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Address: Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
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One of the best dive operators

This was my third time diving with Allan and each time gets better and better! We spent a week diving including a PADI course. Our instructor was very patient and informative. The... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
C1077
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my third time diving with Allan and each time gets better and better! We spent a week diving including a PADI course. Our instructor was very patient and informative. The operators are very friendly and went out of their way to ensure we had a great time. Allan is a living legend and his knowledge of the SS... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

First time diving so did our openwater course with Allan Power Dive Tours. Lionel was our dive instructor and he knew right away what kind of divers my daughter and i were and adjusted accordingly. Lionel is great as are all the guys at Allan Power Dive Tours. I think we were very lucky Lionel and the Team took care... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

I dived the Coolidge 7 times and Million dollar points twice with Allan Power dive tours, and it was the best diving in my life. The guides are excellent and nice, and Allan and Tony know everything about the Coolidge.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

As others have said, diving the President Coolidge is serious diving and the deeper dives should only be undertaken by competent experienced divers. More so for the penetration dives. For such individuals, I have no hesitation recommending Allan Powers as the crew to guide you through such an incredible wreck. The guides are excellent and know the wreck inside-out. Special... More 

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Southport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I'm docking one star as I know they take newly certified Open Water divers to 40 m. All the operators in Santo do this, but it's still not safe to do so. Allan Power are the longest running dive operator for the Coolidge wreck and have a diligent knowledge of the ship's interior. I saw Hold 2 and the starboard... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent company, great knowledge of the Coolidge. Lionel was my instructor for my dive course and I couldn't have asked for more. Enjoyable and course gave me confidence to scuba.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We did our very first dives on the Coolidge on September 21st with this Company and we absolutely loved it. We felt very safe with our Instructor Claude and he kept checking on us all the time to make sure we are OK. The dive gear was in good condition and the whole team was very friendly. Can highly recommend... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Diving the SS President Coolidge was the main goal of our trip to Vanuatu, and we had a great time doing so with Alan Power Dive Tours. Overall, I would say that this is diving for divers, not for people who want to go down to 20 feet and look at some fish and then go back to the resort.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Contrary to the previous negative reviews, my experience with Allan and his team was very professional. I have experienced other operators on Santo, and could only describe them here as cowboys. Lionel and David were fantastic dive guides, showing us things that we would never have seen. The morning tea with Allan was also a great experience, as his knowledge... More 

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Byron Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Thanks to Allan, Tony & my dive guide Claude I had 4 wonderful dives on this fantastic wreck. All new (ish) gear, and no rush rush to get you in the water. You gear up at Allan's own Lot right at the dive site, its a beach entry and I recommend reef shoes if, like me, you don't wear booties,... More 

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