Private tour in Rabaul Patrick B

Pricing Details
Base cost of tour
  • $ 164 USD

"Echoes of History: Discovering Rabaul's Fascinating Past"

Tour #816223
Pricing Details
Base cost of tour

up to 10 people

4 hours

Private transportation

Party Size:

1

Overview of your Rabaul tour:

Join me on a captivating journey through the historical and significant sites of Rabaul. Discover the intriguing transformation from a German Protectorate to an Australian Territory, orchestrated by colonial powers and the War history. Uncover the pivotal role played by Rabaul and understand the Japanese occupation during World War II. Immerse yourself in the stories and relics at the War Museums in Rabaul and Kokopo. Pay respects at the solemn War Memorial Cemetery in Bitapaka. Delve into the development of Rabaul, tracing its origins back to the German Administration. Visit the sites of German occupation, delving into their significance for the Tolai people. Prepare to uncover the rich tapestry of untold history that awaits in Rabaul. Through this immersive experience, you will gain a profound understanding of the region's past and the profound impact of colonial powers. Book now and embark on a journey that will leave you with a newfound appreciation of the history and cultural heritage of Rabaul

Your Rabaul tour itinerary

The recommended pick-up time is 9:00 am since it is a 5-6 hour tour. - We first visit General Yamamoto's Bunker and Rabaul Historical Museum to familiarize ourselves with what we will visit thereafter. - We then travel to Kokopo, the new city established after Rabaul was devastated by the twin volcanic eruption. Along the way, we call in and visit the Japanese Tunnels at Karavia village. - Driving into Kokopo town, we will also pass a lot of Japanese war tunnels which were dug by Indian, Burmese, and Chinese Prisoners of war. We visit the Kokopo Museum and the Bitapaka War Cemetery, an interesting place of significance. - We will have lunch at Gazelle International Hotel to see the steps of Queen Emma, a Tongan Princess who lived at the Gunantabu. Gift and souvenir shops can be visited too. - Travelling back to Rabaul, we drive up to the Volcano Observatory to view the harbor and Peninsula before heading back to Rabaul Wharf. 3:00 pm: Return to Rabaul Wharf The tour concludes, arrive back at Rabaul Wharf.

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Transport Details
Type: Private Transportation / Category: Bus

Toyota Hi-ace Minivan with a maximum passenger capacity of 15 pax. However, we'd rather limit the maximum number to 10 so that everyone sits comfortably.

What's Included
  • Private Guide
  • Tickets: Tickets and entry pass
  • Private Transportation With Driver
What's Extra
  • Other: Personal expenses.
  • Food Drinks Snacks
Where will you meet

Rabaul, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea

Airport: ,Cruise: Rabaul Port.,ByGuide:

  • You can request a different meeting location (for example, your hotel) during the checkout process.
Other Details
Tour Categories

History

Museums

Languages
Fluent

English

Activity Level
Light
Accessibility

Kid Friendly

wheelchair Accessible

Book with a 20% deposit!

Size:

up to 10 people

Duration:

4 hours

Transportation:

Private transportation

Party Size:

1

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$ 164 USD

Book with a 20% deposit!

Size:

up to 10 people

Duration:

4 hours

Transportation:

Private transportation

Party Size:

1

Select tour date
Select tour start time

View our Cancellation policy

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