5% discount- USD- Arctic & Antarctica voyages

5% discount
On all new USD bookings
(valid now until Sept 1, 2019)

Arctic & Antarctica voyages

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Are you interested in seeing what the Arctic & Antarctic has to offer?
Do you love photography, hiking, snowshoeing, camping, kayaking, mountaineering, shore excursions & zodiac cruises?

Arctic voyages

Start your North Spitsbergen cruise with a trek around historic Longyearben,
then join the expedition to the north of the island to take in the fantastically beautiful landscapes,
the thousands of seabirds, and of course the star of the show, the polar bear.

Antarctica voyages

The Antarctic Peninsula Basecamp cruise offers you a myriad of ways
to explore and enjoy the Antarctic Region.
This expedition allows you to hike, snowshoe, kayak, go mountaineering,
and even camp out under the Southern Polar skies.  Antarctica is the epitome of exploration and discovery, offering not only glacial shorelines but also chances to see penguins, whales, and near-limitless seabirds,
along with some of the best polar activities (mountaineering, kayaking, etc.) to be had.

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5% discount for all new USD bookings:

5% discount for Arctic and Antarctica voyages
now extended until September 1, 2019 (which may be extended after that date).
This is valid only on new bookings.

**Please note that this offer is not valid on voyage PLA22-19, Antarctica, November 10-20, 2019 as the prices have already been reduced on this particular voyage.  It is as well no longer offered on voyage PLA22-20, Antarctica “Basecamp”, November 21 – December 02, 2020

Email us to take advantage of this discount.

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Dive Discovery
P.O. Box 9807
San Rafael, CA 94925
(800)886-7321
(415)444-5100
www.divediscovery.com

Socorro Mexico group trip 2021- reserve your space

Socorro Island, in the Revillagigedo Islands of Mexico!

Group trip- escorted by Cindi LaRaia
April 22- 30, 2021
9 days aboard the Nautilus UnderSea

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Socorro Island, Mexico 2021

Bait ball season!!!

Socorro is all about amazing interaction with our favourite giant mantas.
No other mantas in the world behave like this. We don’t know why but we love it!!
And the mantas clearly love us back. Research indicates that there are more giant mantas
and more biomass at Socorro during bait ball season than any other time of year.

Everything intensifies with more sharks – including schooling silky sharks –
schooling hammerheads, whale sharks, lots of tuna and other pelagic fish and even pilot whales. You can expect water temps in the mid – high 70’s.

$3460.00 twin share per person

Dive Discovery
P.O. Box 9807
San Rafael, CA 94925
(800)886-7321
(415)444-5100
www.divediscovery.com

Sharks in Guadalupe Mexico 

SHARK WEEK IS COMING TO A CLOSE
We cannot forget to mention:

Great White Shark Cage Diving
in Guadalupe Mexico

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Cage diving with a Great white shark at Guadalupe Island, Mexico
is an opportunity for everyone, divers and non-divers alike, to get extremely close
to these magnificent apex predators.

It doesn’t matter if you are a super experienced diver who has seen almost everything,
a first-time shark diver or a non-diver braving our shark cages,
all are welcome!
We cater to a wide variety of dive skill levels and interests –
ultimately, it is always about the diving experience.

This trip offers a rich and natural experience of shark encounters
by using submersible cages to descend down into the shark’s world.

Voyages are typically 5 nights/6 days. Number of shark-dives on the trip is virtually unlimited.

Only Guadalupe Island can boast shark viewing in beautiful clear blue water with 125 feet or more visibility.

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The simple truth is that there are loads of great whites at Guadalupe,
and a surprising number of them choose to interact with the shark boats.
322 individual white sharks have been identified just in the bay that you will dive in, and still counting!

Partial proceeds of every trip go towards supporting shark scientists, research and conservation efforts, and the continuing effort to identify and learn more about this population of animals.

7 great white sharks are typically seen at a time on 3 out of 4 submersible dives a day.

The island itself is 25 miles long and provides a sheltered and calm anchorage during the 3 dive days.

This is what makes Guadalupe Island
the best great white shark diving on the planet.

Email us for more information

Dive Discovery
P.O. Box 9807
San Rafael, CA 94925
(800)886-7321
(415)444-5100
www.divediscovery.com

Shark week- Cage dive- Farallon Islands

~Because it’s Shark Week~

Book your trip to the Farallon Islands in California to Cage Dive with Great White Sharks!

