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Free Fun Dive, Van Damme State Park, April 23, 2017, 8:45am - noon

No Abs in April this year...means were going SPEARFISHING! Freedive, or scuba dive, spearfish, dust off the kayak, scout for abalone, or just enjoy the sights. 

Come for the day or camp. Camp fees not included. Map


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Free Fun Dive, South Gerstle Cove, Salt Point State Park, May 14 (Mother's Day), 2017, 8:45am - 11:45am

Join us - win an Abalone T-Shirt! We'll have a drawing. And what better day than Mother's Day? Such an honor, right? Okay...so, any excuse to get out for an ab dive, and...Mom, we promise to be done before noon!

South Gerstle Cove. Camp or Day Use fees not included. Remember, whenever there is a day use fee, in case conditions are not good, always drive through and check to see that we are going to stay and dive, before you pay (then hurry back and pay before parking).  Map.


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Cozumel, MexicoScuba Club Resort - June 10-17, 2017

That's right, we can't get enough of Scuba Club - the original divededicated resort in Cozumel, and still the best! It's a wonderful, small and intimate resort, with everything on the water side of the road (unlike the place next door). Everything is at your fingertips, very well organized and accommodating, clean, comfortable, and it's walking distance to town for shopping, etc.. Diving begins with 2 boat dives a short distance away fromtheir own private dock at multiple dive sites on beautiful Palancar reef. There is also unlimited beach diving day or night, and even a "taxi dive" where you can take a short taxi ride to the lighthouse park up current from the resort to make a leisurely dive back with the current.

Get SCUBA Certified on this trip!

Hosts: Scott & Jeanette Taylor

Includes: Diver 7-Night Package, 5-days boat diving, 3-Meals daily,

Not included: Airfare, taxi to and from airport, drinks, additional activities, or classes.

$999 per person, diver/double / $1399 diver/single / $869 Triple

Fun for Non-Divers too! $899

Terms: Deposit is non-refundable.

All monies subject to destination terms.


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Boat Trip, Channel Islands - July 29 & 30, 2017

Join your SEALS Scuba Instructor on a 2-day live-aboard boat trip. Scuba dive for fun, or take the Padi Advanced Certification Course. Dive as many as 5 times a day, for one of the best bargains in diving. Includes: Comfortable berth-style bunk lodging, all your meals, snacks, non-alcoholic beverages, all your diving, and air fills. Spearfish, or just enjoy the scenery. Board the Truth in Santa Barbara the night before (between 8pm and 4am) and wake up at the Northern Channel Islands to the smell of coffee, bacon...and get ready for some great diving!

Get Advance Certified on this trip!

All for $367. Classes sold separately. Limited space available.


Free Fun Dive (well...wade, snorkel, swim), Natural Bridges, August 13, 2017, 10am - 2pm

The Natural Bridges, known to geologists as a “karst”, has sent the waters of Coyote Creek eroding through a layer of soluble bedrock and created a unique cave or cavern.  Most people refer to it as a tunnel as this cave has two ends.  The river enters the cave from the north end and exits out of the south end.  The tunnel’s distance is about a quarter of a mile.  The inside of the tunnel is very similar to a cavern with its oddly shaped formations hanging from its roof. Bring hiking shoes for the walk to the cave, drinking water, a 1mm-3mm wetsuit, water shoes or wetsuit boots, snorkeling gear, dive light, lunch...and join us. More information and directions.

Come for the day, or camp at: New Melones Lake, Tuttletown Recreation Area campground. Camp fees not included.


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Boat Trip, Channel Islands - October 15,16,17, 2017

LOBSTER time! Spearfish, catch some lobster, or just enjoy the scenery! Dive as many as 5 times a day, plus night dives, for one of the best bargains in diving. Includes: Comfortable berth-style bunk lodging, all your meals, snacks, non-alcoholic beverages, all your diving, and air fills. Board the Vision in Santa Barbara the night before (between 8pm and 4am) and wake up at the Northern Channel Islands to the smell of coffee, bacon...and get ready for some great diving!


