Cheap Flights to Solomon Islands
Flights to Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands is a sovereign country divided into ten administrative areas such as Central, Choiseul, Guadalcanal, Isabel, Makira-Ulawa, Malaita, Rennell and Bellona, Temotu, Western, and Honiara City. Among the country’s cities include Auki, Buala, Gizo, Honiara, Noro, Munda, Yandina, Kirakira, Lata Taro, Tigoa, and Yandina. Solomon Islands’ largest city and capital is Honiara.
Situated in Oceania and consisting a large number of islands, Solomon Islands lies to the east of Papua New Guinea and northwest of Vanuatu. The country should not be confused the Solomon Islands archipelago, which is a group of Melanesian islands including Solomon Islands and Bougainville Island of Papua New Guinea, and excluding the country’s outlying islands.
What to see & do
Solomon Islands features Marovo Lagoon, Rennell Island, Tenaru Falls, Mataniko Falls, Kennedy Island, Tomba-Tuni, Langarana Island, Cave of the Custom Shark, Skull Island, and Kinugawa Maru - Bonegi II. Lola Island is located within Vona Vona Lagoon, the Western Province, Solomon Islands. Close to Lola Island is Skull Island, which is among the most sacred places within the area. Accessible to tourists and travelers, the Skull Island provides an in-depth look at the head hunting history of the warriors within the locality. Lola Island also has the Zipolo Habu Resort which has six bungalows, a restaurant, and a bar. When checking out Skull Island, a kastom fee must be paid per visit. Marovo Lagoon is a saltwater lagoon, which features the Marovo Lagoon World Heritage Area, and is home to Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphins. Most of the islands in the lagoon are inhabited. The area is also known as a great spot for diving.
How to get around Solomon Islands
When traveling around Solomon Islands, options include going by air or sea. Solomon Airlines operates with five planes, via the Honiara International Airport. Getting to the airport, there are taxis and shuttle bus services available from the city center. The domestic flights get out from Munda and Gizo everyday; other locations have less frequent flights. For tickets, there are offices by Point Cruz and Panatina Plaza, as well as other regional airports within the country. Traveling by sea is commonly the preferred way of getting around Solomon Islands due to its layout. Sea travel is not fast, but enables its travelers to get to destinations while presented with a scenic view of the islands. Some of the ships that provide superior service include 360 Discovery to Auki in Malaita, via Tulagi in Ngella, or Central Province. Pelican Express has a fast ferry service to Auki; it departs from Honiara for Gizo by Sunday mornings, and back to Honiara by Monday morning. Other ferry service providers also include Fair Glory with its weekly trips to both Auki and Gizo, through the Seghe, Ughele, and Noro ports, and Aiku Ferry from Honiara Wharf to Auki on Malaita via the Slot from Honiara.
How to get there
The Solomon Islands is served Honiara International Airport, formerly known as Henderson Field. Located between -9.428056 latitude and 160.054722 longitude, the airport has an asphalt runway at approximately 2,200 meters or 7,200 feet in length. The military airport is the only international airport of Solomon Islands and it operates flights to and from Nadi, Port Moresby, Port Vila, Brisbane, Sydney, Afutara, Arona, Atoifi, Auki, Bellona, Fera, Gizo, Jajao, Kagau, Kirakira, Marau, Ramata, Seghe, and Suavanao. The flights are provided by airlines such as Air Niugini, Fiji Airways, Solomon Airlines, and Virgin Australia. The airport also has cargo services to Brisbane and Cairns, via HeavyLift Cargo Airlines and Pacific Air Express.
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