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Mbonege Beach

Mendana Avenue, Honiara, Guadalcanal Island, Solomon Islands
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The land is owned by families and there is a fee for going on to the beach. Be wary and don't... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brisbane, Australia
Paid entrance, no facilities

Took a bus from Honiara and got there in less than 30min. An option is to take a taxi. Once you... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
Kazumoto N
Madrid, Spain
via mobile
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good25%
  • Average31%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“off shore” (4 reviews)
“fish” (3 reviews)
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Mendana Avenue, Honiara, Guadalcanal Island, Solomon Islands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank lee6377
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 Kazumoto N
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

2  Thank Jessica Q
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
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
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
Reviewed 16 October 2016

There are not a lot of tourists in Guadalcanal. So the few that there are spread out and you hardly ever see anyone. The same can be said for this beach. Although it is hyped, there is often no one there. There are also no...More

Thank dmittleman
Reviewed 4 August 2016

The sea lice were terrible the water was murky and the place was rather boring. There was nothing to do there other than sit around and get bitten by ants.

Thank Denis1234567890123
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We were with a paid guide so didn't get charged for entry. Nice beach. The wreck is close to the beach and easy to snorkel. Didn't spend more than 15 minutes in the water. Quite rough and poor clarity unfortunatley.

Thank Trish P
Reviewed 31 May 2016

This beach is the only access to the Bonegi wreck and the locals hold users up like bushrangers. The charge to drive into the park is way over the top but they know that if you want to dive you are forced to pay whoever...More

2  Thank Warrick M
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