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1A DOM TONGA FINALFocus on Whales  ... a note from Dom

The sheer immensity of a whale is guaranteed to raise your heartbeat when you're in the water "face-to-face".
  Their intriguing behavior, the eerie sound of their singing, the outrageous photo ops & the fact that most of the trips are for divers & non-divers alike  ...  translate to memorable moments.  I'm always happy to chat about the various options, so don't hesitate to give me a shout  .... Cheers, Dom


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Atauro Dive Resort
October 31 - November 10 ... € 2.590

October to December, the Wetar Strait in Timor-Leste becomes a passageway for countless mega-whales ... blues, humpbacks, even orcas.  Sperm whales, smaller whales, such as short-finned pilot & melon-headed whales, plus several species of dolphins, can be seen year-round here. 

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3 new trips to Dominica 2021
November 7-15 ... 14-22 ... 21-29

If the luck holds, you will interact with the "Group of Seven", 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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Philippines Anilao pink fan fish shutterstock 261263369 optHUMPBACKS OF IDYLLIC MOOREA
Swim, snorkle and explore
September 26 - October 10, 2021

The clarity of the water & the excellent visibility areexceptional here.  Moorea, with its large annual congregation of humpbacks, offers whale encounters of a unique quality ... and this expedition, based at a traditional Polynesian "pension" offers the full flavor of Polynesian life.

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Silver Bank Humpbacks

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Swim with humpback whales in the Caribbean
Dates now available in 2022 & 2023

We carefully choose operations where you can easily & safely swim with the whales & where the animals are protected & respected.  The stunning Silver Bank in the Caribbean offers clear, relatively warm water where you'll have carefully monitored encounters with awesome humpbacks.

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The fjords of Norway
October, November, January

A large number of humpback whales & orcas are found hunting herring which migrate into the fjords of Norway.  Our friends at Waterproof Expeditions offer great opportunities for whale watching, photography and snorkeling in the chill of Arctic waters ... which is an experience in itself !

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Spring Humpbacks at Socorro

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Socorro (Revillagigedo Islands) Mexico
January to April migration

Just after the New Year, humpback whales arrive at the Socorro Islands in an annual migration from the cooler waters of Alaska & Canada.   Hundreds of them!  This is an epic journey through open ocean ... thousands of miles to the small islands of the Revillagigedos Archipelago of Mexico.

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