Samarai Island is located in the China Strait (length 7 km, width 1 km), off the southeastern tip of the New Guinea Island (mainland PNG).
- The island has a total area of 0,29 km2 (0,11 ml2) or 70 acres (29 ha), length of 0,8 km (0,5 ml), width of 0,4 km (0,25 ml) and population around 500. This ranks it among the country's most densely populated areas.
- Samarai is a historically significant island port between Australia and East Asia. At its height, the town of Samarai was the PNG's second largest - after Port Moresby.
- In January 1942, the port town Samarai was destroyed during WW2 (1938-1945) by the British who feared a Japanese occupation.
- In 2006, Samarai was declared a National Historical Heritage Island.
Port Samarai Island PNG 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 Samarai Island PNG, 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.
|14 December, 2021|
|National Geographic Orion|
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