New Guinea and Pacific Islands

David Bishop is widely regarded as one of the foremost experts on the birds and natural history of this very challenging tropical region. He has birded and explored the length and breadth of New Guinea since January 1977 (some 38 years).

This expertise coupled with David’s ability to speak both Melanesian (PNG) and Bahasa Indonesia, his intimate knowledge of the land, his personal connections, and his commanding presence ensures you the finest, most exciting and safest possible tour of New Guinea.

David’s knowledge of where to find the birds, how to find them, and his phenomenal ability to identify the calls of your most highly sought after species ensures you of the very richest bird and natural history experience.

New Guinea and Pacific Islands

Our next tour to the SW Pacific Islands is scheduled for July 11 to August 2, 2015.

This will be David’s seventh tour to the islands of the South-west Pacific, suggesting that he has a very firm grasp of the region’s birds and where to find them.You are therefore guaranteed a top quality birding with one of the region’s most experienced and knowledgeable birders.

Any trip to New Guinea is likely to be remembered as a profound and unforgettable experience. Just think of the most extraordinary birds on our planet – the fabulous Birds of Paradise. Imagine vast untouched primeval forests stretching as far as the eye can see, populated by some of the world’s most fascinating cultures, and undoubtedly you have the makings of a trip of a lifetime.

The destinations our SW Pacific tour includes: Vanuatu, Fiji, Samoa and New Caledonia (where we all but guarantee the Kagu). Additional Pacific Islands Destinations that we cover: the Bismarck Archipelago, Solomon Islands, Palau and the islands of the Marianas and Micronesia.