Duke of York Is, Papua New Guinea

Duke of York Island is the largest of the Duke of York Islands, located about 30 km east of Rabaul in East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea.The Island group is located in St George's Channel midway between New Britain and New Ireland, and form part of Bismarck Archipelago.
The island has white sandy beaches and beautiful scenery.

The islands consist of a total of thirteen islands, other islands include Makada, Kabakon, Kerawara, Ulu, and Mioko. The island group lies in a seismic active zone, where two tectonic plates push upon each other. Earthquakes and tsunamis are not uncommon for the inhabitants of the islands. The islands are low-lying, and are threatened with inundation due to rising sea levels. On 28 November 2000 the evacuation and resettlement of one thousand inhabitants to New Britain was announced.

Things to Do and See
* Swimming
* Snorkeling
* Canoeing

Cruise Season – Jan – Dec
Currency – Papua New Guinean kina (PGK)
Language – English, Tok Pisin
Land area - 64 km²
Electricity – 2 angled flat pins and 1 round pin centred below Australian style
Time – GMT plus ten hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 675

Port Location – There is a small jetty on Duke of York Island.

Transport Links - Air Niugini and other third-level airlines provide flights to Tokua Airport from Port Moresby. They also provide connections to Tokua from other centres in PNG

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