Underwater Adventure: Solomon Islands is often described as the Amazon under the sea. With pristine coral reefs in varied hues, whales, sharks, rays, pelagic fish and crowding for your attention, it is no wonder why our dive packages are booked to the hilt!
Dive Festival: On the same note, the islands celebrate their underwater bounty from October2-6. A week of dive activities, group chats and prizes of… return dives!
Shell Money Festival: A cultural celebration to honour the times when shell money was used (it is still used now in ceremonies!), the festival is interesting for travellers to watch and even participate in.
Sports Fishing: Bass, mackerel, giant trevally, wahoo, trout… the list goes on and on. Solomon Islands is renowned for plentiful game fishing.
Romance: With limited tourists, powdery white sand beaches, beachfront bungalows and remote islands, a honeymoon in these islands will leave magical memories forever.
FREE one day Polycraft hire (fuel not included), 1 x complimentary bottle of wine
FREE meet & greet Honiara plus Domestic transfer, guided village walk, use of Stand up paddle boards, Kayaks & Snorkel gear
The Solomon Islands is the opposite of a ‘commercialised beach destination’. Here, travellers are welcomed to simple, carefree living and rich experiences. Just three hours away from Brisbane, this destination is a picture-perfect beach holiday minus the crowds.
With 992 islands giving travellers unlimited access to forest-covered mountains, some of the best diving and fishing spots on the globe, white sand beaches as far as the eye can see, World War II sites and war memorials, lip-smacking Polynesian cuisine – a trip to the Solomons is a holiday to remember.
Tourists can visit villages to see arts and craft forms which have endured for 4,000 years as well as ‘kastoms’ (customs) handed down for generations. Also, as a country which witnessed World War II first-hand, Solomon Islands is a veritable treasure trove of history. Visitors can check out old anti-aircraft/warship guns and installations spread all over the island.
Plus, this island destination is a diver’s paradise. The clear blue ocean covers miles of coral gardens in their multi-coloured majesty, where travellers can swim around silver and golden shoals of fish. Scuba diving, snorkelling, game fishing, wreck diving, wind surfing, kite surfing… every water activity is amazing in the Solomons!Scroll down to find more information about the beautiful Solomons and its islands, this season’s Hot Deals and of course, the best hotels and resorts dotting the islands!
The best time to visit these islands is during May to October, when it’s drier than the rest of the year. That being said, Solomon Islands generally has a year-round balmy temperature of 28°C/ 84°F.As a tourist destination, the Solomon Islands has an even mix of decadent and family-friendly options. All of which is off-set by the seven-star beauty of the destination itself. Guests have options of traditionally-built beachfront bungalows, which open to wide swathes of the Pacific Ocean and the beach.
Whether travellers choose Honiara, the Outer Islands, Guadalcanal or Yap, they are guaranteed scintillating views of the tropical forests, crystal clear Pacific Ocean and untouched powdery white beaches. Check out Hideaway Holidays’ collection of resorts and hotels below.
The Solomon Islands are dotted with archaeological monuments, including ancient ceremonial shrines paying homage to a culture existing for the past 4,000 years. The curious adventurer can spend hours learning about ancient hillforts, skull shrines and sites of important Polynesian legends.
Diving, snorkelling and surfing: Divers can find themselves swimming around more than 690 aircraft, 200 ships and countless other support vehicles in the waters surrounding the Solomon Islands. The Iron Bottom Sound is a special favourite.
War History and Memorials: As a site of the Battle of Guadalcanal, travellers can visit the American War Memorial and the Vilu War Museum to know about the skirmishes and the battles that happened in the now-tranquil waters.
Hiking: Some of the best nature hikes lead through heathen villages of Malaita Province, the rainforests of the West, or the volcanic Savo Island.
Game Fishing: Sports fishermen find these islands paradise for giant trevally, red bass, coral trout, Pacific sailfish, blue, black striped marlin, and yellow fin tuna and scores of other fish. Fishing charters are plentiful!
Bilikiki Cruises: Cruise the Solomon Islands on luxury live-aboard vessels for some of the most amazing charters in the South Pacific like Marovo Lagoon, Western Solomons, etc.
With the Marovo Lagoon glistening in the background, the Uepi island provides for awe-inspiring visuals for a beach wedding. Our South Pacific Specialists can arrange for everything necessary for a wedding with our partner resorts – the once-in-a-lifetime effect comes free, courtesy of Solomon Islands.
With some of the best bays and coves, cruising the Solomon Islands is a connoisseur’s choice. We are always current on which yachts, catamarans and tall ships are cruising these islands. Whether you’re in the mood for a relaxing charter of the islands with picnics on deserted beaches or an action-packed dive live-aboard, we’ve got the perfect boat and the crew for you. Just jot down your dream cruise experience in the Enquiry Form or call our Specialists to know more. We’ll get back to you with some of the best all-inclusive cruise options in the South Pacific!
Take a dive live-aboard cruise to explore the underwater wonderland of Solomon Islands. Experience the diversity of Pacific cultures and discover a place so different, but so Solomons. Remember – the Solomons may be worlds apart, but it is only hours away. Direct flights to the Solomons are readily available from Brisbane with connections to the outer islands.
992 islands giving travellers unlimited access to forest-covered mountains, some of the best diving and fishing spots on the globe, white sand beaches as far as the eye can see, World War II sites and war memorials, lip-smacking Polynesian cuisine – a trip to the Solomons is a holiday to remember.