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Dive Review of Bilikiki Cruises in
Solomon Islands

March, 2015, an Instant Reader Report by Eric A Frick, IL, US
Sr. Contributor   (27 reports, with 4 Helpful votes)
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
Great Lakes, Florida Keys, Hawaii, Fiji, miscellaneous Caribbean.
Closest Airport
Honiara (HIR)
Getting There
I few in from Fiji but many
North Americans seem to come
via Brisbane (BNE)

Dive Conditions

sunny, dry  
Water Temp
80   to 83    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
50   to 100    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Return after 60 minutes and with 500 or more p.s.i.  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  5 stars
Tropical Fish
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Small Critters
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Boat Facilities
3 stars
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Strangely enough, this particular set of passengers had very few dedicated
photographers.  A table in ...
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4 stars
Service and Attitude
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Environmental Sensitivity  
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Shore Diving  
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4 stars  

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Value for $$
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Perhaps like you, I have been asked by many people who find out I am a
diver, "Where was your best dive?"  I usually say, "My best
dive will be my next dive." but I think I have to change my answer

After the group with which I had traveled to Fiji finished their trip and
headed home, I headed to the Solomons.  My Fiji Air flight went through
Vanuatu.  The aftermath of tropical Cyclone Pam sent a few rain showers to
us in Fiji but it hit Vanuatu hard judging from the damage I could see from
the aircraft doorway.  I had heard the Solomons were untouched by the storm
and hoped that the rumors were correct.  I landed at Honiara on Guadalcanal
and was relieved to see that my bag, with the Bilikiki tag I had received
and attached to hopefully encourage the baggage gods to get it to Honiara
on time had made it.  I identified three other Bilikiki 
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