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TRUK LAGOON... Dive the wrecks with Thorfinn and save £££'s....
Book 4 & 1 goes FREE!!

After 30 YEARS diving the world’s premier wreck and coral site, the big dive cruiser SS THORFINN is offering a great Flash Offer with amazing savings ..!

Prime dive and living facilities right at wreck sites easily support visits to 30 wrecks or adjacent reefs in fast ‘state of art’ 30ft covered dive launches operating non-stop 7dive days weekly.

This limited time offer gives 1 free place for every 4 booked (3+1 free) on the Sunrise Special Package in 2012 and 2013. Call us now to book your place!!

Bookings must be deposited prior to 16th November 2012 and free place is subject to local *Q fees

All offers are subject to availability at the time of reservation.
(THOMAIL 28/9)

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HUMBOLDT EXPLORER... save £££'s!!
Save up to....
£625pp

Humboldt Explorer, Darwin and Wolf, Galapagos

Save up to £625 per person on the following departures in 2012 and 2013:-

17 - 24 December 2012
07 - 14 January 2013
14 - 21 January 2013
11 - 18 February 2013

Spaces are limited - contact our sales team for more information.

All offers are subject to availability at the time of reservation.
(EXPMAIL 20/9)

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EXCLUSIVE CHARTER... Socorro Islands on RocioDelMar
15 - 30 March '14
£2,936pp

We are pleased to offer our customers an exclusive charter date on board the Rocio Del Mar liveaboard. For this trip in March we expect the weather to be sunny and dry with air temperatures ranging from 20-28°C and water temperatures hovering around 20-22°C. We therefore recommend a 7mm wetsuit and to bring a fleece or a long sleeved top for the evenings. For more detailed information on the liveaboard, the diving and the destination please see our “Socorro” web page. TRAVEL ITINERARY: Fly on American Airlines from London Heathrow to San Jose Del Cabo via Dallas Fort Worth. Fri 15-Mar-14 - Heathrow to San Jose Del Cabo (via Dallas) 09:45/19:35. Transfer to Rocio Del Mar liveaboard - Evening departure for Socorro Islands Sat 16-Mar-14 - Travel day (arriving next day). Sun 17-Mar-14 - 4 dives at San Benedicto. Mon 18-Mar-14 - 4 dives at Roca Partida. Tue 19-Mar-14 - Depart for Clarion - 2 dives at Clarion. Wed 20-Mar-14 - 4 dives at Clarion. Thu 21-Mar-14 - Depart for Roca Partida - 2 dives at Roca Partida. Fri 22-Mar-14 - 4 dives at Roca Partida. Sat 23-Mar-14 - 4 dives at Socorro. Sun 24-Mar-14 - 4 dives at Socorro. Mon 25-Mar-14 - 4 dives at San Benedicto. Tue 26-Mar-14 - 4 dives at San Benedicto. Wed 27-Mar-14 - Return journey to San Jose del Cabo (arriving next day). Thu 27-Mar-14 - Transfer to airport. San Jose Del Cabo to Heathrow (via Dallas) 12:10/09:35 (arriving next day). Fri 29-Mar-14 - Arrive to London Heathrow at 0935hrs. PRICE: £2,936 PER PERSON + INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS (GUIDE PRICE) Prices includes: Transfers and a total of 13 nights accommodation on board the Rocio Del Mar liveaboard in a twin/double share cabin, all meals, soft drinks and snacks, local beer and wine, 10 days diving (typically 3-4 dives per day) with use of tanks and weights. Excluded: Nitrox at US $125per person, Marine Park Fees US $25pp, US $15 Hyperbaric Chamber Fee and Gratuities. Single travellers: INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS FROM THE UK: International flights travelling on American Airlines from London Heathrow are expected to cost around £550pp plus £370pp taxes. VISA REQUIREMENTS: All passengers travelling to the United States are required to complete the on-line ESTA form on the US Embassy website in order to receive authority to travel. It is highly recommended that you take the authority with you as you may need to present it at check-in or immigration on arrival. The ESTA costs approx US $14 and is valid for 2 years. NOTES: The above itinerary is a planned itinerary and dependent on weather conditions, the captain’s discretion and may be subject to change. Prices are based on two people sharing accommodation. For single travellers, we will do our best to ‘room’ you with someone of the same sex, but this may not always be possible. The price has been calculated on a US$/£ exchange rate of 1.6 and is subject to rate fluctuations. Accommodation and flights are subject to availability at the time of booking – please ask our Sales Team for a quotation.

