Day 1: Brisbane to Seghe
Depart Brisbane on Solomon airlines to fly into the capital of the Solomon’s (Honiara). There you will be transferred for your domestic flight to Seghe airfield. When arriving into Seghe you will be greeted by a representative from Driftwood Echo Lodge and transferred to the lodge by boat, this boat transfer will take you on a 2 hour scenic trip through the Marovo Lagoon.
Arrive at Driftwood Echo Lodge - 3 Nights in a Lodge Room
Enjoy Solomon hospitality at its best, Driftwood Echo Lodge offers a wonderful cultural experience to all guest, do as little or as much as you like during your stay. They can offer a wide variety of activities from snorkeling, village tours, Nights time tours, bird watching and much more.
Inclusions: 3 hour boat hire for fishing, snorkeling, Island hopping or free diving.
Day 4: Driftwood Echo Lodge to Matikuri Lodge
Today you will say goodbye to Driftwood and hello to Matikuri; Matikuri is one of the first village stay lodges established in the Marovo area and has lots of cultural experiences to offer. Once again the transfer from Diftwood to Matikuri is a 2 hour scenic trip through the Marovo Lagoon.
Arrive at Matakuri - 5 Nights
While at Matikuri make sure you take a trip to the traditional Seghe markets and visit Bareho Village for some wood carving and crafts; you can also snorkel the plan wreck nearby or take a bush walk.
Day 9: Matikuri Lodge to Mavo Lodge
Today you will be transferred by boat from Matikuri to your final destination Mavo Lodge, the most north point you will reach of the Marovo lagoon.
Arrive at Mavo Lodge - 3 Nights in a Lodge Room - Ask for a bungalow upgrade!
There are many activities at Mavo Lodge, this is also an excellent place to go fishing; they provide free use of their basic fishing gear and can serve up your catch for lunch or dinner. Perhaps you would like to take a Volley Ball and have a game with the village children. Mavo is one of the only resorts that allows you to bring your catch home with you, they will freeze your fish and pack it in your esky, plus they even arrange the permits for you!
Includes: All Boat Hire, Tours and Sightseeing.
Day 12: Ramata to Brisbane
This morning you will depart from Ramata, Mavo’s local airfield and make your journey back to Brisbane via Honiara.
Return airfares with Solomon Airlines from Brisbane (*taxes subject to change)
All airport Boat transfers
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Daily
Some tours as mentioned
Snorkel in bomb creators or on plane and ship wreaks
Bushwalk the slope of Mt Mariu with your personal guide
Enjoy the local school and donate some goods
Visit famous cavers’ village
Snorkel and hear stories in kustom war canoe cave
Stay with local families and learn their traditions