The Solomons : An Emerging Eco-tourism Destination
Intrepid travellers all-round the globe are on a continuous quest to discover the undiscovered ahead of the masses. As the lesser known jewel of the Pacific, the Solomon Islands is one such emerging destination that can fulfil their needs.
Easily accessed from Australia by a three hour flight, the Solomon Islands promise an under explored tropical paradise. The country has what one would expect of a South Pacific paradise: brilliant beaches, world class scuba diving and surfing, fresh fruit and seafood…
It doesn’t have high rise beachfront apartments, or international resorts with four pools and a kids club, nor does it have luxury brand shops and homogenised fast food chains. Instead it is a land greatly untouched by commercialisation. The landscape is of vast contrasts – from mighty volcanoes, mist-clad rainforests and jungles to dark lagoons, waterfalls and breath-taking coral reefs. Scattered amongst this diversity are remnants of World War II; tanks, ships and aircrafts eerily unmoved from where they fell. This is what makes the Solomons so genuinely special – the history on display is incredible. ...More