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SOLOMON ISLANDS- GIZO & MUNDA

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SOLOMON ISLANDS- GIZO & MUNDA

                THE DIVE ADVENTURE   GIZO The waters around Gizo are renowned for their spectacular and diverse dive sites, 28C water temperatures and the excellent visability. Dive on WWII wrecks, off-shore reefs, spectacular coral formations and plummeting walls covered in marine life.     Some of the popular dive sites include: Toa Maru: The 6,700 ton, 140 metre long Japanese transport ship is lying on her starboard side in 10- 37 metres of water. This dive site is worth several visits. You can explore the ships holds...

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FIJI ISLANDS- Dive Beqa Lagoon

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FIJI ISLANDS- Dive Beqa Lagoon

                      DIVE INFORMATION FIJI’S ORIGINAL SHARK DIVE Come dive with the creator of the FIJI SHARK DIVE.  In 1999 Aqua-Trek’s Brandon Paige, a.k.a the “Shark Whisperer”, created a dive with the intent to educate divers and  aid in the conservation of sharks. Little did he know he was creating what is now known as THE WORLD’S #1 SHARK DIVE. Divers come from around the world to experience the only dive with 8 Species of Shark.  Aqua-Trek’s ULTIMATE SHARK ENCOUNTER features multiple bull sharks (largest in the...

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Tonga- Vava’u- Snorkel with the Humpback Whales

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Tonga- Vava’u- Snorkel with the Humpback Whales

                THE ADVENTURE Tonga is one of the only places in the world where you can snorkel with whales up close. Every year from July to November the whales complete their migration from the cold feeding waters south of New Zealand and Australia, to the warmer tropical waters of Tonga where they give birth to calves and perform courtship readying themselves for the next season. This adventure will allow you to experince a once in a lifetime whale watch tour and witness these enormous and majextic creatures in their natural environment.   All...

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The Solitary Islands Weekend Retreat – Two incredible locations, one phenomenal weekend!

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The Solitary Islands Weekend Retreat – Two incredible locations, one phenomenal weekend!

                  THE TRIP The South Solitary Islands Marine Park The Solitary Islands Marine Park runs for 90 km north of Coffs Harbour; which is centrally located between Sydney and Brisbane, on the NSW north coast. This is where the warm Great Barrier reef waters from the north, meet the cooler southern waters from Sydney and below. The sheltered Island havens are warmer than the coastal waters producing a unique blend of tropical and sub-tropical fish life, hard and soft corals, and spectacular marine life. With over 25 exciting dive sites we...

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Spend a Weekend Away in Byron Bay – Julian Rocks is one of the Top 10 dive sites in Australia!

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Spend a Weekend Away in Byron Bay – Julian Rocks is one of the Top 10 dive sites in Australia!

                THE DIVE SITE Discover the Magic of Julian Rocks in Byron Bay – One of the Top 10 dive sites in Australia! According to a story from the Bundjalung people a jealous husband threw his spear at the canoe of his wife and her lover. The canoe broke in two and sank to the bottom of the ocean. Only the back and the front of the boat stuck out of the water, creating a rock formation just 2.5 km off shore. Named by Captain Cook in 1776, Julian Rocks in Byron Bay consists of ancient sedimentary rock, remains of a volcanic eruption more...

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Explore Australia’s Far North – Diving the Torres Strait and Ribbon Reefs aboard the MV Kalinda

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Explore Australia’s Far North – Diving the Torres Strait and Ribbon Reefs aboard the MV Kalinda

                THE TRIP This is truly an incredible trip and VERY few divers on the planet have had the opportunity to dive the Torres Strait. Some of the most spectacular diving in the Coral Sea and reefs dived so rarely that you will likely see something that no person has ever seen before! This is the Great Barrier Reef at it’s healthiest. Incredible untouched reef systems with abundant fish life and huge varieties of pelagic life. Regardless of whether you love macro or wide angle subjects there is something here for everyone! The Far...

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Explore the tranquil waters of Lady Elliot Island aboard the MV Adori

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Explore the tranquil waters of Lady Elliot Island aboard the MV Adori

LADY ELLIOT ISLAND ONLY LIVE ABOARD ON YOUR OWN PRIVATE LIVEABOARD THE MV ADORI!!                       The Trip Come and join us on your own private liveaboard diving some of the best waters on the planet. The MV Adori and her crew will be taking us to one of the pinnacles of Australian diving, Lady Elliot Island! This trip is a must for every diver with diverse coral cays, reefs, islands and abundant marine life. There is NO cheaper way to see Lady Elliot Island. You can take all of your own gear and there are NO weight restrictions....

