The recent sunshine has made the Scuba Travel Team slightly twitchy as they are all desperate to get in the water! Lucky Caroline and Mario are currenly enjoying the delights of the Philippines and have had some amazing encounters with Thresher sharks already. Martyn Guess is also in the Philippines on a critter hunt! And Sue is in the Galapagos and having some jaw dropping experiences. Angela is off to PNG at the end of this month and just can’t wait. Melissa is off to the Philippines for two weeks soon as well…
But don’t worry, there will always be a team of people at Scuba Travel HQ to take your calls and help you book some magical holidays. With their first hand experience of diving destinations, you are guaranteed expert advice and guidance on picking the perfect holiday for you! How about one of these special offers?
Only a few spaces left on Hurricane, Southern Red Sea, this May – only £1195
The first few trips are back and everyone is delighted with the boat, crew and diving!
Hurricane stands out in the Egyptian Red Sea – and not just because she is one of the few steel hulled vessels. Many Red Sea liveaboards are compared to Hurricane but few are as enduringly popular. She has won the prestigious “Liveaboard of the Year” award no less than 5 times (including 2017 & 2016). Read Martin’s trip report here…
- 16th May – Simply the Best Itinerary £1195 – 2 spaces left
- 23rd May – Shark Quest Itinerary £1195 – 2 spaces left
- 30th May – Shark Quest Photography £1195 – 4 spaces left
Avoid long transfers with a direct flight to Marsa Alam. All fees, 12 L tank & weights and FREE NITROX are included in your package.
Introducing Siladen Resort & Spa, Indonesia – from £2195 inc flights
Scuba Travel is delighted to have partnered up with Sildaen Dive Resort & Spa in Manado, Indonesia.
Luxury dive resorts don’t need to cost the earth. The boutique Siladen resort sits on 300m of white sandy beach in the heart of Bunaken national park and prides itself on the 5 star experience at a price that you can afford. This is a hidden oasis of perfection that effortlessly combines dive escapism with serious eco friendly credentials. While away the hours underwater with over 50 dives sites in world famous Bunaken only a short boat ride away. And when the diving is done, soak up the breathtaking sunsets from your sun lounger on the beach facing the Manado Tua volcano.
Your holiday to Siladen includes flights from Heathrow to Manado with Singapore Airlines, airport transfers, 7 nights garden view villa (full board, 2 people sharing) and 17 air boat dives. Local taxes are prepaid.
Galapagos Sky, 8th December – Save £1000, only £5995 inc flights
Diving holidays in the Galapagos are truly legendary and the Galapagos Sky is recognised as one of the very best liveaboards worldwide. With land extensions possible, there is no end to the wonder of the Galapagos Islands.
The Galapagos have earned a mighty reputation as one of the ultimate liveaboard diving destinations and not without reason. This low-lying volcanic chain was not only Darwin’s inspiration. It is home to diving the like of which you cannot find elsewhere on the planet. The marine life is completely unique with sharks, rays, sea lions, iguanas and penguins. Watch tuna, salema, snapper, rainbow runners and sail fins dart around the reef… if you can tear your eyes off the ocean’s larger inhabitants. This is every diver’s wish list come true before your eyes.
Shorebased in Marsa Alam – May dates, from only £495 inc flights
The Marina Lodge is only 10 mins from Marsa Alam airport and with the team at Emperor Divers on hand on site, this a diver’s hotel in a prime location at the heart of the Southern Red Sea.
- 16th May – Go diving in Marsa Alam inc flights – Half Board and 6 dives for £495
- 23rd May – Go diving in Marsa Alam for £555
Dive from the well-located Port Ghalib with the indefatigable team at Emperor Divers, based at the Marina Lodge hotel right on the harbour’s edge. Your holiday package includes 7 nights on a half board basis. The standard holiday package includes a 6 dive pack (2 boat dives a day for 3 days) with Emperor but this can be adpated this to suit your exact needs so do ask!
Scubaspa, Maldives, 29th June – Save £500, only £2095 inc flights
Total relaxation is guaranteed with first class comfort and service. Whether you are there for the diving, spa and yoga or just to get away from it all, this is an unforgettable holiday of a lifetime on board a genuinely luxurious vessel.
Divers will love ScubaSpa. There are never more than 22 divers on the liveaboard at any one time so you get all the benefits of the vast mothership with small dive groups, split between the experienced dive guides. The dive dhoni is second to none, with practical side and rear entry points for ease in and out of the water. Tanks are well spaced, with plenty of room between divers. As you would expect, the boat crew are all highly professional
Oman Aggressor, Summer 2018 – Save £750, from £1845 exc flights
Fantastic introductory offer to dive the hot new region in Oman. Diving highlights are undoubtedly the opportunity to see the resident population of humpback whales but the islands are a paradise of untouched dive sites where whale sharks, dolphins, turtles, reef sharks and big balls of reef fish wait on pristine unspoilt reefs.
Guest feedback so far has been fantastic. The guests love the boat, crew and food! Plus abundant marine life. Reports of snorkelling with baby whale sharks, spotting humpbacks, swimming with dolphins and diving with huge shoals of fish!