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June 15, 2005

Edition 6                                      

We are finally seeing sunshine, hopefully for a few days so things can dry up.   It is surprising with all the rain we have had that the vis. in the lakes is still good.

We have changed the Jan. trip to Beleze to Dominica instead.   We have had so many our traveling divers that have been to Beleze that we thought we would try a new destination and after looking at many different possibilities I felt that those of you that have traveled with me would enjoy this new adventure. Dates will be Jan. 6, through the 15, and from what I have read and heard it will be one of the best trips we have been able to offer.  Dominica is blessed with an abundance of both resident and visiting cetaceans - pods of Spinner and Spotted Dolphins, Pilot Whales, Sperm Whales, False Orcas and at least a dozen other species.  Whales and Dolphins are sighted so frequently in these waters that Dominica is widely considered to be one of the best areas in the Caribbean for encounters with these fascinating creatures.  A whale watching trip is $50.00 per person.     Hiking    Take time out from the water activities to explore the serene beauty of our rainforest cloaked with hills.  The interior of Dominica holds the most intact oceanic rainforest found in the hemisphere. Hike to towering water falls, soak in volcanic hot springs, luxuriate in the gentle embrace of nature.  This is life as it was meant to be lived.   Castle Comfort Lodge, Dominica's only dedicated Diving Lodge and Dive Dominica (This in not the Dominican Republic) provide an unsurpassed service.  Your diving day starts with a 20 minute boat ride to Scotts Head, Soufriere Marine Reserve.  This bay, nestled in calm waters on the southwest leeward coast with its dramatic walls and steep pinnacles, offers adventure to both the novice and the experienced diver.  The prolific sponge life, flying gunards, frogfish, seahorses, and bat fish provide entertainment for all. 

Included in the Price:

Castle Comfort Lodge
7 nights lodging
Breakfast and dinner daily
Hotel taxes
Round trip ground transfers Melville Airport
5 days of 2 tank am boat dives
1 tank boat night dive
Unlimited shore diving
Welcome Rum Punch

Nights lodging in San Juan Puerto Rico.   We will have to stay there a night going and coming back.


Trip Video

Not included noon lunch, beverages, tips, and Marine Reserve Permit

Price based on double occupancy is $2195.00*

*Ocean Front rooms are $100.00 per person more

If you have any questions or need more information let me know as soon as possible.  I need to book flights and rooms as soon as possible.  I am sorry for anyone that was hoping on going to Beleze but will plan on doing a trip there next year and hoping you will join us on this great trip.

Sea you on the Bottom