Tobago: A Nature Lover's Paradise

Crown Point, Trinidad and Tobago

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Blue Planet Scuba
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Jun 16 - 23, 2019
Group size: 10 - 13
Tobago: A Nature Lover's Paradise
Crown Point, Trinidad and Tobago

Blue Planet Scuba
  • Facebook verified
  • Twitter verified
61 reviews

Jun 16 - 23, 2019
Group size: 10 - 13

About this trip

Join Blue Planet for a week of world-class diving in Tobago. Just north of Venezuela and south of Grenada, this modest island is home to just over 50,000 people. But its small size belies its reputation for big diving. With hard and soft corals, macro critters and pelagics, there's something for everyone. Plus hiking, paddling, nesting sea turtles and more topside adventures!

Tobago

Tobago offers many experiences for the discriminating scuba diver. With dive sites for every experience level, the healthy reefs feature both hard and soft coral and provide the chance to view some of the largest recorded brain corals in the world. However, it isn’t just the reefs that drive divers to this location — the marine life is also varied and abundant, with macro photography being a favorite activity. There are also thrilling drift dives fueled by the nutrient-rich Guyana Current which offer the opportunity to swim with pelagics!

The Diving

Minimum dive certification/experience:  Better for experienced divers (Advanced Open Water Diver and up).  


From hawksbill turtles to moray eels, octopuses to eagle rays, divers can interact with more than 300 species of marine life. In addition to the more common fish life, divers can also spot rare dwarf angelfish such as the cherub and flameback. The big animals are also often out in force and can include schooling jacks, scalloped hammerhead sharks and manta rays.

Other Activities

On land, Tobago is a nature lover’s paradise with hiking through the forest and bird watching being popular with many visitors. You can also kite board, surf, wind surf, kayak or stand up paddle. We may be able to catch sea turtles nesting on the beach at night!

Coco Reef Tobago

Our hotel, Coco Reef, is situated on the beautiful southwestern coast of Tobago in the town of Crown Point.  Tranquil turquoise waters caress the white sands of their private beach with magnificent snorkeling just outside the breakwater. Enjoy kayaking, pedalos, tennis, gym, in-house shopping, massages, manicures, pedicures and much more.  

Travel

You should plan to fly into Tobago (TAB) on Sunday, June 16.  There is a direct flight on Sundays from JFK to Tobago (TAB) starting at $550. We would strongly suggest this flight! You can fly home at any time on June 23. Please email or call the shop before booking your flight! 

Cancellation Policy

Upon cancellation of a reservation for any reason, the refund of the deposit and payments made or due will be contingent upon Blue Planet reselling the participant's reservation. Any refund may also be subject to a cancellation fee and payment of any non-refundable fees imposed by the tour company, dive operator or any other contractor associated with the trip. 


Dive accident insurance is required for all divers on this trip. We strongly recommend travel insurance to protect your vacation investment. Contact us if you need more information. 

What’s included

  • 7 nights accommodation
    Double or single occupancy in an Ocean View room
  • 10 boat dives
    5 days of 2-tank dives
  • Full breakfast daily
    At Coco Reef
  • Taxes, etc.
    Room taxes and service charges
  • Airport transfers
    Roundtrip transfers to the TAB airport
  • Flights
    international flights to Tobago
  • Scuba equipment
    Only tanks and weights included; rental gear available
  • Tips
    Tips for the dive shop's excellent crew

Available Packages

Ocean View Deluxe room, Double occupancy
6 left

Double occupancy in Deluxe room. One or two beds available. Each room includes an ensuite bathroom, safe, mini-fridge and patio or balcony with a sea view.


Bringing a non-diving companion? Contact us for pricing!

$1375
Deposit: $500
Ocean View Deluxe room, Single Occupancy
only 3 left

Single occupancy in Deluxe room. Each room includes an ensuite bathroom, safe, mini-fridge and patio or balcony with a sea view.


Bringing a non-diving companion? Contact us for pricing!

$2315
Deposit: $500


Itinerary

Sunday
Arrival in Tobago

Arrive at the TAB airport and transfer to Coco Reef. Check in at the resort and dive shop. We'll have dinner at the hotel that evening.

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Blue Planet Scuba
61 reviews
Blue Planet is a different kind of scuba diving organization — aimed at providing the best education and experiences to divers in the Washington, DC area and beyond, while harnessing the excitement and adventure of scuba diving to help protect our fragile oceans.

Reviews

HC
This was my 4th trip with Blue Planet. They are my “go-to” group for diving trips. The Red Sea trip was on my bucket list and turned out to be a trip of a lifetime. We were originally scheduled for October 2020, but you know - COVID. Jonas and Heather kept us informed along the way on rescheduling, COVID requirements and other important information. I can’t say enough positive things about their customer service. It is obvious to all who deal with Blue Planet staff either in their shop, as a student or on a trip that customer service is their priority. I’ve already booked my next trip.
By Heidi C for Explore the Red Sea on 17 Sep, 2021
Thank you for your kind words, Heidi! We're so happy you were able to join us on this trip and we can't wait until the next one with you!
By Blue Planet Scuba on 18 Sep, 2021
BP
All aspects of this trip, both land and sea, were meticulously planned. Our dive boat and it’s staff were of highest quality. They accommodated all our requests in order to make this a five-star experience. We then participated in most of the land portion of the tour. Our guide was superb and, again, all details were well executed. We can’t wait to go back and look forward to future trips with Blue Planet Scuba!
By Carla S for Explore the Red Sea on 12 Sep, 2021
Thank you so much, Carla! We're thrilled to hear you two enjoyed the trip, both on the boat and the land tour. We look forward to diving with you again!
By Blue Planet Scuba on 18 Sep, 2021
BP
Another AMAZING trip with Blue Planet!!! Originally scheduled for 2020 and delayed due to COVID-19. Heather and Jonas did a great job communicating changes, unique requirements due to COVID-19, and answering all questions. The dive operator was great. Really enjoyed the professionalism of the staff and dive guides on the Blue Horizon. The Red Sea dives were amazing and extra special since fewer boats are operating than normal. The Red Sea was beautiful!! We even saw a Whale Shark from the boat! I joined the Cairo portion of the land tour, which was also great. Hassan, our guide, was very informative. 100% recommend Blue Planet and looking forward to my next dive adventure!!
By Meryl G for Explore the Red Sea on 08 Sep, 2021
Thank you, Meryl! We're so happy you could join us and that you had a great time. We can't wait to dive with you again soon!
By Blue Planet Scuba on 18 Sep, 2021
BP
Relaxing Dives, great location. Blue Planet Scuba always delivers.
By Charles R for West Palm Beach Photo Trip on 20 Aug, 2021
Thanks, Charlie! It was a pleasure to dive with you again, as always. :-)
By Blue Planet Scuba on 20 Aug, 2021
BP
Such a fantastic time! The folks at Blue Planet planned an excellent trip and Heather and Jonas were great leaders through it all!
By Joey B for Weekend Getaway to West Palm Beach on 16 Aug, 2021
Thank you so much, Joey! We're so glad you could join us on the trip. We can't wait to see you underwater again!
By Blue Planet Scuba on 17 Aug, 2021
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