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Lembeh Resort Wins More Tripadvisor Accolades!

September 24th, 2013

Great views from the Lembeh ResortThe Lembeh Resort celebrated it’s 10 year anniversary in 2012 and remained the No. 1 resort in North Sulawesi. 2013 shows no sign of the great reviews and customer satisfaction slowing down and the smart money would go on them to be at the top again this year. Already in 2013 they have managed to get into the top 25 Tripadvisor hotels in 3 categories!

  • Top 25 Small hotels in Indonesia
  • Top 25 Hotels for service in Indonesia
  • Top 25 Small hotels in Asia

An impressive feat indeed considering the quality and design of hotels in Bali alone. They’re the only Indonesia dive resort to make any of these lists and they also have the top 5 star rating from Dive The World customers. Great views, fantastic rooms, excellent service and a host of features that guarantees diver satisfaction ensures the Lembeh Resort remains the top choice for sampling the fantastic muck diving in the critter paradise of the Lembeh Strait.

For a taste of what you can hope to see, watch our video:

So book now and enjoy the best dive sites in Sulawesi at the best resort. Contact Dive The World to find out more about Lembeh Resort . Call us on +66 (0)83 505 7794 or you could send us an email.


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Galapagos Islands Now On Google Street View!

September 23rd, 2013

A trip to the Galapagos Islands may only be dream for many of us but it’s still possible to retrace Charles Darwin’s step with the aid of Google Street View. Rather than pedestrians with blurred faces, you come across giant tortoises, blue footed boobies and marine iguanas and with the help of Seaview Survey you can even ‘walk’ underwater and have a look around the reefs accompanied by it’s playful sea lions!

As well as giving the ‘armchair adventurers’ a wonderful insight into these unique and diverse islands, there is also a scientific value to this project, it’s 178 years since Darwin’s historic journey and the the islands have been studied for generations but have never been well mapped says Sven Lorenz of the Darwin FoundationOpens in a new window:

“There has always been satellite imagery, of course, but to now take that next step and work with Google to provide better mapping for Galapagos is something that is very important for our work, and much appreciated.”

Have a look behind the scenes with the Google Street View team:

So if this has got you dreaming about a trip to these magical islands on either a dedicated nature tour or a Galapagos diving Liveaboard then Contact Dive The World on +66 (0)83 505 7794 or send us an email.

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Indonesia Special Offers and Last Minute Deals

September 23rd, 2013

Where to begin? With so many wonderful dive destinations in Indonesia covering so much variety, the task of choosing your next trip is not an easy one. Hopefully our selection of great special offers can help you decide!

Dive Bunaken: Hairy Frogfish can be seen at LembehThe diving in Indonesia covers such a vast area and has so many great quality options that it can be a headache just selecting the right place for your needs!. Well that’s where we come in, just tell us what experience you desire and we can offer you the choices that are tailor-made for you. From the last diving frontier at Raja Ampat to the jawdropping muck diving at Lembeh. One things for sure there will be something to suit your needs.

Luxurious liveaboards can get you to the very best dive sites and give you an incredibly diverse journey in the rich waters around Komodo and the more budget conscious divers can enjoy fabulous shore diving at Bali’s east coast. So whether it’s tiny nudibranchs or enormous whale sharks you wish to see, contact Dive The World and take advantage of our expert advice.

Right now we have a wide choice of Indonesia liveaboards for you to choose from, all providing quality accommodation and great service. Or why not stay in one of our beautiful tropical dive resorts?

Take a look now at our Diving Indonesia – Specials & Last Minute Deals and discover the amazing underwater world of Indonesia!

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Socorro Islands Mexico Video Trip Report

September 20th, 2013

After watching this video trip report from MV Solmar V, I’m sure the Socorro Islands in Mexico will barge their way into your bucket list top 10, the diving looks absolutely incredible!

