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Be a Scientist for a Week ... Manta Trust Expedition

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aboard Duke of York or Conte Max
at Baa, Raa & Lhaviyani Atolls
October 22 - 29    Duke of York  
$2200 + green tax 

Timed to coincide with the monsoon winds & lunar currents which influence the habits of manta rays, this trip will use the knowledge of Manta Trust experts to find the feeding aggregations, identify individuals & allow divers to immerse themselves in a manta feeding-frenzy.  Duke of York & Conte Max provide all the creature-comforts you desire. 

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Manta Trust Program

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The Manta Trust takes a multidisciplinary approach to the worldwide conservation of manta rays and their habitat through dedicated science and research projects.

One core focus of the Manta Trust expeditions is ensuring that divers leave at the end of the trip with an increased awareness of the threats facing the manta population worldwide ...  as well as increased knowledge of how to help.

On-board workshops allow divers to develop the skills necessary to identify the animals they see on a Manta Trust trip ... and to continue the work on future dive trips by submitting photos on-line to the Manta Trust’s global database.

The Manta Trust operates projects all around the world in top manta ray dive destinations. At each of these locations the project leaders have the expertise to ensure that divers receive an enriching experience.

We will update you on future trips as we receive the information  .... but, please don't hesitate to contact us for more information in the meantime.

Carpe Vita Explorer ... winter getaways

Save $Maldives Carpe Vita Explorer Gr Deals 2 475x425420 + get free domestic flight
now from $2320
Carpe Vita Explorer - 7 nights
November 25   &  December 9
December 16  &  December 23
December 30

Your adventures in the Maldives will include sea mounts (called thilas) which are found outside & inside channels. Those inside the channel normally have a strong current & the most interesting sea life.  Diving the thilas, which rise from the bottom to a coral-encrusted top between 10 and 50 feet in circumference, is similar to wall diving. You'll get big animals and critters, too! 

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Luscious Maldives in November & December ... aboard Carpe Novo

Maldives Carpe Novo Gr Deals Set 475x425 2 Save up to $677 per person
Carpe Novo  (domestic flight not included)
November 24 - December 1
December 1 - 8  &  December 15 - 22

Save up to $1035 per person

December 22 – January 2, 2019

Dives in the Maldives are usually 100 feet or less.   Diving around the thilas, which rise from the bottom  is similar to wall diving & often the safety stop is done at the top of the thila, which allows you to continue diving during the safety stop.  Due to these geologial formations, most dives include blue water action in addition corals & critters & reef fish.  

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