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SS President Coolidge

Espiritu Santo Island, Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
+678 775 8082
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great dive

there is something for everyone, but you probably need to have a bit of experience first, so much... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
gregorwade
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Melbourne, Australia
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Worth seeing both of these historic wrecks. Both walk from shore and a few dives require advanced... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tracydanna
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Gold Coast, Australia
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“wreck dive” (41 reviews)
“allan power” (28 reviews)
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Espiritu Santo Island, Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
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+678 775 8082
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Reviewed 2 days ago

there is something for everyone, but you probably need to have a bit of experience first, so much to see and so much to do.

Thank gregorwade
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth seeing both of these historic wrecks. Both walk from shore and a few dives require advanced level to 40 meters

Thank tracydanna
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I suggest some experience beforehand to deal with underwater passageway diving. It can get a bit claustrophobic , but the water is clear .

Thank Martin L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went as intermediate divers and got so much out of it, each dive was more and more challenging but, with an amazing dive guide (Santo Island Diving), we felt totally safe. Recommend that you try to do a deep dive course (40m) prior to...More

Thank starswine
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

"If you go to Vanuatu, you HAVE to dive the Coolidge." my friends told me and after doing so I wholeheartedly agree. This wreck is simply spectacular. It's enormous and there are about a dozen differemt dives of all levels available. I did my diving...More

Thank orbadon
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of 19 divers recently dived the President Coolidge with Pacific Dive. From advanced technical divers to recreational divers, the Coolidge could offer awesome experiences for all. Having experienced guides makes a HUGE difference, as they know all aspects of the wreck. This is...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We did two dives here with Allan Powers and it was unforgettable! From the beach you just walk into the sea and after a few moments you see the ship, a breathtaking moment. The ship is so big you need a lot of dives to...More

1  Thank ReisDNA
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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

We only saw small portion of this amazing wreck, as we did the bow and promenade area to a depth of 25m , we did see the 3in guns and ammunition definitely will be back to check out more of the ship and maybe get...More

Thank Frank M
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

WOW - what an awesome dive. Bucket list is ticked off however we will be back to do again. A must do for anyone wishing to do a wreck dive.

Thank babyscent
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

First dived Pres.Coolidge in 1982 on air. The Lady sculpture was just discovered previous week and I had a great snap of it published in Neville Coleman's "Underwater" magazine, beating established photographers to be the "first" published. The wreck is a walk-in dive that caters...More

1  Thank Salty
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The weather is consistent yea round. June/July which is considered their winter, still has temps of 26c plus, the same can be said for the water. The humid months later in the year could be slightly uncomfortable if you're... More
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