Shell Money Tour

Bringing culture back to life is the purpose of this shell money tour. It is a tour where guests will come to know how the shell money evolves and becomes part of the cultural existence of the Malaitan people. Shell money is culturally significant through its power to solve dispute at local and national levels. Shell money is used for traditional ceremonies as well as a significant cultural artifact that parents accept for bride price. It is the key form of traditional currency. This tour is 2 hours and guests will be taken to a site where local ladies will demonstrate how to make the cultural Shell money. Guests will also listen to the local ladies explaining the cultural significance of each item used on the shell money and listen to the lullabies that the ancestors sang during the shell money making. At the end of the tour, guests will see the actual end product of the shell money making demonstrated by the traditional attire worn by a bride.
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  • Duration

    2 hours

  • Price

    Adult from $99.99
    Children (12 & under) from $69.99



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