Inside new Titanic submarine tour that will take you to famous shipwreck

Adventurers are being given the chance to explore the world’s most famous shipwreck – for a whopping £96,000.

OceanGate Expeditions is, for the first time, offering members of the public the opportunity to dive 2.4 miles beneath the ocean to see the Titanic.

The Titanic set sail with 2,500 onboard for it's first and only voyage from Southampton to New York in 1912 before it sank, killing around 1,500.

Infamously described as "unsinkable", the British White Star Line passenger liner flooded and split into two after hitting an iceberg in the North Atlantic Ocean.

Only a handful of scientists and researchers have ever examined the wreckage first hand, including James Cameron who directed the 1997 blockbuster film, The Telegraph reports.

Under these new plans, nine participants will be allowed on the eight-day expedition which will depart from Canada’s Newfoundland and make it’s way to the wreckage.

The private submarine tour, which will hold five people at a time, will set explorers back a whopping £96,368.

But the price tag has not put punters off with 36 people signing up for the six-to-eight hour expedition to the ill-fated cruise liner.

Guests – referred to as "mission specialists" will be given a submarine tour of the site, which stretches as far as 25 nautical miles.

An in-depth interview will see wannabe explorers all out an application and take part in a video and training.

Stockton Rush, president of OceanGate Expeditions explained what to expect down there: “All the bones are gone. There are no bodies down there.

"There are boots and shoes and clothes that show where people were 100 years ago, and that is very sombre."

The last remaining survivor of the disaster, Millvina Dean, died on May 31, 2009, aged 97.

Earlier this year, it was announced that the Titanic will get new protections under an agreement between Britain and the US, which will allow the two governments to be able to grant or veto applications for people to visit.

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