Give a Gift… To Yourself This Holiday Season

Give a Gift... To Yourself This Holiday Season.

Gift yourself hammerheads...

Gift yourself frogfishes…

Gift yourself coral reefs…

Gift yourself sandy beaches…

We know the holiday season can be too much of a good thing. The snowy blizzards, the too-sweet treats, the Christmas carols playing on every radio station… Be sure to take a respite from the family, hit the pause on the frantic shopping, and put that snow shovel down. Book a breather and give yourself the gift of a timeout this season.

When the weather outside is frightful, 80 degrees and tropical will be beyond delightful! Escape to one of these 5 diving hot-spots. Go on, you deserve it.

1. Raja Ampat, Indonesia

Do you like? Hammerheads, manta rays, and coral reefs bursting with color…
Blue Manta Explorer & Raja Manta Explorer

Escape to Raja Ampat and immerse yourself in a diving paradise. There are 50,000 square kilometers of islands & reefs, 580 kinds of coral, and 1,397 species of fish including 23 endemics. This truly is the epicenter of marine biodiversity with the world’s richest collection of underwater flora & fauna.

Scuba Diving Raja Ampat Indonesia

Vibrant corals and unique fishes of Indonesia. Image by Stephen Frink.

2. Cabo Douglas, Galapagos

Do you like? Diving with marine iguanas, Galapagos sharks, and scalloped hammerheads…
Majestic Explorer (Humboldt Explorer also offers Galapagos itineraries)

Getaway to Cabo Douglas, one of the few places on earth where you can dive and photograph marine iguanas. These strange creatures are reminiscent of the dinosaur age and have the unique ability to forage for food in the sea. Although this is a cold-water diving destination, the tropical sun and close encounters you will have with these Godzilla-like creatures will heat you up.

Marine Iguana of Cabo Douglas - Xavier Romero

Marine iguana of Cabo Douglas. Image by Xavier Romero.

3. Silver Bank, Dominican Republic

Do you Like? Snorkeling with calving humpback whales…
Turks & Caicos Explorer II

Migrate to the Silver Bank with the Humpback Whales. Every January migrating Humpback Whales travel to the Silver Bank, 80 miles North of the Dominican Republic. Surrounding these banks, the ocean depths shallow to less than 70 feet and become the world’s largest mating and calving grounds. These expeditions provide an unparalleled opportunity for close encounters snorkeling with these majestic creatures. The surface activity is breathtaking in its own right!

Silver Bank Humpback Whale Expeditions | Silver Bank

Humpback Whales on the Silver Bank. Image by Tom Conlin.

4. French Cay, Turks & Caicos Islands

Do you like? Peaceful sandy beaches, deep walls, and sharks...
Turks & Caicos Explorer II

Turks & Caicos are known for some of the best beaches in the world! It’s only once you slip below the surface that the gin-clear waters begin to reveal the islands’ biggest attraction: Sharks and lots of them!  Rarely does a dive in French Cay go by without the heart-pounding excitement of a close encounter of the big-toothed sort! Add in eagle rays, pods of dolphins, and abundant fish life and you have the makings of an unforgettable dive vacation.

Diver with Shark in the Turks & Caicos Islands

5. Saba/St. Kitts, Northeastern Caribbean

Do you like? Extraordinary wreck dives, frogfish and jungle adventures...
Caribbean Explorer II

Take off to Saba/St. Kitts, where you can hike through jungles, dive on remarkable sites, and explore the battle history of the Caribbean. Known for its comprehensive assortment of dive sites, Saba/St. Kitts offers everything from coral-encrusted wrecks to volcanic finger reefs and captivating drop-offs. Add in the unique macro critters and adventure-filled topside tours, and you will be beyond enchanted.

FA1186_SteveFrink French Angelfish

French Angelfish in the Caribbean Sea. Image by Stephen Frink.


Join us in one of these extraordinary diving hot-spots, experiences you won’t soon forget. Book Now!

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