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Northern Beaches of Honiara

We did not dive or go snorkeling on Bonegi but it a perfect introduction to the rich marine life of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Trevor L
Great diving

Two fantastic World War II wrecks, suitable for advanced open water divers. Parts of the bow of the... read more

Reviewed May 9, 2017
Mike T
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Two popular dive sites off the coast of Honiara.
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Honiara, Guadalcanal Island, Solomon Islands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not dive or go snorkeling on Bonegi but it a perfect introduction to the rich marine life of the Solomon Islands. Excellent variety of soft corals, and an impressive diversity of fishes. There is a small charge for admission and for car parking...More

Thank Trevor L
Reviewed March 23, 2018

To be fair we did not go snorkling, only visible sign from beach area is old stack so little to see. To get value out of this visit strongly recommend take a longer tour to snorkel.

Thank GJA54
Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

The Bonegi 2 wreck is situated about 20 minutes out of Honiara on a well signposted beach. Currently the land owners charge SGD30 for access per person. Parts of the wreck are visible above water but it is a short 50m swim from the beach....More

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Reviewed January 17, 2018

Easy drive from Honiara and some excellent wrecks just off the shore. Fascinating history just off the shore. You will need to rent tanks in town or go with a guide from Tulagi dive and pay an entry fee to the landowners. Good easy dving...More

Thank TravelGiraffe13
Reviewed September 29, 2017

The Bonegis, especially Bonegi I, are great dives. Hit them on a good day and you won't find better in the world - I've done over 1200 dives around the world, and I just love diving in the Solomons. It's warm, good dive shop in...More

Thank debbieconwell
Reviewed July 15, 2017

We didn't have enough time to dive so we decided to go snorkeling on Bonegi II, a perfect introduction to the rich marine life of the Solomon Islands. Excellent variety of soft corals, and an impressive diversity of fishes ! not to be missed if...More

Thank JulienGlouton
Reviewed June 19, 2017

Two great shipwrecks to go and dive on. If you want to snorkel you can but you will miss most of the wreck. B1 goes down to 56 metres and B2 about 35. Not too long a drive from the capital. Trust me you can...More

Thank DiverDanSydney
Reviewed May 9, 2017

Two fantastic World War II wrecks, suitable for advanced open water divers. Parts of the bow of the Bonegi II are visible from the surface and suitable for snorkelling. The downside of diving in the SI is the price - expect to pay upwards of...More

Thank Mike T
Reviewed April 17, 2017

Visited with Tulagi Dive based at the Honiara Yacht club , Its about 45 minutes outside of Honiara. Well worth a visit - easy shore dives with not too much of a swim out. Good interesting wrecks

Thank robmartin2017
Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

Scuba diving or snorkelling at Bonegi is a must if you're staying in Honiara. The wrecks are very accessible from the beach with Bonegi 1 partly out of the water creating a great snorkelling experience with plenty of fish and coral.

Thank Simon D
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Response from Lilinoeofthekoolaus | Reviewed this property |
try Tulangi Dive shop
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Response from Angela L | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, Mbonege and Bonege are the same, it is the just the local spelling and the English spelling. There is Mbonege 1, 2 & 3, different beaches but in the same general area. Generally, Mbonege 2 is the better one to take... More
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