The Sepik Province has a lot to offer its visitors.
There are World War II relics of the fighting between the Japanese, Australians, Americans and New Guinea people. Beautiful carvings and masks carved by skilled hands is also passed on from generation to generation and can be seen in markets, hotels and Haus Tambarams (Spirit Houses). Also impressive is the mighty Sepik River which snakes through and gives life to the Middle Sepik.
Tourists can also go on bird watching tours, attend the annual crocodile and yam festivals. Also very popular is the sacred and highly esteemed skin cutting of men and, in some villages, women too. The skin is cut from the chest to the back and down to the back of the thigh. The cuts are to mimic of the crocodiles back and signifies strength, power and is a rite of passage to becoming a man.
Also available are the islands off the coast of Wewak town. Tourists can visit hot springs, surfing, diving tours and snorkeling, island sightseeing, watch beautiful sun sets and retire for the day in a modest, simple Guest Haus.
Choose from our list of Tour Operators to start your adventure.