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Basic Silver Banks Humpback Whales Snorkeling (Ocean World Marina - Ocean World Marina) informations

Cruise length: 8 days / 7 nights / about 14 dives

Preference guest structure: dive cruise is non-diver/snorkeler friendly

Min. Experience: No experience level required

Minimum dives: No minimum logged dives required

Depart Liveaboard port: Ocean World Marina, Puerto Plata

Return Liveaboard port: Ocean World Marina, Puerto Plata

Depart airport: Gregorio Luperon International Airport (POP)

Return airport: Gregorio Luperon International Airport (POP)

Nitrox: NOT available

Group discounts for or more guests: Available

Liveaboard operator: Turks & Caicos Aggressor II

Basic Silver Banks Humpback Whales Snorkeling (Ocean World Marina - Ocean World Marina) informations

Cruise length: 8 days / 7 nights / about 14 dives

Preference guest structure: dive cruise is non-diver/snorkeler friendly

Min. Experience: No experience level required

Minimum dives: No minimum logged dives required

Depart Liveaboard port: Ocean World Marina, Puerto Plata

Return Liveaboard port: Ocean World Marina, Puerto Plata

Depart airport: Gregorio Luperon International Airport (POP)

Return airport: Gregorio Luperon International Airport (POP)

Nitrox: NOT available

Group discounts for or more guests: Available

Liveaboard operator: Turks & Caicos Aggressor II

Dive cruise highlights

Silver Banks Humpback Whales Snorkeling (Ocean World Marina - Ocean World Marina) highlights

  • Humpback Whale Snorkel Adventures - an exciting itinerary offers snorkeling among the entire North Atlantic Humpback Whale population, who gather here by the thousands to court, mate, calve, and rear their young.
  • The Silver Bank, also known as the “Sanctuary for the Marine Mammals of the Dominican Republic” is designated as a Marine Sanctuary, which provides a safe wintering haven for the Humpback Whale population,
  • One of three places in the world, where humans can swim and snorkel with whales.

Languages spoken: English and Spanish

Facilities and services: Nitrox: paid, Rental equipment, Tanks with Din valves and Tanks with Din/Int Adapters


Kreuzfahrtbeschreibung in am Deutsch

Höhepunkte der Tauchkreuzfahrt

Silver Banks Humpback Whales Snorkeling (Ocean World Marina - Ocean World Marina) highlights

  • Buckelwal-Schnorchel-Abenteuer - eine aufregende Route bietet Schnorcheln unter der gesamten nordatlantischen Buckelwal-Population, die sich hier zu Tausenden versammelt, um ihre Jungen zu umwerben, zu paaren, zu kalben und aufzuziehen.
  • Die Silver Bank, auch als „Schutzgebiet für die Meeressäugetiere der Dominikanischen Republik“ bekannt, wird als Meeresschutzgebiet ausgewiesen, das der Buckelwalpopulation einen sicheren Überwinterungshafen bietet.
  • Einer von drei Orten auf der Welt, an denen Menschen mit Walen schwimmen und schnorcheln können.


Reiseroute

Tag 1

Transfer zum Boot. Die Gäste können am Samstag zwischen 15.00 und 18.00 Uhr an Bord gehen. Treffen Sie die Crew. Willkommensbriefing. Kabinen zuweisen, Das Boot fährt am selben Tag gegen 21:30 Uhr von Ocean World Marina ab. Segeln zu den Sehenswürdigkeiten. 3mm Neoprenanzug und volle Fußflossen zum Freitauchen werden empfohlen. Drohnen sind in der Silver Bank nicht erlaubt.

