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Dive Review of Bilikiki Cruises in
Solomon Islands

Bilikiki Cruises: "Bucket list trip well worth the effort to get there", Jun, 2019,

by Ms Lynda Durfee, VA, US (Top Contributor Top Contributor 48 reports with 20 Helpful votes). Report 11197 has 1 Helpful vote.

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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 N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
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Comments I planned this trip in July 2018 after hearing good reviews from divers on other trips. I flew from DC via LAX to Fiji, with a two-week stopover one week on Nai'a and one week at Marriott resort. Flew from Nadi to Honiara on Saturday (start of trip); many other Bilikiki guests were on same flight. I can ditto the Augusts report. Lots of large hard corals. I commented to crew that if Fiji was the soft coral capital of the world then the Solomons were the hard ... 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 All over Caribbean, all Hawaiian islands, Fiji, Palau, Maldives, Red Sea, Solomon Islands
Closest Airport Honiara Getting There via Fiji or Brisbane

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 81-82°F / 27-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 60-100 Ft/ 18-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions no deco; dive with buddy or group
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 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 N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments I'm not a photographer. Charging room on upper deck. Most photographers used one of the tables in the salon to work on their cameras. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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By report author: Ms Lynda Durfee in VA, US at Oct 29, 2019 21:11 EST  
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