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Mbonege Beach

Mendana Avenue, Honiara, Guadalcanal Island, Solomon Islands
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Nice day out

Compared to a lot of what else is in Honiara this is a really nice day out. Easy place to spend... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rastus_B
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Toowoomba, Australia
Good spot for picnic and snorkeling

Lovely in the weekends to drive out early morning before 10 am to snorkel as the sea is not... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2017
Tema L
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“ship wreck” (3 reviews)
“fish” (3 reviews)
“land” (4 reviews)
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Mendana Avenue, Honiara, Guadalcanal Island, Solomon Islands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Compared to a lot of what else is in Honiara this is a really nice day out. Easy place to spend the day with a swim, snorkel and picnic. Great for families.

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely in the weekends to drive out early morning before 10 am to snorkel as the sea is not rough...there is a wreck where you can snorkel...please be mindful that about 10 steps into the sea you get a drop unlike other beach where you...More

Thank Tema L
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

About 30 minutes from downtown Honiara. A nice beach site for wreck diving and snorkelling. An old Japanese cargoship Tonegawamaru, sunk during the WW2, is just about 30m away from the beach, and you just can walk right into the sea. Beach entry fee to...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2017

Traveled to Honiara, Solomon Islands in September 2017 and were struggling to find any information about tours and places to go. I read about Bonegi Beach, often spelt Mbonege, and the ship wrecks there but were unable to find recent reviews. In the end decided...More

Thank Jason G
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

The land is owned by families and there is a fee for going on to the beach. Be wary and don't overpay. We got our room maids brother to show us around. We felt safe while with him and he took us to various places.

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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Took a bus from Honiara and got there in less than 30min. An option is to take a taxi. Once you get there, there will be a man asking for the entrance fee of 10 Solomon dollars per person. You get to the beach and...More

1  Thank pinchetravels
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

I recently visited the Mbonege beach on a private tour. I decided not to snorkel, but looked at the wreck on the beach while my guide was explaining what had happened to this Japanese ship. There are a few seats and tables on the beach,...More

3  Thank Jessica Q
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

30min in a taxi from central Honiara, we were the only people on Mbonege beach which is a beautiful long sandy beach. The wreck is amazing, lying so close to the shore, with really interesting mixture of colourful corals and lots of beautiful fish. Quite...More

2  Thank Kiri S
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

Wow, what a place. It was filled with the locals with picnic food. Then swimming around the wreck is amazing. It's just a few meters away from the shore and the fish you can see are fantastic. It's $40 per car to access the beach...More

1  Thank Japankeehnes
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Reviewed 18 November 2016

Booked this on p&o cruise. 30min drive from honiara. Fee to access beach...there had been a crocodile sighting so snorkelling was a bit scary. Nothing to see till you get to the wreck about 15metres out...some lovely gish and an octopus...but if you have been...More

3  Thank millsy123
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