13 days in Solomon Islands Itinerary

13 days in Solomon Islands Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
Fly:  11 h
1
Gizo, Ghizo Island
— 1 day
Fly:  1 h 45 min
2
Munda
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Uepi
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  3 h
4
Russell Islands
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5 h
5
Rennell Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
Makira Island
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
7
Honiara, Guadalcanal Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Sydney

1
day
Gizo, Ghizo Island

Gizo ©
Gizo is the capital of the Western Province in Solomon Islands. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter the Apostle Catholic Cathedral Gizo, contemplate the long history of Kennedy Island, and then head off the coast to Ghizo Island.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Gizo trip itinerary planner.

Sydney, Australia to Gizo is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Solomon Islands Time (SBT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in December, with highs in Gizo at 36°C and lows at 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Munda.

Things to do in Gizo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ghizo Island, Kennedy Island
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 25:
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Ghizo Island ©
Ghizo Island
Kennedy Island ©
Kennedy Island
St Peter the Apostle Catholic Cathedral Gizo ©

2
nights
Munda

Munda ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): head off the coast to Tetepare and then contemplate the long history of Skull Island. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Roviana Lagoon, stop by Kashi Maru, and then explore the striking landscape at Shark Point.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Munda attractions planning tool.

Fly from Gizo to Munda in 3 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Uepi.

Things to do in Munda

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Skull Island
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 26:
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Tetepare ©
Tetepare
Roviana Lagoon ©
Roviana Lagoon

2
nights
Uepi

Uepi ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the activities along Marovo Lagoon.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Uepi trip simple and quick.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Munda to Uepi. December in Uepi sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 28th (Fri), you're off to Russell Islands.

Things to do in Uepi

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
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Marovo Lagoon ©
Marovo Lagoon

1
night
Russell Islands

Russell Islands ©
On the 29th (Sat), head off the coast to Mborokua - Mary Island.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Russell Islands online trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Uepi to Russell Islands with the Route module. Traveling from Uepi in December, expect nights in Russell Islands to be somewhat warmer, around 33°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 33°C. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Rennell Island.

Things to do in Russell Islands

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 29:
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Mborokua - Mary Island ©
Mborokua - Mary Island

2
nights
Rennell Island

Rennell Island ©
On the 30th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Tegano.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Rennell Island itinerary builder website.

Explore your travel options from Russell Islands to Rennell Island with the Route module. You will leave for Makira Island on the 31st (Mon).

Things to do in Rennell Island

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 31:
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Lake Tegano ©
Lake Tegano

1
night
Makira Island

Makira Island
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Makira Island.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Makira Island day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Rennell Island to Makira Island. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Honiara.

Things to do in Makira Island

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 1:

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Holy Cross Cathedral and St. Barnabas Anglican Cathedral. Get a sense of the local culture at Bonegi I and II and Vilu War Museum. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Mbonege Beach, see the interesting displays at Solomon Islands National Museum, appreciate the history behind Guadalcanal American Memorial, and take in the dramatic scenery at Tenaru Falls.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Honiara trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Makira Island to Honiara. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honiara

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Russell Islands
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 4:
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Bonegi I and II ©
Bonegi I and II
Holy Cross Cathedral ©
Holy Cross Cathedral
St. Barnabas Anglican Cathedral ©
St. Barnabas Anglican Cathedral