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Solomon Islands
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Solomon Islands
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Capital Honiara
Language English, Pijin
Currency Solomon Islands dollar (SBD)
Time zone (UTC+11)
Calling code +677

Solomon Islands is a sovereign country consisting of six major islands and over 900 smaller islands in Oceania lying to the east of Papua New Guinea and northwest of Vanuatu and covering a land area of 28,400 square kilometres (11,000 sq mi). The country's capital, Honiara, is located on the island of Guadalcanal.

Charts

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Weather

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Passages

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Islands

Nggela (Florida Islands)
Photo: Jim Lounsbury

The Solomons are made up of over 900 islands - the important ones for cruisers are:

Islands, Ports, & Anchorages
Ghizo Ghizo /wiki/Ghizo Island icon – island |Needs data icon – needs data |
Gizo Town Gizo Town /wiki/Gizo_Town Port of entry icon – port of entry |Harbour icon – harbour |Anchorage icon – anchorage |Needs data icon – needs data |
Liapari Liapari/wiki/Liapari Island icon – island |Harbour icon – harbour |Anchorage icon – anchorage |Needs data icon – needs data |
New Georgia New Georgia /wiki/New_Georgia Island icon – island |Needs data icon – needs data |
Noro Noro /wiki/Noro Port of entry icon – port of entry |Harbour icon – harbour |Anchorage icon – anchorage |Needs data icon – needs data |
Guadalcanal Guadalcanal /wiki/Guadalcanal Island icon – island |Needs data icon – needs data |
Honiara Honiara /wiki/Honiara Port of entry icon – port of entry |Marina icon – marina |Anchorage icon – anchorage |Needs data icon – needs data |
Santa Cruz IslandsSanta Cruz Islands/wiki/Santa_Cruz,_Solomon_Islands Island icon – island |Needs data icon – needs data |
Florida Islands Florida Islands /wiki/Florida_Islands Island icon – island |Anchorage icon – anchorage |Needs data icon – needs data |
Roderick Bay Roderick Bay /wiki/Roderick_Bay Anchorage icon – anchorage |Needs data icon – needs data |
Russell Islands Russell Islands /wiki/Russell_Islands Island icon – island |Anchorage icon – anchorage |Needs data icon – needs data |
Yandina Yandina /wiki/Yandina Port of entry icon – port of entry |Anchorage icon – anchorage |Needs data icon – needs data |
Key to symbols: |Island icon – island |Port of entry icon – port of entry |Harbour icon – harbour |Marina icon – marina |Anchorage icon – anchorage |Needs data icon – needs data ||

Communication

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Also see World Cruiser's Nets

Navigation

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Entrance

Arrival

Vessels MUST make their first stop at an official Port of Entry.


Departure

Details?

Customs and Immigration

Customs

Details?

Immigration

Full and lengthy (up-to-date) details at: Solomons Immigration Website


Fees and Charges

  • Immigration = (and date)
  • Port Fees =
  • Clearance =
  • Quarantine =
  • Exit fee =

Restrictions

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Health & Security

Health

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Security

Details?

Berthing

See each Island/Port listed above

Transportation

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Friends

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Forums

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Links

References

Books, Guides, etc. Use the Reference template or not at your discretion. For example:

Rod Heikel, Greek Waters Pilot, Imray Laurie and Wilson, Cambridgeshire, ISBN 9780852889718, expands to
Rod Heikell, Greek Waters Pilot Imray, Laurie and Wilson, Cambridgeshire, ISBN 9780852889718
  • Author, Title, Publisher, ISBN ISBN number
  • Author, Title, Publisher, ISBN ISBN number

You may want to remove the above entries and use instead a link to the Country or Region that lists the relevant references. If so enter, after removing xx, the following:

See [[Country or Region#References_&_Publications|Coutry or Region]].

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