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Address: Espiritu Santo Island, Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
Phone Number: 6787758082
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Revisiting history at 28 Meters....plus

The Coolidge is a must dive if your ever at Santo. The history of this US Vessel is proud and deserves its place in history. Diving on it is a fantastic experience, looking at... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Patrick S
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Gold Coast, Australia
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Gold Coast, Australia
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Coolidge is a must dive if your ever at Santo. The history of this US Vessel is proud and deserves its place in history. Diving on it is a fantastic experience, looking at the relics and the structure of the ship was an experience I won't forget. Damn, I glad to be a Scuba diver and feel for those... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely do this with Paul Whites diving outfit in Aore resort. By far the best, safest and most organised. Alfred has done 14000 dives on the wreck so you won't find a better guide.

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Thank Rob H
Kangaroo Valley, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A must do dive from beginner to professional. It's huge with so many things to see. Just do It. Awesome.

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Thank Moran127
Penrith
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Allen and his crew are still the best crew to dive with. Although the ship is starting to collapse you still have a lot to see on, in and around it.

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Thank PenrithBigfella
Sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A massive ship, amazing to think that it's a shore dive. Dived with Allan Power, third time round. The Coolidge is slowly falling apart, all the bridge superstructure has collapsed since I was last here, but still plenty of wreck left to explore. All dives with a guide, guides are very good at observing deco stops to minimise chance of... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The "Coolidge" was my primary reason for the trip and I was not disappointed. I did a total of 10 dives which included a night dive. From the Jeeps in Number 1 hold to the engine room and kissing "the lady" it was an experience that I would like to repeat in the future. My next visit I will be... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Have dived on the Coolidge about ten times and it certainly is a ripper. Its 19 metres to the ship via a line and then go to what depth you are comfortable/safe with. Plenty to see and do. And make sure you go with a decent dive mob. Better to drop off a boat than stagger in from the shore.... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

First dive you feel how massive this ship is. I remember unspent artillery shells and a nudibranch. Second dive into the ship I felt like I was living in an axis and allies game. My favourite dive as we swam into cargo Bay 2 and out cargo Bay 1. The jeeps and artillery cannons. Truly an underwater adventure. Third dive... More 

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Thank bill h
Dumaguete City, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Despite suffering old age since this ship went down in WWII, it is still a very interesting shipwreck to dive. You should plan to do a series of dives if you want to visit most of the wreck because there is way too much to cover in just one dive. You have 3 professional dive centers to go with.

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Matamata, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

The guides were very informative and safety conscious. The dive gear was up to date. Very good viewing inside the wreck with superb relics and fish life.

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