Swim with Orcas in the Fjords of Norway

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Pierre_orcas_inflatable_snorkellers_800x210Sometimes as many as 50-60 whales can be observed at the same time. We follow the whales closely to watch them play and feed. When possible, we enter the water and snorkel with them. To be with these magnificent animals in their own habitat is an experience for life.

Departure dates:

2018:

  • NW1819A  Saturday 24 – Sunday 30 November 2018    (12 spaces)
  • NW1819B  Saturday 1  – Sunday 7 December 2018    (12 spaces)

 

We operate from a well equipped 91ft live-aboard cutter with compressor, tanks and weights for 12 divers. Name of the boat M/S “Sula”.

 

Itineraries: 2018:

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NW1819A Tour Itinerary
NW1819B Tour Itinerary

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Duration:2017: 9 nights/8 days
Includes:2017: 7 days on the water + 1 day at leisure
Group: 8 people = 2 x groups of 4 people in the water with the whales – remember there is lots of swimming so this allows you to have lots of time with each whale encounter plus a short time on the boat having a different experience topside!
Accommodation:2017: 4 nights at Vava'u Villa & 5 nights at Reef Resort
Boat: 'Press Play' is a very comfortable (36 ft) aluminium power-catamaran with 2 x 250hp outboards. It has an enclosed marine toilet and an area to relax inside the cabin. There are several areas on deck with seating and a duck-board for easy access to and from the water. The sky-bridge is the best place to spot whales.
Team/Crew: Noa, your whale-whisperer Skipper, and Annah Evington, your Tour Leader and whale guide.
Tour includes: 4 nights at Vava'u Villa with 3 evening meals - their friendly local staff will take care of you while enjoying the busy Bar & restaurant PLUS 4 nights at the fabulous Reef Resort & all meals, on Kapa Island with Owner/Chef Josef, a highly trained and experienced chef from Switzerland, 6 full days on the water with scrumptious lunch, the humpback whales & our passionate & experienced ‘whale-whispering’ crew, guidance in the water with the whales, daily snorkelling reefs and caves (if time permits!), 1 day at leisure (Sunday) and airport transfers (between airports on Tongatapu) and airport transfers in Vava'u.
Cost:Prices are per person
2017:
Double/Twin studio ensuite: AUD$5,850
Solo: Own studio ensuite room: AUD$6,950
Solo Travellers: Own Studio ensuite at Vavau Villa share 2-bdrm villa at Reef Resort: AUD$6,345
Triple Share: Share large Studio at Vava'u Villa and share 2 bdrm villa at Reef AUD$5,800
Deposit:AUD$2,000 per person within 14 days of of booking this tour.


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