Getting Here and Away

Travel arrangements will need to reflect the specific itinerary you have selected.

Itinerary Arrival Airport Departure Airport
Best of Solomons
Taste of Solomons
WWII Wrecks
Honiara HIR Honiara HIR
Guadalcanal to Western Province
Western Province to Guadalcanal
Honiara HIR
Munda MUA
Munda MUA
Honiara HIR
Solomons PNG Navigator
PNG Solomons Navigator
Munda MUA
Rabaul RAB
Rabaul RAB
Munda MUA
Tufi Explorer Tufi TFI Tufi TFI

Airline Information

Virgin AustraliaFiji Airways, Solomon Airlines and Air Niugini are all good options for air travel.

Visas & Permits

Please note, it is your responsibility to ensure you have secured the appropriate visas and permits prior to your travel. For most guests from western countries, a Visitors Permit will be issued on arrival at the Henderson Airport in Solomon Islands. Papua New Guinea Visas may be secured on line prior to travel. Please check with your local embassy/consulate to be sure you have the correct documentation.


We will organize an airport or hotel transfer on your embarkation/disembarkation dates.


The vessel boards at 6pm on the first day of the trip.

Arriving by air on the first day of the trip: Most flights arrive between 12pm and 4pm.  Guests will be met at the airport by our local guide.  Guests will be initially transported to a local hotel where they can relax and purchase refreshments prior to their departure.  Final pick up is at 6:00pm and guests will be transported to the pick up dock to meet the vessel crew.

Staying at a local hotel on the first day of the trip: Pick up time is between 5pm and 6pm at the front desk of the hotel.


The vessel arrives in port by 8am on the last day of the trip.

Flying out on final day of the trip: Most flights depart between 2pm and 5pm.  Guests will be initially transferred to a local hotel where they can spend the day and relax.  Luggage can be secured on request.  Day Rooms (which include pool use and shower facilities) are available for an additional charge and may be pre-arranged with our reservations manager.  A half day local tour may also be organized through our reservations manager at an additional fee.  Guests will be picked up at the hotel 3 hours prior to their flight departure and transported to the airport for their flight out.

Staying at a local hotel on the final day of the trip: Guests will be transported directly to their hotel, where they can make arrangements to store their luggage for the day.  Most hotels have a day use fee for early arrivals.

 Pre & Post Trip

If you need assistance booking additional nights at a local hotel, just let us know and we can help you make arrangements.

For guests travelling on our Guadalcanal and Western Province OR Solomons PNG Navigator itineraries, we recommend a pre or post-trip stay with Dive Munda.