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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 ...

MEXICO'S STRIPED MARLINS

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Striped Marlin & Sea Lions
December 11 - 18, 2020

Immense sardine & mackerel bait balls form off the coast of Baja in the Pacific Ocean & their predators know when & where they’ll be.  Speedy marlins zip through the water like lightning strikes, spearing their prey with their swords. The sea lions join in, a bit like sheep dogs herding sheep.  A feeding frenzy wild and spectacular to observe !

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SOCORRO & CLARION

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a 13-night extravaganza in 2021
February 14 - 27, 2021

Are you longing to dive with the best of large pelagic marine life ?  Do you crave off-the-beaten-track adventure ?  At Socorro, you'll dance with Giant Pacific manta rays, cavort with dolphins, dodge seven different species of sharks and ... between January & March ...  thrill to an occasional lucky interaction with a humpback !

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Lake Baikal Nerpas

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THE NERPAS OF LAKE BAIKAL
6 days of ice diving & exploration
April 1 - 12, 2021 ... land-based expedition

Deep in the heart of Siberia is the deepest and oldest freshwater lake in the world ... Lake Baikal.  The major draw in diving lake Baikal is certainly the ethereal scenery created by the geology of the landscape along with the ever-shifting ice formations and unreal light & colors permeating through the ice from above. 

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10-night Galapagos Magic

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Unforgettable encounters
Available spaces on 2021 departures

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.

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Palau Full & New Moon Diving

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year-round opportunites full & new moon

These customized tours in Palau with Unique Dive Expeditions are designed to deliver spectacular diving.   Paul Collins & Richard Barnden have joined Sam’s Tours to create Unique Dive Expeditions. During full moon and new moon cycles different fish species gather in huge numbers to spawn.  Wild excitement.

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Solomons Diving Extravaganza

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

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.  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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STILL LOOKING FOR SOMETHING DIFFERENT ?

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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