Getting there & away
The MV Pelican Express (28104 in Honiara) and MV Solomon Express (28064 in Honiara) are an excellent alternative to flying. The 12-hour Honiara-Gizo trip costs S$380 (S$420, 1st-class upstairs seating). MV Pelican Express leaves Honiara’s main wharf at 7am on Sunday, returning on Monday; MV Solomon Express leaves Honiara on Friday and returns on Sunday.
The Solomon Airlines (60173; Middenway Rd; 8.30am-4pm Mon-Fri) office is near the police station. The airfield is on Nusatupe island (canoe transfer S$20). Daily flights link Gizo to Honiara (from S$840), via Munda (from S$395) or Seghe (from S$465) or both. From Gizo you can also fly to the Shortland Islands and Choiseul.