This is a video from the last Socorro Island trip of the season and as good as it seems there are spectacular common visitors to the islands that didn’t make the final cut such as whale sharks and schooling hammerheads! But that’s enough talking, check out the video…

If you want to sample this great diving destination onboard the MV Solmar V, then contact Dive The World for more information on +66 (0)83 505 7794 or send us an email.

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Last Minute 50% Off The Galapagos Aggressor!

September 19th, 2013

Last updated: 02 September 2013

50% Off!

Opportunities like this to dive with hammerhead sharks don’t come along very often, at least not at this price! So act fast and claim your spot on the Galapagos Aggressor I at an amazing 50% discount!

Galapagos Aggressor II takes you diving the Galapagos IslandsThe Aggressor Fleet is renowned for professional, hassle free diving with an emphasis on safety. With only 14 divers to the 9 crew onboard, you are guaranteed personal attention on this impressive liveaboard vessel to steer you through the worlds top dive sites at the Galapagos Islands.

Dive The World has the following special offers for you:

Galapagos Aggressor I – Last Minute 50% Off!*

8 Days 7 Nights 22 Dives
31 Oct – 07 Nov 2013
Deluxe twin cabin: Was US$ 5,195
Now US$ 2,598
Master twin/double cabin: Was US$ 5,395
Now US$ 2,798
Save up to US$ 5,395 per couple!

Are you interested in special offers that apply to the whole Aggressor/Dancer Fleet? Have a look here:

Includes: Cabin accommodation, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, drinking water, soft drinks, national brands of alcohol, transfers to the boat from the airport and hotels, dives, experienced English-speaking divemaster(s), tanks, weights and weightbelts).

Excludes: Compulsory return flight ticket from Guyaquil or Quito to San Cristobal payable in advance, imported alcoholic drinks, dinner on the final evening, nitrox fills for enriched air certified divers (if available) (7 nights US$ 100, 10 nights US$ 150), dive equipment (7 nights US$ 175, 10 nights US$ 260), torches, dive computer, dive insurance (mandatory), Galapagos entrance fee US$ 100, transit card US$ 10. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.

Contact Dive The World to find out more about this incredible special offer on the Galapagos Aggressor I Liveaboard on +66 (0)83 505 7794 or send us an email.

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Note: All prices quoted are per diver sharing and are subject to availability and currency fluctuations. Currency rate is correct at time of publishing. Special offers apply to new bookings only.


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Last Minute 50% Off The Cocos Liveaboard Okeanos Aggressor!

September 19th, 2013

Last updated: 19 September 2013

Act fast to grab an unforgettable cruise to Cocos Island? Scale your diving summit by choosing the Okeanos Aggressor. You won’t find a better deal to get you in the middle of hundreds of hammerhead sharks. So be quick!

You will find all the modcons you need on the Okeanos Aggressor who was fully restored in 2010. Your safety is paramount, all divers are equipped with personal EPIRB’s and there is an onboard defibrillator. After your dive relax with a complimentary beer or glass of wine. Then recline in the luxury of your en-suite cabin with your personal TV and DVD player.

Dive The World has the following special offers for you:

Okeanos Aggressor – Last Minute 50% Off!*

Cocos Island Cruise
05 – 15 Oct 2013
4-Share cabin: was US$ 4,535 Now US$ 2,268
Deluxe twin/double cabin was US$ 4,935 Now US$ 2,468
Save up to US$ 4,935 per couple!

Are you interested in special offers that apply to the whole Aggressor/Dancer Fleet? Have a look here:

Note: Applies to new reservations only. Cannot be combined with any other discount.

Includes: Cabin accommodation with air-conditioning, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, drinking water, soft drinks, hot drinks, national brands of alcoholic drinks, land tours, transfers to the boat from some hotels, dives, experienced English-speaking divemaster, tanks, weights, weightbelt

Excludes: Dinner on the final evening, nitrox fills for enriched air certified divers (if available) US$ 100 (7 night trip) US$ 150 (10 night trip), dive equipment US$ 175 (7 night trip) US$ 260 (10 night trip), torches, dive computer (mandatory), dive insurance (mandatory), Cocos Island national park fee US$ 175 (7 night trip) US$ 245 (10 night trip), departure tax. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.

