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Get me to Gizo – Solomon Islands

The world is running out of uncrowded destinations, where you can enjoy untouched beaches, authentic cultural experiences, and nature at its finest. The Solomon Islands has an abundance of quality reefs, untouched white sandy island beaches, and simple villages enjoying a slower-paced life. This trip will require you to take a step back from the fast-paced world of internet and uber eats and control, alt, delete.

On this trip, you will learn the significance of these islands and the critical role it played with a young John F Kenedy, snorkel, visit islands where headhunters stored their trophies, and simply relaxing and embracing the island time.

Welkam to the Solomon Islands.

Unwind in the Solomon Islands

Duration: 7 Days / 7 Nights

Trip Inclusions

Tour inclusions

  • 7 nights Twin-share at Fatboys Resort
  • 7 x Breakfast
  • 7 x Dinners
  • 6 x Lunches
  • All tours included stated in this itinerary

Tour Exclusions

  • International and Domestic Airfares
  • Travellers Insurance
  • Alcohol drinks not stated in this package
  • Any meals not stated in this package

 

Day 1 - Welkam to the Solomon Islands

Saturday

Inclusions -Twin Share Bungalow

Transfers from Airport to Resort

Meals – Dinner

Welkam to Gizo – On arrival welcome you will receive your tropical drinks while you check-in. Feel free to jump into the enticing water and snorkel the reefs around Fatboys Resort, kayak, sup or simply relax for the afternoon in the Solomon Islands.

Day 2: Boboe Village Island Tour

Sunday

Inclusions -Twin Share Bungalow

Meals – Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Today we travel by boat through Vona Vona lagoon to a village called Bo Boe Village. Here we will experience a traditional Melanesian village greeting and a village tour of some unique village carvings that can be purchased directly from villagers. We will spend the morning with the village before we head back to the resort for lunch. For the rest of the afternoon, you can snorkel, swim or relax on the lagoons white sandy beach.

Day 3: Kolombangara Island Tour

Day 3 -Monday

Inclusions -Twin Share Bungalow

Meals – Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Kolombangara Island Tour

Today we travel by boat across to Hambere Village on Kolombangara Island (Extinct volcano). We will experience a Melanesian greeting by our local tour guide and sit back relax while you hear a casual insight into the village and its history. We then take a guided tour around the village taking in the flora and fauna until we reach the Island school for a visit. We will then make our way back to the Resort to relax and enjoy the afternoon.

Day 4:  Tour Kennedy Island

Tuesday

Inclusions -Twin Share Bungalow

Meals – Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Kennedy Island

Today we will spend the morning on the famous Kennedy Island. This island has a fantastic history with the 35th president of the United States John F Kennedy, which your guide will share with you.

Snorkel, swim, relax while our chef cooks us a seafood BBQ lunch. We will then make our way back to the Resort to relax and enjoy the rest of the afternoon.

Day 5 : Saeragi Village Visit

Wednesday

Inclusions -Twin Share Bungalow

Meals – Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Saeragi Village Visit

There are many islands in Gizo to picnic on. However, Saeragi is the local’s island hang out spot. We will pack a picnic and enjoy the island life for today. If you wish, you can go for a walk to visit the village, but today is all about relaxing and enjoying the island life. We will make our way back to the resort to unwind and relax for the rest of the afternoon after lunch.

Day 6: Skull Island and Lola Resort

Day 6- Thursday

Inclusions -Twin Share Bungalow

Meals – Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Skull Island and Lola Resort

During the headhunting days, villagers would collect skulls as trophies and store them on various islands around the Solomons. We will travel this morning to Vonavona Lagoon where we will visit one of these islands. Here we will see shrines where skulls of chiefs have been stored. We will be back at the resort just before lunch.

Day 7: Babanga village walk / sunset wine-down

 Friday

Inclusions -Twin Share Bungalow

Meals – Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Babanga village walk/sunset wine-down

Just relax and enjoy the resort facility, if you wish you can explore Babanga Island, including the local village. It is a Fatboys tradition to finishing the day off with wine-down sunset drinks on a pristine uninhabited nearby sand island. You can prepurchase your alcohol at the resort before we make our way to the island to watch one last Solomon Islands sunset.

(Complimentary glass of wine/cold beer or soft drink.)

Day 8: Depart Solomon Islands.

Day 8 – See you again !!

Inclusions -Twin Share Bungalow

Transfers from Resort to Airport

Meals – Breakfast

Take a short ride back to Gizo Airport by boat where we will board our plane back to Australia. Solomon Airlines has great deals on with flights  from Brisbane to Munda. For more information contact Solomon Airlines at your nearest major city.

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