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Dive Review of Solomon Island Dive Expeditions in
Solomon Islands/Russel Islands

Solomon Island Dive Expeditions: "Solomon Star", Sep, 2015,

by David Slimming, Melbourne, US ( 1 report). Report 8670.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude 4 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 4 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 4 stars
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments I have a two great long weekend (3 night) trips on Solomon Star while i have been away doing contract work in the Solomon Islands. The best feature is the diving is clear the water and an abundance of life...

The best feature of the liveabord is the amazing dive deck and the easy access in and out of the water. The food on the whole is great but could use some more variety at times...Dive crew are awesome and go out of there way to make sure you get the best dives possible...The rooms are good on the whole, clean tidy and well air-conditioned...
The saloon area features a good round table to converse with other divers...Fun boat without being flash...(Have heard they may have a new one on the way)

Overall great product with good diving , good crew and good food...
Websites Solomon Island Dive Expeditions   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Vanuatu, GBR, Canada, USA, PNG.
Closest Airport Honiara Getting There Virgin Australia

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas surge
Water Temp 29-30°C / 84-86°F Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 20-30 M / 66-98 Ft

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions Max 40 meters , No deco.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish 5 stars
Small Critters 5 stars Large Fish 3 stars
Large Pelagics 3 stars

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

Subject Matter 4 stars Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments [None]
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