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Each trip here is unique, special, extraordinary .... something you'll do once in your lifetime, if at all.  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.   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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 Marlins, Sea Lions & Bait Balls
October & November from $2150

These unique trips offer the excitement of gigantesque swirling baitballs in the Pacific Ocean surrounded by hungry, energized striped marlins & sea lions.  You'll revel in an incredible experience which few divers have had ... in the midst of a super-charged feeding frenzy. It's a short season.  Don't wait !

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Atauro Dive Resort  ... 2770 € (euros)
October 30 - November 9

While sperm whales & smaller whales (such as short-finned pilot & melon-headed whales) ... plus, dolphins  ... can be seen year-round at East Timor, from October to December, the Wetar Strait becomes a passageway for countless migrating pygmy blues & humpbacks.  Catch a ride with a blue whale !

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Lake Baikal Nerpas

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6 days of ice diving & exploration
April 1 - 12, 2021 ... land-based expedition

In the heart of Siberia is the deepest & oldest freshwater lake in the world, Lake Baikal.  Baikal offers ethereal scenery created by its geologic history ... along with the ever-shifting & massive ice formations, plus the underwater light & colors permeating through the ice.  Then, there are the Nerpas !

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10-night Galapagos Magic

Galapagos Whale Shark, Diver FollowingDARWIN & WOLF EXTENDED
Unforgettable encounters
Available spaces on 2022 departures

Does a 7-day itinerary in Galapagos seem a bit insufficient to you?   Each year there are limited opportunites to join 10-day voyages (and even, occasionally, an exotic 14-night trip).   On a 10-night voyage, you can expect up to 30 dives in these enchanted waters, with extra time at Darwin & Wolf.

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and predatory Orcas
May & June 2022 from $4200

Twice a year, the Sea of Cortez hosts a “gathering of the clan” …. thousands upon thousands (estimates run to 10,000 & more) of mobula rays (Devil Rays) migrate into the the waters around Cabo San Lucas and La Paz ... and predatory Orcas follow.  A unique & awesome spectacle ensues !

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Solomons Extravaganza

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Dive the Solomons aboard the Bilikiki
14 glorious days of diverse diving

Your desire is to “get away from it all” ?  We can’t imagine a more perfect choice than the Bilikiki in the Solomon Islands.  You will find exceptional dive sites wherever you go.  Diving in the Solomons is pristine thanks to the limited number tourists, dive liveaboards & resorts.

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Palau Full & New Moon Diving

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Year-round opportunites full & new moon

These customized tours in Palau are designed to deliver spectacular diving.   Sam’s Tours & Unique Dive Expeditions have joined with the Palau Siren to offer diving during full & new moon cycles when different fish species gather in huge numbers to spawn.  Wild excitement.

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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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