Palau Sept - Oct 2024

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25 Sept - 2 Oct 2024

Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime journey to explore the mesmerizing marine wonders of Palau, the jewel of the Pacific Ocean. Join Michael AW on this extraordinary expedition, where we blend adventure, education, and photography, capturing memories that will last a lifetime. Embrace the allure of Palau's underwater world and transform your passion into mesmerizing photographs.

From USD 3885 (twin share)    .

Between September and December 2019, renowned photographers Michael Aw, David Doubilet, and Jennifer Hayes ventured deep into Palau's heart to capture its marine heritage for the exquisite limited-edition book, "Our Ocean, Our Future, Palau." Now, in an exclusive expedition tailored especially for Ocean Geographic members, we invite you to follow in their footsteps and witness the magic of Palau up close in September 2024.

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What Awaits You:

  1. Bump Head Parrotfish Spawning: Witness the awe-inspiring spectacle of nature as parrotfish gather in a mesmerizing dance.
  2. Sharks and Mantas: Dive into the world of these majestic creatures, capturing their grace and power through your lens.
  3. Fluorescent Corals: Explore the vibrant underwater world illuminated by the ethereal glow of fluorescent corals.
  4. Blue Hole: Plunge into the depths of Palau's famous blue hole, a natural wonder waiting to be captured.
  5. Chandelier Cave with HMI Light: Illuminate the darkness of Chandelier Cave with powerful HMI lights, creating a surreal visual experience.
  6. Zeke Plane Wreck: Discover the haunting beauty of the Zeke plane wreck and capture its mysterious allure.
  7. Jellyfish Lake: Immerse yourself in the magical world of Jellyfish Lake, a photographer's dream come true.
  8. Mandarinfish: Delve into the world of these vibrant creatures, dedicating a dive to capture their intricate mating rituals.

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Why Palau? Palau, a paradise for underwater enthusiasts, offers a diverse range of experiences - from exploring blue holes, caves, and dramatic drop-offs to encountering mandarin fish, nautilus, mantas, and the enchanting jellyfish lake. All of these marvels are easily accessible from our luxurious live-aboard expedition.

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Expedition Experience: This expedition is tailored exclusively for wildlife enthusiasts and underwater photographers. Our team has meticulously surveyed and selected dive sites, ensuring 99% satisfaction for professionals and naturalists alike. With multiple dives at selected sites, you'll have ample opportunities to observe and photograph marine life. Our expert guides will provide on-the-spot photography tips, ensuring you capture the best moments. Additionally, we've equipped ourselves with powerful HMI lights for exceptional photography in challenging environments.

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Your Expedition Base: Ocean Hunter III Experience unmatched comfort aboard the Ocean Hunter III, the very vessel utilized during the creation of "Our Ocean, Our Future, Palau." Choose from standard or deluxe cabins, all equipped with private amenities. Indulge in the spacious dining room, relax in the comfortable salon with an entertainment system, and soak in the Jacuzzi on the sun deck. The vessel supports professional photographers with various electrical outlets and includes Nitrox for extended underwater adventures.

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Limited Spaces - Act Now!

  • Standard Cabin (4 spots): USD 3885
  • Deluxe Cabin (9 spots): USD 3988

Reserve Your Spot with a Deposit of USD 1380

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