Tag 2

Alle Schnorchelaktivitäten werden von den Verfolgungsjagden aus durchgeführt. Die meisten Gäste machen jeden Tag 2 Walläufe, die je nach Nähe der Walaktivität und Tageszeit jeweils 1 1/2 - 3 Stunden dauern. Die Ankunft in Silver Bank ist gegen 8:30 Uhr. Brunch / spätes Frühstück, während die Besatzung das Festmachen und die Montage der Angebote vorbereitet. Die ersten Ausschreibungsläufe beginnen um 14.00 Uhr. (2 Ausschreibungen laufen). Die Nachmittagsausschreibung läuft gegen 17:00 Uhr zur Yacht. Die Turks & Caicos Aggressor II ist eine der wenigen Yachten, die während der Paarungs- und Brutzeit des Buckels Zugang zur Silver Bank haben. Schlauchboote (mit Bimini-Oberteilen) werden mehrmals täglich auf den Markt gebracht und dienen ausschließlich dazu, Sie den Walen näher zu bringen. Aufblasbare Läufe dauern je nach Nähe der Walaktivität und Tageszeit eineinhalb bis drei Stunden. Während der Woche beobachten die Gäste die Wale aus nächster Nähe, einschließlich über Wasser und Begegnungen mit weichem Wasser. Sie werden sehen, wie sie sich drehen und spielen, ihre eindringlichen Lieder durch das Wasser schwingen hören und die Kraft und Anmut einiger der intelligentesten Säugetiere der Welt spüren - es ist eine lebensverändernde Erfahrung!

Tag 3 > Tag 5

Die ersten Ausschreibungsläufe beginnen unmittelbar nach dem Frühstück. Walläufe finden den ganzen Tag statt. "Sundowner" Cocktailpartys auf dem Sonnendeck jeden Nachmittag nach Walläufen. Die nächtliche Präsentation und das Video finden nach dem Abendessen statt.

Tag 6

Vor dem Abflug von der Silver Bank werden zwei Ausschreibungsläufe angeboten. Segeln zur Silver Bank

Tag 7

Ankunft im Hafen. Freitagabend veranstaltet die Yacht eine Cocktailparty bei Sonnenuntergang und anschließend ein Abendessen an Land, das nicht im Preis inbegriffen ist - zahlbar an Bord.

Tag 8

Der Check-out erfolgt am Samstagmorgen von 7 bis 8 Uhr. Flughafentransfer ist nicht inbegriffen. Sie müssen Ihren eigenen Weg zum Flughafen machen. Es liegt in Ihrer Verantwortung, sicherzustellen, dass Sie die 24-Stunden-Flugverbotszeit nach Ihrem letzten Tauchgang einhalten!



Wie komme ich dorthin

Silver Banks Humpback Whales Snorkeling (Ocean World Marina - Ocean World Marina) highlights

  • Die Reise beginnt und endet in Ocean World Marina. Der nächstgelegene Flughafen ist Gregorio Luperon Intl (POP). Flughafen - Transfer ist nicht inbegriffen. Sie müssen Ihren eigenen Weg zum Hafen machen. Sie erhalten genaue Anweisungen zum Treffpunkt, die näher am Reisedatum liegen, direkt vom Liveaboard. Sie können ab 16:00 Uhr auf dem Boot einchecken. Das Boot fährt am selben Tag gegen 21:30 Uhr in der Ocean World Marina ab.
  • Der TURKS & CAICOS AGGRESSOR II ™ legt in der Ocean World Marina in Puerto Plata an. Gäste können am Samstag um 16:00 Uhr mit einer Abfahrt um 21:30 Uhr zur Silver Bank einsteigen. Der Transport ist nicht im Preis Ihrer Reise enthalten


Gut zu wissen

Silver Banks Humpback Whales Snorkeling (Ocean World Marina - Ocean World Marina) highlights

  • Was ist im Voraus buchbar, aber an Bord zu zahlen:
  • Zugangsgebühr für das Walschutzgebiet: 350 USD (pro Fahrt)
  • Steuern / Hafengebühren / Parkgebühren: 110 USD (pro Fahrt)
  • Transfer vom / zum Flughafen Puerto Plata: 59 USD (pro Fahrt)
  • Transfer vom / zum Flughafen Santo Domingo: 288 USD (pro Fahrt)
  • Transfer vom / zum internationalen Flughafen Santiago: 163 USD (pro Fahrt)

Descrizione della crociera in Italiano

Punti salienti della crociera subacquea

Silver Banks Humpback Whales Snorkeling (Ocean World Marina - Ocean World Marina) highlights

  • Humpback Whale Snorkel Adventures - un emozionante itinerario offre snorkeling a tutta la popolazione di balene megattere del Nord Atlantico, che si radunano qui a migliaia per corteggiare, accoppiarsi, partorire e allevare i loro piccoli.
  • La Silver Bank, nota anche come "Santuario per i mammiferi marini della Repubblica Dominicana" è designata come Santuario marino, che fornisce un rifugio di svernamento sicuro per la popolazione delle megattere,
  • Uno dei tre posti al mondo, dove gli umani possono nuotare e fare snorkeling con le balene.


