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pen ink well goldA note from Dom  ... Focus on Whales

The sheer immensity of these animals creates a palpitating heartbeat.   Their intriguing behavior patterns, the eerie sound of their singing, the outrageous photo ops   ...  & the fact that most of the trips are for divers & non-divers alike  ...  translated to aquatic opportunities not to be missed !

Irresistible Whale Encounters

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Swimming with whales is a thrill difficult to describe.

Read a few words of general information by clicking the button below or continue to browse through the page for specific programs.

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Humpback Whales of the Silver Bank

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Humpbacks in the Caribbean  ... liveaboard options
Silver Bank, Dominican Republic ....  end of January to end of March every year
See details of our Dive Advice Charter .... January 27 - February 3, 2018    FINAL SPACE - Save $500  (male share cabin)

There are multiple hot-spots around the globe for observing humpback whales but we have carefully chosen operations where you can easily & safely swim with them .... and just as importantly, where the animals are protected and respected.  Read about the Silver Bank in the Caribbean by clicking the button below .... and about Tonga and Socorro in the following articles on this page.

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Experience the World's Largest Predator

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Swim, snorkel, free dive ... with sperm whales at Dominica
November 18 - 25 and November 24 to December 1, 2018
$3175 per person, based on two sharing an ocean view room


If the luck of the past few years holds true, you will interact with the "Group of Seven" which is the best-studied social unit of sperm whales in the world & which has been observed off the coast of Dominica on a regular basis every year since 2005.   Photographer Christopher Bartlett will be leading this very special expedition of 6 people maximum and is offering this trip at an exceptional rate.  Highly recommended.

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Humpback Whales of Salt Cay, Turks & Caicos ... 2019

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Awesome in-water whale encounters
February 2 - 9, 2019  ... Salt Cay, Turks & Caicos with photo pro Christopher Bartlett
Land-based snorkel with whales expedition from $2375 per person for 7 nights


Salt Cay is a sparsely populated island in the Turks and Caicos, an Atlantic archipelago ...  Humpback whales on their migration are naturally funnelled through the channel which separates the Turks and the Caicos and the resulting density of whales makes both Salt Cay and Grand Turk unrivalled sites for whale watching.

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Humpback Whales of Tonga

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Swim with the humpbacks of Tonga
From August to the end of October
Aboard Nai'a

From the sight of the first breach at dawn, to the silhouette of whales resting at sundown, these expeditions are a special and rare kind of ocean adventure in a particularly picturesque part of the world.  As soon as you arrive you'll say, "It's no wonder the whales like it here!"

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Spring Humpbacks at Socorro

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Witness migrating Humpbacks while diving with the Giant Mantas
Socorro
January - April

Just after every New Year, Humpback Whales arrive in the Socorro Islands in an annual migration from the cooler waters of Alaska and Canada.   Hundreds of them!  Their migration is an epic journey through open ocean and thousands of miles, and yet each year they find the small islands of the Revillagigedos Archipelago (Socorro). 

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Winter Whales of Norway

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Not your every-day voyage .....
The fjords of Norway
Available dates in 2018 & 2019 .... see below

A remarkable number of humpback whales & orcas are hunting migrating groups of herring in the fjords of Norway.   This phenomenon has been on the increase for several years. Our friends at Waterproof Expeditions offer great opportunities for whale watching, photography and snorkeling in the crystal clear Arctic waters, which is an experience in itself!

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LOOKING FOR PHOTO TIPS ?

Consider one of our Photo Expeditions ....
special trips with professional photographers to help and guide you to improve your photo quality ....

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