14 days in Solomon Islands Itinerary

14 days in Solomon Islands Itinerary

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14 days in Solomon Islands Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + ferry:  11​h
1
Gizo, Ghizo Island
— 1 day
ferry + 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
— 2 nights
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

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day
Gizo, Ghizo Island

Gizo ©
Gizo is the capital of the Western Province in Solomon Islands. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Kennedy Island and then head off the coast to Ghizo Island.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Gizo vacation maker .

Sydney, Australia to Gizo is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and ferry. Traveling from Sydney to Gizo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in December, things will get a bit warmer in Gizo: highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Munda.

Things to do in Gizo

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ghizo Island, Kennedy Island
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Ghizo Island ©
Ghizo Island
Kennedy Island ©
Kennedy Island

2
nights
Munda

Munda ©
Munda is the largest settlement on the island of New Georgia in the Western Province of the Solomon Islands, and consists of a number of villages. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): explore the activities along Roviana Lagoon and then take in the dramatic natural features at Shark Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Skull Island and then head off the coast to Tetepare.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Munda trip builder site .

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Gizo to Munda in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Uepi.

Things to do in Munda

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Skull Island
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 25:
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Roviana Lagoon ©
Roviana Lagoon
Tetepare ©
Tetepare

2
nights
Uepi

Uepi ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): explore the activities along Marovo Lagoon.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Uepi trip itinerary maker tool .

Explore your travel options from Munda to Uepi with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. On the 27th (Thu), you'll travel to Russell Islands.

Things to do in Uepi

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 27:
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Marovo Lagoon ©
Marovo Lagoon

2
nights
Russell Islands

Russell Islands ©
The Russell Islands are two small islands, as well as several islets, of volcanic origin, in the Central Province of Solomon Islands. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Mborokua - Mary Island.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Russell Islands online trip builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Uepi to Russell Islands. Traveling from Uepi in December, you will find days in Russell Islands are a bit cooler (33°C), and nights are a bit warmer (33°C). On the 29th (Sat), you're off toRennell Island.

Things to do in Russell Islands

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
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Mborokua - Mary Island ©
Mborokua - Mary Island

2
nights
Rennell Island

Rennell Island ©
On the 30th (Sun), explore the activities along Lake Tegano.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rennell Island trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Russell Islands to Rennell Island. 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
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): head off the coast to Makira Island.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Makira Island road trip planning tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rennell Island to Makira Island. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Honiara.

Things to do in Makira Island

Parks Nature
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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.
St. Barnabas Anglican Cathedral and Japanese War Memorial are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Mbonege Beach and Honiara Botanical Gardens. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Bonegi I and II, appreciate the history behind Solomon Scouts & Coastwatchers Memorial, admire the natural beauty at Solomon Islands Memorial Garden, and brush up on your military savvy at Vilu War Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Honiara trip maker site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Makira Island to Honiara. You'll set off for home on the 4th (Fri).

Things to do in Honiara

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Russell Islands
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Honiara Botanical Gardens ©
Honiara Botanical Gardens
St. Barnabas Anglican Cathedral ©
St. Barnabas Anglican Cathedral
Holy Cross Cathedral ©
Holy Cross Cathedral