Vila

We have 5 wrecks for Vila one being the Semele Federsen (photo by Andrew Bowie).

Dive Locations in Vila

Tasman Flying boat

In 40 metres of water lies the Quantas S26 Sandringham Flying Boat. The wreck was discovered in 1978 after quite a search and makes a fascinating dive site. With a wingspan of 30 metres this bulky giant is waiting to be explored.

29/01/2015 07:24 hrs
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trimixguy

Star of Russia

This historical wreck is the largest in Efate and was built in 1874 in Belfast by Harlan and Wolff (also famous for construction of Titanic). She is 80 metres in length and 13 metres width.the old anchor weighing equipment and a huge main bollard in the forward section, dead eyes and rigging along the railings, … Continue reading Star of Russia

29/01/2015 07:24 hrs
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trimixguy

Semele Federsen

Semele Federsen A cargo carrying trading vessel sunk in 1985 to a depth of 26 metres and later in 1987 moved further down by cyclone Uma. Known to 60 metres viz.

29/01/2015 07:23 hrs
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trimixguy

Konanda

Konanda is an island trader, 45 metres in length and deliberately sunk in 1987 after being damaged by a cyclone. She was carefully prepared so that penetration of the wreck is safe. She sits flat on a sandy bottom at 26 metres.

29/01/2015 07:23 hrs
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trimixguy

Kathleen

The Kathleen was typical of many of the small coastal traders plying the inter-island routes in the Vanuatu islands. At the end of her useful life in the 1980’s, she was scuttled in 18m as a dive site on a reef close to the well known tourist resort, Hideaway Island. In 1987, cyclone Uma struck … Continue reading Kathleen

29/01/2015 07:23 hrs
by
trimixguy

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