9 days in Solomon Islands Itinerary

9 days in Solomon Islands Itinerary

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9 days in Solomon Islands Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Honiara, Guadalcanal Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Munda
— 2 nights
Fly + ferry:  1​h 30​min
3
Gizo, Ghizo Island
— 1 night
ferry + Fly:  3​h
4
Uepi
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Sydney

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.
Honiara is known for historic sites, shopping, museums, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Bonegi I and II, hunt for treasures at Honiara Central Market, stroll through Mbonege Beach, and brush up on your military savvy at Vilu War Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Honiara trip builder website .

Sydney, Australia to Honiara is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Honiara is 1 hour. Traveling from Sydney in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Honiara, with lows of 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Munda.

Things to do in Honiara

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Solomon Islands Memorial Garden ©
Solomon Islands Memorial Garden
Bonegi I and II ©
Bonegi I and II
Honiara Central Market ©
Honiara Central Market

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. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): head off the coast to Tetepare and then contemplate the waterfront views at Roviana Lagoon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Mushroom Island (Tomba Tuni) and then take in the dramatic natural features at Shark Point.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Munda trip builder app .

Traveling by flight from Honiara to Munda takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Honiara in December, plan for slightly colder nights in Munda, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Gizo.

Things to do in Munda

Nature Parks
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Roviana Lagoon ©
Roviana Lagoon
Tetepare ©
Tetepare

1
night
Gizo, Ghizo Island

Gizo ©
Gizo is the capital of the Western Province in Solomon Islands. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): head off the coast to Ghizo Island, then steep yourself in history at Saeraghi Village, then take a tour of Toa Maru, and finally don't miss a visit to St Peter the Apostle Catholic Cathedral Gizo.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Gizo trip itinerary planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Munda to Gizo in 1.5 hours. In December in Gizo, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Uepi.

Things to do in Gizo

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Ghizo Island
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Ghizo Island ©
Ghizo Island

2
nights
Uepi

Uepi ©
On the 8th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Marovo Lagoon.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Uepi sightseeing planner .

Getting from Gizo to Uepi by combination of ferry and flight takes about 3 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 9th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Uepi

Nature Parks
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Marovo Lagoon ©
Marovo Lagoon