Itinerario

Giorno 1

Trasferimento in barca, gli ospiti possono salire a bordo sabato dalle 15:00 alle 18:00. Incontra l'equipaggio. Briefing di benvenuto. Assegna cabine, La barca parte da Ocean World Marina alle 21:30 circa dello stesso giorno. Navigazione verso i siti. Si consiglia muta da 3 mm e pinne piene per l'immersione libera. I droni non sono ammessi alla Silver Bank.

Giorno 2

Tutte le attività di snorkeling provengono dalle barche da caccia. La maggior parte degli ospiti effettua 2 corse di balene ogni giorno che durano 1 1/2 - 3 ore ciascuna a seconda della vicinanza dell'attività della balena e dell'ora del giorno. L'arrivo a Silver Bank è intorno alle 8:30. Brunch / colazione tardiva mentre l'equipaggio prepara l'ormeggio e il montaggio delle offerte. La prima gara d'appalto inizia alle 14:00. (2 gare in corso). Il tender pomeridiano corre verso lo yacht alle 17:00 circa. Il Turks & Caicos Aggressor II è uno dei pochi yacht a cui è stato consentito l'accesso alla Silver Bank durante la stagione degli amori e degli allevamenti di Humpback. I gommoni (con bimini top) vengono lanciati più volte al giorno e vengono utilizzati esclusivamente per avvicinarti alle balene. Le corse gonfiabili durano da un'ora e mezza a tre ore a seconda della vicinanza dell'attività della balena e dell'ora del giorno. Durante la settimana, gli ospiti osserveranno le balene a distanza ravvicinata che include incontri sopra l'acqua e morbidi in acqua. Li vedrai girare e suonare, sentire le loro canzoni inquietanti risuonare nell'acqua e percepire il potere e la grazia di alcuni dei mammiferi più intelligenti sulla terra - è un'esperienza che cambia la vita!

Giorno 3 > Giorno 5

Le prime gare d'appalto inizieranno immediatamente dopo la colazione. Le corse delle balene sono durante il giorno. Cocktail pomeridiani "Sundowner" sul ponte sole ogni pomeriggio a seguito di corse di balene. La presentazione e il video notturni saranno dopo cena.

Giorno 6

Prima della partenza dalla Silver Bank verranno offerte due gare d'appalto. Navigazione verso Silver Bank

Giorno 7

Arrivo al porto. Venerdì sera lo yacht ospita un cocktail party al tramonto, quindi cena a terra, che non è inclusa nel prezzo - pagabile a bordo.

Giorno 8

Il check-out è sabato mattina dalle 7:00 alle 8:00. Il trasferimento aeroportuale non è incluso. Dovrai raggiungere la tua strada per l'aeroporto È tua responsabilità assicurarti di rispettare il tempo di non volo di 24 ore dopo l'ultima immersione!



Come arrivare

Silver Banks Humpback Whales Snorkeling (Ocean World Marina - Ocean World Marina) highlights

  • Il viaggio inizia e termina a Ocean World Marina. L'aeroporto più vicino è Gregorio Luperon Intl (POP). Aeroporto - il trasferimento non è incluso. Dovrai raggiungere il porto per conto tuo. Riceverai istruzioni esatte sul punto di incontro più vicino alla data del viaggio direttamente dalla Liveaboard. Puoi effettuare il check-in sulla barca a partire dalle 16:00. La barca parte da Ocean World Marina verso le 21:30 dello stesso giorno.
  • Il TURKS & CAICOS AGGRESSOR II ™ attracca all'Ocean World Marina di Puerto Plata. Gli ospiti possono salire a bordo alle 16:00 sabato con una partenza alle 21:30 per la Silver Bank. Il trasporto non è incluso nel prezzo del viaggio


Buono a sapere

Silver Banks Humpback Whales Snorkeling (Ocean World Marina - Ocean World Marina) highlights

  • Cosa è prenotabile in anticipo, ma pagabile a bordo:
  • Tariffa di accesso al santuario delle balene: 350 USD (per viaggio
  • Tasse / tasse portuali / tasse di parcheggio: 110 USD (per viaggio)
  • Trasferimento da / per l'aeroporto di Puerto Plata: 59 USD (per viaggio)
  • Trasferimento da / per l'aeroporto di Santo Domingo: 288 USD (per viaggio)
  • Trasferimento da / per l'aeroporto internazionale di Santiago: 163 USD (per viaggio)

