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Solomon Islands

Halo! The Solomon Islands is an archipelago of rainforest-clad mountainous islands and low-lying coral atolls north-east of Cairns.

Don’t expect expensive resorts or white sand beaches here! Embrace the limited development that allows this incredible, remote country to retain the beauty that many developed countries lack. Experience emerald green forests, huge blue lagoons, volcanic islands and beaches without the crowds.

The Solomon Islands are the perfect location for adventurous types. Surf uncrowded beaches, trek through wildlife filled forest or even climb a dormant volcano. Experience extraordinary diving opportunities with prolific marine life in crystal clear waters  The Solomons also have some outstanding wreck dives at sites of many WWII battles.

Uepi Island Resort

Diving Destinations in The Solomon Islands

Diving Liveaboards in The Solomon Islands

General Information

Australian passport holders require a valid passport with a validity of at least 6 months beyond their intended stay. All travellers must have return or onward tickets and sufficient funds for their stay. For more information and for holders of other passports, please refer to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade website for the latest travel advice.

The Solomon Island Dollar (SBD) is the unit of currency. One Australian Dollar is worth approximately 6 Solomon Island Dollars.

The official language is English, with Pidgin and about 87 Melanesian dialects also spoken throughout the country.

220-240V and uses the Australian plug type.

GMT + 11 (1 hour ahead of Sydney).

Light casual clothing is recommended. Women should dress modestly in public places.

The Solomon Islands lie in the tropics and enjoy a year round temperature of 27-29°C.

The water is a comfortable average of 29°C year round.

Included in airfares as at April 15th, 2019.

Tipping is not a Solomon Island custom and visitors are asked to refrain from doing so.

National Geographic: The Solomon Islands

National Geographic's Nick Saxon explores our stunning and unique islands!

Posted by Visit Solomon Islands on Wednesday, May 4, 2016

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