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Tenaru Falls

Honiara, Guadalcanal Island, Solomon Islands
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a good walk

it is about a 4km round trip, a good solid walk, and it was worth it, the falls are very good and... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
Weipa, Australia
A Must Do!

**Intense 4km hike to and from waterfall, not for the faint hearted** We contacted the amazing... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2017
Brisbane, Australia
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Honiara, Guadalcanal Island, Solomon Islands
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

it is about a 4km round trip, a good solid walk, and it was worth it, the falls are very good and the staff were great.

1  Thank 967davidmorrison
Reviewed 12 January 2017

**Intense 4km hike to and from waterfall, not for the faint hearted** We contacted the amazing staff at the Parangiju Inland Lodge to help arrange a tour of the Tenaru Falls including transportation. We were advised when we booked that it could take up to...More

1  Thank Rochelle245
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This is a very long hike. It is 9 1/2 miles roundtrip. Don't let the internet fool you saying that it is 4 hours. It took me five and I am a very fast walker in very good condition. You hike variously on the riverbanks...More

1  Thank dmittleman
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We got advice from the local information centre in Honiare, they gave us three different guides, one of whom was Stephen from the Eco Lodge near the waterfalls. He collected us from our hotel and drove us to his lodge, two charming local ladies then...More

Thank stuartcloake
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Well was looking forward to the 4 hour flat easy round trip , but didn't do my homework and got waylaid by a "guide" on the way to Tenaru who said he would take us to the waterfall . We drove for about an hour...More

1  Thank Alan C
Reviewed 7 August 2016

The wasterfall was breathe taking and very refreshing. though it was a bit of a walk i had fun on this trip and our tour guides were a bunch of helpful and cheerful kids who had made the trip more exciting

3  Thank Christina P
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Was lovely day outside of Honiara, in my opinion worth the walk. We got the phone number for the Chief of the village to have a guide take us to the waterfall and they watched our cars. We chose to walk along the riverbed which...More

1  Thank naturalruth
Reviewed 19 December 2015

This is a beautiful place to visit if you are staying in or around Honiara. You can enquire at the visitors bureau in town and join an organised group or just hire a driver and a taxi to Tenaru. Be prepared to pay for kastom...More

Thank Roseybel
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Be prepared for a one hour each way walk that can at times be testing. The scenery is great, the falls themselves really good. What is the problem is the haggling over the custom fee when you arrive (whites are double that of locals) and...More

1  Thank SPayne155
Reviewed 6 April 2013

An easy walk. Allow minimum 6 hours all up. Allow 2 hours each way walking, prepare for substantial wading. Take bathers and a picnic. Take high clearance 4WD, preferably two in convoy carrying tow rope. Take guides, even if you know the way, if they...More

8  Thank ExNihil
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Ronald F
9 April 2016|
Response from SPayne155 | Reviewed this property |
The local currency is the si dollar (code sb). You can fo a withdrawal through atms in town through your visa debit card, to the max equivalent of about $600-$800. Visa credit is accepted at all msin hotels and bigger shops... More