Descripción del crucero en Español

Puntos destacados del crucero de buceo

Silver Banks Humpback Whales Snorkeling (Ocean World Marina - Ocean World Marina) highlights

  • Aventuras de snorkel con ballenas jorobadas: un itinerario emocionante ofrece snorkel entre toda la población de ballenas jorobadas del Atlántico Norte, que se reúnen aquí por miles para cortejar, aparearse, parir y criar a sus crías.
  • El Banco de Plata, también conocido como el "Santuario para los mamíferos marinos de la República Dominicana" está designado como un santuario marino, que proporciona un refugio seguro para la invernada de la población de ballenas jorobadas,
  • Uno de los tres lugares del mundo, donde los humanos pueden nadar y bucear con ballenas.


Itinerario

Día 1

Traslado al bote, los huéspedes pueden abordar el sábado entre las 3 p.m. y las 6 p.m. Conoce a la tripulación Bienvenida informativa. Asigne cabañas. El barco sale de Ocean World Marina alrededor de las 21:30 del mismo día. Navegando a los sitios. Se recomienda traje de neopreno de 3 mm y aletas de pie completo para buceo libre. Los drones no están permitidos en el Silver Bank.

Día 2

Toda la actividad de snorkel es de los barcos de persecución. La mayoría de los huéspedes realizan 2 corridas de ballenas cada día que duran de 1 1/2 a 3 horas cada una, dependiendo de la proximidad de la actividad de la ballena y la hora del día. La llegada a Silver Bank es alrededor de las 8:30 a.m. Almuerzo / desayuno tardío mientras la tripulación prepara el amarre y el montaje de las ofertas. La primera licitación comienza a las 2:00 p.m. (2 licitaciones en ejecución). Por la tarde, la licitación se dirige al yate aproximadamente a las 5:00 p.m. El Turks & Caicos Aggressor II es uno de los pocos yates que tiene acceso al Banco de Plata durante la temporada de apareamiento y reproducción de Humpback. Los inflables (con bimini tops) se lanzan varias veces al día y solo se usan para acercarte a las ballenas. Las carreras inflables duran entre una hora y media y tres horas, dependiendo de la proximidad de la actividad de las ballenas y la hora del día. Durante la semana, los huéspedes observarán a las ballenas a corta distancia, lo que incluye encuentros por encima del agua y encuentros blandos en el agua. Los verás girar y jugar, escucharás sus inquietantes canciones resonando a través del agua y sentirás el poder y la gracia de algunos de los mamíferos más inteligentes de la tierra: ¡es una experiencia que cambia la vida!

Día 3 > Día 5

Las primeras licitaciones comenzarán inmediatamente después del desayuno. Las ballenas se realizan durante todo el día. Cócteles "Sundowner" en la terraza todas las tardes después de las carreras de ballenas. La presentación nocturna y el video serán después de la cena.

Día 6

Se ofrecerán dos licitaciones antes de la salida del Silver Bank. Navegando a Silver Bank

Día 7

Llegada al puerto. El viernes por la noche, el yate organiza un cóctel al atardecer y luego cena en tierra, que no está incluido en el precio, a pagar a bordo.

Día 8

La salida es el sábado por la mañana de 7 am. a 8 am. El traslado al aeropuerto no está incluido. Deberá dirigirse al aeropuerto por su cuenta. ¡Es su responsabilidad asegurarse de respetar el tiempo sin vuelo de 24 horas después de su última inmersión!



Como llegar

Silver Banks Humpback Whales Snorkeling (Ocean World Marina - Ocean World Marina) highlights

  • El viaje comienza y termina en Ocean World Marina. El aeropuerto más cercano es Gregorio Luperon Intl (POP). Aeropuerto: el traslado no está incluido. Deberá dirigirse por su cuenta al puerto. Recibirá instrucciones exactas del punto de encuentro más cercano a la fecha del viaje directamente desde Liveaboard. Puede registrarse en el barco a partir de las 16:00. El barco sale de Ocean World Marina alrededor de las 21:30 del mismo día.
  • Los muelles TURKS & CAICOS AGGRESSOR II ™ en el Ocean World Marina en Puerto Plata. Los huéspedes pueden abordar el sábado a las 4:00 pm con una salida a las 9:30 pm para el Silver Bank. El transporte no está incluido en el precio de su viaje.


