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A pack of bonito splits a mob of gringos – once a curtain drawn across the water column, blocking our view of a pelagic stage—the silver bullets aim and shoot and open the curtain.  We sit in the theatre and watch the wild show. A river of hammerheads flows against the current effortlessly, bodies thick

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Exotic Adventures Since The 1970's

Successful through word of mouth since the 1970's, Finstads' Worldwide Diving Adventures website makes it easier for divers to plan vacations using the travel calendar, maps, photo gallery, and interesting facts about each destination. A variety of travel and certification packages accommodate Explorers, Honeymooners, Families, and Teams.

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  • Thanks a lot for the great diving experience and the aquarium tour, I learned a lot last weekend.  It’s always a pleasure diving with you cause you know so much about the sport and it’s so much fun as well! Have a great day, Martin

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  • Cabo Pulmo, Sea of Cortez
  • 11/21/2014 - 11/24/2014
  • a (45)November 21-24, 2014

    Cabo Pulmo Resort


    An easy weekend, warm water get-away:  fly direct into Cabo (just 3 hours from SFO).  Package includes 3 nights at the resort (bungalow accommodations include patio with hammock/BBQ and kitchenette), 2 boat dives per day (dawn and dusk dives can be added), and delicious meals. Price is based on double occupancy, includes 19% Mexican tax and Marine Park fees; excludes air and transfers.


    Cowrays at Pulmo

    Last year we saw a school of golden cowrays, a swarm/hundreds of jacks (here’s a video), and all kinds of big fish in this marine reserve (huge groupers, morays, sierra, blue-fin trevally… all in one dive).  It blew my mind, and I can’t wait to go back!


    Swirling Jacks in the Reserve




    Pre-Side Trip:

    Nov 18-21

    Camping on Espiritu Santo Island


    Spend your first night in La Paz, and then two nights under the stars camping on Isla Espiritu Santo.  Package includes 3 boat dives and, if they’re around, a morning snorkeling with whalesharks.  The diving can be really really good this time of year, with the occasional hammerhead and manta ray, schooling jacks and ‘cuda, zebra and moray eels to keep it sharp.  Meals are prepared by a professional chef and served with cold beverages (beer, water, soft drinks, tequila and famous margaritas), vegetarian by request.  Add a night dive for $50!  Camping gear provided:  big tent/yurt, bed sheets, beach chairs, canopy shade, fresh water shower, toilet, towel, light, etc., plus kayaks and stand-up paddle boards to enjoy in the tranquil bay.  Experience the essence of Baja.  Price is based on double occupancy, includes 19% Mexican tax and Marine Park fees; excludes air and transfers.

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    Contact:  Kristy Finstad 831-464-1527, kristy@finstad.com

    Payment and Cancellation Policy:  A $500 deposit reserves your space.  Credit card payments are subject to a 3% transaction fee.  Cancellations are subject to a $100 processing fee. Second payment of $1000 due three months prior to departure.  Late payments incur a 3% fee.  Final payment is due one month prior to departure, no refunds may be processed after this date.  Package price is subject to change.

    Please make checks payable to:  Worldwide Diving Adventures
    Mail to:  1150 Whitewater Cove; Santa Cruz, CA 95062

    California Seller of Travel #2020378-40

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Finstads' dive groups have been to all these destinations and more. Check our Travel Calendar to see where we're going next. If you are interested in learning how to dive with the professional Finstad staff, check our Learning Calendar.

  • Worldwide Diving Adventures
  • 1150 Whitewater Cove
  • Santa Cruz, CA 95062
  • (831) 464-1527

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