Manager's Log

December 5, 2017

Once again Bilikiki is back in Honiara after 10 days (Nov 25-Dec 5, 2017) of diving the Solomons. This time, our 20 guests came from the USA, Denmark, and Japan. read more

November 21, 2017

On our last 10 day cruise (Nov 11-Nov 21, 2017) we were joined by 14 divers from the USA, Canada and the UK. We could not have asked for better weather... read more

November 10, 2017

Bilikiki's latest 10 day cruise (Oct 31-Nov 10, 2017) was all about whales and dolphins. We were joined by 19 nature enthusiasts under the expert guidance... read more

November 1, 2017

November 1st - 4th Bilikiki Cruises is exhibiting at the DEMA show 2017 in Orlando. We are located in booth #2128. Kellie Oldfield and Sam Leeson will... read more

October 31, 2017

Bilikiki's last trip took 16 divers around the Solomon Islands over 14 days (Oct 17-Oct 31, 2017). We were blessed with beautiful weather and calm sea... read more

October 17, 2017

Bilikiki is back in Honiara after a 10 day trip (Oct 7-Oct 17) of a different kind, this time we hosted a group of 19 enthusiastic snorkelers from the... read more

October 6, 2017

On our last 10 day trip (Sep 26 - Oct 6) Bilikiki took a group of 13 divers from Denver Divers in Colorado and an Australian couple around our favourite... read more

September 26, 2017

September 16-26, 2017  During this 10 night trip we had mostly amazing weather, great dive conditions and flat seas for our crossings. We also had... read more

September 16, 2017

September 5-16, 2017   On our last 11 day trip we were joined by 14 photo enthusiasts under the expert guidance of Cathy Church, one of Bilikiki's... read more

September 4, 2017

Bilikiki has returned to Honiara after another exciting 11 days of diving the Solomons. 19 divers from Undersea Expeditions joined us on this trip, and... read more

Liveaboard Scuba Diving
 

Bilikiki Cruises has been exploring the Solomon Islands for over 25 years. Let us show you the best dive sites the Solomons has to offer.

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Diving Solomon Islands
 

Solomon Islands is an island nation located in the southwest Pacific, 1,500 miles (2,400 km) west of Fiji and 1,200 miles (2,000 km) northeast of Australia.
MAP OF SOLOMON ISLANDS

Air travelers can reach Honiara, the capital of Solomon Islands, and the home port for the ships of Bilikiki Cruises Ltd. via Nadi, Fiji; Brisbane, Australia or Port Moresby, Papua - New Guinea. Visit our Downloads Page for current airline schedules.

The Ships
 

Both MV Bilikiki and MV Spirit of Solomons are 125 ft long, and have a 24 ft beam, making them very large and stable ships designed for South Pacific conditions. Both ships offer immense sundecks, plenty of covered areas and airconditioned accommodations.

Bilikiki offers 10 deluxe cabins, 8 with a full double bed and a single above and 2 with twin single beds and no bunk. All cabins have private showers and toilets.

Spirit of Solomons offers 7 cabins like Bilikiki's, and 6 additional cabins which have 2 single bunks, and share 3 showers and 2 toilets. These smaller cabins are often booked on a single occupancy basis. Please note we are not currently running Spirit of Solomons for diving charters but please contact us for long term charters or other uses.

Our Photo Gallery and Video Gallery offers you a selection of images to give you an idea of the ships facilities, or you may wish to Download our DVD.

MV Bilikiki operates from Honiara, on Guadalcanal Island, to dive sites in the Florida Islands, the Russell Islands, Mborokua (Mary) Island and Marovo Lagoon in the New Georgia Islands.

The Diving
 

The walls, reefs, pinnacles and coral gardens of Solomon Islands support an amazing variety and quantity of sea creatures. The varieties of fish are staggering. Within a few yards of each other, individually or in schools can be seen anemone fish, angel fish, butterfly fish, humphead parrot fish and other reef dwellers while just a short distance away schools of barracuda, big-eye trevally and other pelagics cruise in the blue waters.

Popular with underwater photographers and those with a keen eye for the small and unusual critters are "muck dives". The amount and variety of sealife is astounding. Manta shrimp, ghost pipefish, and pygmy seahorses are only a few examples of what you may find. For some vivid imagery of what you might expect to see be sure to visit our Photo Gallery and Video galleryand view photos and videos submitted by divers like yourselves, or Download our DVD.

Information And Bookings
 

The staff of Bilikiki Cruises Ltd. are knowledgeable and very experienced with Solomon Island diving. They can answer your Solomon Islands questions, help you plan your dive trip, including transportation queries, and make and confirm your reservation.

One day charters are also available please ask us for details.

Contact Sam Leeson or Kellie Oldfield; 

1.800.663.5363 (USA/Canada) or on SKYPE: bilikikicruises

or email bilikiki@bilikiki.com

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Check out our recently updated Photo Gallery and Video gallery And be sure to submit some of your favourite Solomon Island photos and vdeos!