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Cage dive with the Great White Sharks!
Farallon Islands, off San Francisco, California.
Home to One of the World’s Most Significant White Shark Populations.

One Day San Francisco Great White Shark Adventure

The Farallon Islands – Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary
The one-day shark adventures depart from Pier 40/South Beach Harbor, next to AT&T Park in San Francisco.  They typically depart for the Farallones before sunrise so we can be on location and have our shark cage in the water during peak sighting times.

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Getting to and from the Farallones is half the fun.
You’ll travel to the Farallones aboard the Derek M Baylis, a specially-designed 65 ft sailing research vessel.  The Baylis provides a safe, comfortable and environmentally-friendly platform for research and education.  She’s the same vessel utilized by the Sanctuary’s long-time white shark researchers.

Typical travel time to the islands is about three hours.
During the trip offshore, we’ll serve breakfast and our certified naturalist will fill your brain
with shark facts and Sanctuary trivia. We may even show some shark videos!

The official viewing season is from September 15th until November 30th.
Cost per person: $475 for Topside Observer, $825 for Cage Diver.

Email us for more information

Dive and Africa Discovery
P.O. Box 9807
San Rafael, CA 94925
(800)886-7321
(415)444-5100
www.divediscovery.com

True North Adventure Cruises- Australia 

True North Adventure Cruises
The preferred way to explore Australia.

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An adventure with the multi-awarded, True North Adventure Cruises,
is not just another expedition-cruise!
They curate activity-based itineraries that are designed to satisfy
the world’s most discerning travellers.

Multiple adventure boats provide guests with greater opportunity
to do what you want, when you want and, to add yet another dimension
to adventure, most cruise options feature an on-board helicopter!

The purpose built True North is able to explore the upper reaches of
shallow river systems – guests need only step out of their cabins
to experience wilderness and, the latest in computer controlled
motion stabilizers ensures a comfortable ride.

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to stunning coastal environments and,
unequalled opportunity to truly experience the destination.

Their itineraries are intended to be life changing
and it is little wonder that their guests often remark
“that is the best holiday that I have ever had!”

Click here to view more on a True North Adventure.
Or email us for more information.

Dive Discovery
P.O. Box 9807
San Rafael, CA 94925
(800)886-7321
(415)444-5100
www.divediscovery.com

10% off accommodation- Walindi Resort- PNG

Looking for a last minute getaway?

Peak Season Special!
Walindi Plantation Resort
10% off accommodation for travel in August, September and October 2019!

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Join us at Walindi Resort with 10% off accommodation
for travel in August, September and October 2019!

Walindi Plantation Resort, established in 1983, is an intimate dive resort situated on the shores of Kimbe Bay on the island of New Britain, Papua New Guinea.
Celebrating over 25 years of operation, the resort is world famous for its quality of diving, international award-winning photography and warm hospitality.
The resort has been voted to have the “best diving from a resort
anywhere in the world” by reader surveys.

Book by 31st July 2019 to secure your reservation at this discounted price
during our peak season.
Valid travel dates: 1st August to 31st October 2019.
Special applies to all room types.

Terms & Conditions:

  • Does not include for environmental & safety fees at USD $9 per diver, per dive day, to be paid at the resort. This is calculated by the number of dive days during the stay and payable at checkout. (E&S fees subject to change and payable at current rate at time of travel)
  • Subject to availability.
  • No other discounts can apply.
  • Applies to new reservations only and special must be requested at time of reservation.
  • Diving and land tours may be booked at regular rates with reservations.
  • Not valid during local public holidays.
  • Non-transferrable or redeemable for cash. Only one discount can apply.

For more information or to get in on this Peak Season Special, email us.

Dive and Africa Discovery
P.O. Box 9807
San Rafael, CA 94925
(800)886-7321
(415)444-5100
www.divediscovery.com

Shark week is almost here- book your shark trip now

Shark Week is almost here!!!
July 28th-August 4th.

Sharks, Sharks, and more Sharks!
We Love Sharks!

Great White Sharks, Hammerheads, Tiger Sharks and more……

Here are all of the AMAZING shark trips that we offer at Dive Discovery.
Click each link to see more details of each shark diving trip.

