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Sailfish, Isla Mujeres, Mexico - Jan 2014

Expedition Dates:January 6, 2014 - January 18, 2014
Destination:Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Cost:$4600 Sold Out

Join Matt Weiss as part of an intimate group on this underwater photography and video expedition to shoot feeding schools of sailfish in Isla Mujeras, Mexico.


One of the ocean's fastest predators, the sailfish hunt like wolves in spectacular fashion. After a successful trip in 2010, we can't wait to get back in the water with this amazing animal.


We are working with a small operator who is extremely experienced and pioneered these dives. It is actually a fishing boat, which is how they learned of these aggregations in the first place. The sailfish feed on bait balls in blue water. The weather, visibility and amount of sailfish are all variable. There are no guarantees, but we will be in the water during the prime season. Unlike other bait ball diving that are truly a crapshoot, the feeding here is constantly happening during this season and the chances are very good to get in the water with schools of sailfish. In 2010, we had a 80% hit rate of finding fish, and often stable bait bails in warm, blue water.

 
For now we are planning the first 12 day trip, with 10 days on the water, but we may add a second group for an additional 7 - 10 days. 

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Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive in Isla Mujeras, check-in at Playa Media Luna hotel

Day 2 - 11: Diving with sailfish

Day 12: Return back home

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Rates & Reservations

The price will be approximately $4,550. This rate may go up or down 5 - 10 % or so depending on your choice of single or double occupancy at the hotel, and additional transportation and other fluctuationg costs.

Prices above include:

  • Hotel (single occupancy rate)
  • Daily diving
  • Continental breakfast
  • Sandwiches for lunch on the boat
  • Tanks and weights for when diving is appropriate
  • Golf cart for our small group to transport ourselves to and from the hotel to the marina

Prices above do NOT include:

  • Airfare
  • Additional dive equipment other than tanks and weights
  • Dinner
  • Trip insurance
  • Tips for the crew

Email us to book your spot!


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