The springboard for tourism activities within the Solomon Islands, Honiara Town is also the capital city located on the northern coast of Guadalcanal Island. Featuring a sea port at Point Cruz and the Honiara International Airport, which is the only aviation facility on the archipelago located at a distance of 10 kilometers to the east of the city. Revolving around the Kukum highway which connects the airport with the settlement at White River in the west, industrial activities of Honiara involve beverage and cookie factories alongside exports.
Walk through the bustling Honiara Central Market shopping for flowers, handmade jewelry and crafts, especially if it happens to be a Saturday morning when you are here. Displaying several World War II memorials and sites, there are plenty of beaches and waterfalls nearby Honiara as well which are often explored by visitors before they embark on a detailed Solomon Islands tour. With a harbor from where ferries depart to various remote provinces, Honiara is an excellent first stop of your Solomon Islands tour.