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What are the Solomon Islands like?

With close to 1000 islands – although only 6 main islands – the Solomon Islands offers an almost never-ending tropical paradise. Keen photographers and Instagram addicts will find that the country provides the perfect photo opportunity again and again.

The islands are popular among honeymooners and couples celebrating anniversaries, with high-end resorts, picture-perfect beaches and beautiful waters to laze away the days. Jungle hiking routes, remains from WW2 airstrips and snorkel-friendly reefs mean it's possible to add a bit of activity to your trip too.

Which airlines fly to the Solomon Islands?

All flights from New Zealand to the Solomon Islands make at least 1 stop along the way, with most flights having a layover in Brisbane.

Australian airlines Qantas and Virgin Australia are common on this route, often in conjunction with local carrier Solomon Airlines.

How long is the flight to the Solomon Islands?

Flights to Honiara International Airport

Auckland to Honiara

9 hours 15 minutes (1 stop)

Christchurch to Honiara

9 hours 25 minutes (1 stop)

Queenstown to Honiara

18 hours 10 minutes (2 stops)

Wellington to Honiara

9 hours 10 minutes (1 stop)

What is the best time to visit the Solomon Islands?

Every month of the year, Honiara, the capital of the Solomon Islands, has an average temperature of 26°C or 27°C.

The country receives heavy rainfall from December to April, with the driest months being June and September.

Do I need a visa for the Solomon Islands?

No. New Zealanders are granted a visitor permit on arrival that's valid for 3 months.

How expensive are the Solomon Islands?

Prices in the Solomons can vary greatly. Hotel and resort dining is often in scale with how much you pay to stay a night, but in Honiara's popular bars and restaurants you can generally expect to pay NZ$15 for a meal and NZ$3.50 for a beer.

While on holiday, you'll spend the Solomon Island dollar. During 2017, NZ$1 was worth between SI$5.30 and SI$5.80.

Useful tips about the Solomon Islands

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The Solomon Islands are traditionally safe, but you can keep up-to-date with travel warnings online.

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Please note: all information is correct as of January, 2018.

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