Solomon Islands

Blessed with lively cultures, superb scenery, top-notch diving and some of the friendliest people you'll meet, the Solomons Islands are a unique treasure of the Pacific. Join our unique Secrets of Melanesia voyage and discover the beauty of the Solomons!

Discover local history in the small port capital of Honiara, before setting sail for the outer islands aboard the Spirit of Enderby. Relax as our ship glides into secluded bays, and takes us to remote islands where the art of traditional navigation lives on.

Head for the remote southern shores and Thousand Ships Harbour on Santa Isabel island, exploring countless inlets, channels and bays, then anchor on the western shore of Malaita, exploring the island's lush forest-clad hills and laidback lagoon.

Head ashore to visit small island townships, and swim and snorkel your way along quiet beaches and coral reefs, keeping watch for colourful orchids, rare birds and local boat-builders crafting their vessels along the shore.

Enjoy the hospitality of friendly locals and discover the rich cultural traditions of Melanesia, where daily life centres around the village and family and occasions are celebrated with elaborate costume and ceremony.

Don't miss this gem of the Pacific!

 

Leaders in responsible travel

When you book one of our adventures you're supporting true sustainability in the support of remote island communities, the protection of natural environments, the well-being of our local staff and appreciation of the Melanesian culture.

Expert guides, naturalists and crew

Our staff are passionate individuals who have dedicated decades to exploration and tourism. From the ship captain and crew to our expert naturalists and guides, their combined knowledge will truly enhance your experience.

Exploratory voyages, not cruises

We use a vessel that carries just 50 passengers giving us access to areas that are unavailable to larger cruise ships. We focus on spending time ashore enjoying the spontaneity of wildlife encounters, hearing from expert naturalists and observing from our zodiacs. No two trips are the same.

Authentic experiences

Our Solomon Island adventures allow you to fully savour the rich culture and wild treasures of Melanesia, whether it be exploring by foot, boat or kayak.


 

Leave No Trace

We operate our itineraries following the principles of Leave No Trace, ensuring that we take out all waste that we bring in and more where possible.

Child safe tourism

Children working and living in tourist areas are especially vulnerable to physical, emotional and sexual abuse. We protect vulnerable children by adhering to our Child Protection Code of Conduct.

Animal welfare focus

We advocate for cruelty free animal encounters, encouraging travellers to follow the guidelines in our comprehensive Animal Welfare Code of Conduct as we seek to inform stakeholders about animal welfare matters.


Comfortable crusing vessel

Our vessel, specifically designed for expedition cruising, features cabins that range from triple and twin berths to spacious suites, accommodating all budgets and tastes. While most cabins have private bathrooms, some are shared between a small number of other cabins. Public areas include a dining room, lecture room, bar and library lounge and infirmary with a medical officer on board.

Hotels

You will be accommodated in hotels that have been selected for their location, level of comfort and atmosphere. Rooms are on a twin share basis, and the hotels feature a swimming pool and restaurant.


A custom made itinerary is the ultimate way to see the world how YOU want. They are created especially for you, giving you complete freedom to choose what you want to see, where you want to go and when you want to do it. If you love our current itineraries but want to customise it privately as a couple, a group of friends, family, club, business or school, you have the freedom to add or remove as many elements as you like to suit the interests of your group. Alternatively, you can start with a blank canvas and create a new and exciting itinerary from scratch! Our well-travelled consultants can give you firsthand suggestions and eliminate any uncertainty with trip planning to ensure you maximise the quality of your experience and get truly off the beaten track. Simply email, phone or visit us to start planning your dream adventure.



Currency

Solomon Island dollar

International Dialing Code

+677

Safety

Your safety is our number one concern. Our safety track record is exemplary thanks to careful management and thorough consultation with local partners. Our industry leading risk management procedures have become a skill that we continue to refine. Our leaders in the field are highly trained and have safety as their number one priority. Expert leaders, risk assessments, quality inclusions and your financial security all come standard when you travel with us.

Please refer to our Travel Advisory page for updates on recent events, travel warnings and advice.

We strongly recommend that all clients take out travel insurance at the time of booking to cover against sickness, accident, loss of baggage, unexpected alterations to travel arrangements and travel disruption, emergency evacuation, cancellations, etc. Insurance information is enclosed with your pre-departure information. Please contact us if you would like to obtain a quote for your trip duration.

We suggest that you consult your doctor, local government inoculation centre or a travel medical specialist in order to get the most current advice regarding vaccination requirements.

Money and valuables should always be stored safely when travelling. Keep your passport with you at all times and do not leave it in your main luggage. You will need it to change money and check into hotels. Where safety deposit boxes are available, we recommend that you use them. Keep jewellery and valuables to a minimum.

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