Dive the Flower Garden Banks which are located in the middle of the Gulf of Mexico, 100 miles away from land, and rising from the ocean floor are salt domes which house a gorgeous community of pristine coral and other sea life. It is a marine sactuary that was discovered by fishermen in the 1800s. Due to the amazing color seen from the boats, it became known as the Flower Gardens. You will see 200+ fish species. Dive this amazing sanctuary with us on the MV Fling, a 100' liveaboard. Weather permitting, you may get up to 7 dives in 2 short days. If you have any questions, please call our shop at 210.718.0868 or email us firstname.lastname@example.org.
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* All divers, at a minimum, must be Open Water certified.
* If electing "Enriched (EANX) Air" option, an Enriched Air Diver certification is REQUIRED.
* Surface Marker Buoy (SMB/Safety Sausage) is REQUIRED on ALL dives.
* For night dive, each diver is REQUIRED to have their own primary dive light. At least 1 shared backup light is also REQUIRED for every 2 dive buddy team.
* For night dive, 1 tank light is REQUIRED. It cannot be a WHITE strobe light.
* For ANY medical conditions, a Medical Release is REQUIRED with a signed medical authorization.
* The $200 deposit is NON-REFUNDABLE.
* FULL refund available if dive operator cancels trip due to bad weather or government directive.
* FULL refund available if SA SCUBA SHACK cancels trip due to inability in maintaining a group size minimum of 10 divers.
* Payments received after non-refundable deposit will also be non-refundable AFTER MAY 1, 2022.
* Cancellation by diver for whatever reason, after May 1, 2022 will forfeit all funds paid. Credit toward a future trip is not available.
* Course purchases are non-refundable after class has started and/or books have been written-in or online code has been registered/redeemed.
NOTE: PROTECT YOUR INVESTMENT AND INSURE YOUR TRIP. See recommended insurance in below section.
Diver's Alert Network (DAN) insurance is recommended. DAN membership is required before their insurance products may be purchased. Dive Accident Insurance is strongly recommended. Become a DAN member here.
During this trip we will offer limited courses at a discounted rate of $55 off the retail price. What a great time to receive some additional training and obtain some specialties! Additional training helps you become a better and safer diver. Check out the courses listed under "Available Options ".
All courses will require either bookwork or online preparation prior to starting the course. All bookwork must be completed prior to the start of the trip. Please coordinate with the dive shop to schedule the academic reviews with an instructor.
Course purchases does not guarantee specialty certification. Student is still responsible to complete all bookwork, complete and master all course related skills.
NOTE: Some courses may require additional equipment rental or purchases.
This is the standard package which includes the tanks and regular air fills. The Enriched Air (EANX) option, may be added to this package at a later time (if certification is obtained).
Enhanced package allows a diver to use Enriched (EANX) Air. The diver is REQUIRED to hold an Enriched Air Diver Certification. Enriched Air Tanks and Fills are provided.
Purchasing this option, without having completed the EANX course, does NOT mean a diver will be provided any Enriched Air tanks.