Bellona Island, Rennell/Bellona Province
Bellona Island is densely populated and its interior is lush and fertile. There are ten villages on Bellona Island. The nearby Bellona Shoals were the site of a few shipwrecks making great dive zones. On the western end of Bellona Island at Ngabenga there were sacred stone gods. Bellona Island is located 180 km South East of Guadalcanal Island. The island is about 10 km long and 8 km wide. Bellona is the smaller of the two islands that make up the Rennell and Bellona Province.
Twin otter (DH6), Islander (BN2)
Transfer from Rennell Airport should be arranged in advance.
Rennell and Bellona Province: 3,025 (2010 census estimates)
Subsistence farming is the main industry for Rennell.
Clinic located in Nuku village
Royal Solomon Islands Police Constables located in Bellona
Getting around Rennell is by bicycle. There are no taxis in Rennell.
Internet is accessible through pf net
There are no ATM’s on Rennell.
The Tapuna Caves have an incredible history. This is where the original inhabitants of Bellona (Hiti) used to live.
One Bay is the most beautiful part of Bellona Island with a mile long beach, shallow beautiful water, and a calm blue water.