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PAPUA NEW GUINEA October 11-23, 2019

Papua New Guinea (PNG) is a land of breathtaking landscapes and amazing creatures both above and below the water’s surface. It’s an adventurer’s playground with thick tropical jungles, high mountain ranges and spectacular scuba diving. Located in the Asia Pacific region’s Coral Triangle, surrounding by the Bismarck, Coral and Solomon Seas, PNG has a stunning array of marine species just waiting to be discovered.

With barrier reefs, coral walls, fringing reefs and sea grass beds along with spectacular World War II wrecks, scuba diving in PNG reveals treats around every corner. 

The coral reefs of Papua New Guinea lie within the Coral Triangle, an area with the highest marine biodiversity on earth. During muck dives and macro dives, you are likely to see pygmy seahorses, mimic octopus, flamboyant cuttlefish, and varieties of frogfish, scorpionfish and pipefish. Not forgetting more types of nudibranch than you might be able to remember as well as multiple species of shrimp and crab. There are larger reef dwellers to look out for as well including nurse sharks, groupers, wobbegongs and leopard sharks.


Divers looking for pelagic marine life will be delighted with Papua New Guinea. Hammerhead sharks, manta rays, and whale sharks are frequently seen in Papua New Guinea along with passing pods of whales and dolphins. At the outer seamounts and drop-offs, schooling pelagic fish like barracuda, tuna, mackerel, and trevally are often seen hunting for prey like snapper and fusilier together with sharks.

When Does It Take Place?

Our travel schedule is as follows:

  • The trip departs LA on October 11, 2019
  • We return to LA on October 25, 2019

 

How Much Does it Cost?

Trip Pricing: Pricing for this trip is as follows:

DescriptionPrice
Base price, per diver $5,495 (double) + Airfare

Deposit and Balance Due: Requirements are as follows:

  • $1500 due at signup
  • +$2000 due April 1, 2019
  • Balance due July 1, 2019
  • Be aware there are no refunds unless we find someone else to take your spot

We will need a copy of your passport at sign up. Your passport must be valid for six months past the date of the trip and have at least two blank pages remaining. Divers must be able to present a certification card and proof of insurance.

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What’s Included: The basic trip price includes the following (if applicable):

Trip Info

  •  5 nights Tufi Resort with 4 days 2 tank boat diving and 1 day cultural tour (Oct 11 – 16)
  • 1 night Stanley Hotel in Port Moresby, with tax , transfers and breakfast (Oct 16 – 17)
  • 7 nights’ accommodation at Tawali Resort in deluxe accommodation (Oct 17 - 24)
  • 3 boat dives daily Tawali
  • Unlimited tanks for shore diving during day light hours - Tawali
  • 1 night overnight in Brisbane, Australia includes room and tax only (Oct 24)
  • Reef and chamber fees and fuel surcharges
  • Airport transfers

Additional Requirements: Travelers must supply:

  • Valid passport with six months left past date of return
  • Diver and/or Nitrox certification cards
  • Dive insurance
  • Signed travel waiver and Statement of Understanding
  • Personal dive gear
  • Audible and visual surface signals

 

Sign Up Now

Space on Just Add Water group trips is limited and offered on a strictly first-come/first-served basis. You can prevent someone else from getting your spot by signing up as soon as possible. To do so, simply stop by the store or call (440) 942-7575.

 

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