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Nice spot for snorkeling

There are not too many places to see in Honiara. Bonegi 2 is possible to snorkel from the beach and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Escape from Honiara

Had a day to spare in Honiara and it's not really the most attractive place and not a lot of... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
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Two popular dive sites off the coast of Honiara.
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Honiara, Guadalcanal Island, Solomon Islands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are not too many places to see in Honiara. Bonegi 2 is possible to snorkel from the beach and that makes it an interesting wreck to visit. You can see a lot of fish and corals around the wreck. I had a rental car,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

Had a day to spare in Honiara and it's not really the most attractive place and not a lot of options. Tulagi Dive provided snorkelling gear and a brilliant guide (Thank you Andy Mamata!) who took us 12km but a whole world away from Honiara....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Lewis T
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

2 well preserved WW2 freighters with some relics still visible (mostly salvaged in WW2 and the 70s).Each is almost 2 seperate dives, the top is more reef like, heaps if colorful fish (eg 4 types of clown fish ) antheas, clouds of Sgt majors etc....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank scubal0ver
Reviewed 10 August 2018

We did not dive or go snorkeling on Bonegi but it a perfect introduction to the rich marine life of the Solomon Islands. Excellent variety of soft corals, and an impressive diversity of fishes. There is a small charge for admission and for car parking...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 470trevorl
Reviewed 24 March 2018

To be fair we did not go snorkling, only visible sign from beach area is old stack so little to see. To get value out of this visit strongly recommend take a longer tour to snorkel.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank GJA54
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

The Bonegi 2 wreck is situated about 20 minutes out of Honiara on a well signposted beach. Currently the land owners charge SGD30 for access per person. Parts of the wreck are visible above water but it is a short 50m swim from the beach....More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Z8471PPdavide
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Easy drive from Honiara and some excellent wrecks just off the shore. Fascinating history just off the shore. You will need to rent tanks in town or go with a guide from Tulagi dive and pay an entry fee to the landowners. Good easy dving...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank TravelGiraffe13
Reviewed 29 September 2017

The Bonegis, especially Bonegi I, are great dives. Hit them on a good day and you won't find better in the world - I've done over 1200 dives around the world, and I just love diving in the Solomons. It's warm, good dive shop in...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Debbie C
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We didn't have enough time to dive so we decided to go snorkeling on Bonegi II, a perfect introduction to the rich marine life of the Solomon Islands. Excellent variety of soft corals, and an impressive diversity of fishes ! not to be missed if...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank JulienGlouton
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Two great shipwrecks to go and dive on. If you want to snorkel you can but you will miss most of the wreck. B1 goes down to 56 metres and B2 about 35. Not too long a drive from the capital. Trust me you can...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank DiverDanSydney
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try Tulangi Dive shop
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Response from Angela L | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, Mbonege and Bonege are the same, it is the just the local spelling and the English spelling. There is Mbonege 1, 2 & 3, different beaches but in the same general area. Generally, Mbonege 2 is the better one to take... More
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