Bueno saber

Silver Banks Humpback Whales Snorkeling (Ocean World Marina - Ocean World Marina) highlights

  • Lo que se puede reservar por adelantado, pero se paga a bordo:
  • Tarifa de acceso al santuario de ballenas: 350 USD (por viaje
  • Impuestos / tasas portuarias / tarifas de parque: 110 USD (por viaje)
  • Traslado desde / hacia el aeropuerto de Puerto Plata: 59 USD (por viaje)
  • Traslado desde / hacia el aeropuerto de Santo Domingo: 288 USD (por viaje)
  • Traslado desde / hacia el aeropuerto internacional de Santiago: 163 USD (por viaje)

Description de la croisière en Français

Points forts du Croisière

Silver Banks Humpback Whales Snorkeling (Ocean World Marina - Ocean World Marina) highlights

  • Humpback Whale Snorkel Adventures - un itinéraire passionnant propose la plongée en apnée parmi toute la population de baleines à bosse de l'Atlantique Nord, qui se rassemblent ici par milliers pour courtiser, s'accoupler, vêler et élever leurs petits.
  • Le Silver Bank, également connu sous le nom de «sanctuaire pour les mammifères marins de la République dominicaine» est désigné comme sanctuaire marin, qui fournit un refuge d'hivernage sûr à la population de baleines à bosse,
  • L'un des trois endroits au monde où les humains peuvent nager et plonger avec les baleines.


Itinéraire

Jour 1

Transfert au bateau, les clients peuvent embarquer le samedi de 15h à 18h. Rencontrez l'équipage. Briefing de bienvenue. Attribuer des cabines, le bateau quitte Ocean World Marina vers 21:30 le même jour. Navigation vers les sites. Une combinaison de 3 mm et des palmes de plein pied pour la plongée libre sont recommandées. Les drones ne sont pas autorisés à la Silver Bank.

Jour 2

Toutes les activités de plongée en apnée sont des bateaux de chasse. La plupart des invités font 2 courses de baleines chaque jour qui durent 1 1/2 - 3 heures chacune selon la proximité de l'activité des baleines et l'heure de la journée. L'arrivée à Silver Bank est vers 8h30. Brunch / petit déjeuner tardif pendant que l'équipage prépare l'amarrage et le montage des offres. Les premiers appels d'offres commencent à 14h00. (2 appels d'offres en cours). L'offre de l'après-midi court vers le yacht vers 17h00. Le Turks & Caicos Aggressor II est l'un des rares yachts autorisés à accéder au Silver Bank pendant la saison de reproduction et d'accouplement à bosse. Les gonflables (avec des toits bimini) sont lancés plusieurs fois par jour et sont uniquement utilisés pour vous rapprocher des baleines. Les descentes gonflables durent une heure et demie à trois heures selon la proximité de l'activité des baleines et l'heure de la journée. Au cours de la semaine, les clients observeront les baleines à courte distance, ce qui comprend au-dessus de l'eau et des rencontres douces dans l'eau. Vous les verrez tourner et jouer, entendre leurs chansons obsédantes résonner dans l'eau et sentir la puissance et la grâce de certains des mammifères les plus intelligents de la terre - c'est une expérience qui change la vie!

Jour 3 > Jour 5

Les premiers appels d'offres commenceront immédiatement après le petit déjeuner. Les courses de baleines se font toute la journée. Cocktails «Sundowner» sur la terrasse ensoleillée chaque après-midi après les courses de baleines. La présentation et la vidéo en soirée auront lieu après le dîner.

Jour 6

Deux appels d'offres seront proposés avant le départ de la Silver Bank. Navigation vers Silver Bank

Jour 7

Arrivée au port. Vendredi soir, le yacht organise un cocktail au coucher du soleil puis un dîner à terre, qui n'est pas inclus dans le prix - payable à bord.

Jour 8

Le départ s'effectue le samedi matin de 7:00 à 8:00. Le transfert aéroport n'est pas inclus. Vous devrez vous rendre à l'aéroport. Il est de votre responsabilité de vous assurer de respecter les 24 heures d'interdiction de vol après votre dernière plongée!