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EXCLUSIVE CHARTER ... Socorro Islands on RocioDelMar
13 - 27 March '13
£2,735pp

We are pleased to offer our customers an exclusive charter date on board the Rocio Del Mar liveaboard. For this trip in March we expect the weather to be sunny and dry with air temperatures ranging from 20-28°C and water temperatures hovering around 20-22°C. We therefore recommend a 7mm wetsuit and to bring a fleece or a long sleeved top for the evenings. For more detailed information on the liveaboard, the diving and the destination please see our “Socorro” web page. TRAVEL ITINERARY: Fly on American Airlines from London Heathrow to San Jose Del Cabo via Dallas Fort Worth. Wed 13-Mar-13 - Heathrow to San Jose Del Cabo (via Dallas) 09:45/19:35. Transfer to Rocio Del Mar liveaboard - Evening departure for Socorro Islands Thu 14-Mar-13 - Travel day (arriving next day). Fri 15-Mar-13 - 4 dives at San Benedicto. Sat 16-Mar-13 - 4 dives at Roca Partida. Sun 17-Mar-13 - Depart for Clarion - 2 dives at Clarion. Mon 18-Mar-13 - 4 dives at Clarion. Tue 19-Mar-13 - Depart for Roca Partida - 2 dives at Roca Partida. Wed 20-Mar-13 - 4 dives at Roca Partida. Thu 21-Mar-13 - 4 dives at Socorro. Fri 22-Mar-13 - 4 dives at Socorro. Sat 23-Mar-13 - 4 dives at San Benedicto. Sun 24-Mar-13 - 4 dives at San Benedicto. Mon 25-Mar-13 - Return journey to San Jose del Cabo (arriving next day). Tue 26-Mar-13 - Transfer to airport. San Jose Del Cabo to Heathrow (via Dallas) 12:10/09:35 (arriving next day). Wed 27-Mar-13 - Arrive to London Heathrow at 0935hrs. PRICE: £2,735 PER PERSON + INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS: Prices includes: Transfers and a total of 13 nights accommodation on board the Rocio Del Mar liveaboard in a twin/double share cabin, all meals, soft drinks and snacks, local beer and wine, 10 days diving (typically 3-4 dives per day) with use of tanks and weights. Excluded: Nitrox at US $125per person, Marine Park Fees US $25pp, US $15 Hyperbaric Chamber Fee and Gratuities. Single travellers: Please note that these are our exclusive charters and whilst we will do our best to 'room' you with another single male/female on the trip, this may not be possible. INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS FROM THE UK: International flights travelling on American Airlines from London Heathrow are expected to cost around £550pp plus £370pp taxes. VISA REQUIREMENTS: All passengers travelling to the United States are required to complete the on-line ESTA form on the US Embassy website in order to receive authority to travel. It is highly recommended that you take the authority with you as you may need to present it at check-in or immigration on arrival. The ESTA costs approx US $14 and is valid for 2 years. NOTES: The above itinerary is a planned itinerary and dependent on weather conditions, the captain’s discretion and may be subject to change. Prices are based on two people sharing accommodation. For single travellers, we will do our best to ‘room’ you with someone of the same sex, but this may not always be possible. The price has been calculated on a US$/£ exchange rate of 1.6 and is subject to rate fluctuations. Accommodation and flights are subject to availability at the time of booking – please ask our Sales Team for a quotation.

