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Check out the latest dive travel offers from our friends at UK-based Tour Operator Scuba Travel…

SharkQuest on 9th May for only £1195

Come face to face with pelagics in the Southern Red Sea and save £200 with this amazing offer. Dive with the most experienced team, on board the stable steel hulled Hurricane. Avoid long transfers with a direct flight to Marsa Alam. Dive the famous Daedalus Reef, Brothers Islands, Rocky or Elphinstone dependant on the best shark activity – night diving is prohibited in some of these areas so expect around 18 dives in total. All fees, 12l tank & weights and FREE NITROX are included in your package.

All trips are fully guided with 2 expert guides. Includes flights from Gatwick, transfers and a day use room and lunch at a hotel on the last day while you wait for your flight home. Not included are the Egyptian entry visa, alcohol, additional kit hire and any onboard souvenirs. This holiday is suitable for advanced divers with a minimum of 50 dives and comfortable in the blue.

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Visit Roots Red Sea on 9th May for only £795

Recharge your batteries in the peace and quiet of El Quesir, with the British-led team from Roots Red Sea. Your holiday includes 7 nights on a B&B basis in a deluxe chalet with a 5 day no limit house reef diving package. Flights from Gatwick to Marsa Alam with airport transfer. Excluded from your package are any meals or drinks outside of your above package, additional diving or local excursions. You can upgrade your room type, board basis to either half board or soft all inclusive (no alcohol). A wide variety of different diving packages can also be offered at the time of booking. You will need an Egyptian visa for entry – please speak to your travel consultant to see if you are able to use our Egyptian visa service or if this needs to be arranged in advance/on arrival.

* prices are subject to change according to availability at the time of booking

Only 6 places left at this price, click here to book your place


Save £155 on the Wrecks and Reefs trip on 13th July

Sail away this 13th of July on the ever popular, award-winning Whirlwind. This is a classic itinerary in the Northern Red Sea with up to 22 dives over the week. Departing from Hurghada, you will spend 7 nights on board on a full board basis (twin share cabin). All marine park fees, 12lt tank, air fills and weights are included in your package. Flights are with easyJet from Gatwick and transfers are also included. At the end of the week, you will have day use of a hotel and buffet lunch while you wait for your flight home.

Wrecks and Reefs is the ideal itinerary whatever your experience level. A popular route for those new to the Red Sea, the varied depths across dive sites suit all abilities – from novice to tekkie. Visibility is crystal clear and the warm blue waters are perfect for even the longest dive times. Few other dive destinations can offer the same quality and quantity of top dive sites. This itinerary will fill your log book with both wrecks and reefs that are envied the world over.

Book your place for £1195


25th May – Save £400 and dive the best of the Maldives 

Dive the best and most famous sites in the Maldives onboard Emperor Leo. You have 7 nights on board on a full board basis (twin/double share cabin) – upper deck cabin upgrades available. All trips are fully guided with expert guides and include 12lt tank and weights, as well as FOC nitrox. Excluded are alcoholic drinks, fruit juice, fizzy drinks, additional kit hire and any onboard souvenirs.

This is a BOAT ONLY holiday with return Male airport transfers and does not include any international flights. Scuba Travel are able to add flights with a wide range of airlines, including regional departures. Please ask your consultant for a competitive quote for any flight option. Do not book any flights until your boat space is confirmed by Scuba Travel. Transfers operate at fixed times.

* prices are subject to change according to availability at the time of booking

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21st June – Save £550 and get free Nitrox onboard Mermaid 2

Komodo dragons, manta and sharks await beneath the seas of Komodo Island with the highly experienced team on Mermaid 2! Your trip starts on arrival in Bali where you will be met and taken to your hotel for the night (B&B, twin share). This trip package is based on a twin deluxe cabin (full board). All trips are fully guided by expert dive guides and include 12lt tank, weights, full board, and soft drinks. There are usually a total of 20 dives over the course of your liveaboard. Excluded are the Komodo Park fees (175 euro), alcohol, additional kit hire and any souvenirs or private guiding services.

