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Dive Review of Bilikiki Cruises in
Solomon Islands

Bilikiki Cruises: "Great dive organization and incredibly friendly staff", May, 2019,

by Michael N. Hofman, CA, US (Contributor Contributor 18 reports with 9 Helpful votes). Report 11027.

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 3 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
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Comments This was our second trip to the Solomons in about 20 years. The diving was fine, over the top but lots of variety and some small things. Pelagics were not too common and not too many unusual small critters. However the dive boat was comfortable, the staff was incredible and the cruise directors v ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Fiji, Palau, Caribbean, Hawaii, Mozambique, Indonesia, etc. etc.
Closest Airport Honiara Getting There We flew SFO-NAD-HON and return. Long layover in Nadi but the Fiji Airways lounge is super.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 83-85°F / 28-29°C Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 20-50 Ft/ 6-15 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Maybe 70 minutes but some dives times were unlimited
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

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

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 1 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments there isn't a dedicated camera room, so cameras end up in the dining area. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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