The setting for some of World War II’s most fierce and bloody battles is today home to one of the most natural and peaceful races in the South Pacific.
Here, in this archipelago of mountainous islands and low-lying coral atolls, you can experience the undiscovered delights of a primitive culture which has not allowed the advances of the outside world to overshadow it. Colourful costumes, age-old customs, rituals and taboos. They still endure in the Solomons.
The second largest island chain in the region, the population of the Solomons Islands of approximately 400,000 is spread across an area of 28,530 km2.
Climate: Dry in late May to early December and averages about 29 degre celcius throughout the year.
Accommodation: Ranges from Standard hotels to budget guesthouses and Eco-lodges.
International: Solomon Airlines, Air Vanuatu, Air Niugini , Air Pacific.
Domestic: Solomon Airlines.
Entry Requirements: Valid Passport and onward ticket.
Health regulations: Malaria Medication is recommended.
Currency: Solomon Island Dollar
Transport: Taxis, public buses, rental cars, inter-island ferries.
Language: Local dialects, Pidgin and English.
Address: P. O. Box 321, Medana Avenue, Honiara, Solomon Islands
Tel: (677) 22 442
Fax: (677) 23 986
Map of Solomon Islands