At the end of your trip, you disembark around 08:00. You will be able to wait at the Mermaid guest lounge (all 4 Diving, Sanur Beach) until your transfer to the airport – your final transfer time will be advised locally. Flights are usually with from Heathrow but this can vary and regional departures are available on request.

This is a BOAT ONLY holiday and does not include any international flights. Scuba Travel are able to add flights with a wide range of airlines, including regional departures. Please ask your consultant for a competitive quote for any flight option. Do not book any flights until your boat space is confirmed by Scuba Travel. Transfers operate at fixed times.

Click here to book your place on this amazing trip


21st June  – Visit Palau onboard the Rock Island Aggressor and save £1080

Dive the famous Blue Corner, German Channel and Peleliu around the stunning islands of Palau on board the Rock Islands Aggressor. Your trip starts on arrival in Koror (ROR). Your Aggressor liveaboard package is based on a twin double cabin (full board) – a deluxe cabin upgrade is available. Soft drinks, water, tea, coffee and a limited selection of local beer and wine are included. All trips are fully guided by 2 expert dive guides and include 12lt international valve tank and weights. There are usually 4 dives a day and 3 night dives during the trip. Dinner on the final evening is not included but the crew will be able to assist with reservations and recommendations. All transfers are pre-booked but must be paid for on locally approx $15 each way. Excluded are park fees (total approx $240), departure tax ($50), a green fee (approx $10), additional kit hire, nitrox and any souvenirs.

This is a BOAT ONLY holiday. The cost does not include any international flights. Scuba Travel are able to add flights with a wide range of airlines, including regional departures. Please ask your consultant for a competitive quote for any flight option. Do not book any flights until your boat space is confirmed by Scuba Travel. We strongly recommend you have at least 1 night in Palau before and after your liveaboard dates in case of any flight delays or baggage issues.

* prices are subject to change according to availability at the time of booking

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Join Josef Litt, on his Galapagos escorted trip, on 17th January

The trip of a lifetime fully escorted by Galapagos expert and published author Josef Litt. Dive through the Galapagos on board the elegant and spacious Majestic Explorer. Your liveaboard holiday is based on a twin share cabin – twin or queen bed double options – and on a full board basis, including alcohol and non-alcoholic beverages, premium alcoholic beverages available for an additional charge. A 12lt tank, air fills and weights are included in your package with 18-20 dives on average. All trips are fully guided with expert guides. The last night Sunday dinner is not included in your cruise. The crew will help with reservations and recommendations. To pay locally are the departure tax, the Galapagos park fees ($100), chamber tax ($35), tourist card ($20), fuel surcharge ($150) and nitrox ($150) on board.

This holiday does not include any international flights to Ecuador but is inclusive of your flight to Baltra from Guayaquil to join Majestic Explorer and a night in a Guayaquil hotel on either side of your liveaboard. Please ask for a competitive quote to add international flights from the UK to your reservation.

* prices are subject to change according to availability at the time of booking

Click here to join the this once in a lifetime trip


28th September – Enjoy 10 nights for the price of 7 onboard Turks and Caicos Aggressor

Experience outstanding wall diving with plenty of chances for pelagic encounters all from the comfort of your Aggressor liveaboard. After landing in Provo you will be taken to the boat and the adventure begins. You have 10 nights on board on a full board basis (twin/double share cabin) – cabin upgrades available. Full board includes water, tea, coffee, soft drinks and social servings of local beer and wine. There are 5 dives a day on offer and 2 on the first and last days. All trips are fully briefed by expert guides, who are also in water providing assistance, photography and videography. Excluded are the departure tax, bed tax ($158), nitrox, additional kit hire and any onboard souvenirs. Please let your travel consultant know if you would like to prebook any courses on board or have any dietary requirements.

This is a BOAT ONLY holiday. The cost does not include any international flights to Providenciales PLS. Scuba Travel are able to add flights with a wide range of airlines, including regional departures. Depending on the airline schedule, you may require an overnight hotel en route. Please ask your consultant for a competitive quote for any flight option.

