Useful Information

So ... you are excited to come and visit us, or have already made a booking ... great!  We know you will have lots of questions.  Have a browse through the sections below for loads of general information on the Walindi and MV FeBrina, as well as links to travel information.  If you can't find the information you are after, give us a yell ....
Martha and Ema at Walindi Resort
Joelle and Cheryll at MV FeBrina

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For a full list of frequently asked questions, see our FAQ's page or download our Travel Tips.


VISAS: as of July 2019, certain nationalities can apply for a tourist visa online for USD50.
Getting a visa on arrival (if eligible) is still no cost, however if you have a tight connection, then getting your visa ahead of time is now an option online.
Online applications can be made through the following website:
Note that as of July 2016, Australian passport holders can obtain a tourist visa on arrival in PNG. This tourist visa is free of charge, valid for 30 days and cannot be extended.

We highly recommend that all visitors to Papua New Guinea check current visa requirements and most up to date advices with their local foreign mission in advance of arrival, as PNG Immigration rulings are subject to change without notice. We do recommend that all travellers obtain a visa in advance of arrival for this reason, and to save time when you may find yourself with a short flight connection time in Port Moresby. For a list of locations please visit:

Applications for a visa can be made online, directly with the consulate/embassy or through a travel agent. Procedures for obtaining your visa are listed here:- Please note, if you do plan on getting your visa on arrival, please ensure you have six months validity and at least one full blank page in your passport.


What is your recommendation for Travel and Evacuation insurance?

What form of payment do you accept for accommodation or liveaboard trip?

What diving certification level do I need to dive at Walindi and on FeBrina?

Do I need a tourist visa to travel to Papua New Guinea?