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from Papua to Solomon Islands

Bangkok, Thailand
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from Papua to Solomon Islands

Hi guys,

I am seriously thinking to travel to Papua New Guinea, making my plans and route itinerary. After a few weeks, I am going to visit Solomon Islands, too.

Would anybody be so nice and tell me what airlines serve Solomon Islands from Port Moresby? The only one I know of is Air Niugini.

To reduce the cost for air travel, I would wish, as an alternative, to take a boat to get to Solomon Islands. I have read information that it is doable from Bougainville in Papua New Guinea. Could you please elaborate on this option? I love adventure, so I do not mind length of the journey...

If I take the second option, I may have to apply for a visa before i depart, for at the sea port on Solomon Island's side I cannot get visa on arrival (VOA). Am i right on this one?

I am of a Czech nationality...

Thank you in advance,


posts: 7
reviews: 5
1. Re: from Papua to Solomon Islands

I think the best way for you is to apply for Visa before your depart. As we all know that Visa issuing even for transit is very tough these days. The customs are now strict on Visa acceptance.

But good to know you are interested to visit Solomon Islands too.

Good luck friend!

Corpus Christi, TX
posts: 921
reviews: 59
2. Re: from Papua to Solomon Islands

I'm researching this also. Here is information on the airlines that fly to/from the airport at Honaira:


3. Re: from Papua to Solomon Islands

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