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EXCLUSIVE CHARTER ... Galapagos on Deep Blue
2 - 15 Jun '13
£4,435pp

We are very pleased to offer our customers an exclusive 10 night dive cruise on board the superb Deep Blue liveaboard that will take in the best of the Galapagos – including spectacular diving at the famous Darwin and Wolf Islands. Our dive itinerary starts and ends in San Cristobal with a mixed program of dive and land visits planned en-route to and from Darwin and Wolf and we will spend four full days diving these fantastic islands with up to 4 dives per day planned. (Note: shore visits are not allowed at Darwin and Wolf). For more detailed information on the liveaboard, the diving and the destination please see our “Galapagos” web page.

TRAVEL ITINERARY:

Travel on KLM Airways from London Heathrow via Amsterdam.

Sun 02-Jun-13 - London Heathrow / Amsterdam 06:30/09:00.

Sun 02-Jun-13 - Amsterdam / Guayaquil 10:15/17:15.

Sun 02-Jun-13 - Arrive Guayaquil and transfer to the Grant Hotel for 1 night.

Mon 03-Jun-13 - Flight to Galapagos Islands and board Deep Blue. Afternoon check-dive at Isla Lobos and land visit.

Tue 04-Jun-13 - North Seymour 2 dives in the morning. Afternoon land visit. Overnight to Wolf Island.

Wed 05-Jun-13 - All day diving Wolf Island (3 dives). Thu 06-Jun-13 - All day diving Darwin Island (3 dives).

Fri 07-Jun-13 - All day diving Darwin Island (3 dives).

Sat 08-Jun-13 - All day diving Wolf Island (3 dives).

Sun 09-Jun-13 - Roca Redonda & Punta Vincente Roca (3 dives).

Mon 10-Jun-13 - All day diving Cabo Marshall (4 dives).

Tue 11-Jun-13 - Morning 2 dives Cousin Rock. Afternoon land visit and snorkel with the penguins of Bartolome.

Wed 12-Jun-13 - Gordon Rocks (2 dives) and afternoon land visit to Isla Plaza.

Thu 13-Jun-13 - Morning land tour then afternoon flight to Quito. Transfer to Rio Amazonas hotel for 1 night.

Fri 14-Jun-13 - Quito / Amsterdam 16:15/13:05 (arriving next day).

Sat 15-Jun-13 - Amsterdam / London Heathrow 15:45/16:10.DE 

PRICE: £4,435 PER PERSON (LOWER DECK) OR £4,607 PER PERSON (UPPER DECK) + INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS 

Price includes: In Guayaquil it includes transfers and 1 nights accommodation at the Grand Hotel on a twin/double* share basis with breakfast. In Galapagos it includes all transfers, return Ecuador to Galapagos flights, 10 nights aboard the Deep Blue sharing a twin/double cabin, all meals, soft drinks, local beer, diving and land visits. In Quito it includes transfers and 1 nights accommodation at the Rio Amazonas hotel on a twin/double* share basis with breakfast. * single supplements apply for Ecuador hotels.

Excluded: International flights, Galapagos National Park Fee of US$100pp (payable in cash on arrival), Ecuador departure tax of approx. US$31.50, Recompression Chamber Fee of US$35pp, Ingala Tax US$10pp, on board alcoholic drinks and gratuities.

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS FROM THE UK: There are several flight options to Ecuador, but we can recommend travel on KLM Airways via Amsterdam with flights departing from various UK airports. Flights start from around £530 plus taxes. KLM offer 20kgs per person and for an additional 55 Euros each way passengers can upgrade this to 40kgs.

NOTES:

The above itinerary is a planned itinerary and dependent on approval from the Galapagos National Park Authority, weather conditions, the captain’s discretion and may be subject to change.

Prices are based on two people sharing accommodation. For single travellers, we will do our best to ‘room’ you with someone of the same sex, but this may not always be possible. 

