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Bakavari Travel would like to present the "Tautsina Island Surf Lodge". Guests can take advantage of the easy access to numerous offshore reefs and small islands via daily boat transfers which leave from Tautsina every morning.
This island retreat will satisfy everyone's needs. Adventure travelers and their families.
The Tautsina Island Surf Lodge is located next to Pok Pok (Bakawari) Island. Pok Pok Island lyes just off the coast of Kieta Town, Bougainville Island (Autonomous), Papua New Guinea.
Double Occupany Beachside Bungalows
Guests at Tautsina will have access (free of charge) to locally made 2 person dugout canoes with outriggers . This will allow surfers the opportunity to paddle canoes out to the reef pass (Baritaka) without spending money on boat transfers.
Bougainville does get year round surf. Baritaka can have waves every day and the other side of Bougainville picks up south swell (year round) but the waves near Tautsina break on North and East swells (Sept. - May). Best months being Nov - Feb. Multi-day island wide surf trips by car can be arranged.
consistent outer reef pass left, gets heavy when big, 5 minutes from Tautsina by boat
powerful left reef breaking around a small island, 15 minutes from Tautsina by boat
legitimate XXL wave, swell magnet, 30 minutes by boat
left reef point breaking on the mainland, fun wave with 3 sections, 30 minutes by boat, car access possible also
long left point, good for beginners, 30 minutes by boat, car access possible also
Boat transfers cost extra. This is a per trip cost not per person. The more people in the boat the less it will cost per person.
Tautsina Island Surf Lodge is owned and operated by Sylvia Derako and Kevin Tane. Both Sylvia and Kevin are from Pok Pok village.