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Garove Island, Papua New Guinea

Garove, although a tiny island with 26 square miles, is one of the biggest islands in the Vitu Island group. Also known as the Witu Islands, these lush green islands produce cocoa and copra by the inhabitants thanks to the rich volcanic soil. Volcanic peaks protrude above the surface of the water from great oceanic depths. These are not atolls, but rather submerged volcanoes. Eruptions in the late 1800s resulted in seismic activity and tsunamis that impacted local villages. These islands were visited often in the German colonial times, by the American-Samoan Queen Emma.


  • Snorkeling​
  • Scuba Diving​
  • Visit to local village and cultural exchange