Certified Dive - The President Coolidge


Divers and history buffs should not miss a certified dive to the largest, most-intact shipwreck in the world and, also an intriguing piece of WW2 history. From 1931 - 1941 the SS President Coolidge sailed as a luxury passenger liner along the Sunshine Route. In 1941, the vessel was used as a troop carrier for the American Army. On the morning of 26 October 1942, President Coolidge struck two mines on her approach to Espiritu Santo and was abandoned as she sank. Today President Coolidge is known as a ‘wreck divers dream’ and attracts divers from all over the world. It is home to a wide variety of soft and hard corals, trigger fish, lion fish, nudibranchs and a resident moray eel. Most of the vessel's cargo is still contained in the holds of the ship, making this a truly fascinating dive into history.
  • Location

    Santo

  • Tour Code

    LU1020

  • Duration

    2.5 hours

  • Price

    Adult from $129.99
    Children (12 & under) from $129.99


Bring your underwater camera

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• Tour is for certified (qualified) divers only • All scuba equipment is provided • Dive is approximately 45 minutes • Minimum scuba diving age: 13 Maximum age: 70 • Guests aged 13 – 18 must be accompanied parent/guardian and provide a letter of consent • All participants should be in good health and will be required to complete a diving medical questionnaire. If you have any doubts regarding your fitness to dive, please consult a physician prior to your cruise • Blue bottles are known to occur during summer • Please wear comfortable flat-soled shoes, clothing suited to the weather conditions, bring a hat, plenty of bio-degradable sunscreen and bottled water
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