Further south, Madehas Island, Christmas Island, White Island and Sal Island, blessed with lovely reefs and gorgeous beaches, are well...
You can also take a boat ride to explore the idyllic islands near the southern mouth of the passage and beyond. Good swimming spots are...
The weird Tchibo Rock stands just offshore from Sohano's northernmost point and figures in many local legends. It's said to have magical...
In an unsigned corrugated building on the main street, Tamari whips up tasty kai bar fare (chicken, chips, rice and stews), plus light...
Lonely Planet review
A particular highlight in Buka is the passage, which refers to the channel that separates Buka Island from Bougainville Island. The water runs at about 6 knots when the tide is fast, making deep undulations on the water’s surface. Banana boats congregate near the animated market .