8 days in Solomon Islands Itinerary

8 days in Solomon Islands Itinerary

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8 days in Solomon Islands Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Honiara, Guadalcanal Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Munda
— 2 nights
Fly + ferry:  1​h 30​min
3
Gizo, Ghizo Island
— 1 night
ferry + Fly:  3​h
4
Uepi
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h
End: Sydney

3
nights
Honiara, Guadalcanal Island

Honiara ©
The hustle and bustle of Honiara, the capital of Solomon Islands, provides a nice counterpoint to the slow pace and laid-back atmosphere in other areas of the country.
Honiara is known for historic sites, shopping, museums, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Bonegi I and II, enjoy the sand and surf at Mbonege Beach, pause for some photo ops at Guadalcanal American Memorial, and hunt for treasures at Honiara Central Market.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Honiara holiday planning website .

Sydney, Australia to Honiara is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Sydney to Honiara due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 33°C in Honiara. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Munda.

Things to do in Honiara

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Solomon Islands Memorial Garden ©
Solomon Islands Memorial Garden
Bonegi I and II ©
Bonegi I and II
Honiara Central Market ©
Honiara Central Market

2
nights
Munda

Munda ©
Munda is the largest settlement on the island of New Georgia in the Western Province of the Solomon Islands, and consists of a number of villages. On the 27th (Fri), step off the mainland to explore Tetepare and then explore the activities along Roviana Lagoon. Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Mushroom Island (Tomba Tuni) and then explore the striking landscape at Shark Point.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Munda road trip app .

Traveling by flight from Honiara to Munda takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Honiara in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Munda, with lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gizo.

Things to do in Munda

Nature Parks
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Roviana Lagoon ©
Roviana Lagoon
Tetepare ©
Tetepare

1
night
Gizo, Ghizo Island

Gizo ©
Gizo is the capital of the Western Province in Solomon Islands. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): head off the coast to Ghizo Island, then contemplate the long history of Saeraghi Village, then step aboard Toa Maru, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter the Apostle Catholic Cathedral Gizo.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Gizo trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Munda to Gizo in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Uepi.

Things to do in Gizo

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Ghizo Island
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Ghizo Island ©
Ghizo Island

1
night
Uepi

Uepi ©
On the 30th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Marovo Lagoon.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Uepi trip planner .

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Gizo to Uepi takes 3 hours. In December, daytime highs in Uepi are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Uepi

Nature Parks
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Marovo Lagoon ©
Marovo Lagoon