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If you’re visiting the Solomon Islands for the first time, you’re sure to be swayed by its irresistible charm: the generous nature of the locals, the remarkable beauty of the tropics and the untouched war history that abounds throughout the region.

FACTS

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• Immerse yourself in the wonderful culture at Santa Catalina in May when locals celebrate the Spear Dancing Festival.

Honiara International is located approximately 11kms from Honiara CBD.

• July 7 is Independence Day in the Solomon Islands and there is a parade in Honiara and other festivities.

Language Ninety local languages are spoken in the Solomon Islands with English and Pidgin being the official languages.

• Cheer on both local and international marathon runners at the Honiara Marathon held in September.

Population Currency Banking hours Business hours

attractions • Bonegi I and Bonegi II • Marovo Lagoon • Mataniko Falls • Tenaru Falls • Kavachi Volcano • Tetepare Island • Ghizo Island • Skull Island • Wreck diving

• In October, witness canoe races among other water activities at the popular Lagoon Festival.

Around 600,000

The Solomon Islander Dollar (SBD)

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The Solomon Islands

Monday to Friday 8:30am-3pm Monday to Friday 7am-4:30pm, Saturdays 7:30am-12pm

Visa Most countries are visa exempt for a 30 day visit which include Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.

Departure Tax Emergency numbers SBD40

Emergency – 999, Fire – 988 & Ambulance – 911

Dress Modest, casual attire

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To Airport

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