Great White Shark – Up to 20 ft (6.1 m)
Great white sharks live in almost all coastal waters
with temperature between 54 and 75 °F.
They prey on marine mammals, fish & seabirds yet have no known natural predators other than, occasionally, the killer whale.
It has a robust, large, conical snout. The upper and lower lobes on the tail fin are approximately the same size.

Flying Great White Sharks in South Africa.

Great White Shark Cage Diving

Farallon Islands, USA
Guadalupe, Mexico
Gansbaai, South Africa
Seal Island – False Bay, South Africa
South Australia

Hammerhead Sharks
Hammerhead sharks are consummate predators that use their oddly shaped heads to improve their ability to find prey.

Their wide-set eyes give them a better visual range than most other sharks and their mallet-shaped head can more thoroughly scan the ocean for food.
It can grow up to 20 feet in length and weigh up to 1,000 pounds, although smaller sizes are more common.
Found in temperate and tropical waters worldwide, far offshore and near shorelines, hammerheads are often seen in mass summer migrations seeking cooler water.

Cocos Islands
Galapagos Islands
Socorro Islands
Tahiti

More Sharks!

Tiger Sharks &
Other Sharks

Tiger Shark – Up to 16 ft (5 m)
Tiger Sharks are found in many tropical and temperate waters throughout the world, and are especially common around central Pacific islands.
Its name derives from the dark stripes down its body that resemble a tiger’s pattern, which fades as the shark matures.
Although a relatively rare phenomenon, the tiger shark is responsible for a large percentage of fatal attacks.

Whale Sharks – Up to 46 ft (14 m)
The whale shark is found in tropical and warm oceans and lives in the open sea, with a lifespan of about 70 years.
Whale sharks have very large mouths for filter feeding. The head is wide and flat with two small eyes at the front.
Whale sharks are grey with a white belly. Their skin is marked with pale yellow spots and stripes which are unique to each individual.

Gardens of the Queen, Cuba
Fiji
Sardine Run, South Africa
South Africa
South Africa & Safari
Swimming with Whale Sharks, Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Email us for more information regarding these magnificient species of fish!

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Dive and Africa Discovery
P.O. Box 9807
San Rafael, CA 94925
(800)886-7321
(415)444-5100
www.divediscovery.com

Only 1 male twin share spot left! Scuba dive All Raja Ampat in 2020. Book now

All Raja Ampat 2020
Group Trip
May 10-20, 2020

**1 male twin share berth available**
Reserve your space before it goes.

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Scuba Dive
All Raja Ampat
aboard Damai 1

Experience drifting along miles of exquisitely hued reef,
brimming with activity.

Visit sites that are so pristine and packed with growth.

Exotic sea life and macro critters abound.
Photo opportunities border on overwhelming.

The pulse of marine life thrives in Raja Ampat.
See the kaleidoscope of corals.

Learn more

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To reserve your space on this trip, email us.

Email us

Dive and Africa Discovery
P.O. Box 9807
San Rafael, CA 94925
(800)886-7321
(415)444-5100
www.divediscovery.com

Sao Tome & Principe Islands – Africa – Special Offer

Hurry up!!! The whales are coming!!
Whale season, chocolate, and hiking in Sao Tome and Principe,
off the coast of Gabon in Africa.
2 itineraries below, one with special offer.
Add on safari in Gabon available.

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4 Night Humpback Whale Special Offer:
(1 night on São Tomé Island + 3 nights on Príncipe Island )
Offer valid for stays between 22nd of June and 30th of September 2019
COST: 1599 Euro
*Sharing a double room;
*Does not include tourist tax of 3 Euro per person per night.

See more details

humpback whale in São Tomé and Príncipe

Dining area - Sundy Praia - Príncipe Island Resort

Discover Principe- 8 Days
7 NIGHTS WITH FLIGHTS
Valid until 31 Oct’19

Príncipe is a tiny paradise of natural wonders.
Originally formed by a volcano, the island’s geology has been eroded over millions of years,
leaving spires of rock bedecked with lush rainforest.
Today this is one of the most exciting new adventures to await travellers to Africa.

Explore forests walks in the biosphere and local culture of the island
to the best ocean swimming and pristine beaches with turtles hatching … and much more.

See more details