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Tawali Resort

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  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“house reef”(19 reviews)
“dive boat”(13 reviews)
“skull caves”(14 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 days ago

From Australia, a flight to Port Moresby, then a domestic flight to Alotau, then resort staff collected us for a bus ride then a water taxi to the resort. Arriving at the jetty was wonderful, friendly staff welcomed us and assisted with our luggage. We...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

If you love snorkeling or diving then this is a must visit resort. It’s remote (2 hour drive through the jungle) and 30 minute boat ride to get there, but boy is it worth it. Lovely location, comfortable accommodations, terrific views, super friendly and helpful...More

2  Thank BillyFarrer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tawali Dive Resort is a great top rated resort in Papua New Guinea.The site is so magnificent, the setting is blended to the surrounding environment, friendly staff, nice food, beautiful crystal clear reef. All the self contained rooms are in the forest apart from each...More

1  Thank dixonuraiasi
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Our room was always clean and the Staff at the resort was very accommodating and friendly. The food each day was wonderful and again the Chef was very accommodating with all of my food allergies. The dive sites had great variation. We certainly appreciated the...More

2  Thank Monica T
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

I went to Tawali just to dive and was a great experience. I did 2 dives and were both great. Good material and great staff. However, they overcharge you for for 5 minutes of small boat to reach Tawali and the food (buffet type) was...More

Thank Pablo S
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US$115 - US$141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$115 - US$141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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pseudomonas
30 March 2017|
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Response from NameIWantedWasTaken7 | Reviewed this property |
Internet connection can be slow or non-existent. Meals are buffet, not a la carte with a couple of choices. Food is pretty good. There's nowhere else to eat, so definitely worth booking! Don't remember how much we paid for... More
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Nichole B
13 March 2017|
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Response from Sue A | Reviewed this property |
Not sure exactly but probably around 10+ units. A wonderful remote paradise that is highly recommended.
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Chris S
31 October 2016|
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Response from NameIWantedWasTaken7 | Reviewed this property |
Negatory. There's a really expensive laundry service - you could just about buy a new pair of undies for 4 kina! We hand washed in the bathroom and hung our washing on the veranda. No big deal.
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"We enjoyed room 14. Why? We like to be a bit further away from the main buildings. It was quiet and had a..."
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"some of the bungalows do have nicer views over the bay than others"
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"Do not choose the cheapest room, they are not very private."
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"No preference."
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