The Western Province is the jewel in the Solomons' tourism crown. Renowned for its breath-taking beauty, superb diving and snorkelling, and fascinating cultural and natural attractions, the Western Province offers travellers an idyllic tropical setting of sparkling lagoons, tiny coral islands and a host of not-to-be missed attractions. If you are planning a trip to Tetepare, we recommend you make time to explore the province.
Agnes Lodge - Accommodation in the heart of Munda, on the shores of the Roviana Lagoon. There is a good bar and restaurant at Agnes, and a range of day-trips available to local attractions such as Skull Island. Munda is the jumping-off point for Tetepare Island, and a great place to visit on your way to or from Tetepare.
Dive Munda - Phenomenal diving with reefs, wrecks and spectacular walls dropping off to over 600 meters teeming with real big fish action. Dive Munda is run by ever-genial British couple Graeme Sanson and Jen Will, and is based in the grounds of Agnes Lodge.
Dive Gizo - Danny and Kerrie Kennedy have been introducing divers to the beauty of Gizo's wrecks and reefs since they started their dive business in 1985. The couple are heavily involved in the local community, and Danny is the member for Gizo in the provincial government. You'll find their dive shop at the western end of town.
Matikuri - A peaceful eco-haven set in the beautiful Marovo Lagoon. Matikuri was the first ecolodge established in the Marovo Lagoon, and is owned and run by descendants' of Tetepare. Contact Matikuri
Uepi Resort A relaxed and intimate resort in the Marovo Lagoon with superb diving, providing the chance to experience the natural wonder and culture of this authentic and exciting part of the Pacific.
Wilderness Lodge - Located on Gatokae Island, in the Marovo Lagoon, Wilderness Lodge is an ecologically and socially conscious establishment which has been introducing visitors to the naturual beauty and rich reefs and rainforests of the region since 2002, while providing local communities with sustainable income alternatives and developing conservation initiatives.
Zipolo Habu Resort (Lola Island) - Located on the idyllic Lola Island in Vona Vona Lagoon, about 20 mintues by boat from Munda, this resort is designed for the traveller or fisherman who is keen to enjoy the experience of life in a true island style bungalow.
Find out more about tourist attractions and activities in the Solomon Islands at the Solomon Islands Visitor's Bureau website.