We’ve got only two spots left on our upcoming trip to Fiji in February 2009. The trip has filled up really fast and we are considering booking a second week. If you are interested in underwater photography, this is a free workshop. Here are the details... Join us for an Underwater Photography & Photoshop Workshop in the exotic and beautiful
4 Nights at Beqa Lagoon Resort
PLUS 7 Days aboard the Fiji Aggressor
This trip will be limited to 16 divers only, so sign up early!
Departs LAX Sunday, June 7, 2009, home on Saturday, June 20th
June 9-13th at Beqa Lagoon
June 13-20th aboard the Fiji Aggressor
- 4 nights at Beqa Lagoon
- 7 nights aboard the Fiji Aggressor
- RT airfare from LAX
- All meals except for dinner the last evening
- Beverages, soft drinks, wine with dinner
- All diving
- Underwater Photography and Photoshop Workshop and photo contest with great prizes
The non-stop flight to Fiji is only 10.5 hours from LAX. We’ll board the plane on Sunday night, sleep much of the way and wake up in paradise. Fiji offers everything from small critters to sharks and soft coral gardens. We have chosen this resort and live-aboard because this is the BEST Fiji has to offer. We chose June because the water is still warm and the visibility is expected to be excellent. Typically during their winter the vis is best, but the water gets COLD. During their summer the water is warm, but the visibility goes way down. June is the perfect time to dive Fiji.
We’ll arrive in Nadi (pronounced Nandy) early in the morning on June 9th (we lose a day because we cross the international dateline). We’ll go straight to Beqa Lagoon Resort where we’ll spend four glamorous days and get as much diving in as possible. We’ll also be doing optional photography workshop seminars
during the evenings and will shoot lots of pictures during the day!Surrounded by over 190 miles of spectacular coral, Beqa Lagoon is one of the worlds largest barrier reefs. Diving these calm protected waters is like exploring another world. The water is clear and warm, visibility is typically over 100 feet, currents are mild, and the water temperature stays a fairly constant 80 degrees F. Many of the most spectacular dive sights are only a few minutes from shore, and if you stayed long enough, you could explore over 100 different sights! The Divemasters at Beqa Lagoon have been diving in these waters since they were children and are some of the most caring people you ever meet. If you stay close they will show you some of the most intriguing creatures ever blue ribbon eels, clown triggers, lionfish, leafy scorpionfish, reef sharks and millions of colorful anthias and fusiliers all abound in these waters.
Then we move on to the REAL diving!
The 106’ Fiji Aggressor II will take us to the most amazing dive sites in Fiji. These are areas that resort day boats cannot get to, so there are no crowds! During the week aboard the Aggressor we’ll explore the reefs, bommies and walls of Nigali Pass, Wakaya, Koro and Namenalalala Islands. Exciting drift dives with possible sightings of eagle rays, mantas, turtles, sharks and giant groupers. This area of Fiji is loaded with lush soft corals and brilliant displays of color that are unmatched anywhere in the world. We’ll have 5.5 days of diving as well as an optional visit to a Fijian village for a "meke" party and some kava!More info about the Fiji Aggressor
NOT INCLUDED: Aggressor Vat Tax of $373.00 & Park Fee $12.50, gratuities, airfare, NITROX $100 fee, optional village tour ($15 donation to village). SOME DRINKS ARE INCLUDED:
The Aggressor offers wine with dinner but if you want hard liquor or have special requests, you can BYO (duty free works great for this) or let them know well in advance and they will provide what you want for an additional fee.
If you are interested in this trip please contact me. This is a trip of a lifetime! Fiji is exotic and safe, remote yet only 10.5 hours from LA. Come along and wake up in Fiji with us!