Comment s'y rendre

Silver Banks Humpback Whales Snorkeling (Ocean World Marina - Ocean World Marina) highlights

  • Le voyage commence et se termine à Ocean World Marina. L'aéroport le plus proche est Gregorio Luperon Intl (POP). Aéroport - le transfert n'est pas inclus. Vous devrez vous rendre par vous-même au port. Vous recevrez des instructions précises du point de rendez-vous plus près de la date du voyage directement depuis le bateau de croisière. Vous pouvez vous enregistrer sur le bateau à partir de 16:00. Le bateau quitte Ocean World Marina vers 21:30 le même jour.
  • Les quais TURKS & CAICOS AGGRESSOR II ™ à la marina Ocean World à Puerto Plata. Les clients peuvent embarquer le samedi à 16:00 avec un départ à 21:30 pour la Silver Bank. Le transport n'est pas inclus dans le prix de votre voyage


Bon à savoir

Silver Banks Humpback Whales Snorkeling (Ocean World Marina - Ocean World Marina) highlights

  • Ce qui peut être réservé à l'avance, mais payable à bord:
  • Frais d'accès au sanctuaire de baleines: 350 USD (par voyage
  • Taxes / Frais de port / Frais de parc: 110 USD (par voyage)
  • Transfert de / vers l'aéroport de Puerto Plata: 59 USD (par voyage)
  • Transfert de / vers l'aéroport de Saint-Domingue: 288 USD (par voyage)
  • Transfert de / vers l'aéroport international de Santiago: 163 USD (par voyage)




Cabins


Deluxe Stateroom (#2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)

Deluxe Stateroom (#2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)

Deluxe Stateroom (#2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)

6m2
Air conditioning
Ensuite bathroom with shower
Heating
WiFi (charged)

You can stay in cabin by yourself (surcharge 65%)

Cabin facilities/amenties: Non-smoking cabin, Bathroom with shower, Hair dryer, Free toiletries, Fresh towels daily, Heating, Linen, Monitor w/media player, Wardrobe/closet, Double bed (lower), Twin bed (upper) and Monito media player.

Master Stateroom #1

Master Stateroom #1

Master Stateroom #1

8m2
Air conditioning
Ensuite bathroom with shower
Heating
WiFi (charged)

You can stay in cabin by yourself (surcharge 65%)

Cabin facilities/amenties: Non-smoking cabin, Bathroom with shower, Hair dryer, Free toiletries, Fresh towels daily, Heating, Linen, Monitor w/media player, Wardrobe/closet and .

Twin-Share Stateroom (#8, 9)

Twin-Share Stateroom (#8, 9)

Twin-Share Stateroom (#8, 9)

6m2
Air conditioning
Heating
WiFi (charged)

You can share cabin with another diver, or stay by yourself (surcharge 65%)

Cabin facilities/amenties: Non-smoking cabin, Shared bathroom, Bathroom with shower, Hair dryer, Free toiletries, Fresh towels daily, Heating, Linen, Monitor w/media player, Wardrobe/closet, Media player, Bunk-style and Head and shower-shared.

Boat

boat technical data
Material: Steal
Build: 2000
Renovated: 2013
Lenght: 37 m
Width: 7 m
Cabins: 9
Gusest: 18
Crew: 6

Boat features and services

  • Air conditioned cabins
  • Air conditioned saloon
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Bar
  • Camera Station
  • Camera storage
  • Charging station
  • Custom built for diving
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Dive platform
  • Paid internet
  • Jacuzzi / Hot tub
  • Indoor saloon
  • Leisure deck
  • Non-diver (snorkeler) friendly
  • 240V/110V recharge facilities
  • Separate rinse for u/w camera
  • rinse hoses
  • Shaded dive deck
  • Sun deck
  • Tenders for diving
  • TV in cabins
  • Warm water showers
  • Bbq area
  • Food & Drinks

  • Buffet style
  • Beer
  • Fine Cuisine
  • Local food
  • Selection of wines
  • Western food
  • Boat navigation and safety

  • Bilge pump alarm
  • Depth sounder
  • E.P.I.R.B. distress system
  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • Emergency rafts
  • Fire alarm
  • Fire extinguishers
  • First aid kit
  • Crew trained in first aid
  • GPS
  • Life vests
  • Radar
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Search light

  • Equipment rental


    ItemWeek

    Full dive equipment

    175USD

    Snorkel gear (mask and fins)

    100USD

    Fins

    50USD

    BCD

    60USD

    Computer

    60USD

    Wetsuit

    50USD

    Dive light

    8USD

    Nitrox fills

    100USD

    U/w photo camera

    100USD

    Included \ NOT Included \ Extra Charge

    No dive equipment included in the price!

