Madang is often called "the prettiest town in the Pacific." It has lovely harbor islands and a jagged coastline. Most visitors arrive in Madang either to begin or to end a cruise on the Sepik River or Milne Bay, but it's an interesting place in itself (with good tourist facilities). It isn't the best place to see traditional tribes, though; it has a strong European influence (it was colonized by Germany). But it's a nice introduction for first-time visitors to PNG, and it's one of the safer plac... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide.
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