Famous for WWII wrecks, diving Tulagi in the Solomons is appealing to lovers of rust, but this area also has wonderful coral reefs and even muck diving.
The SS President Coolidge Wreck – the most famous wreck in the world – turns 75 this year. A good reason to dive it if you haven’t – it’s less than a 3 hr flight from Aus
Solomon Islands’ Russell Islands might just be the best dive destination you’ve never heard of, with its amazing terrain, clear warm waters and variety of marine life.
The Exmouth Navy Pier has a reputation as one of the top 10 shore dives worldwide, primarily due to its vast range of marine life. It re-opens on 15 November.
Munda is unique in all the diving destinations in the Solomon Islands – not just because of great dive sites, but because there’s lots more to explore.
I first dived the Adelaide just six months after she was scuttled in 2011. I went back recently to dive her again on the fifth anniversary of her submersion in April 2016 to see how the old girl had changed.
Solomon Islands wreck diving provides plenty of interesting wrecks at recreational scuba diving depths. These include planes, submarines, and freighters.
Diveplanit’s marine archeology buff, Roderick Eime, dives Tulagi, in the Solomon Islands and finds a historic WWII aircraft with a story.