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Destinations in Solomon Islands

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Islands in Solomon Islands

Choiseul
the northernmost region, which comprises the Treasury Islands, Shortland Islands, and Choiseul itself

Florida and Russell Islands

Guadalcanal (Honiara)
the main island, which contains the capital city and the primary airport

New Georgia Islands
New Georgia, as well as a slew of small islands and atolls

Malaita

Rennell and Bellona

Makira
Previously, this island was known as San Cristóbal.

Santa Isabel
where the first European encounter with the Solomon Islands occurred

Santa Cruz Islands
small, isolated islands in the Solomons’ south-east, closer to Vanuatu than anyplace else in the Solomons

Cities in Solomon Islands

  • Honiara – capital
  • Aola Bay
  • Lofung
  • Noro
  • Viru Harbor
  • Yandina

How To Travel To Solomon Islands

By plane Henderson International Airport is located 7 miles east of Honiara, the capital. Most days, scheduled flights leave from Brisbane, Australia. Flights are also available between Vanuatu, Fiji, and New Guinea. By sea Honiara is sometimes visited by cruise ships. It is also feasible to go by boat from southern Bougainville in...

How To Travel Around Solomon Islands

Auki Ferry This service operates most days from Honiara Wharf to Auki on the island of Malaita, which is located across the Slot from Honiara. In 2012, the one-way ticket was S$300 and the return fare was S$580. The ferry passes through the Florida Islands channel, which is worth viewing,...

Visa & Passport Requirements for Solomon Islands

Everyone must have a passport, an onward ticket, and enough money to cover their stay in the Solomon Islands. Citizens of the following countries may get visitor visas on arrival:American Samoa, Andorra, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bonaire, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Canada,...

Things To See in Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands contain all of Melanesia's major attractions. Idyllic island landscape with beautiful sandy beaches and breathtaking natural beauty in the form of forests, lagoons, and waterfalls. Underwater life is just as beautiful as it is above water for people who like diving. There is a plethora of...

Money & Shopping in Solomon Islands

In Honiara, ATMs are accessible. Some hotels and resorts accept Australian currency. The majority of the population relies on agriculture, fishing, and forestry for a portion of their income. The vast majority of manufactured items and petroleum products must be imported. Undeveloped mineral resources such as lead, zinc, nickel, and...

Culture Of Solomon Islands

In the Solomon Islands' traditional culture, age-old traditions are passed down from generation to generation, supposedly by the ancestor spirits themselves, to create the cultural values of the Solomon Islands. Media Due to linguistic difficulties, illiteracy, and the difficulty of getting television signals in certain areas of the nation, radio is...

History Of Solomon Islands

Melanesian people are said to have inhabited the Solomon Islands for thousands of years. It is thought that Papuan-speaking immigrants first arrived about 30,000 BC. Around 4,000 BC, Austronesian speakers came, introducing cultural features such as the outrigger canoe. The Lapita people, progenitors of the Polynesians, came from the...

Stay Safe & Healthy in Solomon Islands

Stay Safe in Solomon Islands The Solomon Islands are situated in the Pacific "Rim of Fire" and are prone to earthquakes, some of which are very big! An 8.1 magnitude earthquake near Ghizo Island (in the New Georgia Islands) in 2007 caused a tsunami up to 12 meters high, killing...

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