Best Places to Dive in Vanuatu

Nov 30, 2023

Vanuatu, with its crystal-clear waters and vibrant marine life, stands as a diver’s paradise. From mesmerising coral gardens to sunken World War II relics, the underwater world here is a treasure trove waiting to be explored. Join us as we delve into the best dive spots in Vanuatu, saving the best for last – right off the private beach of The Moso.

1. SS President Coolidge – Espiritu Santo

No dive list in Vanuatu is complete without mentioning the SS President Coolidge. This iconic World War II wreck, a luxury liner turned troopship, lies off the coast of Espiritu Santo. Divers can explore its vast expanse, encountering remnants of its storied past and witnessing the marine life that has made this artificial reef its home.

2. Million Dollar Point – Espiritu Santo

Adjacent to the SS President Coolidge, Million Dollar Point is another fascinating dive site. This underwater museum features submerged military equipment, including jeeps, trucks, and bulldozers, discarded after World War II. The eerie beauty of these relics, combined with the marine life teeming around them, creates a unique and captivating dive experience.

3. Coral Gardens – Hideaway Island

For those seeking vibrant coral formations and a kaleidoscope of marine life, Coral Gardens near Hideaway Island is a must-visit. This site showcases the stunning diversity of Vanuatu’s underwater ecosystems, with colorful corals providing a backdrop for a mesmerizing array of tropical fish.

4. Cathedral – Luganville

Located near Luganville on Espiritu Santo, the Cathedral dive site is celebrated for its awe-inspiring swim-throughs and towering coral formations resembling the arches of a cathedral. Divers can explore the intricate nooks and crannies, discovering the hidden wonders of this underwater sanctuary.

5. Twin Bommies – Port Vila

Just a boat ride from Port Vila, Twin Bommies is a favourite among divers for its two prominent bommies covered in soft corals and surrounded by schools of fish. The vibrant marine life and clear waters make this site a visual feast, offering a memorable diving experience.

The Best Dive Spot of All: The Moso’s Private Beach

While Vanuatu boasts an array of spectacular dive sites, the best one of all is right off the front of The Moso’s private beach. As you step into the warm, inviting waters, you’ll find yourself immersed in an underwater wonderland. Vibrant corals, colourful fish, and the quietness of this secluded spot create a dive experience like no other. At The Moso, we invite you to explore the magic that lies beneath the surface, just steps away from the comfort of your barefoot luxury haven. It’s not just a dive; it’s an immersion.


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