Why go to Honiara?
Besides taking in the beautiful scenery, Honiara boasts lots of points of interest related to World War II
English isn't widely spoken so communication can be a challenge, which makes guided tours a good option
This town is full of culture and history and makes for a fun day learning more about the region
Currency & Best Way to Get Money?
Currency in Honiara is the Solomon Islands Dollar. For current currency conversion rates, visit www.xe.com.
English is Honiara's official language, but very few residents actually speak it. Melanesian pidgin is the most widely used tongue and, historically, served as a bridge language between residents who were previously unable to communicate with one another.
--By Rod Eime, Cruise Critic contributor
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