Our Latest Adventure

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And we’re off!   We are so excited to introduce our 39′ Maxim catamaran, Te Poerava.  Named after The Black Pearl (in Tahitian), we’ll point her towards the Channel Islands this summer, and head down the Baja peninsula after hurricane season passes. As most of you know, Kristy worked on a black pearl farm in

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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.

What People Are Saying

  • 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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  • Fourth of July weekend, Southern Channel Islands
  • 07/02/2015 - 07/06/2015
  • $775

    Our annual “Fourth of July Trip” leaves Santa Barbara at 10pm on Thursday, and returns around 5 pm on Monday.  If the weather cooperates we will be diving San Clemente and Santa Catalina Islands for the first three days, and then will travel to a northern island (Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, or Anacapa) for the last day.  To see pictures from previous trips in our gallery, click here.

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Come Dive With Us!

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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