    Non diver/snorkeler should bring their own mask and fins!

    NITROX is not available.



    Included

    Included:

    • Soft drinks
    • Dive guides
    • Tank, weights, belts
    • Towels

    NOT Included

    NOT Included:

    • Airport transfers
    • To/from nearby hotel transfers
    • Alcoholic drinks
    • Bar
    • Dive equipment
    • Fins and mask
    • Land tours
    • Port fees
    • Park fees
    • Tips

    Small print

    The trip begins and ends in Ocean World Marina. The closest airport is Gregorio Luperon Intl (POP). Airport - transfer is not included. You'll need to make your own way to the harbor You will receive exact meeting point instructions closer to the trip date directly from the Liveaboard. You can check in on the boat as of 16:00. The boat departs Ocean World Marina at around 21:30 on the same day.

    The TURKS & CAICOS AGGRESSOR II™ docks at the Ocean World Marina in Puerto Plata. Guests may board Saturday at 4:00 pm with a 9:30 pm departure for the Silver BankTransportation is not included in the price of your trip

    FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

    Getting There, Passports & Visa Documentation

    The Turks & Caicos islands are a British territory and located 575 miles southeast of Miami, Florida, just below the Bahamas chain and just to the east of Cuba and is island of Hispaniola (Dominican Republic and Haiti).The major airlines that service Providenciales (PLS) International Airport are: American, Delta, Spirit, Jet Blue and US Airways.Visitors must have a current passport, adequate funds to support themselves, and a return airline ticket. US citizens require a passport that must be valid for 6 months from date of entry. It is the travelers’ responsibility to ensure they have the proper visa to travel into each country on his or her itinerary as well as for re-entry and return to their country. Since regulations vary by country, contact your consulate or embassy of your country for the requirement.

    Local Fees/Taxes

    Port fees for 7-nights is $110 and $158 for 10-nights. All fees are paid onboard at the end of the charter. Transfers are not included in the charter price. Taxes and fees paid onboard the yacht are subject to change without notice.

    Whale Sanctuary Access Fee: 350 USD (per trip)

    Taxes/Port Fees/Park Fees: 110 USD (per trip)

    Transfer from/to Puerto Plata Airport: 59 USD (per trip)

    Transfer from/to Santo Domingo Airport: 288 USD (per trip)

    Transfer from/to Santiago International Airport: 163 USD (per trip).

    Turks & Caicos Aggressor II Includes:

    All staterooms are air-conditioned and fitted with private toilets, showers and sinks. Breakfast (cooked to order), buffet lunch and an elegant meal at dinner with tableside service are served in addition to fresh midmorning and mid-afternoon snacks. Beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) are complimentary while onboard. The yacht is equipped with hairdryers in each stateroom. Linens are changed mid-week upon request and fresh towels are placed in each stateroom as needed. Filled tanks, weights and weight belts are included.

    Passports & Documentation

    Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months beyond your period of stay; you must have adequate funds to support yourself, and a return airline ticket to travel to Providenciales, BWI. It is the travelers’ responsibility to ensure they have the proper documentation to travel into each country on his or her itinerary as well as for re-entry and return to their country. Please check with the appropriate consulate to ensure you have the proper documentation. Always check your passport and visa requirements. US citizens may go to the US Department of State website at for more information. The website also has information for consulates by country to assist with requirements. There are special requirements for children leaving the US and many countries have adopted requirements for the protection of children. Since regulations vary by country, contact your consulate or embassy of your country for the requirement. The Reservation Office and staff cannot assume responsibility for passengers not having correct documentation.

    Telephone / Internet Service

    There is a computer station onboard and phone cards may be purchased to use the satellite communi ations system for phone calls and incoming/outgoing email for a fee. It is likely your cell phone/email will work part of the time depending on your service provider and the location of the yacht. Wi-Fi is available at the marina where the Turks & Caicos Aggressor II docks and cell service is available when diving North West Point which is usually the first and last day of the charter.

