Doini Island Skull Cave, Doini Island
(2.8/5 based on 20 reviews on the web)
Doini Island Skull Cave on Papua New Guinea island offers a look into the country's interesting past but features a lot more than that as well. The cave itself requires long uphill climb to see about 25 skulls of deceased village leaders lined up on a ledge, placed there as a sign of respect. When you are finished looking, head back down to the beach to enjoy spectacular snorkeling in the clear water among lots of tropical fish. The beaches provide convenient facilities like toilets, a bar, and souvenir shops. Use our Doini Island trip builder to arrange your visit to Doini Island Skull Cave and other attractions in Doini Island.
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  • We did not go to the Skull Cave. We enjoyed the island which to my mind has to be one of the most beautiful we have been to, and we have been to many. We went as part of a Princess Line cruise and wer...  more »
  • In pouring rain and ankle deep mud we made the slippery trek to skull cave. The last part of the climb was extremely slippery and not recommended for those with mobility issues. The cave itself was in...  more »
  • Be truly surprised when visiting this natural small island. Just enjoy swimming, and if feeling adventurous do the trek to the skull cave 

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