Lake Tegano, Rennell Island

#7 of 10 in Nature in Solomon Islands
World heritage site · Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
An enormous body of brackish water listed as a World Heritage Site and ideal for snorkling, Lake Tegano and its steep coral cliffs support countless endemic species including sea snakes and hermit crabs. Referred to locally under a variety of names including "Tungano" and "Big Water," the 80 x 14 km (50 x 8.7 mi) lake lies beside a dense forest popular with hikers and campers. Plan your trip carefully in advance, employ a guide in order to access the farthest reaches, and before setting off remember to pack plenty of food and drink. To visit Lake Tegano and get the most from your holiday in Rennell Island, create itinerary details personal to you using our Rennell Island trip itinerary builder site.
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  • As a local telecommunication engineer, I've been traveling to other places in the Solomon for work purposes, I however have to say that my trip to Lake Tegano is one of the best! It took an hours...  more »
  • I stayed in Rennell for two nights and took the 3hr long trip to Lake Tegano. It cost us $3000 SBD for the return (about $500 AUD) and we stopped off once at the wharf midway. The track a not a...  more »

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