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Tufi is a small town located in Oro Province, in the northeast of Papua New Guinea. It is located on the northern coast of the island of New Guinea, and is surrounded by a number of stunning fjords and inlets. The area is home to a number of traditional villages, and is known for its untouched natural beauty.

Tufi was first explored by Europeans in 1545 when Spanish explorer Don Jorge de Meneses sailed into the area. The area was later explored by Dutch explorer Willem Schouten in 1616. In the late 19th century, Tufi was annexed by the German Empire, and was later occupied by the Japanese during World War II. After the war, the area was returned to the British and became part of Papua New Guinea.

Today, Tufi is a popular tourist destination, offering visitors the chance to explore its stunning natural beauty, including its crystal-clear waters, lush rainforest, and pristine coral reefs. Visitors can also take part in traditional activities such as fishing, diving, and snorkeling. There are also a number of cultural activities, including the traditional Tufi Cultural Festival, held annually in August.

Tufi is a unique and beautiful destination that offers visitors the chance to experience the natural beauty and culture of Papua New Guinea. With its stunning fjords, untouched rainforest, and vibrant culture, Tufi is a must-see destination for any traveler.

Excursion tips for a day in Tufi

As a tourist in Tufi, Papua New Guinea, there are many exciting activities to experience in just one day. Here are some of the activities you can enjoy:

1. Explore the Tufi Fjords: Take a boat tour of the Tufi Fjords and admire the stunning scenery, lush vegetation, and diverse wildlife.

2. Visit the Tufi Cultural Centre: Learn about the local culture and history at the Tufi Cultural Centre.

3. Go snorkelling: Explore the vibrant marine life of the Coral Sea with a snorkelling excursion.

4. Hike the Tufi Ridges: Take a guided hike up the Tufi Ridges for spectacular views of the surrounding landscape.

5. Visit the Tufi Museum: Discover the fascinating history of Tufi at the Tufi Museum.

6. Take a dive: Go on a diving tour of the Tufi reefs and explore the colourful corals and marine life.

7. Go fishing: Enjoy a fishing trip in the waters of the Coral Sea and catch some of the local fish species.

8. Visit the local markets: Explore the vibrant markets of Tufi and purchase some traditional handicrafts.

Experience Tufi with unforgettable activities by our partner GetYourGuide. The offer is also ideal as a special gift idea for family and friends who are planning to visit Tufi. Cancellations are possible up to 24h before the start of the activity (unless otherwise stated in the activity description), with a full refund of the booking price.

The climate in Tufi

Tufi in Papua New Guinea has a tropical climate with high temperatures and humidity throughout the year. The wet season is from November to April, with heavy rains and humidity. The dry season from May to October is characterised by cooler temperatures and less rainfall. The temperatures range from 22-34°C in the wet season and 18-30°C in the dry season. The humidity is high in the wet season, ranging from 80-90%, and lower in the dry season, ranging from 60-80%.

Cruise weather for Tufi

Our weather forecast for Tufi helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 14th 2024 Jul. 14th 2024 max: 26.6 °C
min: 24.9 °C
29.9 m/s
30.2 m/s
43.9 %
24.1 m
75.7 %
1,009 hPa
Jul. 15th 2024 Jul. 15th 2024 max: 26.4 °C
min: 24.7 °C
28.1 m/s
28.4 m/s
52.0 %
24.1 m
75.2 %
1,010 hPa
Jul. 16th 2024 Jul. 16th 2024 max: 26.3 °C
min: 24.6 °C
29.9 m/s
30.6 m/s
70.2 %
24.1 m
77.1 %
1,010 hPa
Jul. 17th 2024 Jul. 17th 2024 max: 26.8 °C
min: 24.7 °C
28.4 m/s
29.2 m/s
12.0 %
23.7 m
78.4 %
1,010 hPa
Jul. 18th 2024 Jul. 18th 2024 max: 26.6 °C
min: 25 °C
40.0 m/s
39.2 m/s
20.2 %
24.1 m
78.5 %
1,012 hPa
Jul. 19th 2024 Jul. 19th 2024 max: 25.4 °C
min: 24.3 °C
40.7 m/s
41.4 m/s
30.9 %
24.1 m
76.2 %
1,013 hPa
Jul. 20th 2024 Jul. 20th 2024 max: 26.0 °C
min: 23.8 °C
35.3 m/s
36.0 m/s
16.9 %
24.1 m
75.9 %
1,012 hPa
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 26.6 °C
min: 24.7 °C
33.1 m/s
35.3 m/s
50.5 %
24.1 m
79.9 %
1,012 hPa
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 26.7 °C
min: 25.4 °C
39.2 m/s
43.6 m/s
69.1 %
24.1 m
81.7 %
1,012 hPa
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 26.9 °C
min: 25.5 °C
35.3 m/s
38.2 m/s
47.9 %
24.1 m
82.4 %
1,011 hPa
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 27.0 °C
min: 25.7 °C
30.2 m/s
34.6 m/s
45.9 %
23.9 m
84.2 %
1,010 hPa
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 27.1 °C
min: 25.7 °C
29.5 m/s
34.6 m/s
74.1 %
22.8 m
81.9 %
1,010 hPa
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 26.9 °C
min: 25.8 °C
34.6 m/s
40.0 m/s
68.8 %
24.0 m
81.7 %
1,010 hPa

Cruises to Tufi

Would you like to travel to Tufi on a cruise ship or would you just like to know when a certain ship will dock there? Here you will find an overview of the cruise ships that will be calling at the port of Tufi.

Scheduled ship calls in Tufi, Papua New Guinea
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Oct. 14th 2024 Monday, 14th of Oct. 2024 LE LAPEROUSE 12:00 am 12:00 am
Nov. 5th 2024 Tuesday, 5th of Nov. 2024 LE LAPEROUSE 12:00 am 12:00 am
Feb. 20th 2025 Thursday, 20th of Feb. 2025 LE JACQUES CARTIER 12:00 am 12:00 am
Jun. 2nd 2025 Monday, 2nd of Jun. 2025 Silver Cloud Expedition 07:30 am 06:00 pm
Oct. 4th 2025 Saturday, 4th of Oct. 2025 LE SOLEAL 12:00 am 12:00 am

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