The price has been calculated on a US$/£ exchange rate of 1.6 and is subject to rate fluctuations.

Accommodation and flights are subject to availability at the time of booking – please ask our Sales Team for a quotation.

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EXCLUSIVE CHARTER ... Sea of Cortez on RocioDelMar
20 Sep- 6 Oct '13
£2,795pp

We are very pleased to offer our customers an exclusive Sea of Cortez charter trip on board the Rocio Del Mar liveaboard. Our specially arranged 14 night trip will give you the opportunity to dive the very best sites of the Midriff Islands, in the Sea of Cortez. During the cruise there will be opportunities to do some land excursions, including a visit to the historic mining town of Santa Rosalia, the spectacular 300 year old Mission of San Javier, and a stunning hike from Loreto through rugged countryside to see the primitive cave paintings, thought to date back to 1700BC. For more detailed information on the liveaboard, the diving and the destination please see our “Se of Cortez” web page. For this trip at the end of September we expect the weather to be sunny with daytime temperatures of around 28°C. Water conditions should be clear with temperatures ranging between 20-25°C. We therefore recommend a full 3mm or 5mm suit, depending on your preference, and to bring a fleece or a long sleeved top for the evenings, as repetitive diving combined with cool offshore sea breezes can make you feel a bit chilly at night. TRAVEL ITINERARY: Travel on British Airways non-stop service from London Heathrow to Pheonix, Arizona. Fri 20-Sep-13 - London Heathrow / Phoenix 14:35/17:10 (same day). Transfer to holiday Inn for 1 night. Sat 21-Sep-13 - Transfer to Puerto Penasco to board Rocio Del Mar liveaboard at 17:00hrs for 14 nights Sea of Cortez. Sun 22-Sep-13 - Two days diving at Refujio Angel De La Guarda Tue 24-Sep-13 - Diving at Andreas Eagle. Wed 25- Sep-13 - Diving at Animas. Thu 26-Sep-13 - Diving at Sal Si Puedes Fri 27-Sep-13 - Two days diving at San Pedro Martir to enjoy snorkelling with sperm whales by day and incredible age diving with Humbolt Squid at night. Sat 29-Sep-13 - Diving at Tortuga. Mon 30-Sep-13 - Option to dive or take a land excursion to explore the historic mining town of Santa Rosalia. Diving at Isla Coronado in the evening. Tue 01-Oct-13 - Diving at Santa Catalina and Monserrate Y Agua Verde and/or option to make a land visit to Loreto. Wed 02-Oct-13 - Diving at San Rafael, Lea's Place. Thu 03-Oct-13 - Diving at El Pescador, La Calavera. Fri 04-Oct-13 - Full day spotting and snorkelling with Whalesharks. Sat 05-Oct-13 - Disembark in Puerto Penasco at 08:00hrs. Transfer to Phoenix airport. Phoenix / London Heathrow 19:25/13:05 Sun 06-Oct-13 - Arrival to London Heathrow 13:05. The above itinerary is a planned itinerary dependent on weather conditions and captain's discretion and may be subject to change. PRICE = £2,795 PER PERSON PLUS FLIGHTS: Price includes: transfers and 1 nights accommodation in Phoenix at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Hotel in a twin/double share room with breakfast. Price also includes return transfers from Phoenix to Puerto Penasco, 14 nights accommodation on board the Rocio Del Mar liveaboard in a twin/double share cabin, all meals, soft drinks and snacks, local beer and wine, all diving (typically 3-4 dives per day) with use of tanks/weight, hiking, kayaking and offered land visits to Santa Rosalia and Loreto. Excluded: Nitrox at US$125pp, Marine Park Fees US$25pp, Hyperbaric Chamber Fee US$15pp, Gratuities, entrance fees to places of interest during the land excursions. INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS FROM THE UK: International flights travelling on British Airways to Phoenix are expected to cost around £429pp plus £375pp taxes. VISA REQUIREMENTS: All passengers travelling to the United States are required to complete the on-line ESTA form on the US Embassy website in order to receive authority to travel. It is highly recommended that you take the authority with you as you may need to present it at check-in or immigration on arrival. The ESTA costs approx US$14pp and is valid for 2 years. NOTES: The above itinerary is a planned itinerary and dependent on weather conditions, the captain’s discretion and may be subject to change. Prices are based on two people sharing accommodation. For single travellers, we will do our best to ‘room’ you with someone of the same sex, but this may not always be possible. The price has been calculated on a US$/£ exchange rate of 1.6 and is subject to rate fluctuations. Accommodation and flights are subject to availability at the time of booking – please ask our Sales Team for a quotation.

