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3 weeks backpacking itinerary

Amsterdam, The...
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3 weeks backpacking itinerary


can you please let me know if the following itinerary is realistic?

Day 1 - Friday Brisbane - Honiara

Day2 - Sat Honiara, boat to Ghizo

Day3 - Sun boat to Ghizo; arrive late

Day4 - Mon Gizo (explore town, walk around island, snorkelling??)

Day5 - Tue Gizo diving

Day6 - Wed Gizo tour - Kolombangara island?

Day7 - Thurs Gizo tour (maybe stay onvernight on Kolombangara?)

Day8 - Fri Gizo - Munda boat (is this guaranteed always leaving by Agnes Lodge?)

Day9 - Sat Munda (see city and surroundings?)

Day10 - Sun Munda diving+skull island tour

Day11 - Mon Munda - Seghe -- biggest question: how do we get there ideally by public boat?

Day12 - Tue Marovo Lagoon

Day13 - Wed Marovo Lagoon

Day14 - Thurs Marovo Lagoon

Day15 - Fri Marovo Lagoon

Day16 - Sat boat/flight back to Honiara?

Day17 - Sun buffer / what to do?

Day18 - Sun buffer / what to do?

Day19 - Sun buffer / what to do?

Day20 - Sun Honiara diving

Day21 - Sun Honiara buffer

Any ideas for the transportation questions? And the free "buffer days" - how to fill them? Should we add Langa Langa Lagoon?

Biggest transportation question is how to get from Munda to Seghe or Marovo Lagoon on a budget. We don't really want to charter an expensive boat for ourselves. Any ideas?

Many thanks :)

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1. Re: 3 weeks backpacking itinerary

Re Honiara - you could spend a day going to the Betikama Adventist College to check out the wood carvings and WWII memorabilia?

Amsterdam, The...
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2. Re: 3 weeks backpacking itinerary

Ok sounds good, will see if we can make it there! Thanks :)

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3. Re: 3 weeks backpacking itinerary

MV Anjeantte departs Munda on Monday morning and arrives at Seghe around 6pm on Monday evening.

My friends have a nice guest house 5 mins from Seghe that is perfect for a few nights. I can then send my boat for you to take you to Driftwood Lodge on Gatokae which is an amazing place owned by my friend Matt.

An alternative would be to stay on the Anjeanette and get off at Bunikalo (around 3am on Tuesday morning) and go straight to Driftwood Lodge which is 20 mins away. https://www.driftwoodsi.com/

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