King Solomon

Local Attractions

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Local Attractions

Getting there

Honiara is only a short three hour flight from Brisbane. Please provide flight details when making a booking so that our friendly staff can greet you personally and arrange a reasonably priced airport transfer for you with complementary refreshments upon arrival.

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The National Museum

Found opposite the Mendana Hotel, the National Museum houses an impressive collection of custom and traditional artefacts, photographs and historical materials.


Botanical Gardens

The gardens are only a short walking distance from the King Solomon Hotel and contain many interesting and exotic tropical specimens.


Cultural Centre

The different traditional architectural styles of the eight Solomon Islands Provinces are represented by the designs of the leaf houses built behind the museum.Markets: Just down the road from the King Solomon the Honiara markets are a must see for visitors to the capital.



Chinatown’s main street is lined with stores built in the traditional ‘colonial’ style with verandas and iron roofs. It is also home to some of Honiara’s most interesting shopping.


Historic War Memorials

Just behind Honiara Japanese and American war memorials and relics can be found overlooking Iron Bottom Sound.


Diving in the Solomon Islands

Honiara is a great spot to explore both many WW2 wreck and reef dives and is also a convenient jumping off point for many more outer island diving locations.