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  • Fish for: Black Bass, Spanish Mackerel, Spot-tail Bass, Yellowfin Tuna
  • Available seasons: All Year
  • Location: PNG
  • Recommended stay: 6-10 days
  • Accomodation: Beachfront Hut
  • Other activities: Sightseeing, Snorkelling
  • Pricing: From $1280 / Night (5 nights, including airfares ex Cairns or Brisbane)

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On the North Coast of West New Britain in PNG sits Uluai Island, a spec in the Pacific with white sandy beaches surrounded by cobalt blue water.

The rivers of West New Britain nearby Uluai Island are renowned for what many rate as the toughest fish with fins, the black and spot tail bass.

Accessible from the island are plenty of clear mountain rivers, holding good numbers of both Black and Spot Tail Bass, to 40lb.

Uluai Island is the destination for the new remote lodge which provides the adventure angler with a comfortable base within easy reach of more rivers that hold these brutal piscatorial combatants. The lodge at Uluai, whilst still in its early stages of development provides simple but comfortable accommodation backed up by good food and attentive service.

The scenery is spectacular with an array of marine life likely to appear at anytime in the crystal clear water at your doorstep.
There are several rivers within 20-60 minutes of the island where both black and spot tails will be encountered. Whether you're blooping poppers on the surface, flicking lures at the structure lined banks or trolling the deeper sections of the rivers, that initial strike from these members of the Lutjanis Family will be imprinted in your mind forever.

PNG is one of the true fishing frontiers left in the world and the ultimate destination for many adventure anglers.

Suggested Itinerary:

Day 1: Depart Sydney for Port Moresby and the link up with the Air Nuiguini flight to Hoskins Airstrip where you will be met and transferred to Liamo Resort at Kimbe (about 40 mins). Dinner and overnight there.

Day 2: The land transfer from Liamo Resort to your boat takes about an hour so you are into the fishing early in the day. Lunch either on the boat or back at Uluai. Overnight and dinner at Uluai.

Days 3-5: Explore the many rivers around Uluai island each day, in the hunt for big Black and Spot Tail Bass, before returning to your island base each evening.

Day 6: Similar to days 3-5 but you'll return to Liamo Resort around mid afternoon. Time to kick back and think about the fishing adventure you've just experienced. Dinner and overnight at Liamo.

Day 7: After breakfast you'll be transferred back to Hoskins Airstrip for the flight to Port Moresby and then link up with the flight back to Sydney.Package prices include: Accommodation, transfers to the lodge by boat or car, food, laundry, fuel and boats.

All beverages, fishing shirts and cost of any damaged or lost tackle that you may hire are NOT included in the package.

Note you are permitted to drink your own Duty Free Spirits or Wine.