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Dive Munda Introduces Phase 2 of their Youth Training Sponsorship Campaign

Tue, 09/02/2021 - 21:28

In case you missed the awesome news, with your help and support we were able to train 105 local Solomon Island Youth (60% female) by the end of Jan, 2021!

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Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary Triples in Size

Fri, 29/01/2021 - 02:08

Moving forward, this expansion means increased protections for important species and habitats. The expansion areas will be home to future conservation work and support resource protection, recreation and stewardship for local communities and the country. In particular, the sanctuary’s expansion provides an excellent opportunity to: 

Photo credit: G.P. Schmahl/NOAA
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The Pelagic Fleet is now the Pacific Fleet

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 23:13

While we have loved our brand The Pelagic Fleet, we see our rebranding as an evolution in continuing to create The quality and standards that we have will not change, in fact, we are working diligently on making your experience the most memorable. 

We still have the same incredible crews that will give you the best service in and out of the water. This combination of our incredible crews and the some of the most spectacular big animal diving anywhere in the world, makes us your premier adventure travel company.

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Volivoli Beach Resort Certifies Local Community Kids

Fri, 15/01/2021 - 00:39

2020 was certainly a tough year and whilst almost everyone on the planet was in some way or another effected by circumstances around COVID-19 our entire Fijian life and livelihood relies either directly or indirectly on tourism.

It felt so great to help share a little fun and education with the youth of today, who in turn will become our leaders of tomorrow, to provide the opportunity to see first-hand why divers from around the globe flock to the famous Bligh Waters to experience ‘Fiji’s Finest Diving’ and the ‘Soft Coral Capital of the World’.   

Japan Underwater Photo Contest 2020 Winners

Gold Medal winner: "Survival," a photo capturing a butterflyfish feeding on spawning corals in Yakushima, Kagoshima
Gold Medal winner: "Survival," a photo capturing a butterflyfish feeding on spawning corals in Yakushima, Kagoshima

From October to Novem­ber of 2020, the Japan National Tourism Organ­ization (JNTO) held its second annual Japan Underwater Photo Contest, seeking photos taken by divers that showcase the undiscovered beauty and artistry of diving in Japan to the world.

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Mike Ball Announces Photo Competition Winner for 2019/20

Fri, 05/06/2020 - 04:42

It was a close competition and as always a difficult one to judge but Tanya’s image captured the essence typifying the experience encountered on our minke expeditions. 

https://www.mikeball.com/photo-gallery/photo-year-competition-2019-2020/

Mike Ball Dive Expeditions run expeditions to the Coral Sea and the far northern Great Barrier Reef between Cairns and the Cape York peninsula.

Currently running 5 Night Minke Whale Expeditions.

Photo Credit: Tanya Piejus
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The Arenui Announces Renovations during Pandemic Travel Bans

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 23:49

Very warm wishes from the Arenui Team!

We hope that you and your loved ones are well during these past few, COVID-19 affected months. Although we are in another part of the world and the situation has meant different things to us all, we've all been impacted. But with every cloud, can come a silver lining.

What can you expect to see once you’re onboard?...

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The Arenui announces a Special Manta Ray Cruise in Komodo

Tue, 21/03/2017 - 18:18

You can be actively involved in 'Citizen Science' and help with the protection and conservation of manta rays while diving in one of the best spots in the world! By joining this cruise you will straight away be part of MMF’s conservation efforts in this area as Arenui will be donating some of the proceeds from this cruise to MMF - you can help manta rays while on holiday! The cruise is not just about manta rays – that’s just a bonus!! You will still dive all the very best spots in this World Heritage and New7Wonders of nature area.

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Discovering Palau’s mysterious wrecks with Sam’s Tours in the “Secret Season”

Sat, 04/02/2017 - 14:19

Palau’s premier dive centre is offering special wreck dives from August through October with in-depth presentations on the wrecks of Palau and their history in World War II.

Koror/Munich, February 02, 2017 – The Secret Season is the perfect time to discover some well-protected wrecks and macro dive sites and enjoy dives off the beaten path.

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SAVE 10% on Komodo Cruises Onboard Arenui

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 21:15

Last chance to book Komodo this year! A New 7 Wonders of the World and a World Heritage Site. Located in the coral triangle, Komodo is one of the most amazing destinations in the world! A world-class diving destination that should be at the top of your bucket list! You will be amazed - Komodo is a hotspot for biodiversity. Dive with schooling fish at Castle and Crystal Rock. Drift along colourful reefs full of soft corals. Meet turtles at the hard coral reefs of Tatawa and Siaba. Look for weird and wonderful critters on the night dives.