Kiriwina Island is the largest of Trobriand Islands PNG, with a total area of 291 km2 (112 ml2) and population around 12,000. The main (largest) town on the island is Losuia. The other 3 largest isles in the group are Kaileuna, Vakuta and Kitava.
- The island has length of 43 km (27 ml) and width varying between 1-16 km (0,6-9,9 ml). There are around 60 villages. The largest settlement is Losuia (where the government station is).
- Over 6% of the Trobriand Islands' inhabitants (total population around 13,000) are between 60-95 years of age.
- During WW2 (1939-1945), on the island (at Losuia) was built seaplane base with an anchorage and a jetty.
- In June 1943, the Allied forces landed on the islands Kiriwina and Woodlark. Followed the construction of Kiriwina Airfield, where in August was based the No 73 Wing (Australian Air Force), part of Operational Group 9.
Kiriwina Island cruise terminal
Cruise ships to Kiriwina Island PNG dock (anchor) at Losuia - port town on the eastern coast.
The Kiriwina Island cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Kiriwina Island, Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea.
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Port Kiriwina Island cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Kiriwina Island, Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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11 April, 2017