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April 8 2012

Titanic at 100: Be Among the Last to Dive to Wreck Site?


An anniversary deep-sea diving expedition will offer tourists a chance to visit the R.M.S. Titanic, a hundred years after the legendary ship sank to the bottom of the frigid North Atlantic.

As part of a $60,000, two-week cruise, a pair of tourists can get shoehorned with a pilot into a tiny Russian MIR submersible that's less than 7 feet (2.1 meters) wide. The trip to Titanic's resting place takes about 2.5 hours, and a round-trip dive lasts about 8 to 10 hours.

"I think one thing that captures people is a direct link to this almost mythological maritime character, the Titanic," said Rob McCallum of Deep Ocean Expeditions, which holds exclusive charter for Titanic dives.

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