PlaneJourney finds and compares airfares to Solomon Islands from 1093 airlines from around the world. You can’t buy airline tickets on our site, but you can find the lowest prices and special offers with no extra fees or surcharges. Find the cheapest tickets to Solomon Islands with PlaneJourney. The Solomon Islands are home to approximately 680,000 people, offering a unique cultural experience and breathtaking natural beauty.
Major cities and airports in Solomon Islands
- Honiara – Honiara International Airport (HIR)
- Munda – Munda Airport (MUA)
- Gizo – Nusatupe Airport (GZO)
- Kirakira – Ngorangora Airport (IRA)
- Auki – Auki Airport (AKS)
Time and Communication
Solomon Islands operate on Solomon Islands Time (SBT, UTC+11) and does not observe daylight saving time. The main mobile operator in the country is Our Telekom, providing good coverage in urban areas, but coverage may be limited in remote areas.
Money and shopping
The official currency of Solomon Islands is the Solomon Islands dollar (SBD). The exchange rate to the US dollar varies. While credit and debit cards are accepted in some places, cash is often preferred, especially in more remote areas. Working hours of currency exchange offices typically coincide with regular business hours.
Common modes of transportation in Solomon Islands include buses and taxis in urban areas. For inter-island travel, domestic flights and ferries are commonly used. The country also has a wide network of water taxis due to its archipelagic nature.
- Bonegi Beach and Wreck Site – Offers excellent diving and snorkeling opportunities around two large underwater WWII wrecks.
- Tavanipupu – A private island resort in the Marau Sound, renowned for its pristine natural beauty and excellent fishing.
- Mataniko Falls – A beautiful waterfall near Honiara with an associated cave system that houses a large population of glow-in-the-dark insects.
- Marovo Lagoon – The world’s largest double barrier reef lagoon, offering outstanding diving and snorkeling.
- Kennedy Island – A small uninhabited island, also known as Plum Pudding Island, where JFK swam ashore after his PT-109 was rammed and sunk during WWII.