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Vella Lavella Island


Nusa Tupe


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Vella Lavella Island

  • Megapode Bird eggs

    Vella Lavella Island General

    You may wish to try megapode bird eggs while you are here. These birds lay their eggs in the warm soil near the thermal pools and the locals harvest them for food. They taste just like chicken eggs and the only noticeable difference is that they are mostly yoke with just a very thin white part on the outside. There may be laws in some areas...

  • Meal Times

    Vella Lavella Island Local Customs

    There are no set meal times on this island, or presumably in most rural parts of the Solomon Islands. People eat when they're hungry. This may be different from what you do at home. It was for me, anyway. Nonetheless, you will still be given a fantastic meal in the evening should you stay here.

  • Gizo Strait water conditions

    Vella Lavella Island Warnings and Dangers

    If the weather looks ominous and you don't feel comfortable crossing the Gizo Strait, then DON'T. That's not to say that you should not trust the advice of your guides. They are very good at navigating the route. However, they will not want to disappoint you and may attempt the crossing even when not safe to ensure you get back to Gizo according to...


Guadalcanal Island

  • Excellent chicken legs

    Guadalcanal Island Restaurants

    The daughter of the owner prepares chicken in the evening for dinner, and she knows how to ptepare it very well. chicken

  • The airport

    Guadalcanal Island Transportation

    Most probably you will arrive to Guadalcanal Island by plane. The airport is not far from Honiara and you can catch a minibus. Just walk for about 200 meters to the main road and stop the first one. It is very cheap.Besides the airport there are gardens with monuemnts devoted to WWII, plus some interesting native wooden structurres.

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  • Solomon Airlines Office in Gizo

    Gizo Transportation

    This is their office. Unless you are lucky and your ferry between Gizo and Honiara sails soon, you will have to take a boiat.I have been three times in Gizo, the first two times I got there by boat, but this last time, in 2014, I had to fly because waiting for the ferry was mor expensive (hotel, food, etc.) than the plane. Furthermore, it was...

  • Drink beer Sol Brew

    Gizo Things to Do

    Welcome to Gizo, says the sign. It is a good idea to celebrate your arrival to Gizo drinking one beer.

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Popular Destinations in Solomon Islands

  1. Vella Lavella Island
  2. Nusa Tupe
  1. Guadalcanal Island
  2. Gizo

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