Group Travel

Grand Cayman 2016Blue Planet works hard to find trips that offer a fun and unique group experience. Each of our trips is led by one or more of our professional instructors or divemasters to some of the best diving in the world. From the outer banks for North Carolina to the coral atolls of the Pacific, we offer trips for all skill levels and interests.

Here are our upcoming trips:

Dive Dominica

March 16-23, 2019 7 nights + 10 Boat Dives + Shore Diving Join us in one of the Caribbean’s best keep secrets! Dominica is absolutely stunning both above water and below: green rainforest-covered mountains drop down to gorgeous pristine reefs. Between the diving, whale watching, hiking and other topside adventures, this is one trip you won’t... Read more

Diver with Giant Manta Ray

April 13-22, 2019 9 nights onboard the M/V Valentina + 3-4 dives per day + all meals Join Blue Planet for some incredible big animal encounters in Socorro, the "Mexican Galapagos." These islands draw sharks, mantas, whales and pelagic fish in large numbers, promising a memorable week of diving from the M/V Valentina... Read more

Adorable turtle

May 4-8, 2019 4 nights + 9 Dives Escape the cold and join Blue Planet for a long weekend of diving in Cozumel! One of the most popular dive destinations in the Caribbean, Cozumel offers big reefs, warm water, great viz and a guaranteed good time.  With up to 9 dives offered, you'll be able to get the most diving possible out of your vacation!  Read more

Buddy Dive Bonaire

May 25-June 1, 2019 7 nights + 9 boat dives + unlimited shore diving + truck rental (and free Nitrox!) Join Blue Planet for another week of world-class diving in Bonaire. Part of the ABC (Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao) islands off the coast of Venezuela in the southern Caribbean, Bonaire is an oasis for divers. The island has been a Marine Protected Area since 1979 and is... Read more

Tobago turtle

June 16-23, 2019 7 nights + 10 boat dives + island excursions Join Blue Planet for a week of world-class diving in Tobago. Just north of Venezuela and south of Grenada, this modest island is home to just over 50,000 people. But its small size belies its reputation for big diving. With hard and soft corals, macro critters and pelagics, there's something for everyone. Plus... Read more

Beach at Singer Island

June 28-July 2, 2019 4 nights + 6 Boat dives + shore dives just hours from DC Join Blue Planet on Florida’s Palm Beach and Singer Island for world class diving. Just a 2.5 hour flight from DC, you can fly down Friday and be back in town by Tuesday and still get up to 14 boat and shore dives in!  Read more

Wreck diving in NC

July 5-7, 2019 3 days of 2-tank boat dives Join Blue Planet for a long weekend of world-class wreck diving off the coast of North Carolina. Swirling schools of silvery fish and docile sand tiger sharks await you. We’ll be diving from Morehead City, which is conveniently located and has access to wrecks famous for sand tiger sightings.  Read more

July 20-27, 2019 7 nights + 11 boat dives + shore diving + coral restoration Join Blue Planet for another week of world-class diving in St. Croix, the largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands. St. Croix’s rich culture and history, along with its beautiful beaches and exciting recreational activities, create an experience unlike any other in the Caribbean. Whether you are newly... Read more

Kona Aggressor II

August 17-24, 2019 7 nights + up to 27 dives Join Blue Planet for the best diving in Hawaii! The Big Island's volcanic underwater topography is a diver's wonderland. Lava tubes, bommies, arches and huge craters like “Au Au Crater,” create a spectacular backdrop for Hawaii’s many indigenous species of Butterfly fish. Photographers will delight in the... Read more

August 31-September 7, 2019 7 nights + 10 boat dives Join Blue Planet for another week of world-class diving in Roatan, the largest of Honduras' Bay Islands. Situated on the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef -- the second largest barrier reef in the world, Roatan is known for beautiful, accessible diving perfect for all skill-levels. We'll be staying in the West End, walking... Read more

Wreck diving in NC

September 13-15, 2019 3 days of 2-tank boat dives Join Blue Planet for a long weekend of world-class wreck diving off the coast of North Carolina. Swirling schools of silvery fish and docile sand tiger sharks await you. We’ll be diving from Morehead City, which is conveniently located and has access to wrecks famous for sand tiger sightings.  Read more

