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Scuba Diving the Bligh Waters, with Ra Divers
Scuba diving the Bligh Waters
Join us for world class scuba diving, diving The Bligh Waters Our 10-night adventure begins on Saturday October 10, 2020 and includes 14 guided boat dives, unlimite shore diving, airport transfers, all meals, and much more…
The ocean waters between Fiji’s 2 main islands, are called the Bligh Waters and are famous among scuba divers as they are home to some of the most spectacular coral reef diving in the world.
The Bligh Waters, or more recently the Vatu-i-Ra Seascape, is known after the small volcanic island Vatu-i-Ra, a national park and bird sanctuary with beautiful white sand beaches, a long way offshore.
The coral reefs surrounding this island, and specifically the tight, narrow passages between the fringing and barrier reefs, and through the opening into atolls, vibrate with life and energy, when the tide changes, the currents build and the ocean begins flowing through quickly.
It is then, at that specific moment, that the famous soft corals for which Fiji is known, are fully extended, reaching out for their planktonic food, surrounded by the clouds of anthias and reef fishes, and at their most gorgeous.
It is the home to the largest population of nesting hawksbill turtles in Fiji as well as, leatherback loggerhead and green turtles.
The Vatu-i-Ra Seascape is one of the few remaining sanctuaries for the globally endangered maori wrasse, bumphead parrotfish and many species of reef sharks.
* NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT TO HOLD YOUR SPACE: $300.00
SWS TRIP PAYMENT REQUIREMENTS: $300 initial deposit holds your spot until the next incremental payment is due. 1/4th of your SWS/FES trip package cost is due in to SWS/FES no later than Feb 01, 2020 and 1/2 is due June 1, 2020. 3/4 is due August 01, 2020 Final Balance due must be paid to SWS/FES no later than September 1, 2020. No refunds! Room selection is on a first come first serve basis. Other than the what is listed above no other costs are included. SWS/FES will not be collecting payment for any other part of your trip. There are out-of-pocket fees, charges and tips.
FLIGHTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS SWS/FES PACKAGE. THE COST $1,300.00 FROM SACRAMENTO TO NADI FIJI. FLIGHTS ARE PER PERSON. OR YOU ARE FREE TO BOOK YOUR OWN FLIGHT ITINERARY AND USE AIRLINE MILES IF YOU HAVE THEM. Flight estimate costs dependent on your choice of trip itinerary. Be sure to allow for international time change when making your flight reservations.
YOU MUST HAVE A PASSPORT VALID FOR AT LEAST SIX MONTHS FROM OUR RETURN DATE. U.S. Passport applications and information can be found on line at PASSPORT HOME
TRIP CANCELLATION POLICY:
If you must cancel, all deposit money is non-refundable unless we are able to fill your vacated space. If we are able to fill your vacated spot at the full purchase price, SWS will credit your refund to an in-store account minus a per person $300 cancellation fee. If we are unable to fill your spot on the trip, all money paid toward the trip will be forfeited.
Trip Release of Liability Waiver Requirement: Every person who reserves a spot on a trip through SWS must have a completed TRIP WAIVER form on file at SWS before being allowed on the trip. If you do not know the cost of your trip to put in the "amount" space, contact Scuba World Sacramento. Download, print, fill in the blanks, indicate you have read and understand the waiver by signing and dating the SACRAMENTO WATER SPORTS/FISHEYE SCUBA FIJI 2020 TRIP LIABILITY and fax the completed form to SWS at fax number: 916-338-0277 or scan/attach and e-mail completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note 1. YOU MUST HAVE A PASSPORT VALID FOR AT LEAST SIX MONTHS BEYOND YOUR RETURN DATE o travel to AUSTRALIA. U.S. Passport applications, renewal forms and information can be found on line at PASSPORT HOME The Australian Government requires you to have a VISA when traveling Australia. You can get the visa here: Get my visa link
Note 2: Every diver on this trip is required to have Diver Accident Insurance coverage. If you do not wish to join Divers Alert Network and purchase their Diver Accident Insurance, proof of another plan you have that covers you for an an out-of- the- country accident including medical flight evacuation back to the U.S. or to a better medical facility should that be required is acceptable.
Diver's Alert Network Divers Accident Insurance can be purchased on line by clicking this logo link:
NOTE 3: For peace of mind, SWS strongly recommends you purchase additional trip cancellation/interruption coverage to help defray costs arising from unforeseen events. No one plans an emergency. But you can prepare for one. Carefully read any insurance policy before purchase to make sure it covers your specific needs. *Scuba World is NOT a seller of insurance. We are giving you information about insurance coverage as a service only.
NOTE 4: SWS highly recommends purchase of this trip specific additional coverage. In the event you have to cancel, the additional trip insurance coverage could help you receive reimbursement for non-refundable deposits and costs should you have to cancel or interrupt your trip to come home for reasons not covered under the Diver Accident Insurance Coverage.
NOTE 6: SWS/FES ACTS ONLY AS AN ORGANIZER AND EXPEDITER OF DIVE TRAVEL FOR THE SOLE PURPOSE OF OFFERING A SERVICE TO SWS/FES. CUSTOMERS. SWS/FES DOES NOT SELL DIVER ACCIDENT INSURANCE NOR DO WE SELL TRIP CANCELLATION AND INTERRUPTION INSURANCE NOR ARE WE LICENSED TRAVEL AGENTS. WE SOLICIT THE ASSISTANCE OF LICENSED REPUTABLE TRAVEL AND INSURANCE AGENTS TO ASSIST US ON YOUR BEHALF.