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Wewak is the capital of the East Sepik province of Papua New Guinea.


From a travel perspective Wewak is mainly important as an access point for visits to the Sepik River. During World War II, it was the site of a large Japanese airbase and the location of formal Japanese surrender to Allied forces on New Guinea.

Get in

By Plane

Air Niugini[3] has daily flights from Port Moresby, Nadzab (Lae) and Madang.

By Road

It should be possible to reach Wewak from Irian Jaya in the Indonesian part of the island of New Guinea. From Jayapura by road to Vanimo in Sandaun province takes around 3 hours. Public transport services are available on both sides of the border. There are then road connections to Wewak.

Get around







  • In Wewak Boutique Hotel, (on Wewak Hill), 675 856 2100, [1]. K215-500 per room.
  • Wewak Guest House, Church Street, +675 856 1497 (), [2]. K75 approx. per person.


Get out

Wewak is linked by road to three villages on the Sepik River, Angoram, Timbunke, and Pagui.

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