The Solomon Islands are one of the few places on the earth which is still untouched by urbanization. The Natural Environment here is what makes it unique from other destinations. It is a nation of thousand Islands out of which only 6 major islands are Inhabited. Solomon Island is quite accessible from all the corners of the world due to its International Airport and Ports so travelling here has never been difficult.If you are looking out for a peaceful excursion, Solomon Islands is your destination.
Here Are The 5 Spectacular Major Islands On The Solomon Islands:
1) Guadalcanal Island & Honiara
Honiara is the Capital City will probably be your first destination as it is the airport city. Guadalcanal was a site of major political disturbances during the second world war once and hence has a historical past. The major attractions here are the war and peace memorial, the government house and national parliament, and museums. There is also Bonegi Beach, Matanikau Falls and Hirokawa Maru the wreaked ship.
2) Rennell Islands
The Rennell & Bellona provinces together make the Rennell Island. It is the second largest raised coral atoll in the world hence you will come across some of the rare endemic species of flora and fauna to see. Most of the island is covered with dense cover of forest hence leaving very less space for habitation. Sunset at the Lake Tagano and diving and snorkeling at Kagaba Bay are some of the activities you can indulge in.
3) Bougainville Island
Turquoise sea and lush rain forest are frequent views you will come across here. It is an autonomous island in Papua New Guinea but is a part of northern Solomons The Beaches of Loloho and Kangu, Mt balbi, Panguna, Arawa are the places you can visit in Bougainville
4) Malaita Island
You will get to see untouched pristine beauty in Malaita. Its river systems and tropical forest are still in their natural state. No pollution, No exploitation. There many river systems, springs, high altitude waterfalls, canyons are some of the prominent features of Malaita. You can also visit the reef island off the shore of North Malaita. The Sunsets in Langa Langa Lagoon are spectacular.
5) Gizo Island
Gizo is the third largest town in Solomon Islands. It is relatively more developed than the other towns. The Gizo markets are famous for handmade carvings made from wood and stone, woven bags, baskets & mats. There are 3 World War II aircraft for exhibition. You can also indulge in diving activities.