US MEMORIAL COMMEMORATIVE TOUR

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The US Memorial Commemorate Tour takes you on a journey through one of the most gruesome WWII battles. Touring through ship wreaks, caves, Japanese memorial hall, attend a commemorative service at the US Memorial and much more!

This tour is giving you the opportunity to step the steps solders, sailors and pilots who battled in this iconic WW2 event and to honor and remember them.

 

TOUR ITINERARY

Day 1- Today you will be picked up from your hotel and shown scenes of the Battle of Guadalcanal. Diving west from Honiara you will travel through Kakabona Village, Poha River, Coconut Plantations along the western coast to Bonegi Wreck, a ship wreck off the beach perfect for snorkeling, With beautiful views across to Savo Island and Central Province after you’ll visit the outdoor Vilu War Museum. Complimentary lunch included.

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DAY 2- US MEMORIAL COMMEMORATIVE TOUR

This memorial has been erected by the
United States of America
in humble tribute to its sons and its allies
who paid the ultimate sacrifice
for the liberation of the Solomon Islands
1942-1943

 
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Day 3- On this day your guide will collect you from your hotel and travel east, through Tenaru Village to the spot that you will begin the walk to the Waterfall. The local guide and custom land owner will point out many interesting points of interest and wildlife along the half and hour walk to the beautiful waterfalls were you can swim and enjoy the picturesque landscape. If your feeling a little adventurous walk another 30 minutes to a cave with Bats and custom drawings. This adventure is a must!

Day 3- You will be collected and taken to Point Cruz to board a boat to travel to Central Province. The boat trip will take 1 1/2 hours, you will be guided through World War 2 historical sites. You will also get to Gavutu Island where the Japanese built a big wharf during the war and visit Tokyo Bay where many Japanese War ships rushed to try to avoid being bombed by the American forces.

 
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Day 4- Day of Leisure. Soak up the Honiara sunshine, meet some locals and try their fresh fruit and veg. You wont be disappointed!

Day 5- Pack your things and say good-bye to the lovely locals you have met over the last few days. Today you will be taken to the Honiara airport arriving at Munda early morning flight. Meet and greet at airport by local guide and taken to your hotel.

Day 6- Your local guide will pick you up and take you through WWII sites and meet Barney Paulsen and his museum of WWII artifacts.

Day 7- Leisure or Skull Island and cultural tour

Included:

  • All transfers

  • Continental Breakfast + Lunch

  • Honiara accommodation (King Solomon Hotel)

  • Flights from Brisbane return economy