Wakatobi’s walls, sea mounts, and shallow reefs possess a seemingly endless array of hard and soft coral species. Aside from the schools of tropical reef fish, you will see dozens of unusual creatures, such as the pygmy seahorse, hundreds of multi-colored nudibranches, lion fish, leaf fish and scorpion fish - all common on every dive.
Coral reefs are some of the oldest and most diverse ecosystems on the planet. For decades, scuba divers have been drawn to the beauty of the coral and the vast amount of marine life living among the reef. But these important ecosystems are in danger. Due to multiple stressors, the coral reefs are declining dramatically. But there is hope! Through innovative techniques developed through the Coral Restoration Foundation, the reefs are headed on a path to natural recovery.
The Molasses Reef, one of the most popular reefs in the Upper Keys, is known for its clear water, many fish and numerous boulder corals. Caves and ledges shelter lobsters, moray eels, parrotfish, angelfish, filefish, turtles, rays and nurse sharks.
Key Largo is also the beginning of the Florida Keys Shipwreck Trail. Here you’ll find the Landing Ship Dock, the USS Spiegal Grove, and two US Coast Guard Cutters, the Duane and the Bib, which were sunk in the eighties.
The island offers the best of both worlds: a charming, tropical resort on a quiet, unspoiled island, surrounded by breathtaking coral walls. Topside relax on the beach, bicycle around the island or hike through the largest bird sanctuary in the Caribbean. Spend an unforgettable week at the
“Island That Time Forgot”.
Bonaire’s pristine reefs and diverse marine life are unique to the Caribbean. Because the waters around Bonaire have been protected by an actively managed marine park for the past 30 years, Bonaire today ranks amongst the top four best diving destinations in the world. The island’s location in the south Caribbean (30 miles from Curacao, 50 miles north of Venezuela, 86 miles east of Aruba, and outside of the Caribbean hurricane belt) gives it an arid climate with little rain fall; consequently, the waters are exceptionally clear of silt, calm, and dive-able year round. It is an ideal destination for underwater photographers.
Isla Mujeres & Cozumel
July 28 - August 4, 2018
Rising out of the sparkling Caribbean Sea, just o the coast of Cancun, Isla Mujeres radiates a unique natural beauty. Known as “The Island of Women”, Isla Mujeres is famous for its charming setting and exotic sea life.
Raja Ampat, Indonesia
October 29 - November 12, 2018
The reefs of Raja Ampat are like a painter’s pallet swirled with color!
Surrounded by these pristine reefs on a private island is Misool Eco Resort, a true tropical paradise. This resort wins the hearts and minds of its guests with great food, rooms, amenities and top class diving adventures throughout a healthy and vibrant reef system.
The HPSC Travel AdvantageWe offer group or individual trips throughout the year. All of our trips include:• An experienced Travel Manager handling all travel details.• A pre-trip party to meet travel companions and receive trip details.• A travel packet of information with destination details.• Open scuba pool time to work on your equipment.• A 10% discount coupon towards equipment purchases.• An experienced Group Leader on qualifying trips.• All transportation, hotel and dive shop details pre-arranged.• Camaraderie and friendship with other divers.• A post-trip party to share your memories.• A special trip gift with group travel.Our DestinationsWe tap into our thirty years of experience with arranging and hosting dive trips to create itineraries that our customers love.Our CustomersOur trips routinely sell to capacity. And our customers come back again and again.
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