Chubikopi Rest HouseAddress: Chubikopi Village via Seghe, Morovo Lagoon
Chubikopi Resthouse is an accommodation run by a committee from the local village community. Sitting at the waters edge of the Marovo Lagoon provides a magnificent outlook over the lagoon. This resthouse was established in 2000 to facilitate community and regional meetings allowing government officers, health workers, conservation organisations and church groups to remain in the area whilst conducting their work. In 2006 the resthouse was open to visitors in the area. All income is collected for community projects such as the church.
Chubikopi Resthouse is located in Chubikopi Village which is situated on the eastern side of Marovo Island in the north of Marovo Lagoon.
By Plane: Solomon Airlines flighs 45 -60 minutes from Honiara and lands at Seghe airstrip.
By Boat: Fast boats departs Honiara 0700 twice a week ( weather dependant) and drop passengers at Seghe Village. Slower local passenger boats leave Honiara Sunday morning and arrive in the Lagoon off Chea Village for mid water disembarkation approx 10pm the same night. Small boats come to meet the ship and take passengers to the village which is 5 minutes away. Charges vary but will cost approx $20.
Local boats travel from Seghe to the village and are easily arranged onsite at arrival. This will cost about $50. Be prepared for wet boat crossings as they are weather dependant.