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Dive Review of Bilikiki in
Solomon Islands

Bilikiki, Jul, 2002,

by Jerry Loveless, NV, USA . Report 67.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Micronesia, Solomons, Australia, Caribbean,
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 82 to 84 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 1
Water Visibility 60 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions No deco, common sense
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales >2
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish 5 stars
Small Critters 5 stars Large Fish 3 stars
Large Pelagics 3 stars

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter 5 stars Boat Facilities 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 5 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments Tons of room, with chargers, and supplies if needed. E-6 processing. Monty very helpful with anything needed. Michelle, Monty and crew did a fabulous job. Bilikiki and her sister ship Spirit of the Solomons are unique in their wonderful, attentive service. These two tie as the best dive operations anywhere...

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations 5 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 3 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments Good. Great crew, wonderful boat, great diving, great accommodations, and very cooperative underwater critters. Couldn't have been better.

Bad. At eleven nights, the trip was much too short. Could have spent a month there...
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