Can you think of a better way to treat yourself than to go diving in Cocos Island on the stylish Okeanos Aggressor Liveaboard? Contact Dive The World for more information. Call us on +66 (0)83 505 7794 or send us an email.


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Manta Evening Entertainment on MV Orion!

September 17th, 2013

Generally on a liveaboard, the evenings are wiled away by watching some old movies or sitting around reflecting on the experiences from the days diving over a glass of wine or three. Well not on MV Orion! In the sheltered lagoons around North and South Ari Atoll guests can be treated to an amazing display by manta rays looping under the lights at the back of the boat. Between January and April it can get even better, whale sharks take their turn under the spotlight to give you a real treat at Thaa and Huvadhoo Atolls!

Have a look at the short video to see what your evening entertainment can consist of:

Treat yourself to an extra special diving cruise with excellent service and comfort onboard the quality MV Orion Maldives Liveaboard. Contact Dive The World right away on +66 (0)83 505 7794 or send us an email.

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Learn To Dive On The Great Barrier Reef Onboard Scubapro

September 15th, 2013

Last updated 15 September 2013

Woudl you like to learn to dive on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef and enjoy a fabulous liveaboard experience? Then jump onboard the Australia Liveaboard Scubapro and get certified on the Cairns Barrier Reef!

Scubapro offers you a liveaboard cruise packages and diver certificationsScubapro’s 5 day course package is the most popular and fun way you can learn to dive. You will spend the first 2 days completing the theory, pool training and practical skills required. There is an optional “Reef Teach” presentation on the 2nd night where you can find out more about the coral reefs and marine life you will see on your cruise.
Then you’re off on a 3 day 2 night cruise into the magnificent open water around Cairns Barrier Reef. Your first 4 dives will complete your course, then you will have 5 more recreational dives to enjoy as a certified diver! Witness the underwater wonders of Flynn Reef, Thetford Reef, Pellowe Reef and Milln Reef for yourself, for the very first time.

Australia Liveaboard Scubapro – Course and Cruise

3 Days 2 Nights 11 Dives
Includes:
- PADI Gold Open Water Certification, PADI Open Water manual and Dive Log Book
- 9 Dives (4 training dives and 5 pleasure dives including 1 night dive)
- 2 Nights hotel accommodation
- 2 Nights liveaboard accommodation
Standard: Only US$ 836 (AU$ 880) per person!

Note: Price valid for trips up to 31 Mar 2014.

Departure days:
- English: Monday to Saturday
- German: Tuesdays and Fridays
- Japanese: Thursdays

Students having a whale of a time on Scubapro in Australia Includes: Accommodation with air-conditioning, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, coffee, tea and water, dives, tanks, weights, weight belts, all dive equipment including dive computer, long leg wetsuits and dive torch, dive insurance, 2 passport photos, return transfers (Cairns city & northern beaches), free wireless internet, local taxes.

Excludes: Compulsory dive medical, towels, alcoholic drinks and soft drinks.

Do you want to take the plunge and learn to dive at Australia’s Great Barrier Reef onboard the Scubapro Australia Liveaboard? Then contact Dive The World right away on +66 (0)83 505 7794 or send us an email.

Note: All prices quoted are per diver sharing and are subject to availability and currency fluctuations. Currency rate is correct at time of publishing. Special offers apply to new bookings only.


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See Great Whites And Get A US$ 100 Discount Voucher On MV Islander If you Book Soon!

September 13th, 2013

Last updated: 13 September 2013

US$ 100 Discount Voucher!

The latest vessel to join to our Mexico liveaboard line up is the MV Islander and to celebrate the launch we are giving away the exclusive Dive The World discount voucher worth US$ 100 to anyone who books by 13 October 2013!