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EXCLUSIVE CHARTER ... Sea of Cortez on RocioDelMar
5-21 Oct '12
£2,698pp

We are very pleased to offer our customers an exclusive Sea of Cortez charter trip on board the Rocio Del Mar liveaboard. Our specially arranged 14 night trip will give you the opportunity to dive the very best sites of the Midriff Islands, in the Sea of Cortez. During the cruise there will be opportunities to do some land excursions, including a visit to the historic mining town of Santa Rosalia, the spectacular 300 year old Mission of San Javier, and a stunning hike from Loreto through rugged countryside to see the primitive cave paintings, thought to date back to 1700BC. For more detailed information on the liveaboard, the diving and the destination please see our “Sea of Cortez” web page. For this trip in October we expect the weather to be sunny with daytime temperatures of around 28°C. Water conditions should be clear with temperatures ranging between 20-25°C. We therefore recommend a full 3mm or 5mm suit, depending on your preference, and to bring a fleece or a long sleeved top for the evenings, as repetitive diving combined with cool offshore sea breezes can make you feel a bit chilly at night. TRAVEL ITINERARY: Travel on British Airways non-stop service from London Heathrow to Phoenix, Arizona. Fri 05-Oct-12 - London Heathrow / Phoenix 14:35/17:10 (same day). Transfer to holiday Inn for 1 night. Sat 06-Oct-12 - Transfer to Puerto Penasco to board Rocio Del Mar liveaboard at 17:00hrs for 14 nights Sea of Cortez. Sun 07-Oct-12 - Two days diving at Refujio Angel De La Guarda Tue 09-Oct-12 - Diving at Andreas Eagle. Wed 10-Oct-12 - Diving at Animas. Thu 11-Oct-12 - Diving at Sal Si Puedes Fri 12-Oct-12 - Two days diving at San Pedro Martir to enjoy snorkelling with sperm whales by day and incredible age diving with Humbolt Squid at night. Sun 14-Oct-12 - Diving at Tortuga. Mon 15-Oct-12 - Option to dive or take a land excursion to explore the historic mining town of Santa Rosalia. Diving at Isla Coronado in the evening. Tue 16-Oct-12 - Diving at Santa Catalina and Monserrate Y Agua Verde and/or option to make a land visit to Loreto. Wed 17-Oct-12 - Diving at San Rafael, Lea's Place. Thu 18-Oct-12 - Diving at El Pescador, La Calavera. Fri 19-Oct-12 - Full day spotting and snorkelling with Whalesharks. Sat 20-Oct-12 - Disembark in Puerto Penasco at 08:00hrs. Transfer to Phoenix airport. Phoenix / London Heathrow 19:25/13:05. Sun 21-Oct-12 - Arrival to London Heathrow 13:05. PRICE = £2,698 PER PERSON PLUS FLIGHTS: Price includes: transfers and 1 nights accommodation in Phoenix at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Hotel in a twin/double share room with breakfast. Price also includes return transfers from Phoenix to Puerto Penasco, 14 nights accommodation on board the Rocio Del Mar liveaboard in a twin/double share cabin, all meals, soft drinks and snacks, local beer and wine, all diving (typically 3-4 dives per day) with use of tanks/weight, hiking, kayaking and offered land visits to Santa Rosalia and Loreto. Excluded: Nitrox at US$100pp per week, Marine Park Fees US$25pp, Hyperbaric Chamber Fee US$15pp, Gratuities, entrance fees to places of interest during the land excursions. INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS FROM THE UK: International flights travelling on British Airways to Phoenix cost from £429pp plus £375pp taxes. VISA REQUIREMENTS: All passengers travelling to the United States are required to complete the on-line ESTA form on the US Embassy website in order to receive authority to travel. It is highly recommended that you take the authority with you as you may need to present it at check-in or immigration on arrival. The ESTA costs approx US$14pp and is valid for 2 years. NOTES: The above itinerary is a planned itinerary and dependent on weather conditions, the captain’s discretion and may be subject to change. Prices are based on two people sharing accommodation. For single travellers, we will do our best to ‘room’ you with someone of the same sex, but this may not always be possible. The price has been calculated on a US$/£ exchange rate of 1.6 and is subject to rate fluctuations. Accommodation and flights are subject to availability at the time of booking – please ask our Sales Team for a quotation.

