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Aerial view of Uepi.

Uepi is an island located in the Western Province of the Solomon Islands (nation). It is noted for its high quality blue-water drop-off scuba diving.


Uepi is a classic raised barrier reef island, covered by rainforest, outlined by fringing reef and sandy beaches. The island is flanked by the warm lagoon waters on one side, and the oceanic depths (6000ft/2000m) of "The Slot", a deep marine abyss, on the other. Uepi Island is approximately 2.5 km long and 300 metres wide.[1] Uepi is only 90 minutes from Honiara by plane and boat.[2]


  1. ^ "WELCOME TO UEPI ISLAND RESORT - The Solomon Islands". Uepi Island Resort. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Diving: Uepi, Solomon Islands". Diveplanit. Retrieved 31 July 2018.

Coordinates: 8°25′19″S 157°56′24″E / 8.422°S 157.940°E / -8.422; 157.940