Papua New Guinea Total Solar Eclipse Tour - TravelQuest International
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November 3 - 15, 2012

Papua New Guinea Total Solar Eclipse Tour

For those who truly seek a path less traveled, Papua New Guinea ranks as one of the world’s most diverse, remote, and absorbing geographic and cultural destinations.

A total solar eclipse is one of those astronomical phenomena that have long inspired, and helped shape, Western scientific tradition. But in many parts of the world, an eclipse is also an important cultural phenomenon – a spectacle in the heavens that embodies deeply held spiritual and cosmological beliefs.

So what better way to ...Show more


  • November 3 – 15, 2012
  • Witness a 2-minute total eclipse of the Sun
  • Experience first hand, Papua New Guinea’s amazingly remote natural history, its cultures, history and active geology
  • Full lecture program featuring astronomy, Polynesian culture and marine biology
  • Ply Papua New Guinea’s crystal clear waters aboard the deluxe privately chartered 100–passenger expedition ship ORION


Some of our travelers share their experiences from this tour.


Jeanne Loring