Home Home Accommodation Accommodation Full Boar Full Boar Diving Diving Dive Sites Dive Sites Fishing Fishing Other Activites Other Activites Contact Us Contact Us About Us About Us F A Q's F A Q's
Aore Island - Espiritu Santo - Vanuatu
Frequently Asked Questions Who can dive the Coolidge? The wreck has something for all levels of divers from open water divers to Tec qualified. The water is still, warm and clear so it makes for a great place to increase your diving depths & experience if you are happy to do so. How many dives to see the Coolidge? You can do over two dozen dives and not see all the wreck, but even a few dives make for an unforgettable experience. Dive Depths? The wreck starts in 20m of water and the stern is in just over 70m, so something for all to enjoy. There is a code of conduct with all local operators limiting the maximum depth to 60m. What safety gear do we have? We are the only dive operator in Santo that has all the following on site, Remote Area 1st Aid kit, Dan twin bottle Oxygen Resuscitation kit, AED (automated external defibrillator) satellite phone. Where is the closest re compression chamber? There is an operating chamber in Port Vila, and it looks like getting shifted to Santo in 2014 What is Aore Adventures guide ratio? Depending on the planed dive there are usually 2 or 4 divers to a guide, but on basic dives there may be up to 6. How is the dive day run? The day starts with boarding Full Boar at 8am, arriving at the dive site for briefing, after the 1st dive a great morning tea is provided on board and after the required surface interval complete the 2nd dive and have lunch before returning around 1.30pm/2pm, so not all your day is taken up with diving, keeping non diving family happy too. What is the water temperature? The water ranges in temperature of around 26c in winter to 31c in summer, so most divers wear either a 3mm suit or a light lavacore/sharkskin garment . Why do Aore adventures do boat dives? Boat dives are much easier, with no double handling of equipment or awkward shore entries mooring right on the dive sites. What Hire equipment do you offer? Aore Adventure Sports has the top of the range oceanic regulators and BCD’s (all bcd’s are supplied with a surface marker buoy and whistle). And each Reg set has your own personal dive computer for your added safety (the only dive operator in Santo to offer dive computers). we also have masks, fins and 3mm shorties to hire if required. What scuba cylinders do you have? We have 12ltr aluminium cylinders, with the option of either a STD k valve or din fitting.
PO Box 734 Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
Phone:  678 555 0271 info@aoreadventures.com
© Aore Adventure Sports & Lodge