Kavieng is the capital and largest town of New Ireland, a province in Papua New Guinea. Located on the north of the island, the town lies by the Balgai Bay. Kavieng is also the main port, making the town a popular destination among traders, merchants, and tourists. Cheap flights to Kavieng are regularly scheduled to accommodate all these arrivals in town which has become a regional center for trade and tourism. Flights land at the Kavieng Airport that is connected with Port Moresby via daily flights. The airport is located at the tip of the Boluminski Highway.
Kavieng’s huge and scenic harbor is a popular stop for cruise yachts and sport fishing groups. The main avenue in town is a romantic tree-lined curving road named Nusa Parade. The fisheries, port, main market, and historical sites are along this wide road. Kavieng also boasts of numerous restaurants, bars, banks, and a golf course. Several supermarkets and bakeries have also risen over the past years. Kavieng is a bustling town that regularly receives visitors all throughout the year.
Hotels in Kavieng include traditional bungalows by the beach and guesthouses all over town. There are numerous accommodations by the Boluminski Highway. One of the most scenic sunsets in the world is the pride of the Malagan Beach Resort that has a very popular restaurant and bar. The Kavieng Village Resort is well known for its a la carte restaurant, take home food shop, and home food delivery. The two most famous accommodations in Kavieng are the specialty lodging Lissenung Island Resort and the Nusa Island Retreat with its charming beachside bungalows. Venbert Cottages and the Treehouse Village Resort are two other popular accommodations in Kavieng.
Cheap flights to Kavieng generally come from Port Moresby where most foreign tourists arrive. Visitors enjoy the charming culture of the locals, the island food which consists mostly of the freshest seafood such as mud crabs and crayfish, and the refreshing drinks from the many bars along the beaches. The main Kavieng Market is also a huge place of interest with its wide variety of local tropical fruits, fresh seafood, and smoked fish. Other popular buys at the market are tapioca slices and necklaces made of seashells.