WWII History

Museum and memorials

The Solomon Islands were the scene of fierce fighting in World War II. Local guides offer memorable and moving tours to the WW II museum and other significant sites including the American memorial at Skyline Ridge and the Japanese Solomons Peace memorial.

On land

Many of the battle sites remain virtually untouched and you can still find artefacts strewn about from rusting jeeps, tanks and amphibious vehicles lying buried in the jungle to foxholes and caves that were used as Japanese observation points and hiding places.

Under water

Many of the WWII relics remaining in the Solomons lie submerged, some deep under water and include oil tankers, seaplanes and submarines. A few can be snorkelled, just a short distance from shore while others are only accessible by experienced divers.

WWII History in the Solomon Islands

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Travel Solomons

Honiara

From $60 to $125 AUD

Embrace, enjoy and discover the somewhere different.. Come tour with us in the islands commended...

Go West Tours

Munda

Go West Tours has interesting cultural and WW11 trips to offer. Based at Agnes Lodge, this small...

Dive Munda

Munda

From $200 to $1750 AUD

Dive Munda is an intimate and friendly operation with a customized approach to your diving...

MV Taka Liveaboard Scuba Diving (SIDE)

Honiara

Solomon Islands Dive Expeditions (SIDE) offers some of the best and most diverse scuba diving in...

Destination Solomons Travel & Tours

Honiara

Run by Wilson Maelaua. Can arrange half-/full-day tours around Honiara, taking in the WWII...

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