April 27 - May 7, 2018 trip

Bilikiki has returned to Honiara after another great 10 day trip around the Solomon Islands. This time we were joined by 20 divers from the UK, Australia and New Zealand.

Once again we were lucky to see a huge variety of marine life, from the big to the very small. One of our highlights was definitely the morning dive on Karumolun Point, where we saw a number of bumphead parrot fish feeding on the reef, grey reef sharks, schooling jacks and barracudas in the blue, a friendly cuttlefish hiding in the reef, and then an eagle ray flying past followed by a beautiful formation of 5 mobula rays gliding just under the surface!

Mary Island showed off its best side as well, with a huge school of chevron barracudas and plenty of jacks. Kicha was another favourite with schooling fish and its incredible coral garden in the shallows. Our divers were especially interested in some of the wrecks so we dived on the two of the Japanese freighters in Marovo Lagoon as well as on two sea planes in the Floridas. Happy campers all round!

The macro lovers were also not disappointed, from cuttlefish to devil stingers, nudibranchs, winged pipe fish and pygmy seahorses there was a lot to discover and to photograph. And the cherry on the cake? We saw another sperm whale cruising past right before going into the tinnies for our afternoon dive at Malemale!!

We had a fun trip and we hope to see you all back soon!!!

Until the next time - with best fishes

Tina & Oli and all the Bilikiki crew


Posted by Bilikiki Tomahawk on May 07, 2018

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