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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 !

Whale Encounters - An Overview

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Swim & snorkel with mellow mammals
Experience their habitat & lifestyle

Thousands of whales gathering every year to mate & calve in regions which offer relatively warm waters.  On our whales trips, you will see a dazzling display of behaviors.  And, you will often have eye to eye encounters as you slip quietly into the sea to interact with these beauties.  The magic is indescribable, but we'll do our best !

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Silver Bank Humpbacks

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Search "Silver Bank" in the link below

We have carefully chosen operations where you can easily & safely swim with the whales .... 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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Sperm Whales in Dominica

Swim, snorkel, free dive
final March spaces ... SAVE $2000
with group leader Amanda Cotton

Nothing much more extraordinary than slipping into the ocean with the World's Largest Toothed Predator.  Grab your camera and bring it along because going home from this expedition without photos would be tantamount to sin ! Photographer Amanda Cotton will be leading these very special expeditions of 4 people maximum.

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Spring Humpbacks at Socorro

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Socorro (Revillagigedo Islands) Mexico
January to April annually

Just after the 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 to the small islands of the Revillagigedos Archipelago (Socorro). 

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Winter Whales of Norway

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The fjords of Norway
November through February annually

A remarkable number of humpback whales & orcas are found hunting groups of herring which migrate into the fjords of Norway.  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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Salt Cay Humpbacks 2020

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Salt Cay, Turks & Caicos February 2020
led by photo pro Christopher Bartlett

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 separating the Turks & the Caicos.  The resulting density of whales makes Salt Cay & Grand Turk unrivalled sites for snorkelling with these colossol mammals.

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World's Largest Predator

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our 2020 trips are already sold out
we're waiting for 2021 dates with fingers crossed

If the luck of the past few years holds, you will interact with the "Group of Seven" which is the best-studied social unit of sperm whales in the world.  They've been observed off the coast of Dominica since 2005.   Photographer Christopher Bartlett will be leading this very special expedition of 6 people maximum.

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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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