Lomlom, Temotu Province
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Lomlom airport is located in Reef Islands in the Temotu Province. Lomlom is the largest of the Reef Islands in the Solomon Islands. It is located in Temotu Province, measuring seven by four kilometres and separated from Fenualoa by a deep channel.The estimated terrain elevation above sea level is some 21 metres. Variant forms of the island's name are Fonofono and Lom lom.
Lomlom Airport (LLM)
Twin otter (DH6)
Lomlom airport transfer arrangement is available on arrival.
21,362 (census estimate 2009)
The main industries for Lomlom are fishing Activities, root crops and farming.
Manuopo Health center is located in Lomlom Island in the Reef Islands.
Police station is located in Santa Cruz Island in the Provincial Capital. Phone (+677) 23666
Main transport options include a boat ride or dugout canoes to the islands.
There are no taxis in Lomlom.
No broadband and dial-up services in Lomlom.
There is mobile coverage in Lomlom.
No ATM banks at Lomlom.
Tours and Activities
Reef Island Hopping
Stunning lagoons brimming with marine life, game fishing hotspots, stretches of reef, remote islands sprinkled with deserted beaches, crystalline caves and many picturesque villages. Snorkel off the shore of your accommodation or for the more adventurous, you can explore the outer reefs and other fascinating islands by motorised canoe.
Reef Islander Life
Enjoy the pleasure of fishing, scuba diving, bird watching, canoeing, shell collecting or exploring the fascinating cultures in the local villages. Inter-island sailing using traditional craft called the tepuke enabled Reef Islanders to trade with larger islands. You can learn about the local traditions or sit under the waving palms reading a book and enjoy the cool ocean breeze.
North of Nendo Island and 50 km to the west of the Reef Island group is the dormant volcano, Tinakula. Rising 2000ft from the ocean, the first recorded eruption of the volcano was in 1595 when Álvaro de Mendaña sailed past it. Periodic eruptions from the volcano are visible from the Reef Islands, and excursions are possible with a motorised boat.
Escape from the hustle and bustle and explore Pigeon Island. There are basic units at the property that accommodate 6 guests in total. The experience of going to islands hardly explored by tourism is exciting and you will have amazing, authentic cultural encounters. There are also reef islands to visit, pristine waterways full of marine life to see and white sandy beaches to lie on.