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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 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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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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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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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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Night Dives at the Gold Coast Seaway

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Night Dives at the Gold Coast Seaway

THE DIVES The Gold Coast Seaway has greater variety and more recorded species of any shore dive in Australia. With over 400 different species found in the seaway we are lucky to have it right on our back door step! You can dive a site a thousand times and when you dive it for the first time at night it feels like an entirely different site. So come down and join us and rediscover our local under the cover of darkness! If you have already completed a night dive as part of your Advanced Open Water then you only have to join us for one night to complete the practical component of your Night...

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Palau – The world’s first national marine sanctuary / An unspoilt tropical island paradise

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Palau – The world’s first national marine sanctuary / An unspoilt tropical island paradise

Dive Information Palau’s warm tropical waters are legendary amongst divers for their dramatic sheer walls rising from the depths to within inches of the surface and capped with thriving coral reefs. Palau is home to over 1,300 species of fish and more than 700 species of coral. World renowned for its’ marine bio-diversity and abundance of large pelagic animals. Palau also offers avid wreck divers one of Micronesia’s largest collections of WWII shipwrecks. Check out this incredible video from Lee Burghard to see what you can expect! Palau is a divers dream! A true one stop shop when it...

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Dive for a weekend at South West Rocks and Fish Rock Cave

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Dive for a weekend at South West Rocks and Fish Rock Cave

The Dive Site Fish Rock Cave at South West Rocks is consistently rated as one of the Top 10 dive sites in Australia and with good reason! The gutters around Fish Rock are swarming with Grey Nurse Sharks all year round, as this is a critical stop point as they migrate up and down the Eastern seaboard of Australia. Escape the craziness of Brisbane and head south for a weekend that will have you buzzing for months to come! Join us as we get up close and personal with the Labradors of the sea and explore the hidden wonders of Fish Rock Cave. The biggest issue with this site is depth. We highly...

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Minke Whales and the Trip of a Lifetime, a week aboard Australia’s most famous Liveaboard – Mike Ball’s Spoilsport

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Minke Whales and the Trip of a Lifetime, a week aboard Australia’s most famous Liveaboard – Mike Ball’s Spoilsport

The Trip 8 days/ 7 nights, 450 mile Coral Sea Safari includes some of the best dive sites on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea featuring: spectacular first dive at Challenger Bay, diver size fish at the Cod Hole, plummeting Coral Sea wall dives in gin clear water, exciting shark action in the Coral Sea, schooling trevally and barracuda in the Coral Sea, exploration of Lizard Island, the Cod Wall, outer edge big fish dive, the prime Ribbon Reef sites, all dives north of Cooktown, dive site guarantee! What awaits you? Imagine yourself as a feeling of excitement arises as you...

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Ice and Altitude diving in Jindabyne – Take your diving to new heights and depths!

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Ice and Altitude diving in Jindabyne – Take your diving to new heights and depths!

              THE TRIP Take your diving to new heights and depths with the PADI Altitude and Ice Diving specialty courses! This is the ONLY course of it’s kind in Australia! If you are looking for a challenge or to do something that even few divers have done, THIS IS IT!! Not only will you be trained to dive under the ice, you will also do your altitude course on a piece of Australian history as we dive Old Jindabyne town in Lake Jindabyne!  This is unique in itself as it is one of only a handful of towns in the world where you can dive and even...

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Get your Grey Nurse Shark on during Shark Fest at Shark Alley, North Stradbroke Island

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Get your Grey Nurse Shark on during Shark Fest at Shark Alley, North Stradbroke Island

              THE DIVE SITE North Stradbroke Island is a pristine, secluded island paradise – a hidden treasure only one hour from central Brisbane.  Diving off Stradbroke Island can only be described as exhilarating! The dive sites you will explore are only a 10- 15 minute boat ride from shore and Manta Bommie has been rated in the top 10 dive sites in Australia. Straddie’s reefs are teeming with various marine life like Manta Rays and Leopard Sharks during Summer (Oct- Apr), endangered Grey Nurse Sharks and Humpback Whales during Winter (May- Sept),...

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Satisfy your lust for rust and watch history come alive at Truk/Chuuk Lagoon

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Satisfy your lust for rust and watch history come alive at Truk/Chuuk Lagoon

            Join us as we dive one of our world’s meccas of wreck diving! Chuuk Lagoon, formerly known as Truk Lagoon, is a sheltered body of water in the central Pacific. About 1800 km north-east of New Guinea, it is located mid-ocean at 7 degrees North latitude, and is part of Chuuk State within the Federated States of Micronesia. The atoll consists of a protective reef, 225 kilometres (140 mi) around, enclosing a natural harbour 79 by 50 kilometres (49 by 30 mi), with an area of 2,130 square kilometres (820 sq mi).[1] It has a land area of 127.4...

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Dive Australia’s newest wreck, the Ex-HMAS Adelaide!

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Dive Australia’s newest wreck, the Ex-HMAS Adelaide!

                THE TRIP HMAS Adelaide was the lead ship of the Adelaide class of guided missile frigates built for the Royal Australian Navy, based on the United States Navy’s Oliver Hazard Perry class frigates. She was built in the United States of America and commissioned into the RAN in 1980. During her career, Adelaide was part of Australian responses or contributions to the 1987 Fijian coups d’état, the Iraq invasion of Kuwait, the Indonesian riots of May 1998, the INTERFET peacekeeping taskforce, the  War in Afghanistan, and the...

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