Humpback whale pod feeding Cal shutterstock 568094713 opt

pen ink well goldA note from Dom  ... Our Unique Adventures

Each trip here is unique, special, extraordinary .... something you'll do once in your lifetime, if at all.    At a minimum, they are the stuff dreams are made of.  For a lucky few ...  they become reality.    Read and dream ... and feel free to contact us to learn more about one of these rare journeys.  And don't miss the unique adventures found on our other Special Expeditions pages ...

10-night trips in Galapagos

Galapagos Whale Shark, Diver Following
Galapagos Master offers 10-night trips

Does a 7-day itinerary in Galapagos seem a bit insufficient to you?   Each year there are limited opportunites to join an extended trip, mainly 10-day voyages, but occasionally an exotic 14-night itinerary.   On a 10-night voyage, you can expect up to 30 dives in these enchanted waters and on a 14-night voyage even more.

2018 dates are mostly booked .... read trip details below and follow the link to search for available spaces this year and through 2020

Continue Reading

Full Moon & New Moon Expeditions in Palau

Indonesia bumphead parrotfish around hard coral shutterstock 401092828b opt
Observe the spawning rituals of snappers or bumphead parrotfish
Year-round opportunites at full moon and new moon periods

These customized tours in Palau with Unique Dive Expeditions are designed to deliver spectacular diving.   Paul Collins & Richard Barnden have joined Sam’s Tours to create Unique Dive Expeditions.  Some of their most popular & exciting trips occur during full moon and new moon cycles … as different fish species gather in huge numbers to spawn at these times. Numbers can vary from hundreds to thousands depending on the species.

Continue Reading

Far North Australia Expedition

Australia woebegong shark fave shutterstock 397050340 opt
Explore the Far North of the Great Barrier Reef
aboard the beautiful Spirit of Freedom
October - December trips in 2018  .... see the dates & rates below

A rare opportunity to dive the remote Far Northern Great Barrier Reef.    These superb 7 day expeditions will traverse the coastline from Cairns to Horn Island.   One of the last totally pristine areas of the Great Barrier Reef, this area is seldom visited & many of the hundreds of reefs in the region are yet to be explored.  These trips occur in the autumn each year.

Continue Reading

14-night Solomons Extravaganza

Solomons Coral Crinoids Colors shutterstock 148664321 opt
14 stunning nights in a remote Paradise: the Solomon Islands 
aboard the ever-popular Bilikiki   ...   $7630 per person for 14 incredible nights
November 20 - December 4    &   December 18 - January 1

If your desire is to “get away from it all” we can’t imagine a more perfect choice than a trip on the Bilikiki in the Solomon Islands.  Each trip is distinctly unique and will be based on the crew’s decisions surrounding seasonal animal migrations and weather conditions. Having said that, you will find nothing but exceptional dive sites wherever you go.  Diving in the Solomons is pristine thanks to the lack of tourism and limited number of dive liveaboards and resorts.

Continue Reading

Cruise from Munda (Solomons) to Rabaul (Papua New Guinea)

PNG sponge coral grouping shutterstock 482452411 opt
All new itineraries from the Solomons to PNG .... or PNG to Solomons
5 trips between March 25 and June 6, 2019  -  10 nights from $4895
read below for details and 2020 dates

Worldwide Dive & Sail has recently bought the Taka liveaboard, which has been serving the Solomons. They have introduced a new itinerary navigating from the Solomons to Papua New Guinea (and back) each year in the spring / summer .... to explore sites between the 2 countries ... and to dive some of the best of Solomons & PNG.   Some may have currents so divers should be comfortable with currents and adventurous of spirit !

Continue Reading

STILL LOOKING FOR SOMETHING DIFFERENT ?

Ever considered swimming with whales?   Discover the possibilites.  See Focus on Whales .....
Or perhaps a Photo Expedition with one of the top underwater photo pros ?

Australia Humpback Breaching High s1000rr Fotolia opt