Local Attractions

 Whilst in Lae, take some time to see the local attractions, there is something for everyone, whether you’re feeling adventurous or interested in absorbing some of the impressive culture and customs.

Lae War Cemetery

The Lae War Cemetery, established in 1944, is located adjacent to the Botanical Gardens in the centre of the city of Lae, the capital of Morobe Province, in Papua New Guinea. The cemetery is managed by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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Botanical Gardens

First established in 1949, the National Botanic Gardens in Lae play an essential role, acting as the centre of botanical research, conservation and education and recreation for the residents of Lae and people of Papua New Guinea.

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Rainforest Habitat

Rainforest Habitat is a subsidiary of Unitech Development & Consultancy Limited, the business arm of the PNG University of Technology (Unitech). The Rainforest Habitat Guesthouse offers budget accommodation ideal for families, group bookings and back packers, air conditioned conference and training facilities, spacious fully equipped kitchen and laundry facilities.

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Melanesian Arts Gallery & Tour Agency

Located beside the old military airstrip in Lae, the Melanesian Arts Gallery offers a tremendous shopping experience to anyone wanting to learn more about Papua New Guinea’s cultural arts and handicrafts. Tribal shields, weapons, masks, and many other highland cultural artifacts can be found inside this gallery.

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Mt. Lumamar

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