Honiara is the capital of the Solomon Islands. This South Pacific port city is filled with tons of opportunities to immerse yourself in Polynesian culture and learn about its ties to World War II. It remains largely untouched, leaving much of its natural beauty for you to discover. Honiara is perfect if you’re looking to get active with exciting outdoor activities such as snorkeling, scuba diving, hiking, kayaking, fishing, surfing, and/or birdwatching. Plus, with so many wonderful resorts and postcard-like scenery, you can easily plan a romantic getaway to this destination.
December is an ideal time to visit Honiara, as it is one of its warmest months, and you’ll be able to enjoy the atmosphere of the Solomon Islands.
American Discount Vacations is proud to offer the best deals possible on all cruises from Honiara. Backed by our "Low Price Guarantee," and powered by our team of expert travel agents, we're sure to exceed your expectations when booking your next cruise departing from Honiara!
The following cruise destinations can be visited on a cruise that includes Honiara. Select a destination to view the upcoming cruises that are available:
The following cruise lines offer cruises sailing to Honiara. Select a cruise line to view the upcoming cruises that visit Honiara:
These cruise lines enhance what mainstream cruise lines typically offer, by providing their guests with higher quality service and cuisine, along with more spacious public spaces and accommodations.
Depending on the cruise line, the ships in this class range in size from small to very large.
These cruise lines appeal to a more discerning traveler, and are typically more expensive than mainstream cruise lines, but more affordable than the luxury lines.
These cruise lines offer a truly unique vacation experience, with a wide range of possible amenities and itineraries. Some are expedition cruise lines, others have sailing yachts or are coastal ships.
On these types of cruise lines, there's usually a focus on a specific destination or theme. Itineraries are usually very destination intensive, aided by the fact that they're able to reach many ports of call that larger ships can't.
Expedition cruise lines are a great fit for adventure-seeking travelers, featuring exciting destinations like the Galapagos Islands, Antarctica, and the Norwegian coast. During the cruise, there will usually be plenty of interesting lectures given by experts on the destination being visited. Often, shore excursions are included in the cost of the cruise. In fact, some of these cruise lines have all-inclusive pricing. There's a definite focus on the ship's surrounding scenery, as well as opportunities to view wildlife in their natural habitat. Small, but comfortable, ships are commonplace here, with anywhere from basic to very luxurious public spaces, cuisine, and accommodations (depending on the cruise line and ship).
Sailing Yachts, sail-assisted motor ships, offer a really unique vacation experience. Accommodations and cuisine on these intimate vessels can be anywhere from good to fantastic, depending on the cruise line. Destinations offered by these cruise lines may include the Caribbean, Europe, Panama Canal, Tahiti, and Costa Rica.
When the finest cruise vacation is your top priority, this is the place to start.
On a luxury cruise line, guests experience highly personalized service, a more intimate (and usually formal) onboard experience, gourmet cuisine, well-appointed accommodations, and fantastic amenities. Many of these brands have smaller ships, allowing them to reach ports of call that the larger ships can't, which results in unique itineraries.
All of these brands feature a version of all-inclusive pricing, and some of them have ships with all-suite accommodations. Although these cruise lines are usually more expensive than the rest, they also provide their guests with so much more, resulting in a fantastic value when considering all that's included.
These are just a few of the more popular tourist attractions in Honiara, along with a brief description:
♦ National Museum
Honiara’s National Museum is the only national museum and cultural center of the Solomon Islands. This museum in particular houses World War II relics, as well as a few archaeological and natural history displays. Some of the things you can view here include artwork, photography, books, and more. The complete collection of artifacts totals over 2,000 items!
♦ Japanese War Memorial
If you’re interested in war history, you might consider stopping by the Japanese War Memorial. This monument pays respects to the Japanese casualties of World War II’s Battle of Guadalcanal, and provides a peaceful atmosphere for you to read the inscriptions and reflect. Plus, the monument is located on top of Mt. Austin, which offers some stellar views!
♦ American War Memorial
For even more of an insight into World War II, you can also check out the American War Memorial. This memorial pays respects to the U.S. soldier casualties of World War II and consists of multiple marble plaques. This is a great way to discover more about the numerous battles and campaigns that took place in the Solomon Islands during the war. Located on top of a hill, this memorial also provides you with some great views of Honiara.
Average monthly high and low temperatures. Values are in Fahrenheit (switch to Celsius):
Total per month. Values are in inches (switch to millimeters):
Days of precipitation per month:
The information above is provided for informational purposes only. Monthly statistics are based on the most recent instance of that month. Weather is subject to change and cannot be guaranteed. The data is provided by a third-party and we accept no liability regarding its accuracy.