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Munda, a 1-hour flight from Honiara, is situated on the southwest corner of the main island of New Georgia. Munda is ideally located for those travellers who want to get off the beaten track in search of adventure, whilst enjoying good food and pleasant surroundings.
Munda is the ideal place for any traveller and diver to experience the culture, diversity, geography and relaxation of a typical south sea paradise.
Munda and surrounding areas, has also become known for having some of the finest diving in the world today, with several renowned war wrecks and spectacular wall diving.
Lola Island is situated in Vona Vona Lagoon, a 20-30 minute boat ride from Munda. Lola Island is a lost paradise hideaway surrounded by a stunning blue lagoon and white sandy beaches with swaying palm trees. Covered with lush vegetation the island is for the traveller or fisherman who likes to experience a “Robinson Crusoe” adventure getaway. The surrounding region offers an array of full or half day adventures to local villages and uninhabited islands.
Snorkelling: Clear water and a variety of marine life to explore.
Diving: The diving is still largely unexplored with new sites being discovered daily. Virgin reefs and wall dives are specialties.
Fishing: (Lola Island) The resort offers a unique diversity of fishing from salt-water fly, to deep sea.
Surfing: (Lola Island) There are 3 surf breaks 5-20 minutes from Lola Island. The best season is November to April.
World War II: During WWII Munda was an important military airfield base and relics are scattered throughout the region.
Skull Island Tour: Skull Island is one of the most sacred places in the region. There are many shrines displaying human skulls, from the days when headhunting was considered part of the custom.
Munda was an important military airfield during WW2 and there are war relics everywhere: In the bushes, on the beaches and in the water. Great wreck diving is available. In the lagoon at Munda, Roviana Island has a colourful history of headhunting, animist religion and tribal wars. On the hill behind the village lie the ruins of an ancient coral fortress protecting the stone dog-idol previously worshipped by the tribe.
From Roviana Island a variety of excursions by motor canoe can be undertaken into the Roviana and Vona Vona Lagoons for snorkelling, fishing and sightseeing: war relics, waterfalls, bat caves, and cultural sites such as the skull islands where the 'trophies' of yesterday's head hunters were stored.
Tropical average daytime temperatures between 25°C – 30°C. and evenings 19°C. Seasons are not clearly defined however November to April are the wetter months.
|Wifi: for in house guests
Onsite Shop: Yes
Tour Desk: No
|Zipolo Habu Resort
20 - 25 minute boat ride from Munda
Onsite Shop: No
Tour Desk: No
The diving in Munda is phenomenal. There are spectacular walls, dropping off to over 600 metres, teeming with real big fish action.
Grey Reef, Black tip, White tip sharks routinely patrol the reefs. Eagle rays, shoaling barracudas and other pelagic are also commonplace. Occasional encounters with Silkys, Oceanic White Tips, Silvertips and Hammerheads add to the excitement.
One of the most amazing things about diving from Munda is the diversity of dives, along with scenic beauty as the dive boat travels past fishing villages, bush clad waterways and picturesque islands on its way to dive sites.
There are currently no liveabaords operating on regular basis in Munda.