colorful main coral reef. 

 

 

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