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Kavieng, situated at the northern tip of New Ireland Province in Papua New Guinea, is renowned for its dynamic dive environment. This area is particularly famous for its strong currents, which bring in nutrient-rich waters, making it a hotspot for pelagic fish and an exciting destination for drift diving. The diving experience in Kavieng is marked by a series of drift dives due to the prevalent strong currents, making it an exhilarating experience for more experienced divers. The area is also well-known for its World War II wrecks, which are encrusted with marine life and provide a unique historical dimension to dives


When To Go Diving

The ideal time to dive in Kavieng is from April to June and from September to January. These periods typically offer the best combination of water conditions and marine life sightings. The water temperature during these months ranges from 28°C to 30°C (82°F to 86°F), providing warm and comfortable diving conditions. Visibility in Kavieng is generally good, often ranging from 15 to 30 meters (49 to 98 feet)


What to see

Divers can expect to encounter large schools of pelagic fish, such as tuna and barracuda, as well as reef sharks, manta rays, and the occasional hammerhead shark. The area is adorned with a mix of hard and soft corals, sea fans, and sponges, offering a picturesque underwater scene