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Address: Honiara, Guadalcanal Island, Solomon Islands

Two popular dive sites off the coast of Honiara.

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exceptional shore dive

Went on a shore dive. Very few divers. Calm, bath-tub-warm water with exceptional visibility and robust invertebrate life. Please please be careful with your stuff--you MUST have... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Kailua, Hawaii
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Kailua, Hawaii
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on a shore dive. Very few divers. Calm, bath-tub-warm water with exceptional visibility and robust invertebrate life. Please please be careful with your stuff--you MUST have a designated person on shore to guard against theft--and even then, people can get distracted. I'm sure it goes without saying -but I'm exceptionally glad that the small bag that was stolen contained... More 

1 Thank Lilinoeofthekoolaus
Cairns, Australia
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50 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great tropical sandy beach with calm water. Plenty of space for a picnic and easy access from town. Diving and snorkeling options around the shipwreck just off the beach, but also lovely clear water for swimming too.

Thank NuNu1980
Canton of Bern, Switzerland
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

I did 4 dives on the Bonegis with Tulagi Dive. The visibility is great, the corals healthy and the fish plentiful. Any diver could spend an entire day just watching a few square centimeters of the huge wreck and still see something interesting. Definitely recommend!

Thank Tanja K
Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

B1 and B2 are great for snorkelling and diving. Definitely worth doing in Honiara. Snorkelling the wreck you see hundreds of fish and good coral too.

1 Thank Nicole L
Sydney, Australia
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33 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Located 12 kilometres from the centre of town on private traditional owners land We arrived by cruise and had a day in Honiara. Gaving read reviews on trip advisor about the wrecks we decided to take the trip out there. From the ship there is a free shuttle from the ship to ouside the port where plenty of taxis are... More 

Thank Shaun S
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 397 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

These two sites offer a great opportunity to snorkel (yes, snorkel, not dive) right off of the beach. The sunken ships protrude from the water and make a great experience for non-divers. The beach, however, is isolated, no life guards, no facilities to shower afterwards. When the seas are a bit rough, it can be a bit scary to snorkel... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Two sunken Japanese ships beached in the Second World War- reclaimed by the sea, covered in colourful coral, and home to a myriad of tropical fish. The snorkelling is fantastic but calm seas are a must as high swells can move you over the ship and churn up the water reducing visibility.

Thank HooverDoc
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

Normal western honiara stone/volcanic beach. Good shade and parking easy. The wrecks (snorkel/dive B2 and B1) are the main attraction. Otherwise some of the beaches closer to Honiara as just as good. Be prepared for a fair bit of plastic rubbish washed up on the beach. Wear thongs or sandals except when in the water as there is some broken... More 

3 Thank rlnrt
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

Being able to dive WW 2 wrecks of the beach is incredible did 4 dives on B1 and 2 on B2 this is a must dive before heading to Munda to dive

2 Thank jacand2014
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

I took friends to snorkel both wrecks. It was the highlight of their South Pacific tour. Cost approx $65 each. Pick up 7:30, drop off 1pm. Kinugawa Maru was the highlight. Both of these were huge transports, reduced to rubble. However snorkelers loved this second wreck as they could see more of the boat, fish, thousands of the, and varieties... More 

4 Thank Greg S

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