For that perfect off beaten track that will take you on an adventure like no other, the Solomon Islands are the perfect place for you. You will have plenty to explore here, right from its WW2 relics to its beautiful rustic hut villages. So what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and head here for an exciting adventure today.
Gizo is one place that you must visit. Although this island is dwarfed by its neighbours it has plenty of modern day attractions that should satisfy your every taste. Malaita is another place that should be a part of your journey. This impressively beautiful island is best known for its secluded bays and rugged highland interiors. The ethnic heritage is also worth exploring. History lovers must head to Munda which has its fair share of WW2 relics and its local attractions. For an exciting adventure, head to Savo where you can view the splendid attractions of mother nature through the active volcanoes, dormant craters, endless coconut groves and grey sandscapes. Apart from these destinations, you must also visit the islands of Rennell, Tetepare, Tavanipuu and Nggela islands
There are plenty of beautiful natural attractions that are a must visit. Bask in the beauty of the Marobo Lagoon where you can either frolic on the endless sandscapes or even face the local marine life under the waters here. Rennell Island is another major attraction here. Apart from being the largest raised coral atoll here, it also enjoys the status of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Kennedy Island is also worth visiting especially for its remoteness. It was named after the famous US president following an incident during his naval career. You must also visit the splendid Tenaru Falls and the Mataniko Falls which is best known for their natural beauty and opportunities for adventure.
The cuisines of Solomon Islands comprise of a perfect mouthwatering blend of the indigenous culture and the other influential cultures. Many of the cuisines are based on the local ingredients which include, fish, coconut, cassava, sweet potato and the local fruits and vegetables. A must try is the ulu which is served with most of the meals. Poi is another dish that is normally served during special occasions and makes a delicious combination with chicken or fish. Normally bananas or any other exotic fruits found here are served with pearl cassavas and is best eaten with whipped cream or caramel.
There are plenty of activities you can do here. This includes touring the local attractions or trekking to the different jungles here. the coastal areas and lagoons provide plenty of activities in the form of swimming, diving, snorkeling or even boating or kayaking. Some locations provide excellent places for fishing and surfing.
Planning an adventure trip here is a wonderful experience. However, no matter how and where you plan your trip; there are certain things that are beyond your control. These small factors can harm you and threaten your safety. While you cannot control the outcome, you can be well prepared and protect yourself with a safety net. Flexicover, with its range of single trip travel insurance, multi-trip travel insurance, gap-year travel insurance and many other covers, ensures that you are well equipped for every eventuality.
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