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EXCLUSIVE CHARTER ... Raja Ampat on Pindito
25 Oct-10 Nov '13
£3,395pp

We are pleased to offer our customers an exclusive charter date on board the Pindito liveaboard on an 11 night trip to dive the best of Raja Ampat. This is one of the most beautiful dive destinations on the planet with an incredible mix of diving. From stunning macro life to mantas and sharks - this should be a superb trip! For more detailed information on the liveaboard, the diving and the destination please see our “Indonesia” web page. TRAVEL ITINERARY: Sample travel itinerary on Singapore Airlines from London Heathrow to Manado. Fri 25-Oct-13 - Heathrow to Singapore 1055/0735 SQ317 (next day arrival) Sat 26-Oct-13 - Singapore to Manado 0925/1305 SQ5274 Sat 26-Oct-13 - 2 Nights Tasik Ria Resort Mon 28-Oct-13 - Domestic flight Manado to Sorong Mon 28-Oct-13 - 11 Nights on board Pindito – Raja Ampat – Misool Itinerary Fri 08-Nov-13 - Domestic flight Sorong to Manado Fri 08-Nov-13 - 1 Night Tasik Ria Resort Sat 09-Nov-13 - Manado to Singapore 1350/1705 SQ5273 Sat 09-Nov-13 - Singapore to Heathrow 2330/0530 SQ322 (next day arrival) Sun 10-Nov-13 - Arrive London Heathrow at 0530hrs PRICE = £3,395 PER PERSON + INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS (GUIDE PRICE): Price includes: At Tasik Ria Resort the price includes a total of 3 nights accommodation in a Twin Shared/Double Pool View Room on a half board basis and return airport transfers from Manado. Price also includes return domestic flights from Manado to Sorong, transfers to liveaboard, 11nts accommodation on the Pindito in a twin bed en-suite cabin with a/c, full board meal plan, soft drinks and alcohol (excluding wine), 3-4 dives daily (not on departure/arrival day), Nitrox fillings for the whole cruise, multilingual guides on board and all offered land excursions. Excluded: Visa on arrival into Indonesia $25, Raja Ampat National Park Fee US$70 – payable on board (subject to change), nitrox course $180, gratuities (recommended $20 per day), local airport departure taxes, massage service, souvenirs. INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS FROM THE UK: International flights with Singapore Airlines/Silk Air and are expected to cost from around £575pp plus departure taxes of approx £389pp. NOTES: The above itinerary is a planned itinerary and dependent on weather conditions, the captain’s discretion and may be subject to change. Prices are based on two people sharing accommodation. For single travellers, we will do our best to ‘room’ you with someone of the same sex, but this may not always be possible. The price has been calculated on a US$/£ exchange rate of 1.6 and is subject to rate fluctuations. Accommodation and flights are subject to availability at the time of booking – please ask our Sales Team for a quotation.

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