Raiders Hotel & Dive

 

Destination: Solomon Islands

Tulagi Harbour Waterfront, Tulagi, Solomon Islands | Room + breakfast only + 2 dives from $290/ppn

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Raiders Hotel & Dive Quick Pitch 

Raiders Hotel & Dive is a small boutique hotel located in the small township of Tulagi in the historical Central Province (a.k.a. Nggela Islands or Florida Islands) of the Solomon Islands. The local area is popular for its WW2 wreck diving and the biodiversity of its marine life on the many reefs nearby.

 

Quick Information 

  • No of Rooms: 10
  • Dive Center: On-site
  • Amenities: AC, beachfront, restaurant, bar, laundry, various activities
  • WiFi: Yes, surcharge 
  • Nearest International Airport: Honiara International Airport 
  • Airport  Shuttle: No
 

 

How to Get There

Tulagi Island is located 22 nautical miles east of Honiara. There is no airport in the Florida Islands and therefore all access is by boat. Depending on the boat and the weather, the trip can take anywhere from 1-1.5hrs. Raiders Hotel & dive does not provide airport pickups, but it can be arranged if you need it.  

 

Dive Overview

For incredible reefs, lots of fish, and very few others divers, the Solomon Islands is the place to be. You find wrecks, caverns, wide-angle reefs, large sea fans, soft corals, and lots of macro. 

 

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Accommodations

Types of Rooms, Amenities and Photos

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Raiders Hotel & Dive's Ensuite Room Raiders Hotel & Dive's Standard Room

 Raiders Hotel & Dive's Ensuite Room (LEFT) & Standard Room (RIGHT)

 

Raiders Hotel & Dive Accommodation Overview

Raiders currently has 10 rooms with 17 beds on offer. There are two room types available, Ensuite & Standard. The Ensuite rooms have their own toilet/shower whereas the Standard rooms all share common toilet/shower facilities. All rooms have a queen size and/or a king single bed in them complete with air-con & ceiling fans.

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Resort Facilities

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Raiders Hotel & Dive's restaurant Raiders Hotel & Dive's reception

Raiders Hotel & Dive's restaurant (LEFT) & reception (RIGHT)

Raiders Hotel & Dive's bar Tulagi Island view from Raiders Bar

 

Raiders Hotel & Dive's Bar (LEFT) & Tulagi Island view from the Bar (RIGHT)

 

Raiders Hotel & Dive Features 

  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private beach
  • Meeting room
  • Laundry service

 

Raiders Hotel & Dive Food & Drinks 

The majority of fruits, veggies, fish, and meats are sourced 40 km away in Honiara so the weather and sea conditions can affect what choices they have available. Only beverages purchased at Raiders may be consumed on the premises. Please do not bring your own alcohol unless you intend to consume it off the premises.

Raiders Hotel & Dive's food

 

Raiders Hotel & Dive Activities 

  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Bird-watching
  • Fishing
  • Village visits
  • Guided tour around the WW2 sites 
 

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Schedule & Rates

The actual rates are based in AUD. The starting price indicated above may vary based on the current exchange rate.

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5-Night Stay & Play Packages

Rates are in Australian Dollars (tax included).

Accommodation

Single Diver

Couple (1 diver, 1 non-diver)

Couple (both divers)

Ensuite

$1,600.00

$1,925.00

$2,600.00

Standard

$1,450.00

$1,785.00

$2,460.00

 

Inclusions

  • 5 nights Standard Room Accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • 7 dives/diver
  • Return transfers


exCLUSIONS

  • Airfares
  • Airport transfers
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Bar purchases
  • Excursions
  • Gear hire

 

Can't find the information you need?

Drop us an email at bookings@bluewaterdivetravel.com or call us at 310-915-6677 and we will gladly help you plan your dream dive vacation!

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Dive Information

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Diving with Raiders Hotel & Dive

Raiders Hotel & Dive caters mainly to recreational divers and dive groups who are attracted by the opportunity to dive multiple WW2 aircraft & shipwrecks. Additionally, they have easy access to a number of pristine reefs and wall dives with an abundant selection of corals, reef fish, and pelagic species. 

Divers must provide proof of qualification. All dives are from their boat. The dive rate includes boat, crew, fuel, weights, tanks and any custom fees payable. They do not conduct any dive courses or mixed gas dives.

 

Diving with Raiders Hotel & Dive Raiders Hotel & Dive's dive boat

 

Raiders Boats

Raiders boats are well maintained, seaworthy and are manned by an experienced crew. Both boats are fitted with an array of safety equipment including Life Jackets, Emergency flares, First Aid kits, GPS, VHF Radio & Compass. Additionally, in the absence of a reliable national Search & Rescue Service, Raiders has implemented its own SAR protocols to ensure imminent rescue should anything untoward occur during your 22nm transit across Iron Bottom Sound from Honiara to Tulagi. 

  • MV Cobra
  • Cobra is a 9.2-meter aluminum Dive & Transfer boat. She is registered and under full marine survey. She is of RAMCO NZ design and built extremely tough. Powered by a single Yamaha 250hp outboard engine and fitted with a Yamaha 15hp auxiliary engine for emergency use. Under survey, she can transport 10 passengers and 2 crew and will comfortably carry up to 8 Recreational divers or 6 Technical at once. A purpose built dive platform and transfer vessel. Weather conditions permitting she will cruise at 22 knots and make the transit across from Honiara in 55 – 60 minutes.
  • MV Sin-Bin
  • Sin-Bin is a 23ft long-boat of 6 layer fiberglass construction (High Bow design) built in Fiji. Powered by a Yamaha 100hp outboard engine she will safely carry up to 6 passengers and bags or 4 divers. Weather conditions permitting, she will cruise at 20knots and make the trip across to Tulagi in approx 65 – 70 minutes.

  

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Practical Information 

  • Electricity: 240 V
  • Time zone: UTC+11
  • Languages: English
  • Accept Credit Cards?: Yes, All major Credit Cards are accepted

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Underwater Gallery

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Raiders Hotel & Dive Tulagi's underwater photoRaiders Hotel & Dive Tulagi's underwater photo

Raiders Hotel & Dive Tulagi's underwater photoRaiders Hotel & Dive Tulagi's underwater photo

Raiders Hotel & Dive Tulagi's underwater photoRaiders Hotel & Dive Tulagi's underwater photo

 

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