Aore adventure sports & lodge

Aore Adventure Sports & Lodge is Espiritu Santos only Padi 5 Star Dive Centre, with over 22 years’ experience in the diving industry.

We are situated on Aore Island and service Santo with free pick up for divers from Santo Hardware Wharf right in the center of Luganville each morning.

Daily boat dives on the world-famous SS President Coolidge, Million Dollar point & USS Tucker, WWII Submarine nets guided by our dedicated, professional, and experienced dive guides who have done 1000’s of dives on the wreck.

Our dive boat is “FullBoar” an 8m Stabicraft, purpose built for diving powered with twin Yamaha 150hp engines to get to the dive sites fast, on board fridge, music and full sun protection offering comfort and safety.

The morning starts at 8am and we have you back around 1pm after a double dive which includes a homemade morning tea/lunch, so plenty of time to relax in the afternoon with family and friends.

Other Dive sites include:

WWII Plane Wrecks – F4U Corsair, F4F Wildcat, SBD Dauntless

REEF dive sites we service are Bokissa Island, Tutuba Point, Cindy’s Reef, Aore Gorgonian fans Aore wall, Aise Island, Araki Island & other south santo islands.

Safety is our number one priority, and we are the only operator to have the expat owner on the boat as dive supervisor each day as well as the only operator to have all the following safety equipment, Remote 1st Aid kit, Remote DAN O2 kit, AED. All our staff have been trained in it use and are kept updated with regular ongoing training.

We cater from the beginner to the most experienced diver making sure you have fun and dive safe!

Being a Padi dive center we can offer learn to dive course, refreshers, Discover Scuba diving plus many more Padi dive courses.

Accommodation is available in our private beach house, giving you the option of having your own private dive resort! All just 10mins from the Coolidge dive site.

The house is situated on your own 200m sandy beach, perfect for swimming or snorkeling and the dive boat loads right out front on our jetty and enjoy sunset drinks on the deck.