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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 ...

Mystical Marquesas Islands ... March 2018

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Explore the Marquesas aboard French Polynesia Master ... March 2018

March 23 - April 2, 2018    10-night trip   Save 30% ... rates now from $4585

It's rare to spend an entire day here without seeing a manta ray.   Hammerheads, too, are almost guaranteed on this cruise.  Add to that the exquisite volcanic topography, above and below the water line, and you have the makings of a mystical voyage. 

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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 - December trips in 2018  .... see the dates & rates below

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 Horn Island.   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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Cruise from Munda, Solomons to Rabaul, Papua New Guinea

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All new itineraries from the Solomons to PNG .... or PNG to Solomons
April 14 - 24, 2018  Solomons and PNG Navigator (Munda to Rabaul)  ...  10 nights from $4680
May 19 - 29, 2018  Solomons and PNG Navigator (Rabaul to Munda)  ...  10 nights from $4680
read below for 2019 & 2020 dates

Worldwide Dive & Sail has recently bought the Taka liveaboard which has been serving the Solomons and will be navigating the vessel 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.   This itinerary is designed to capture the best of known dive sites along the route as well as to seek out new sites & to put them on the map, so to speak.  Some may have currents so divers should be comfortable with currents and adventurous of spirit !

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14-night Solomons Extravaganza

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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.

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Full Moon & New Moon Expeditions in Palau

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Observe the spawning rituals of snappers or bumphead parrotfish
Year-round opportunites at full moon and new moon periods

The customized tours in Palau with Unique Dive Expeditions are designed to deliver spectacular diving.   After years of experiencing the finest of Palau diving and gathering data based on their scientific approach, Paul Collins and 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.

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10-night trips in Galapagos

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

2018 dates below

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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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