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Dive Review of Bilikiki -- MV Spirit of the Solomons in
Solomon Islands

April, 2014, an Instant Reader Report by Jason Propsner, GA, US
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
Multiple Caribbean locations, Galapagos, Socorro, Indonesia, Hawaii,
Various Latin America locations and Florida.  
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

Water Temp
76   to 80    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
10   to 100    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Some dives were limited to 60 minutes, but most had no restrictions expect
no decompression dives.   
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
1 or 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
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Small Critters
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Large Fish
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Large Pelagics
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Boat Facilities
3 stars
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Battery charging room was separate and upstairs from the regular camera
table. Battery changes required a trip upstairs. The camera table on the
dive deck was roomy and kept dry. Plenty  ...
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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4 stars
Service and Attitude
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Overall Rating

Value for $$
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4 stars   
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We planned the trip a year ahead of time, but our week fell on the week
after the worst natural disaster to hit the Solomons in known history. They
had flash floods that killed some residents and left many thousands
homeless. The crew of the Bilikiki kept us up to date on the situation on
their facebook page and we contacted Air Fiji many times to see when they
would begin flying to the Solomons again ...
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