SOLOMON IS­LANDS

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GET­TING THERE

Sev­eral air­lines fly from Ade­laide to Ho­niara in­clud­ing Solomon Air­lines, Vir­gin Aus­tralia, Qan­tas and Fiji Air­ways. The Spirit of En­derby is an ice class sturdy 50 pas­sen­ger ex­pe­di­tion cruise ship built as a re­search ves­sel. Cab­ins are func­tional and ex­pe­di­tion crew of­fer a wealth of in­for­ma­tion. The Se­crets of Me­lane­sia cruise will be re­peated in Oc­to­ber 2016. Priced from $US5995 ($A8324) a per­son plus $US600 dis­cov­ery fund pay­ment.

WHERE TO STAY

For Ho­niara ho­tels and tour­ing con­tact Rod­ney at Guadal­canal Travel Ser­vice In Port Vila, Co­conut Palms Re­sort is lo­cated on the hill­side over­look­ing the har­bour while Er­akor Is­land Re­sort of­fers views out to a pretty la­goon.

WHEN TO GO

Dry sea­son from May to Oc­to­ber.

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