Wewak is the main town of East Sepik, Papua New Guinea. It is located on the northern coast of the New Guinea island. Wewak is the largest town between Jayapura and Madang and has a pier for coastal and overseas shipping. The old centre of the city is situated on a tiny peninsula, with the rest of urban area occupying a close band of flat land between the coastal range of mountains and the ocean.
Not far from Wewak is the location of Cape Wom, the site of Japanese surrender. On September 13, 1945 Lieutenant General Adachi signed surrender documents and handed his sword over to Major General Robertson. The wartime airstrip is still in place and war memorial marks the site. Another memorial in Wewak has been erected at the site of Japanese war graves. Nearby is the Japanese Peace Park.
The town is the base for day trips to one of the 15 islands off the Wewak coast. Tourists may travel by boat to Kairuru, an island with waterfalls and hot springs. Snorkelling, diving and swimming are superb in the clear turquoise waters. The reefs and waters display an abundance of sea life - manta rays, tuna, turtles, sharks, corals as well as WWII sunken wrecks.
Highlights: Cape Wom Memorial, Surfing beaches, Kairuru Island, Wuvulu Island
The Wewak 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 Wewak, Papua New Guinea.
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Port Wewak 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 Wewak, 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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16 February, 2017