    Insurance

    We strongly recommend each guest purchase comprehensive accident, medical, baggage and trip cancellation and interruption insurance when space is reserved. Trip insurance will protect you from financial disappointment if you are prevented from making your scheduled trip due to illness, family illness or in th event that unforeseen circumstances prevent the airline or acht from making its scheduled trip. In the event you cancel your trip, be familiar with Aggressor Adventures’s cancellation policies, which can be found on More information can be found on Diveassure or Divers Alert Network insurance on our website.

    Food / beverages:

    The menu onboard is varied and plentiful, with a variety of American feasts, barbecues and local cuisine. If you have any special dietary requirements, please be sure these are noted when completing the GIS. You will awaken to fresh fruits, hot entrees, cereals and juices. Lunches are buffet-style, featuring hot soups, 4 homemade breads, salads and sandwiches and/or entrees. Chef prepared dinners are seated and served each evening including: salads, vegetables, seafood, beef or chicken with a fresh homemade dessert. Once onboard, please speak to the chef about any special needs. Certain special dietary and beverage requests may not be available due to the remote nature of this location.

    The Aggressor’s selection includes fruit juices, soft drinks, iced water, iced tea, coffee, and a limited selection of local beer and wine, which are complimentary. Due to the high duty charged on liquor, we suggest you bring your special brand from the U.S. or last duty free point. Drinking and diving do not mix. Once you consume alcohol, you become a snorkeler until the next day.

    Ship Boutique & Credit Cards

    There is a mini-boutique onboard, which sells a selection of logo clothing including t-shirts, caps, and miscellaneous items. One day during the week, the crew will have a ‘boutique day’. The yacht accepts cash, Visa, & MasterCard. Sorry, no AMEX, personal checks, travelers checks or Discover Cards. In addition to the boutique onboard, Aggressor Liveaboards ha an online boutique:



    Small print

    Bookable in advance but payable on board:

    Whale Sanctuary Access Fee: 350 USD (per trip

    Taxes/Port Fees/Park Fees: 110 USD (per trip)

    Transfer from/to Puerto Plata Airport: 59 USD (per trip)

    Transfer from/to Santo Domingo Airport: 288 USD (per trip)

    Transfer from/to Santiago International Airport: 163 USD (per trip)

    Itinerary

    This itinerary is a sample only and featured dive sites may vary or the sequence may change.

    Day 1

    Transfer to the boat, Guests may board Saturday between 3 pm - 6 pm. Meet the crew. Welcome briefing. Assign cabins, The boat departs Ocean World Marina at around 21:30 on the same day. Sailing to the sites. 3mm wetsuit and full foot fins for free diving are recommended. Drones are not allowed at the Silver Bank.

    Day 2

    All snorkeling activity is from the chase boats. Most guests make 2 whale runs each day which last 1 1/2 - 3 hours each depending on the proximity of whale activity and time of day. Arrival in Silver Bank is around 8:30 am. Brunch/late breakfast while crew prepares mooring and assembly of the tenders. The first tender runs begins at 2:00 pm. (2 tenders running). Afternoon tender runs to the yacht at approximately 5:00 pm. The Turks & Caicos Aggressor II is one of the few yachts permitted access to the Silver Bank during the Humpback mating and breeding season. Inflatable’s (with bimini tops) are launched several times daily and are solely used to bring you closer to the whales. Inflatable runs last one and a half to three hours depending on the proximity of whale activity and time of day. During the week, guests will observe the whales at close range which includes above the water and soft in water encounters. You'll see them spin and play, hear their haunting songs resonating through the water and sense the power and grace of some of the most intelligent mammals on earth - it’s a life-changing experience!

    Day 3 > Day 5

    First tender runs will commence immediately after breakfast. Whale runs are throughout the day. “Sundowner” cocktail parties on the sun deck every afternoon following whale runs. Nightly presentation and video will be after dinner.

    Day 6

    Two tender runs will be offered prior to departure from the Silver Bank. Sailing to Silver Bank

    Day 7

    Arrival to the harbor. Friday evening the yacht hosts a sunset cocktail party then dinner ashore, which is not included in the price - payable on board.

    Day 8

    Check-out is Saturday morning from 7 am - 8 am. Airport transfer is not included. You'll need to make your own way to the airport It is your responsibility to ensure you respect the 24 hour no-fly time after your last dive!