* prices are subject to change according to availability at the time of booking

Click here to book this incredible Caribbean holiday


To find out more about Scuba Travel and the dive holidays they offer call 0800 0728221, email dive@scubatravel.com or visit www.scubatravel.com.

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Looking ahead with Regaldive…

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Regaldive is set to launch three NEW small group dive holidays for 2021.

With the news of Covid-19 vaccines on the horizon there is light at the end of the tunnel, and the team at Regaldive have been busy working on some fantastic new itineraries.

Their new small group dive adventures have been designed on a unique land-based, liveaboard concept. The holidays will appeal to divers who like to travel as part of a small group and those who enjoy a liveaboard experience with an action-packed diving itinerary.

Check out some of the great value packages to Egypt, Indonesia and the Maldives here:

SHARM DIVE EXTRAVAGANZA

On this week-long adventure at the authentic family run Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village in Sharm we have included a special diving itinerary with 15 dives! Explore Ras Mohamed National Park, Tiran, the Dunraven wreck and also enjoy a couple of night dives.

This is an exceptional package with accommodation, diving, meals and transfers all included plus for single divers there is no single supplement.

Dates:

  • 6-13 May 2021
  • 10-17 June 2021
  • Price from only £695pp
  • More on this offer HERE

BUNAKEN BONANZA, INDONESIA

This small group holiday is based at the beautiful Tasik Ria Resort on the shores of Manado, facing the Bunaken National Marine Park in North Sulawesi. The spacious family run resort has excellent facilities and you will enjoy warm hospitality from the friendly team.

Our special diving itinerary includes a total of 17 dives! You can take three dives per day and the package also includes a night dive and a trip over to Lembeh Strait to seek out the weird and wonderful. Accommodation, meals, transfers and Nitrox are also included plus for single divers there is no single supplement.

Dates:

  • 01-08 May 2021
  • 04-11 September 2021
  • From only £1345 per person

More on this offer HERE


DIVE & DETOX MALDIVES

This magical dive resort has been specially selected for our small group trip – with just six rooms it offers the perfect base to rewind, detox and enjoy world-class diving. Boutique Beach is ideally located on a local island at the tip of the South Ari Atoll, an area known for excellent whale shark sightings.

We have included 17 dives in our special package, including two full day safaris, a night dive, and some secret dive spots. Accommodation, meals, transfers and Nitrox are also included.

Dates:

  • 25 April-02 May 2021
  • 02-09 October 2021
  • Price from only £1675pp

More on this offer HERE

All prices are quoted on a land-only basis. Flight prices available on request.

Places are limited to just 6-10 divers so don’t delay!


To find out more about these new small group holidays or to book, visit: www.regaldive.co.uk or call 01353 659999.

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Dates announced for Grenada Dive Fest 2021

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The Grenada Scuba Diving Association, in collaboration with Grenada Tourism Authority, has announced the 5th Annual Pure Grenada Dive Fest from the 9th-15th October 2021.

To celebrate the success of the recent fourth event Pure Grenada Dive Fest – ‘A Virtual Experience’, the Grenada Scuba Diving Association, in partnership with Grenada Hotel and Tourism Association and Grenada Tourism Authority, are giving away an awesome prize. Entrants can win a five-night stay at Grenada’s Seabreeze Hotel in 2021!

Entering the giveaway is easy. Find the post on the Instagram or Facebook page @grenadapurediving and simply follow the rules.

Full terms and details can be found on the website by clicking here

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Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village is a Bedouin-owned resort with stunning views and a lovely private beach. It is ideal for divers as everything is onsite including the resort's jetty, dive centre and house reef. The warm hospitality makes for a diving holiday like no other. There is an excellent seafood restaurent and beach bar onsite, and with the enormous diversity of the Sharm El Sheikh dive sites and the surrounding areas of the South Sinai, there really is something for every level of diver to enjoy.

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