Bonegi I and II, Honiara

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Sunk during World War II by US forces, the Japanese Hirokawa and Kinugawa (Bonegi I and II) naval vessels attract divers of all ages and abilities. Eerily clad in underwater plant life and within swimming distance of the shoreline, the vast wrecks play host to a multitude of colorful fish. Although altered by time and tectonic activity, much of the ships' structures remain intact, and the Kinugawa's engine protrudes visibly from the sea. Visit in calm conditions, bring an underwater camera, and bear in mind the 100 m (330 ft) distance between the two sites. Using our world travel planner, Honiara attractions like Bonegi I and II can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • To be fair we did not go snorkling, only visible sign from beach area is old stack so little to see. To get value out of this visit strongly recommend take a longer tour to snorkel.  more »
  • The Bonegi 2 wreck is situated about 20 minutes out of Honiara on a well signposted beach. Currently the land owners charge SGD30 for access per person. Parts of the wreck are visible above water but ...  more »
  • Easy drive from Honiara and some excellent wrecks just off the shore. Fascinating history just off the shore. You will need to rent tanks in town or go with a guide from Tulagi dive and pay an entry f...  more »
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