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Dive Review of Bilikiki Cruises in
Solomon Islands

Bilikiki Cruises: "Good trip with variety", Aug, 2016,

by Mark Vanderlinden, CA, US (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 9414 has 1 Helpful vote.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving California, Florida, Hawaii, Micronesia (Palau, Yap, Truk), Wake and Johnston Is, Malysia (Sipadan), Okinawa, Maldives, Indonesia (Bali and Wakatobi)
Closest Airport Honiara Getting There LA via Fiji to Solomons

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy, dry Seas calm, choppy, surge, currents, no currents
Water Temp 80 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 30 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions No real restrictions rather than watch your depth if using nitrox and no deco diving
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 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 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Pretty good set up considering on our trip , many participants had camera rigs that took up a lot of space. The battery chargi ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

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 3 stars
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Comments Overall great trip. Plenty of wide angle and macro opportunities. Underwater visibility was variable at most sites with the best overall in the Russell Islands. This was my first trip to this location. Due the distance and time to get there we did two live aboard trips back to back. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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