Turks & Caicos Photo Workshop in March/April 2019

$2,695.00
 

 2019 Turks & Caicos Underwater Photo Workshop

Join us and the Turks & Caicos Aggressor II for a week of thrilling wall diving. See Gray Reef Sharks, Eagle Rays, Snapper, Nurse Sharks and lots of amazing macro life! Trip led by Craig Dietrich.

 

March 31 - April 7, 2019

Prices: Special $200 off if booked before Nov 30, 2018

7 Nights for:

Twin Share Cabin - $2,895  $2,695

Deluxe Cabin - $3,095  $2,895

Master Cabin - $3,395  $3,195

 

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Trip Information - Package Details - Itinerary - Accommodations

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Why Join This Trip?

 ✓ 25% off rental photo gear from Bluewater Photo

 ✓ FREE daily photo workshops by photo pro Craig Dietrich

 ✓ Amazing & thrilling dives that feature walls, reefs, and wrecks

 ✓ Vast variety  of marine  life with grey reef sharks, eagle rays, snappers, nurse sharks, and amazing macro

 ✓ Great liveaboard (Turks & Caicos Aggressor II) with top-notch amenities, great crew, and excellent food selection

 ✓ Up to 5 dives per day

 

 

Why Travel with Bluewater?

 ✓ We book resorts/ liveaboards that offer the best overall value

 ✓ Gear discounts and other benefits

 ✓ Great support if flight/weather issues occur

 ✓ "Bluewater helped me out when I needed it most, the airline wouldn't let me board because of a Visa issue. They saved my butt" - Ray Tsusuki

 

 

Trip Overview

The Turks & Caicos Aggressor II departs from Providenciales or better known as ‘Provo’. Throughout the week guests will visit Providenciales, West Caicos, and French Cay. The sheer walls of Providenciales begin at 40 feet, plunging into the deep blue abyss and include crevasses and ledges that are decorated with huge orange Elephant Ear sponges, Gorgonians and Crimson Rope Sponges. The April through December itinerary departs from Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands and is completely dependent on the winds and weather.

Dive Overview

Sheer walls with healthy corals, Orange Elephant Ear Sponges, Gray Reef Sharks, Angelfish, Eagle Rays, Horse-eye Jacks, Lobster, Snapper, Garden Eels, Nurse Sharks and lots of macro life.

Read the reviews on diving Turks & Caicos here.

Diving Conditions in March/April

You will be diving in water that averages between 78°F to 82°F. Most guests make as many as 5 dives each day, so some sort of protection is needed. A 1-3mm wetsuit or shorty is recommended year round.

 

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Package Details

Inclusions 

 ✓ Daily photo workshops

 ✓ Accommodations aboard the yacht

 ✓ All meals and snacks, non-alcoholic beverages, local beer, and wine

 ✓ Diving

 ✓ Compressed air tanks, weights & belts

 ✓ Airport transfers

 

Exclusions 

 ✗ Airfare (international and domestic)

 ✗ Insurance

 ✗ Equipment rentals

 ✗ Nitrox fills

 ✗ Certification or specialty courses

 ✗ Hotel stays/day rooms

 ✗ Dinner on final evening

 ✗ Crew gratuity

 ✗ Port/park fees, fuel surcharge, taxes (when applicable)

 

 

Trip Schedule

On the 7-night itinerary, diving begins Monday morning and ends Saturday around noon when the Aggressor returns to port. Sunday morning guests are transferred to the airport or a local hotel (in the vicinity of the yacht).

About Turks & Caicos Aggressor II

Turks & Caicos Aggressor II's accommodations include six Deluxe staterooms, each having a double and single berth with ensuite bath and flat-screen TV and DVD player, two Single-Share staterooms each with two single berths that share a bathroom/head between the two staterooms with flat screen TV & DVD player and one Master suite for couples that has one large double bed with ensuite bath and a flat-screen TV and DVD player. 

 

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Flight Information

 > The Turks & Caicos Aggressor II operates out of Providenciales (Provo). The major airlines that service Providenciales (PLS) International Airport are: American, Delta, Spirit, Jet Blue, and US Airways. Guests will be met by a crew member in uniform at the Providenciales (PLS) International Airport and transferred to the yacht. Guests may board Sunday between 3 pm - 6 pm. At 6 pm the yacht departs for its night anchorage to prepare for diving Monday morning.

 > Check-out is Sunday morning at 8 am. Transportation is provided back to the airport Sunday morning.

 

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About the Trip Leader

Craig Dietrich is an award-winning underwater photographer based in Jupiter, Florida. From an early age Craig felt the need to express himself artistically and the first time he picked up a camera, he knew he had found the perfect outlet for his creativity and sparked what would become a life-altering passion for photography. Craig served our country as a Naval photographer during both Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, when he was given the opportunity to travel the world and his thirst for adventure was born.

After the Navy, Craig learned to scuba dive. Upon breaking the surface the first time, he knew this was a world he wanted to be a part of and a second passion was ignited. Longing to share that world with others, he put together his two greatest loves and ventured into the world underwater photography.

Craig’s underwater photography has been featured in multiple dive publications, won multiple awards and has been sold in upscale galleries from Carmel, California to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He now makes his living teaching underwater photography and selling his photography at art shows throughout the southeastern United States.

To learn more about Craig’s work, visit www.dietrichunderwater.com.

 

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Payment & Booking

Payment Schedule

> Deposit: $500

> Payment 2: $800, Due 4/1/18
 
 > Payment 3: $800, Due 9/1/18
 
 > Payment 4: Balance, Due 12/1/18 

 

Got Questions? Ready to Book?

Call Bluewater Travel at 310-915-6677 or email info@bluewaterdivetravel.com and let them book your dream vacation at the best price!

 

 

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