Bilikiki, Solomon islands

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The M/V Bilikiki sailed as the first full service luxury liveaboard dive vessel in the Solomon Islands, and is rated as one of the top liveaboards in the area.

The MV Bilikiki Liveaboard has 10 deluxe en-suite, air conditioned cabins, immense sun decks and comfortably furnished lounge areas and bar. The MV Bilikiki, Solomon Islands, was designed perfectly for the South Pacific seas and is one of the reasons guests constantly rate the MV Bilikiki as one of the most spacious and comfortable vessels they have travelled on.

Aboard the MV Bilikiki Liveaboard you will dive the main 3 island groups of Florida Island, Russel Island and Marovo Lagoon, which offer a vast array of diverse dive sites. The fantastic MV Bilikiki Liveaboard offers trips from March - December. The MV Bilikiki Liveaboard carries a crew of 11 well-trained, friendly, attentive and professional staff and 2 managers, to ensure that your dive vacation is nothing short of perfect. The M/V Bilikiki is an excellent choice for your scuba diving liveaboard holiday in the Solomon Islands.

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Included: VAT, Airport Transfer, Hotel Transfer, Drinking Water, Tea & Coffee, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Diving Package, Fishing, Land Excursions, Stand Up Paddleboard, Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries, Deck Towels, Laundry / Pressing Services.

Required Extras: Dive Insurance, Visas and Fees (25 USD).

Optional Extras: Travel Insurance, Gratuities, Alcoholic Beverages (4 USD per item), Soft drinks (2 USD per item), Wine with Dinner (5-30 USD per item), Nitrox Course, Private Dive Guide, Rental Gear, Scuba Diving Courses, Snorkel Gear, Snorkeling Guide.

Book now, pay later: You can easily place your booking online. We will then hold the spaces for you and you can confirm with a payment later.

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Boat features

  • Laundry Service
  • Camera Station
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Library
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Camera room with table and charging point
  • Charging stations
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Outside Showers
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Nearly 1:1 Crew-to-Guest Ratio
  • Leisure Deck
  • Observation Deck
  • Bar
  • Available for Charter
  • Stand Up Paddleboard
  • Fishing

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available
  • Snacks All Day
  • Vegan Options
  • Fine Wines Selection
  • Fine Cuisine
  • Full-board Option
  • Al Fresco Dining

If you have any specific dietary requirements whilst on-board your cruise, you can add this to your special requests on step 2 of the booking form. We advise limiting these requests to religious beliefs or food allergies.


Diving

  • DIN Adaptors
  • Nitrox available
  • Rebreather Support
  • Dive deck
  • Tenders for diving
  • Sidemount Diving
  • Shaded Diving Area

The crew speaks English.


Gear Rental

There is diving gear available on this boat. Please provide your rental needs on the booking form. See below for further details on inclusions and pricing. Show prices.


Drawings & Vessel Layouts

Bilikiki Deck Plan floorplan

Accommodation


Boat Specifications

  • Year built 1966
  • Year renovated 2013
  • Length 38m/125ft
  • Beam 7.5m/25ft
  • Top speed 11 knots
  • Cruising speed 9 knots
  • Engines 350 HP Caterpillar diesel
  • Max guests 20
  • Number of cabins 10
  • Number of bathrooms 10
  • Tenders 2
  • Water capacity 25000ltrs
  • Fuel capacity 12000ltrs
  • Freshwater maker 3000 ltrs a day

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • Radar
  • Depth Sounder
  • GPS
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • Emergency Rafts
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • Oxygen
  • First Aid Kits
  • Fishfinder
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Bilge pump alarm
  • Search light
  • Crew trained in first aid
  • Emergency flares

Bilikiki Reviews

  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • 1 Verified Review
  1. Vessel
    10.0
  2. Crew
    8.0
  3. Food
    10.0
  4. Diving
    10.0
  5. Value
    10.0
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • David L
  • United States United States
One of the most incredible trips ever taken.

We traveled to forty dive sites over 9 days that were among the most beautiful in the world. The Balikini is the only liveaboard with permission from island tribal leaders to dive in their waters. The coral reefs were unbelievable and protected because of limited access. The concern about protecting the reefs is notable and the beauty of the reefs is impressive because of the limited access by divers.

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Friendliness, dive sites, knowledge by res