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Dive Review of Solomon Dive Adventures/Minado Eco Lodge in
Solomon Islands

Solomon Dive Adventures/Minado Eco Lodge: "Super easy, awesome diving", Jun, 2018,

by Lisa Jabusch and Steve Nieters, TN, US (Contributor Contributor 15 reports with 5 Helpful votes). Report 10301.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Fiji, French Polynesia, Cozumel, Belize, Hawaii, Cayman Islands, Great Barrier Reef, and other Caribbean locations
Closest Airport Seghe Getting There Honiara to Seghe, then 70 minute boat ride to lodge

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy Seas calm, choppy
Water Temp 83 to 85 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 25 to 75 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions come up with 300-500 psi
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins Schools 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 The rinse bucket for cameras is back at the lodge, and is a plastic trashcan. There is no dedicated area for cameras, but y ... 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 5 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
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Comments This is concierge diving at its easiest. There are two guest rooms, but only rarely are they both booked at the same time, so you essentially get the dive guides to yourself. Cost of the room includes 3 meals a day. Be aware that this is an island of Seventh Day Adventists, so there is no alcohol, ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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