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Address: Honiara, Guadalcanal Island, Solomon Islands
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Two popular dive sites off the coast of Honiara.

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Snorkelling on Bonegi 2

On our war tour our driver stopped at Bonegi 2 for a snorkel. My wife and I were the only people there (Admission fee applies) it was a bit choppy but small swell that day we were... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 May 2016
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Culburra Beach, Australia
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Cairns
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Being able to dive WW 2 wrecks of the beach is incredible did 4 dives on B1 and 2 on B2 this is a must dive before heading to Munda to dive

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

I took friends to snorkel both wrecks. It was the highlight of their South Pacific tour. Cost approx $65 each. Pick up 7:30, drop off 1pm. Kinugawa Maru was the highlight. Both of these were huge transports, reduced to rubble. However snorkelers loved this second wreck as they could see more of the boat, fish, thousands of the, and varieties... More 

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Culburra Beach, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

On our war tour our driver stopped at Bonegi 2 for a snorkel. My wife and I were the only people there (Admission fee applies) it was a bit choppy but small swell that day we were there. I went in by myself as it was surging near the wreck located off shore. I was filming with my Gopro through... More 

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1 Thank nosurf
Brisbane Region, Australia
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Beautiful location, great for diving/snorkelling....the only downside is a bit of litter lying around the beach!

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

I have dived these wrecks many times and they are worth doing just for the fish life. Mating cuttlefish can be one of the highlights.The wrecks are in poor condition but can be a lot of fun exploring the remaining rooms. Make sure the conditions on shore are flat as this beach is steep and it's difficult to exit when... More 

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Ottawa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Diving these humongous wrecks, you feel like you have jumped back in time, to 1942. We dove inside the wrecks and got a feel of history. A wonderful feeling!

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1 Thank Isabelle67
Honiara, Solomon Islands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

We went swimming at Mbonege II and were pleasantly surprised at the boat sticking out of the water just off shore. Finding the beach was difficult as it is not signposted. However, if you stop at Mbonege I you can pay there and get directions to Mbonege II!

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4 Thank Rachel M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

We joined Tulagi Dive for a number of dives on both B1 and B2 and found them both to be quite interesting and enjoyable. We ended up going back to both sites and dived on them 2 more times. It's not far out of town and there is plenty to see on the road on the way there an back.

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Gunnedah, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

Honiara is very dusty and busy so it's lovely to head out to the west and experience the calm of some of the beaches. While some of the beaches are quite busy and have lots of rubbish, either Mbonege beach is a lovely place to relax and unwind, and it's awesome to snorkel over the sunken WW2 Japanese battleship.

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Williams, Western Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

Great snorkelling over the wreck. Easy access to the beach and the wreck. Water clear and beautiful.

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