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Roderick Bay
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Roderick Bay

Roderick Bay is located in the Solomon Islands, an archipelago of over 900 islands in the South Pacific Ocean, east of Papua New Guinea. The bay is situated on the northwest coast of the island of Guadalcanal, the largest of the Solomon Islands.

Roderick Bay is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike, offering a wide range of activities. The bay is home to a variety of tropical fish, coral reefs, and other marine life, making it a great spot for snorkeling and diving. There are also numerous beaches and lagoons to explore, as well as hiking trails and other attractions.

In terms of history, Roderick Bay played an important role in World War II. In 1942, the Battle of Guadalcanal was fought in the area, with the Allied forces successfully defeating the Japanese. This battle marked a major turning point in the war and was a key factor in the Allied victory.

Today, Roderick Bay is a popular tourist destination, offering a wide range of activities for visitors to enjoy. The bay is also home to a number of historical sites, including memorials and monuments that commemorate the Battle of Guadalcanal. Visitors can also explore the local villages and markets, or take a boat tour to explore the surrounding islands.

Excursion tips for a day in Roderick Bay

As a tourist in Roderick Bay in the Solomon Islands, there are plenty of activities to enjoy on a day trip. Here are some of the top things to do:

1. Visit the local markets and browse the stalls for fresh produce, handicrafts, and souvenirs.
2. Take a boat trip to nearby islands and explore the stunning beaches, coral reefs, and lagoons.
3. Enjoy a picnic lunch on the beach and take a dip in the crystal clear waters.
4. Go snorkeling and discover the amazing marine life.
5. Explore the local villages and experience the unique culture and hospitality of the Solomon Islands.
6. Visit the historic sites and learn about the colonial past of the islands.
7. Take a guided tour of the rainforest and observe the diverse wildlife.
8. Enjoy some of the local delicacies such as fish and chips, coconut crab, and taro.
9. Relax on the beach and soak up the sun.
10. Go kayaking or stand-up paddleboarding around the bay.

Experience Roderick Bay with unforgettable activities by our partner GetYourGuide. The offer is also ideal as a special gift idea for family and friends who are planning to visit Roderick Bay. Cancellations are possible up to 24h before the start of the activity (unless otherwise stated in the activity description), with a full refund of the booking price.

The climate in Roderick Bay

The climate in Roderick Bay in the Solomon Islands is tropical and humid throughout the year, with temperatures ranging from 24 to 33 degrees Celsius. The wet season runs from November to April, with heavy rainfall and hot and humid conditions. The dry season is from May to October, with cooler temperatures and less humidity. During the summer months of December to March, the humidity is high, while the winter months of June to August are cooler and drier. Overall, the climate in Roderick Bay is hot and humid, with a wet season and a dry season.

Cruise weather for Roderick Bay

Our weather forecast for Roderick Bay helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 14th 2024 Jul. 14th 2024 max: 28.8 °C
min: 27.7 °C
7.2 m/s
7.6 m/s
35.2 %
23.3 m
72.7 %
1,008 hPa
Jul. 15th 2024 Jul. 15th 2024 max: 28.6 °C
min: 27.9 °C
10.4 m/s
10.1 m/s
33.4 %
23.4 m
74.2 %
1,009 hPa
Jul. 16th 2024 Jul. 16th 2024 max: 28.6 °C
min: 27.6 °C
30.2 m/s
31.0 m/s
68.6 %
21.7 m
76.7 %
1,009 hPa
Jul. 17th 2024 Jul. 17th 2024 max: 28.5 °C
min: 27.7 °C
36.4 m/s
36.4 m/s
56.9 %
19.2 m
77.6 %
1,009 hPa
Jul. 18th 2024 Jul. 18th 2024 max: 28.5 °C
min: 27.7 °C
34.9 m/s
36.0 m/s
81.6 %
18.6 m
78.0 %
1,011 hPa
Jul. 19th 2024 Jul. 19th 2024 max: 28.4 °C
min: 27.5 °C
37.1 m/s
37.1 m/s
53.8 %
17.8 m
80.0 %
1,011 hPa
Jul. 20th 2024 Jul. 20th 2024 max: 28.9 °C
min: 28.3 °C
37.4 m/s
37.8 m/s
37.5 %
24.1 m
79.8 %
1,009 hPa
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 28.7 °C
min: 28.2 °C
38.9 m/s
41.4 m/s
1.2 %
24.1 m
80.5 %
1,009 hPa
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 28.3 °C
min: 27.6 °C
47.9 m/s
53.6 m/s
38.4 %
24.1 m
82.0 %
1,009 hPa
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 28.2 °C
min: 27.9 °C
43.2 m/s
49.0 m/s
68.4 %
23.4 m
81.3 %
1,009 hPa
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 28.3 °C
min: 27.8 °C
43.6 m/s
47.9 m/s
62.1 %
18.6 m
81.9 %
1,008 hPa
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 27.9 °C
min: 26.6 °C
41.8 m/s
42.8 m/s
76.4 %
11.2 m
83.3 %
1,008 hPa
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 28.3 °C
min: 27.4 °C
25.9 m/s
28.4 m/s
99.4 %
20.4 m
80.2 %
1,008 hPa
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 27.7 °C
min: 26.9 °C
10.1 m/s
10.1 m/s
96.8 %
13.6 m
79.9 %
1,008 hPa
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 27.7 °C
min: 26.2 °C
28.8 m/s
27.7 m/s
99.7 %
17.6 m
83.9 %
1,009 hPa

Cruises to Roderick Bay

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Scheduled ship calls in Roderick Bay, Solomon Islands
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Oct. 31st 2024 Thursday, 31st of Oct. 2024 LE LAPEROUSE 12:00 am 12:00 am
Feb. 27th 2025 Thursday, 27th of Feb. 2025 LE JACQUES CARTIER 12:00 am 12:00 am

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