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Aore Adventure Sports & Lodge

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Aore Island | Espiritu Santo, Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
+678 555 0271
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Best place to dive!

I travelled to Vanuatu a few months back, and was lucky enough to dive with Aore Adventure Sports... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
paulap007
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Madrid, Spain
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A holiday in Paradise

Aore Lodge was perfect for our recent Scout diving adventure. The accomodation was very comfortable... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
rosie461
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Canberra
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Come and dive on Santo's premier dive boat and if you are looking for a great place to stay Espiritu Santo's newest private beach house is waiting for you.Situated on your own 200m white sandy beach in a self contained contemporary villa on Aore Island , just a short 10min boat ride from Luganville.We are a PADI dive resort and run our new dive vessel from right out front, diving the world famous SS President Coolidge and all the other local reef sites and wrecks. We also dive sites that no other operator can due to our boat capabilities. The villa sleeps 6 adults in comfort and has a fully self contained kitchen and bar b q area and there is one of the top local restaurants and bar less than 5 mins walk away.For non divers there is plenty to do with tours to caves, pristine spring fed blue holes, great beaches, jungle treks plus many other activities, or just lay around and enjoy your own private beach.Snorkel right out the front or enjoy a paddle over the reef with our complementary kayaks.
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Aore Island | Espiritu Santo, Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
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+678 555 0271
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I travelled to Vanuatu a few months back, and was lucky enough to dive with Aore Adventure Sports. Very professional and friendly outfit, they made you feel right at home! Everything was easy- they picked me up from my hotel dock, had top quality gear...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Aore Lodge was perfect for our recent Scout diving adventure. The accomodation was very comfortable and had everything we needed for a self catering holiday. The resort owner Paul was very accomodating and responsive to our requests to travel on the island or back to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dived with a group of friends using Aore, we dove the The Henry (island trader wreck) and a close by reef. The vis was excellent on both dives, the The Henry was excellent with good growth, and easy to dive on, the reef was magnificent...More

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ManAore, Owner at Aore Adventure Sports & Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

gday holidayplus, glad your group enjoyed the diving up here in Santo, and thank you for the review and comments. In regards to our hire computers we have the wet activation function turned off due to the fact of the high humidity in Santo and...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Absolute best holiday we had in a very long time. Perfect location, beautiful snorkelling right in front of the villa. Excellent dive sites and great service from Paul and the crew. We will be back for sure.

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Reviewed 7 July 2018

With the water lapping at your doorstep, a beautifully appointment apartment and a resort close by, how can you not be impressed. Paul was a great host - he arranged for us to be picked up and dropped back to Luganville, organised the Dive Trip...More

Thank Juanita M
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Reviewed 23 June 2018

Paul White and his crew made diving so easy and without any rushing or stress. The dive boat was excellent for the job and had all the back up and safety gear anyone would wish for. Both guides we had gave a detailed briefing prior...More

Thank Greg R
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Reviewed 15 June 2018

I was here for 6 days and the plan was to dive as much as the Coolidge as possible. These guys are so professional in every way. As a dive shop owner, going out with these guys was so easy and relaxed, I had no...More

Thank yarraone
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Half a dozen great dives brilliantly looked after by Alfred, Paul 1 and Paul 2. Great equipment, great boat and great guides for this fantastic experience Highly recommend!

Thank Matt H H
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

The perfect place for wreck diving fanatics of all levels. Paul and Lyndel are fantastic hosts along with their dive master Alfred and instructor Paul Their level of professionalism and safety will put most Aussie operations to shame. It was both a pleasure and a...More

Thank Aristotle 1
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

We have just spent a week on Aore Island and dived with Paul,Paul and Alfred.....what a pleasure to be aboard with this crew.....very professional and perfect for all stages of diving experience,I am a little nervous before my first dive always but felt just wonderful...More

Thank Carol W
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Bej80237
22 April 2018|
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Response from Carrol W | Reviewed this property |
Which Port in Vanuatu will you be stopping?
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sahoad68
21 June 2017|
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Response from ManAore | Property representative |
gday Simon, please send me your email address and i will send you all the info cheers paul
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noayon15
21 February 2016|
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Response from ManAore | Property representative |
yes snorkeling is safe and easy right out the front of our facility, cheers
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