Entries by Katie Burt

Sept 15th, 2021 Moody Gardens Volunteering Opportunities at the Marlin Dive Team Meeting

Wednesday September 15th 6:30 for social – drinks and food 7:00 Presentation starts Come learn about volunteering to dive at the Moody Gardens aquarium!  Moody Gardens, in Galveston, “relies on volunteers to support our staff and mission of providing an educational destination utilizing nature in the advancement of rehabilitation, conservation, recreation and research.”  One of […]

Sept 19 – Behind the Scenes Tour @ Moody Gardens

Come join us on a behind the scenes tour of Moody Gardens in Sunday, September 19 starting at 12:30 pm Leaders for the excursion are Marc and Yvonne Frank. Look for them on the patio before entering the aquarium. You do not need to purchase a ticket, This is a free event that Gigglin’ Marlin […]

October 13th 2021 Tech, Wreck, & Rebreather Diving

October 13th 2021 Join us for an exciting evening of Technical Talk with Bill & Tonya!  Have you wanted to take your dive experience to the next level?  Doubles, Stages and Decompression Diving! Here’s your opportunity to ask all those questions about how to do it.  Whether to master a new skill or to learn […]

Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest @ Blue Lagoon – October 23, 2021

  Don’t Miss This! The weather is cooling off, diving conditions are great, and it’s time to celebrate Fall with our Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest and Campout at Blue Lagoon. Activities include diving, camping, swimming, games, fun around the campfire (including s’mores!), and of course UNDERWATER PUMPKIN CARVING! Bring your own pumpkin, carving tools, decorative ideas, your camping […]

2021 Flower Gardens Trips

Come dive the Northernmost coral reefs in the Gulf of Mexico with Gigglin’ Marlin. Some trips will have a GMD Trip Leader; however, we can book any trip that The Fling offers. Boat departs from Freeport on the night before the trip date. Arrive at 7:00 pm for check-in & early boarding at 7:30 pm. The […]

Little Cayman, Cayman Islands – March 12-19, 2022

Little Cayman Beach Resort, Little Cayman, Cayman Islands March 12-19, 2022 – NEW DATES YET AGAIN! We are able to keep 2019 pricing!! Come dive the Bloody Bay Wall with us! Leaders: Mathis & Shannon Weatherall Room Choices: 4 Ocean View Rooms, based on double occupancy: $2548pp, Single Rate add:  $867 6 Pool View Rooms, […]

Truk Lagoon, Micronesia – Liveaboard – November 26- December 03, 2022

Truk Lagoon Japanese War Ship Wreck Diving Truk Odyssey Liveaboard November 26-December 03, 2022   8 Cabins for 16 divers: $3749pp Includes: Liveaboard boat-rooms, taxes, meals, airport transfers, Chuuk Dive Permit Excludes: airfare, 1-2 nights at Blue Lagoon Resort depending on your airfare. $500.00 deposit to hold your spot! Call Tonya for more information! (281) […]

South Africa-Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town – Dec 2022-Jan 2023

South Africa Safari and Apex Predator Diving 14 day Vacation Monday, December 27, 2022 to Jan 13, 2023 (includes travel dates) Kruger National Park – 4 days – 2 1/2 days of safari tours with Guides, 2 – 4×4 Game Drives, Sundowner Drive, Year’s Eve Celebration in the Safari! Flight from Johannesburg to Durban (southern […]

March 2023- Palau, Micronesia Palau Liveaboard for the Siren Fleet

Palau – Liveaboard Dates: March 10-20, 2023 (10 nights on the vessel; not including travel days) Location: Palau, Micronesia Vessel: S/Y Palau Siren Trip Leaders: Doug Jones and Heidi Erickson The Location: With intriguing blue holes, spectacular drop-offs, caverns, caves and channels, Palau is consistently ranked as one of the world’s most thrilling dive destinations.  […]