The Solomon Islands is a scuba diver’s paradise. The fish life, corals and the many wrecks from World War II make the area one of the world’s leading dive destinations.
Gizo offers some excellent diverse and exciting diving. From WWII wrecks including Tao Maru, a 135 metre long Japanese freighter, to numerous offshore reefs, Gizo has it all. Spectacular coral formations, plummeting walls, pelagic action and an abundance of marine life can be found in this island paradise.
Guadalcanal, or “Iron Bottom Sound”, is home to a variety of WWII wrecks including troop carriers, transport ships, submarines and planes. The number of wrecks in the Florida Islands (Tulagi) has made the area one of the best wreck diving destinations in the world. Many of the wrecks lie in the harbour only minutes from Tulagi Wharf.
Marovo Lagoon and Uepi Island
The diving around Uepi Island consists mainly of a combination of coral gardens and magnificent drop-offs. The multitude of dive sites range from the beautiful reef eco-system, to the wreck of a P38 fighter plane just 1 hour from the resort. In Marovo Lagoon you can spot resident reef sharks and an enormous diversity of fish, plus hammerheads and manta rays in season.
The diving around Munda is fast gaining international recognition. New dives sites are being discovered regularly. Majestic wall dives and virgin reefs are specialities of this area. Colourful soft coral overhangs, gigantic gorgonian fans and sea whips, long drop-offs and intense big fish and shark action makes Munda a popular diving destination.