Take the plunge into the deep and explore the vast array of marine life on offer with visibility that can stretch down 30-40mtrs. Rich in history from WWII makes Solomon Islands a wreck divers dream. Hundreds of ships and aircraft littering the ocean floor provide divers with unique opportunity to explore the spectacular variety of marine and coral life that has formed the artificial reef on these machines. Delving into the depths and discovering tunnels and holes gives the diver an amazingly unique experience. In the Solomon Islands divers encounter turtles, stingrays, octopus, giant clams, sharks, manta rays and more species of fish than most dive spots in the world. There is no need for a wetsuit as the waters are tepid generally at a warm 27-30 degrees. Glide through this world class snorkelling and diving haven to explore the colourful coral gardens boasting an array of sponges and corals. Boasting the largest salt water lagoon in the world, Solomon Islands have become a marine life haven. Eco tourism has allowed for exploration with conservation so that divers can experience all the wonders of the deep. Diving is available on a number of live-aboard cruise vessels departing from Honiara. Tropical resorts specialise in providing relaxation from your private bungalow to a day full of underwater adventures.
- Marovo Lagoon and Uepi Island – Set in the world’s largest saltwater lagoon avails itself to a combination of coral gardens and magnificent drop-off dives. Reef sharks are resident to this area due to the beautiful reef eco-systems and the diversity of the reef fish in this lagoon. Dives range from 15 -30 meters from a multitude of reef and drop off experiences to wrecks including a P38 fighter plane.
- Gizo – Exhibits some of the most exciting diverse diving experiences in the region. With offshore reefs to an array of WWII wrecks Gizo is a must visit. Enjoy and explore plummeting walls and spectacular coral formations while observing the amazing abundance of marine life.
- Munda – Discover the amazing coral of Rainbow passage or enjoy the drop at shark point. This area is renowned for the large fish and reef sharks. Unique to Munda is the soft coral overhang at Mushroom Island. One of the last frontiers for divers to explore.
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