About Us

South Sea Horizons.
The Papua New Guinea Adventure Tours Experts.

South Sea Horizons is a proudly PNG-owned and operated Tour Operator (ITO). We run once-in-a-lifetime tours on the Kokoda Track as well as unique Papua New Guinea Cultural Tours in Goroka and Rabaul.

Whether you are looking to travel to the stunning volcanic town of Rabaul; interact with the colour and ceremony of the 150 tribes at the Goroka Show or challenge yourself on the Kokoda Trail with the direct-descendants of the Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels, South Sea Horizons can cater for all your adventure needs.

We place a strong emphasis on conducting low impact tours with an aim of assisting local communities. At South Sea Horizons we develop tourism products that are sustainable and contribute back to the local community.

South Sea Horizons is
  • A local PNG company with an established network of suppliers in accommodation, transport and communities who support our Tours.
  • Located in PNG (Port Moresby and Rabaul) with a subsidiary office based in Sydney (Australia).
  • Focused on community partnerships and the development of tourism at the grassroots level.
  • A reputable local operator who provides expert local knowledge and excellent customer service for our clients.

Who travels with South Sea Horizons?

Group Travel:

Whether you are a group of friends, family, school or an association, we can design the perfect tour to PNG that will meet and exceed your expectations.

South Sea Horizons is currently involved in organising tours to PNG for Australian based schools to trek the famous Kokoda Trail as well as participating in community oriented projects. PNG is a place to embrace and celebrate, so what better way to do it then in a group with your best mates from school, sporting team, family members or work colleagues.

Corporate Incentive Travel:

Our tour packages can provide a unique opportunity for executives. Entertain key clients or travel with employees and management on team bonding sessions and/or incentive travel award programs. Whether it be a fishing trip, trekking the Kokoda Trail or beach camping on a New Ireland Village Safari, we can provide your company with executive excellence. A unique corporate experience amidst some of PNG’s most untouched and unexplored natural surroundings. We can get your team to some of the most remote destinations in PNG and still provide all the basic luxuries!

If your organisation would like to make an enquiry about visiting PNG under your corporate banner, please contact us through the enquiry submission (below).

Free Independent Travellers (FITS):

 If you have already organised your tour but need other specific travel arrangements such as accommodation, transport or general information then feel free to contact us for assistance

Our Team

Alan Manning

General Manager South Sea Horizons

  • Alan is the co-founder of South Sea Horizons
  • Based in Queensland, Australia Alan manages SSH Australia which is focused on product awareness and business development. He also provides personal customer service to clients before they travel to PNG. Alan has an unbridled passion for promoting PNG
  • Alan also conducts and oversees the high standard of the SSH Kokoda product by conducting training and education programs with our porters, historians and guides.
  • Having played professional rugby union, Alan has a particular interest in nurturing the talent and potential of the local youngsters. He delights in assisting and encouraging them to follow their passions and dreams.
Saii Faole

Brigade Hill Mission Tours – Kokoda Track Partner

  • Saii established this landowner company in 2008 in close association with local leaders from a cluster of villages along the Kokoda Track.
  • His vision was to ensure that benefits from his tourism venture went directly to his people along the track.
  • He is an experienced campaigner along the track and has been trekking with clients for over 15 years.
  • He is a local landowner from Menari village and the son of Faole Bokoi who is one of the last surviving Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels.
Jane Stevenson

SSH Rabaul

  • Jane is a fully qualified nurse who studied at Queensland University Technology – Australia
  • Having a passion for Papua New Guinea Jane loves to show off the unique cultural performances within Papua New Guinea
  • Her background provides all South Sea Horizons with the attention to safety and quality assurances we need to keep up with the international standards required by our major wholesalers Intrepid Travel, Peregrine Adventures and Geckos adventures to name a few.
  • Jane is our South Sea Horizons  National Tour co-ordinator she looks after all out inbound tours as well as our Rabaul cruise ship excursions.

Our Trips

We are the Papua New Guinea Adventure Tours experts. Choose from our itineraries along the fabled and challenging Kokoda Track, visit with us as your guide and participate in the unique Goroka and Rabaul Festivals or join one of our day tours highlighting the best of
exotic Rabaul..

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