The feeling of being watched overwhelms me, I turn. A fleet greater than 20 strong is charting a course in my direction. With profiles like the noses of B-52 bombers, the bumphead parrotfish fix their gazes on me as they pass, and I, in turn, watch spellbound.
Throughout the week aboard the Carib Dancer, an intimate 14-passenger monohull yacht, guests will depart Nassau to explore the dramatic walls, lush coral reefs and exciting animal encounters of the Exuma Cays. The itinerary also will include the Exuma Cay Land and Sea Park which this protected area is one of the world's most successful marine parks with an area of 176 square miles consisting of an array of more than 350 small islands and cays.
Luxury liveaboard - the Arenui - offers a special MANTA cruise in Indonesia’s Raja Ampat, with Dr Andrea Marshall onboard for specialist talks and insights into manta research (20-31 March 2013). Check the website for the latest cabin availability and for details on other cruises in Raja Ampat or Maluku, Ambon, Alor, Flores and Komodo.
Dive into one of the world’s great natural wonders and discover a region full of earthly delights in Queensland. Here is a list of 10 perfect reasons to plan a scuba diving vacation in Australia’s Sunshine State. No. 1? The Great Barrier Reef, of course!
Taka Dive Adventures has been operating live-aboard dive trips for more than 18 years to Cod Hole, Osprey Reef in the Coral Sea and the Ribbon Reefs. The famous Cod Hole attracts divers from all over the world; when it’s combined with the shark feed at Osprey Reef, it’s a trip of a lifetime. Osprey Reef is one of the most spectacular dive sites in the world. Divers will encounter a diverse range of sharks year-round and pristine soft corals. Each June, July and early August, Taka Dive offers expeditions with dwarf minke whales.