Free Fun Dive, Russian Gulch State Park, October 29, 2017, 8:45am - noon

Scuba dive, freedive, abalone dive, spearfish...yada, yada - join us! We will meet at the upper headlands parking lot for ab diving and spearfishing, and anyone who wants to tank dive can then meet up under the bridge for an easy entry scuba dive. We'll be there to join you or give directions...and of course, you are welcome to just follow along, or do your own thing.

Bring a lunch if you want, or stop in Mendocino or Booneville on the way home.

Come for the day, or camp. Camp or Day Use fees not included. Remember, whenever there is a day use fee, in case conditions are not good, always drive through and check to see that we are going to stay and dive, before you pay (then hurry back and pay before parking). Map


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BelizeBlackbird Caye Resort, Turneffe Atoll - December 2-9, 2017

- FULL - (Call 707-542-3100 if you would like to be put on a waiting list.)

Blackbird Caye Resort is a unique property that combines pristine Caribbean waters, unspoiled natural beauty, and uncommon personal service, to create an idyllic tropical island retreat. Located on the Turneffe Atoll, 25 miles off the coast of Belize City, Blackbird Caye Resort is the highest rated Belize Resort, with the best amenities!

 

Diving the Turneffe Atoll is legendary with vertical walls just beyond the coral reef in front of the Resort. These dramatic walls extend for miles in both directions offering large tube sponges, giant basket sponges, purple sea fans, curious reef fish, huge schools of jewfish, permit, snapper and jack and endless varieties of tropical fish. Most diving is around the atoll, but there are also additional trips to the famousBlue Hole. The atoll is 24 miles long, by 8 miles wide, with more than 100 cayes and islets, including more than 50 miles of fringing reefs, and over 70 known dive sites!

Hosts: Scott & Jeanette Taylor

Includes: "SUPERIOR" Ocean Front Cabana, 3 boat dives daily (except arrival and departure days), 3-Meals daily, kayaks, standup paddle boards, roundtrip ground and boat transfers from Belize City.

Not included: Airfare, drinks, additional activities, or classes.

$2770 for 2, "Superior" Ocean Front Cabana, diver/double Map 

Fun for Non-Divers too! or Get Scuba Certified on this trip!

Terms: Deposit is non-refundable. All monies subject to destination terms.

Arrival & Departure: In order to make the transfers to and from the remote island of Blackbird, you must arrive to Belize City before 2:30pm on the day of their trip to ensure you arrive in the daylight; the resort is 30 miles from Belize City. On the day of your departure, you may arrange flights from Belize City any time after 12:pm. Checkout is 8am.


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Little Cayman Beach Resort, December 1-8, 2018

From Phillipe Cousteau to David Doubliet, just about every diver who has experienced its reefs has stated that Little Cayman is one of the world’s premier dive destinations – with pristine reefs, excellent visibility and incredible diving.

90 miles northeast of the big island, Little Cayman Beach Resort lies on a private beach bordered by South Hole Sound on Little Cayman’s south shore. Besides world class snorkeling and scuba diving with many boat sites just minutes away, guests enjoy tennis, hiking, biking, spa services and just lounging about the beach, pool, or hot tub. Winner of Caribbean Travel and Life’s 2011 “Best Small Hotel”, and recipient of Scuba Diving Magazine, Top 100 Readers Choice Awards.

Package includes: 7 nights accommodations, double occupancy, 3 meals daily, 6 days x 2-tank boat dives, complimentary use of a dive computer, welcome rum punch, manager's cocktail reception, resort fees, round trip airport ground transfers, taxes, and resort staff gratuities. Not included: Diving staff gratuities,  airfare, drinks, classes, or certain other activities.

Hosts: Scott & Jeanette Taylor

  • $1599, per person, diver, double occupancy
  • $2099, per person, diver, single occupancy
  • $1099, per person, non-diver, double occupancy