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Dive Review of Solomon Dive Adventures in
Solomon Islands

Solomon Dive Adventures: "A special place for the more adventurous", Nov, 2019,

by JOHN HOOVER, HI, US ( 2 reports). Report 11255.

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Percula clownfish ( White-Bonnet Clownfish, a Solomons specialty

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 5 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments A very small operation in Marovo Lagoon run by Lisa Choquette, former co-owner of Dive Makai in Kona, Hawaii. Lisa houses her guests (maximum 4) at Minado Eco Lodge on Turupu Island, which is owned by Johnlee Koli, who was for some years the engineer on the Bilikiki liveaboard. Minado Eco Lodge is about 1 hour boat ride from Seghe Airstrip. Johnlee will meet you at the airstrip on arrival. Accommodations are basic and comfortable. Rooms are airy. No screens ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Mostly Hawaii, but all over
Closest Airport Seghe (unpaved airstrip) Getting There Solomon Airlines from Honiara, flights most every day (Twin Otter aircraft)

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, cloudy Seas calm, no currents
Water Temp 82-83°F / 28-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50-100 Ft/ 15-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions none
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None 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 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments I'm mostly a fish photographer, so I did not lack for subject matter. No camera room, but I found ample space o ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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