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PHILIPPINES- Malapascua, Cabilao & Oslob

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PHILIPPINES- Malapascua, Cabilao & Oslob

                    DIVE INFORMATION Malapascua is a small island only 2.5km long and 1km wide. Also known locally as Logon, the island is located about 8km off the north eastern tip of Cebu island and 25km west of Leyte. You can walk around the island in 1-2 hours. It has a population of around 4,000 people, most of whom live off tourism, fishing, boat building or coconuts. White sandy beaches, the probability of seeing thresher sharks, manta rays and to dive some wrecks has made this a diver’s hotspot in the Philippines. Epic...

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The New South Wales New Years Dive Spectacular!

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The New South Wales New Years Dive Spectacular!

                  The Trip 7 nights, 8 days, at least 12 dives and 6 world class dive destinations.  This is truly the best of Mid and Northern NSW diving. This trip is always popular and never fails to impress. However this year we have upped the ante again! This year we are diving the biggest hot spots on the NSW coastline covering all major dive destinations between Byron Bay and Sydney! This is truly the BEST OF NSW! Escape the craziness of Brisbane and head south for a week that you will replay on your deathbed! Like a diving advent calendar...

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Lord Howe Island – Diving a World Heritage Site!

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Lord Howe Island – Diving a World Heritage Site!

                    The Trip Lord Howe Island off the east coast of Australia; just a 2 hour flight from Sydney or Brisbane, is one of the worlds most beautiful World Heritage listed islands surrounded by a stunning NSW Marine Park. Warm tropical waters and cooler temperate currents have created a diverse range of marine life, a unique mix of both tropical and temperate water fish. In short, a diving and photography paradise! Lord Howe Island is an irregularly crescent-shaped volcanic remnant in the Tasman Sea between Australia and New...

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Sardine Run, South Africa – The GREATEST Spectacle in Nature!

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Sardine Run, South Africa – The GREATEST Spectacle in Nature!

      THE SARDINE RUN Every year, between the months of May and July, many millions of Silvery sardines travel north from the cold southern oceans off South Africa’s Cape Point, hugging the shore as they make their way up along the coastlines of the former Transkei (northern Eastern Cape) and KwaZulu- Natal in what is commonly known as the annual Sardine Run. Visible even by satellite, these famous sardine shoals travel in seething masses stretching for up to 15 kms in length, 3.5 kms wide and nearly 40 metres deep. The Sardine Run is a spectacle in itself, but add to this,...

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ANTARCTICA- THE WHITE CONTINENT

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ANTARCTICA- THE WHITE CONTINENT

                THE TRIP Antarctica has an overwhelming array of colours, moods, diverse wildlife and underwater world. On this trip you will travel to the Antarctic Peninsula and have the opportunity to be in the company of thousands of penguins; watch whales dolphins and seals; dive an underwater world with a fascinating marine life and cruise in a zodiac between brilliant white icebergs and ice floes. Polar Divers Diving in Antarctica is a unique experience for the advanced diver. There is not just ice, but an amazing underwater world with a...

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SS YONGALA & MINKE WHALES- WRECKS, WHALES & REEF ABOARD THE MV KALINDA

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SS YONGALA & MINKE WHALES- WRECKS, WHALES & REEF ABOARD THE MV KALINDA

THE TRIP Humpback whale encounters are common during the months of July, August and September. Unlike the Dwarf Minke Whales who love the crystal clear waters of the outer reefs, Humpback whales are seen more at inshore sections of the Great Barrier Reef, often during a surface interval in between dive at sites like the SS Yongala and while cruising around Magnetic Island or the Palms Group. Townsville outer reefs are visited by the Dwarf Minke Whales far more frequently than the Ribbon Reefs from Cairns. Our dive operator is the only operator to visit (or know) these...

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GALAPAGOS ISLANDS – Dive a destination on EVERY diver’s bucket list!

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GALAPAGOS ISLANDS – Dive a destination on EVERY diver’s bucket list!

