Whale Watching in the Solomon Islands

Whale Watching in the Solomon Islands

Join Mark for a 10-night magical cruise on our exclusively chartered live-aboard boat. The Solomon Islands in the South Pacific are a hotspot for some of the most fascinating whales and dolphins on the planet, as well as magnificent coral reefs for snorkelling and diving.

• Travel past far-flung tropical islands, enjoying the scenery, and taking our time to watch dolphins, whales and seabirds.
• Fabulous chance of seeing a wide variety of cetaceans such as Bryde’s, sperm and dwarf sperm whales; pilot, pygmy killer, melon-headed, false killer and killer whales; Cuvier’s, Longman’s and Blainville’s beaked whales; rough-toothed, Fraser’s, Risso’s, Indo-Pacific bottlenose, spinner, spotted and striped dolphins.
• A very special and exciting highlight is the chance of seeing the rare Omura’s whales (aerial photo above) and Deraniyagala’s beaked whales (illustration above)., which occur in very few locations.
• Snorkelling on some of the world’s most spectacular reefs, with opportunities to scuba dive.
• A small group of just 16 passengers.
• An exclusively chartered boat, the MV Bilikiki (all cabins are ensuite and air-conditioned) with highly experienced crew. Because we have an exclusive charter, we can take as much time as we like to investigate wildlife sightings and enjoy a flexible itinerary. We are in no rush!
• Lots of species of seabirds and land birds, including many endemics and regional specialities – everything from boobies and frigatebirds to Solomon Island sea eagle and eclectus parrot.

Dates 17-27 Nov; 27 Nov-7 Dec (these are the dates on board the boat)

Group size 16 people

Cost per person (excluding flights) £6,995

Availability 17-27 Nov 2023: fully booked (waitlist available)
27 Nov-7 Dec 2023: places available

Please contact Rachel Ashton for more information
T: +44 (0) 117 904 8934 E: rachel@markcarwardine.com

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