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Million Dollar Bay

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Address: Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

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Great to snorkel. Allow at least a couple of hours for snorkelling and walking along the beach. Close to township of Luganville.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great to snorkel. Allow at least a couple of hours for snorkelling and walking along the beach. Close to township of Luganville.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

$5 per person gets you entry and you can hire snorkelling gear when you get there. Head in the direction of the collapsed wharf and you will find mega structures up to 40m below including ships, ww2 cannon's and scaffolding

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent a few hours on the beach here, doing a little bit of snorkelling. The relics underwater are great to see, and visibility was good. The beach itself was also pleasant to just hang out on, with some shade available on the grassy areas for when it gets a bit too hot.

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Echuca, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place for a stop, enjoyed a swim and views. Couple of market stalls, selling souvenirs and cold drinks, very friendly locals.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We snorkelled at Million Dollar Point on our last day. We almost didn't bother but we were strongly encouraged by our son and we are so glad that we did.

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Not far from the airport, this beach is where the American forces dumped all of their excess equipment that the French and locals refused to buy (hoping the Americans would just leave it for them to take for free). The old equipment has made for some great reefs which are easily accessible for snorkeling or diving. Even just walking the... More 

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Penrith, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

I dived this site with the dive operation from Bokissa Eco Resort. Million Dollar Point is an area where the US military dumped everything after their military operations. If you like looking at old trucks, cranes, boats in a massive pile then you'll love this. I dived here 10 years ago and to be honest it has not changed much... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Time and seawater have not been kind to this munitions dump, and while I was able to discern tyres, a jeep, a few ships, drums and chains, a lot of the site is now an unrecognisable metallic junkyard. Admittedly, I went the day after the April earthquake which stirred up a lot of silt, so visibility wasn't great. There's plenty... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

If you plan on diving the Coolidge then your dive operator will more than likely take you to MDP as one of your check out dives. An easy shore dive that is full of plenty of interesting things to see dumped after the War before the US pulled out.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We had a great visit to this beach with four children and three adults. Arriving by boat and exploring the relics was amazing. All the kids were so excited to see the World War Two vehicles and items. Awesome adventure!!

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