              DIVE INFORMATION The Galapagos are an archipelago of volcanic islands that have never been connected to the mainland . The resulting unique biodiversity draws nature enthusiasts from all over the world. The islands are home to giant tortoises, finches, seals that aren’t afraid of humans and huge marine iguana. Undderwater you can find hammerheads, whale sharks, eagle rays, huge schools of fish, giant manta and mobula rays, silky sharks and turtles.             NORTADA- GALAPAGOS CHARTER DIVE LIVEABOARD The...

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JAPAN- DISCOVER YONAGUNI AND EXPLORE THE MONUMENT

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JAPAN- DISCOVER YONAGUNI AND EXPLORE THE MONUMENT

                    THE TRIP   OKINAWA is the southernmost prefecture of Japan. The Ryukyu Islands consists of approximately 160 islands (48 of which are inhabited) of varying sizes stretching for 1,000 kilometres from east to west and from north to south in between the Philippine Sea and the East China Sea, from Kyushu (in the southwest of Japan) all the way to Taiwan.     YONAGUNI-JIMA DIVING- Yonaguni Island is Japans most westerly point located 110 km off the coast of Taiwan and a 2 hour flightfrom Naha, Okinawa’s capital....

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OSPREY REEF- TEMPTATION AWAITS ABOARD THE SPIRIT OF FREEDOM

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OSPREY REEF- TEMPTATION AWAITS ABOARD THE SPIRIT OF FREEDOM

OSPREY REEF- TEMPTATION AWAITS ABOARD THE SPIRIT OF FREEDOM  DIVE INFORMATION           Stretching more than 2300 km along the coast of Queensland, the Great Barrier Reef is a complex ecosystem of around 2900 individual reefs. In the remote northern sector 10 string shaped coral reefs, collectively called “The Ribbon Reefs’, provide some of the most stunning tropical reef scuba diving in the world. Lying within the protected green zones of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, sites such as Steve’s Bommie offer rich marine biodiversity and endless macro...

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DISCOVER The Sunken Secrets of New Zealand’s North Island!!

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DISCOVER The Sunken Secrets of New Zealand’s North Island!!

              THE TRIP Join us for a truly incredible dive adventure as we explore some of the best diving that New Zealand has to offer. In one trip you will explore two of New Zealand’s diving jewels and 4 of their most famous wrecks! We will be exploring the Poor Knights Islands, Bay of Islands, HMNZS Waikato, MHNZS Tui, HMNZS Canterbury and the famous Rainbow Warrior!   We have timed our trip perfectly to ensure that the water temps are a little more comfortable for Brisbane diving regulars!  This incredible trip is strictly limited to...

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A Spectacular Weekend Away at Nelson Bay, NSW.

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A Spectacular Weekend Away at Nelson Bay, NSW.

                THE DIVE SITE Nelson Bay at Port Stephens is one of the hidden gems of diving on the Eastern seaboard of Australia. Whilst it’s secrets are well known to the divers of Sydney and the central coast the majority of Australia is yet to discover the amazing encounters waiting for them below the waters of Nelson Bay. You can encounter Grey Nurse sharks in large numbers, Port Jackson sharks,pipe fish, sea horses, seals, endemic nudibranchs, turtles, rays, and a myriad of fish. A true wide angle and macro photographer’s paradise...

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Explore the Capricorn Bunker Group and Southern Great Barrier Reef aboard the MV Adori

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Explore the Capricorn Bunker Group and Southern Great Barrier Reef aboard the MV Adori

                The Trip Come and join us aboard the MV Adori. A hidden gem known to locals and fishermen we have the unique opportunity to explore reefs and islands that have previously been accessible to private boat owners. Join us as we explore endless islands and reefs with literally hundreds of sites to chose from. The MV Adori is a private live aboard housing only 8 divers and two crew so you are guarnteed of a personal and private liveaboard experience. The Adori is also BYO so you can bring your favourite tipple to drink whilst watching the...

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Post Processing Course at Byron Bay with U/W Photography Legend Ross Gudgeon

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Post Processing Course at Byron Bay with U/W Photography Legend Ross Gudgeon

                THE DIVE SITE Discover the Magic of Julian Rocks in Byron Bay – One of the Top 10 dive sites in Australia! According to a story from the Bundjalung people a jealous husband threw his spear at the canoe of his wife and her lover. The canoe broke in two and sank to the bottom of the ocean. Only the back and the front of the boat stuck out of the water, creating a rock formation just 2.5 km off shore. Named by Captain Cook in 1776, Julian Rocks in Byron Bay consists of ancient sedimentary rock, remains of a volcanic eruption more...

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