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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.

The Exotica of Diving

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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 Photo Expeditions page .... Southern Right Whales, Mako sharks & Blue sharks ..... Fakarava Spawning Expedition ... Cuba Sharks & Crocs ...

Dragons, Sharks & Pygmies

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Playground of the Dragons - Save $1499
Komodo aboard the intimate & charming Manta Mae  - maximum 6 divers
October 2 - 14, 2017
Deluxe Cabin - Regular Rate $4999
Special Rate $3500   includes nitrox, soft drinks & beer
Upgrade to Master Cabin: + $500

Komodo has long been on of the two most popular diving regions in incredible Indonesia.  Dramatic terrain .... shocking coral colors ... flamboyant reef fish ... large quantities of sharks & rays & big pelagic fish ... and plenty of macro life around those gorgeous corals ....  If Komodo is on your bucket list .... this is a golden opportunity !

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Great Whites, Mantas & More

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Awe-inspiring Socorro & Guadalupe combination trip
Guadalupe, San Benitos, Rocas Alijos, Socorro
15 incredible nights  ...  on Nautilus Belle Amie  (San Diego to Cabo San Lucas)
November 16 - December 1
from $6670 – 4 spaces

Picture yourself "face-to-face" with a giant Pacific manta ray.   Imagine your delight when this wildly exotic animal seems to want to engage you in "play" underwater.  Suppose you're a photographer and you find yourself surrounded by mantas slowly floating past, as if on clouds .... and you have time to catch them "on film" preserving the moment forever.  

Whew.  It's a lot to envision .... but all of that and the pounding excitement of cage diving with the powerful Great White sharks of Guadalupe Island can be yours.   Only 2 spaces remaining.   Don't ruminate too long  .....

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Scintillating Southern Visayas, Philippines

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Special "Bio-trip"
With marine biologist Constanze Conrad
Aboard SY Philippine Siren
November 2 - 12, 2017
    3550 € (euros)  + fees

Apart from experiencing the best dive sites in the Philippines, marine biologist Constanze Conrad will accompany you, offering tailor-made seminars to share her knowledge about the complex ecosystem of the specific dive sites you are diving each day.

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Galapagos Sky - Mantas and Mola-Mola

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Rare Offer - Save 25%
aboard Galapagos Sky - and in December to boot
December 3 - 10   &   December 17 - 24
now $4421 twin deluxe + $4571 Master cabin + free nitrox

The beautiful "Sky" has cruised the islands of this archipelago since 2001, providing divers with extraordinary experiences & onboard amenities amongst the very finest in the diving world.   Join her in December - an early holiday gift to yourself!  Grab ahold of this rare offer - 25% savings - before it disappears!

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Glorious 10 & 14-night trips in Galapagos

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2018 extended trips
Aboard Galapagos Master
See 2018 dates below

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.   Plus, you'll enjoy additional land visits with added exposure to Darwin's fantastical Galapagos species.

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Far North Australia Expedition

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7 glorious days exploring the Far North Great Barrier Reef
aboard the beautiful Spirit of Freedom
October 16- 23, 2017 - outbound itinerary
October 23 - 30, 2017 - return voyage

A rare opportunity to dive the remote Far Northern Great Barrier Reef on the beautiful Spirit of Freedom.   These superb 7 day expeditions will traverse the coastline from Cairns to Ashmore Reef.   One of the last totally pristine areas of the Great Barrier Reef, this area is seldom visited by liveaboards, and many of the hundreds of reefs in the region are yet to be explored.  These trips happen only in the autumn each year.

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14-night Solomons Extravaganza

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14 stunning nights in a remote Paradise, the Solomon Islands
October 17 - 31, 2017
Aboard Bilikiki
$7280 per person

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.

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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 ?

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