You Could Dive to the Titanic Next Year

© Xavier DESMIER/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images By Cailey Rizzo , Travel + Leisure After more than 100 years at the bottom of the Atlantic, th...
© Xavier DESMIER/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images

By Cailey Rizzo, Travel + Leisure

After more than 100 years at the bottom of the Atlantic, the Titanic could welcome visitors next year.

Two different luxury tour operators — Blue Marble Private and The Bluefish — are preparing to take tourists to the storied wreckage in 2019.

Blue Marble Private, in collaboration with OceanGate Expeditions, had originally intended to take divers down to the Titanic this year, but had to push back. While testing out the self-contained submersible built for the journey, lightning hit the water and damaged “over 70% of the electronics” onboard, OceanGate's marketing manager Dana Hall told CNN Travel

Explorers will take part in 11-day research missions, helping scientists operate sonar, navigate and log data. Testing was delayed but the company is confident tours will take place next year. Despite a price tag of $105,129, the first tour is already sold out.
Pearl Harbor's USS Arizona Memorial Is Shutting Down Indefinitely for Repairs The USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor will remain closed indefinitely because of structural issues.

A Titanic dive with The Bluefish will be about half the cost at $59,680. The trip itself, leaving from Newfoundland, will take 13 days to complete with six days of diving down to the Titanic in submersibles. The company has already confirmed reservations with deposits for the 2019/20 diving season.

The timeline for a dive to the Titanic could be closing fast. Oceanographers have said there are microbes on the ship that are eating away the metal hull and the wreck could disappear in less than 20 years.

If it disappears completely, a company in China is working on a lifesize replica of the Titanic that will recreate the terrifying moment the cruiseliner crashed into a glacier.

COMMENTS


A Part of Julius LLC
Made with in NYC by Julius Choudhury
Name

Alabama,1,Apps,2,Arizona,1,Autos,731,Beauty and Style,88,Bollywood,29,Books,2,Business,796,California,8,Career,25,Celebrities,40,College Basketball,1,College Football,14,Colorado,1,Connecticut,1,Crime,554,Entertainment,1647,Facebook,3,Fashion,3,Fitness,4,Florida,3,Food and Drink,1,Food and Drinks,49,Football,1,Games,3,Google,16,Hawaii,8,Health,258,Health Care,2,Health News,251,Hollywood,1,Home and Garden,7,Horse Racing,4,Illinois,2,Instagram,1,Internet,1,Investing,36,Lifestyle,255,Markets,33,Massachusetts,6,Mental Health,1,Mississippi,1,MLB,22,Motorcycles,162,Movies,105,Music,121,NBA,21,New York,134,News,4065,NFL,185,NHL,8,Offbeat,987,Oregon,1,Personal Finance,18,Real Estate,20,Relationships,1,Samsung,16,Science,91,Security,2,Small Business,36,Smartphone,23,Soccer,7,Sports,266,Technology,163,Texas,1,Tips and Tricks,1,Travel,1397,TV,287,Twitter,1,US,2225,VR,1,Washington,7,Weather,12,
ltr
item
Daily News | local news, US news, world news and much more!: You Could Dive to the Titanic Next Year
You Could Dive to the Titanic Next Year
https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-e0qU57gdDvo/WxtweVn8csI/AAAAAAAAt3g/fYXEp_MKD90my1VDV0A3rKSwQWN43b-6ACEwYBhgL/s1600/5.jpg
https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-e0qU57gdDvo/WxtweVn8csI/AAAAAAAAt3g/fYXEp_MKD90my1VDV0A3rKSwQWN43b-6ACEwYBhgL/s72-c/5.jpg
Daily News | local news, US news, world news and much more!
https://www.dailynewsview.com/2018/06/you-could-dive-to-titanic-next-year.html
https://www.dailynewsview.com/
https://www.dailynewsview.com/
https://www.dailynewsview.com/2018/06/you-could-dive-to-titanic-next-year.html
true
7476738364740107800
UTF-8
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS PREMIUM CONTENT IS LOCKED STEP 1: Share to a social network STEP 2: Click the link on your social network Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy Table of Content