Coral Restoration Foundation

September 21-25, 2019 4 nights + CRF training + 6 dives Join Blue Planet in the Florida Keys for two days of hands-on training in coral reef restoration and monitoring with the Coral Restoration Foundation plus one day of recreational diving. This is your chance to “get your hands dirty” and give back to the beautiful coral reefs that we all... Read more

October 5-9, 2019 4 nights + 6 Boat dives + shore dives just hours from DC Join Blue Planet on Florida’s Palm Beach and Singer Island for the annual spawning aggregation of Goliath groupers. Just a 2.5 hour flight from DC, you can fly down Saturday and be back in town by Wednesday and still get up to 13 great dives in!  Read more

Saba

October 12-19, 2019 7 nights + 11 boat dives Join us in one of the Caribbean's best keep secrets! Saba is the perfect escape for divers and non-divers alike. Explore beautiful underwater sites sculpted by the island's volcanic... Read more

Beach at 40 Cannons in Mahahual

November 2-9, 2019 4 nights + 7 dives -- OR -- 7 Nights + more diving & adventures Join Blue Planet for a week or long weekend of diving and relaxing in beautiful, quiet Mahahual, Mexico. The southern end of the Yucatan Peninsula is the perfect place to get away from it all: gorgeous beaches, great diving and snorkeling, mysterious cenotes and plenty... Read more

Dewi Nusantara

November 17-28, 2019 11 nights onboard the Dewi Nusantara Join Blue Planet as we explore the heart of the Coral Triangle between Ternate in Halmahera and the mega-diverse Raja Ampat region. The trip will visit muck sites, oceanic and inshore reefs. We're especially excited to be joined by Dr. Richard Smith, a marine biologist and photographer who has run extensive dive... Read more

Indonesia onboard the Samambaia

December 14-21, 2019 7 nights onboard the Samambaia Liveaboard Join Blue Planet as we explore some of the best diving in the world in the mega-diverse Raja Ampat region. The trip will visit muck sites, oceanic and inshore reefs from the beautiful Phinisi liveaboard. Don't wait -- this trip will fill up fast!  Read more

Culebra beach

December 7-11, 2019 4 nights accommodation + 7 dives Join Blue Planet for the ultimate escape...and you don't need a passport! Culebra has remained a hidden gem for diving in the Caribbean. This tiny, laid-back island boasts beautiful reefs and tons of marine life accessible to divers of all experience levels. And with one of the top 5 beaches in the world, you can truly... Read more

Blue Hole, Belize on the Belize Aggressor IV

December 28, 2019-January 4, 2020 7 nights onboard the Belize Aggressor IV + up to 27 dives Join Blue Planet for the best diving in Belize! A liveaboard is the ideal way to visit Lighthouse Reef, Half Moon Cay, Turneffe Reef and of course, the world-famous Blue Hole. With up to 5 dives a day, there is ample opportunity to explore the beautiful walls and reefs the country... Read more

Soft coral in Fiji

February 15-22, 2020 7 nights + 12 boat dives + shore diving + all meals Join Blue Planet for another week of world-class diving in beautiful Fiji. We're headed to the Suncoast, close to The Vatu-I-Ra Passage—now a marine protected area famous for its abundance and diversity of marine life—which is arguably the best... Read more

Hammerheads on the Galapagos Aggressor

April 23-30, 2020 7 nights aboard the Galapagos Aggressor III + up to 4 dives a day Join Blue Planet on the trip of a lifetime! Tour the Galapagos Islands on board the Galapagos Aggressor III and dive with playful sea lions, travel to the famous Darwin and Wolf islands for thrilling diving to see hammerhead sharks, whale sharks, clouds of tuna and much more.  Read more

Marine Iguana on the Galapagos Aggressor

May 21-28, 2020 7 nights aboard the Galapagos Aggressor III + up to 4 dives a day Our April trip sold out so we booked another one! Join Blue Planet on the trip of a lifetime! Tour the Galapagos Islands on board the Galapagos Aggressor III and dive with playful sea lions, travel to the famous Darwin and Wolf islands for... Read more

Giant manta in Socorro

We're still working to confirm these fabulous dive vacations, but look for more information soon. Or if you want to be the first on the waiting list, contact us now. Red Sea: October 2020 New Year's in Cuba: Gardens of the Queen: December 26, 2020-January 2,... Read more

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