Tikopia Is, Solomons

Tikopia island is located in the Temotu province of the Solomon Islands. It is a small, remote island which is the remnant of an extinct volcano. Its highest point, Mt. Reani, reaches an elevation of 380 m above sea level. Lake Te Roto covers an old volcanic crater which is 80 m deep. Vegetation and human settlements in Tikopia were devastated following Cyclone Zoe's landfall in December 2002.

Tikopian society is very traditional, four chiefs rule the island and two neighbouring islands of Anuta and Fatutaka. Visitors must ask permission of the chief before exploring the island.

Things to see and do

* Bird watching
* Surfing
* Trekking
*Traditional village visit
* Snorkeling & Diving

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Solomon Islands Dollar (SBD)
Language – English, Melanesian Pijin
Land Area – 5 km²
Population – 1,200 approx
Electricity – 2 angled flat pins and 1 round pin centred below Australian style
Time – GMT plus eleven hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 677

Port Location – There is a port located at the capital, Honiara.

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