Mexico liveaboard MV IslanderThe MV Islander focuses solely on cage diving with the mighty great white sharks at Guadalupe Island. Although not a luxurious boat, it’s more than comfortable enough for the adrenalin packed thrill of seeing these incredible predators at close quarters. The 10 twin bunk cabins are all air-conditioned and share communal showers and toilets. The saloon is packed full of information about great whites with a wide choice of books and DVD’s, making sure you are well informed before entering the cage or watching the action from the vantage point of the sun deck. Take advantage of our great voucher offer and receive a great bonus to add to the incredible experience of sharing the ocean with these magnificent animals.

Dive The World has the following special offer for you:

MV Islander – Discount Voucher Offer!

Book your cruise on this new liveaboard by 13 October 2013 and get a US$ 100 Discount Voucher off your next vacation with Dive The World!

This offer can be used in addition to other special offers including your Dive The World returning customer 5% discount. Voucher is transferable.

The Great White SharkIncludes: Cabin accommodation, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, drinking water, soft drinks, hot drinks, beer and wine, transfers to the boat from the hotel, dives, experienced English-speaking divemasters, tanks, weights and weightbelts, wetsuits, masks, weights and all related shark cage diving gear, Guadalupe Island Biosphere permit, Mexican tourist visa.
Excludes (where applicable): Dive insurance.

See here for the discount voucher Terms and Conditions.

If you want to experience the thrill of diving with great white sharks at Guadalupe Island then book now on the Mexico Liveaboard MV Islander. Contact Dive The World for more information on +66 (0)83 505 7794 or send us an email.

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Get a US$ 100 Discount Voucher When You Book Our New Mexico Liveaboard Rocio del Mar!

September 13th, 2013

Last updated: 13 September 2013

US$ 100 Discount Voucher!

Dive The World continues to widen the choice for the discerning diver. We bring another great option for diving Mexico’s Pacific coast. The Rocio del Mar is a welcome addition to our line up and promises guests great diving at great value for money and if you book before 13 October 2013 you will receive a Dive The World discount voucher worth US$ 100.

Mexico liveaboard Rocio del MarThe Rocio del Mar is a sturdy 33m long steel-hulled vessel with a host of impressive features including individual lost diver devices. The 10 roomy cabins all feature en suite bathrooms, plenty of storage space and air-conditioning. The food onboard is an absolute delight, the onboard ’5 star’ chef uses fresh ingredients and plenty of imagination to make sure you look forward to every meal. The hardest decision will be choosing when to go, the schedule is split between the fantastic Socorro Island where sharks abound; hammerhead, silvertip, silky and galapagos sharks can all be spotted as well as huge pacific manta rays or the Sea Of Cortez with it’s amazing bio-diversity, sea lions and even humpback whales. Which ever trip you choose, make your decision quick to take advantage of this great voucher offer!

Dive The World has the following special offer for you:

Rocio del Mar – Discount Voucher Offer!

Book your cruise on this new liveaboard by 13 October 2013 and get a US$ 100 Discount Voucher off your next vacation with Dive The World!

This offer can be used in addition to other special offers including your Dive The World returning customer 5% discount. Voucher is transferable.

Mexico liveaboard Rocio del MarIncludes: Cabin accommodation, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, drinking water, soft drinks, hot drinks, local beers and wine, dives, experienced English-speaking divemasters (1 guide for 7 divers), standard tanks, weights and weightbelts, Nautilus Lifeline (personal diver locator), port fees.

Excludes (where applicable): Transfers to the boat from the airport/hotel, nitrox fills for enriched air divers (if available), dive equipment (bring your own), surface marker buoy (mandatory), dive computer (mandatory), whistle (mandatory), dive insurance (mandatory), trip insurance (recommended), National Park fee (Sea of Cortez and Socorro) US$ 28, Hyperbaric chamber fee: US$ 15. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.

See here for the discount voucher Terms and Conditions.

If you want to experience the wonders of the Mexico’s Pacific coast and get a great discount on your next trip then book now on the Mexico Liveaboard Rocio del Mar. Contact Dive The World for more information on +66 (0)83 505 7794 or send us an email.

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