Dec 05

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. And once again, the diversity of the dive sites amazed our guests, from the beautiful cuts and caves, the stunning coral gardens, the pristine walls, the "muck"-like critter dives and the wrecks from WW2. In Mary Island the barracudas and jacks were out in their hundreds, it was like swimming in fish soup! In Marovo lagoon, Kicha was once again a highlight with pristine coral and schools of snappers and barracudas, while the rumbling underwater volcano of Kavachi gave us the appropriate background sound track. The WW2 dump site in White Beach was full of critters like signal gobies, jawfish, and nudibranchs, and a stunning juvenile pinnate batfish was hiding in the shallows. Many of our guests had never seen pygmy seahorses before, so they were amazed by the sight of these tiny little beauties. 

We finished our trip in the Floridas with some sharks and and an eagle ray in Petrol Point, followed by the always popular critter dive at Maravagi, where we saw octopus, cuttlefish, golden gobies, nudibranchs, pipefish, shrimpfish and saddleback clownfish, amongst others. 
Once again our thanks go out to all of our guests for visiting us and to the hard working Bilikiki crew for another great trip!
Best fishes and see you again,
Tina & Oli 

Posted by on December 05, 2017

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