November – Cozumel, Mexico

Cozumel, Mexico

November 7-14, 2020 (Sat-Sat)

Quick Beach Getaway Week at Hotel Cozumel!!  Go to one of the only international destinations open right now!

$1327 pp double

$1502 pp single

 

Includes: hotel, hotel taxes, airport transfers, 1 day of shore diving as a familiarization dive, 6 days of 2 tank boat diving, all meals, and drinks (including alcohol)

Complete your Open Water Course, Advanced Course or Specialties in the gorgeous Caribbean Ocean!

Not Included:  airfare, new eco hotel tax (a few dollars per day/per room), hotel and dive tips.

Dec 2020/Jan 2021 – South Africa-Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town


South Africa Safari and Apex Predator Diving 14 day Vacation

Sunday, December 27, 2020 to Jan 13, 2021 (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 coastal town).

Accommodations in Belvedere Estates

Dolphin Coast of Kwazulu Natal – 1 day

Diving Aliwal Shoal – 2 days – 3 dives and 1 Bait Dive: hundreds of Raggie Tooth Sharks, Oceanic Black Tip Sharks, Tiger Sharks. Mako Sharks, and Dolphins

Protea Banks Diving – 3 days – 5 Dives and 1 Bait Dive:  Hammerhead Sharks, Bull Sharks, Guitar Sharks and large rays

Flight from Durban to Cape Town

Cape Town – 4 days

Simons Town  – Cape Fur Seal & 7 Gilled Cow Shark Dives

Cape Town Tour including Robben Island Tour, , Red Bus City Tour, Table Mountain Cable Car, wine tasting

Gansbaai – Caged Great White Shark Diving!

Meals Included:  12 Breakfasts, 8 Lunches, 8 Dinners

Activities planned for Non Divers too!

$5600 pp Diver Rate, based on double occupancy (prices are subject to fluctuate due to their currency)

$4587 pp Non Diver, based on double occupancy (prices are subject to fluctuate due to their currency)

$1288 pp Single Supplement Add On (prices are subject to fluctuate due to their currency)

20 spaces available

$500.00 Deposit to reserve your spot!

 

Activity Package:

2 – 4×4 Game Drive in Kruger National Park

Sundowner Drive

Morning Guided Bush Walk

Protea Banks Baited Dive

Aliwal Shoal Batied Dive

Robben Island Tour

Deal Dive & 7 Gilled Cow Shark Dive

Red Bus City Tour

Table Mountain Cable Car

Great White Cage Dive

 

Not Included:

Airfare into Johannesburg and out of Cape Town

Nitrox

Some of the meals and extra excursions

 

2020 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 boat returns to Freeport around 6:00 pm on Sunday.

NEW PROCEDURES SINCE PANDEMIC:

ALL DIVERS AND STAFF ON THE FLING BOAT WILL BE REQUIRED TO SIGN AN ADDITIONAL RELEASE FORM PERTAINING TO THE COVID-19 VIRUS AND HAVE THEIR TEMPERATURE  TAKEN PRIOR TO BOARDING.  YOU WILL BE DENIED BOARDING IF YOU HAVE A FEVER.

Full payment is due at time of booking.

Trip Cancellation Policy – Once you book the trip, the space is yours, no refunds.  However, if the trip cancels due to weather, then you can get a full refund less the credit card processing fee or roll your money to another available date for the full value.

Fling Charters is charging an additional $100pp fee on every charter.  If you paid the original amount, then we will charge the $100 difference 1-2 days prior to the departure date.  Any bookings

2020 dates – (counts updated 10-19-20)

October 24-25 (2 day weekend:  Sat-Sun) – 2 SPOTS

October 31-Nov 1 (2 day weekend: Sat-Sun) – 4 SPOTS

November 7-8 (2 day weekend: Sat- Sun) NEW DATES – 5 SPOTS

Nov 14-15 (2 day weekend: Sat-Sun) NEW DATES – 9 SPOTS

Nov 21-21 (2 day weekend: Sat-Sun) NEW DATES – 9 SPOTS

Nov 27-29 (3 day weekend: Fri-Sat-Sun) Thanksgiving weekend NEW DATES – 6 SPOTS

2020 pricing – includes the $100 reduced numbers fee on all of these prices.  

2 Day Weekday (air only):$635.00 Reserve Now

2 Day Weekend (air only): $685.00  Reserve Now

3 Day Weekday (air only): $785.00 Reserve Now

3 Day Weekend (air only): $800.00  Reserve Now

4 Day Weekend (air only): $980.00 Reserve Now

4 Day Weekday (air only): $925.00 Reserve Now

Full payment is due at time of booking.

Trip Cancellation Policy – Once you book the trip, the space is yours, no refunds.  However, if the trip cancels due to weather, then you can get a full refund less the credit card processing fee or roll your money to another available date for the full value.

December – Aqua Cat – Bahamas

December 5 – 12, 2020

Aqua Cat Liveaboard – Exumas, Bahamas

Trip Leader: Doug Jones

$2915 pp Ocean View Rooms based on Double Occupancy

$2515 pp Ocean View Rooms based on Triple Occupancy (3 twins or queen & twin rooms)

$2315 pp Some Ocean/1 skylight room based on Quad Occupancy (4 twins or bunk combo rooms)

6-12 spaces available

PRE-TRIP KICK OFF PARTY: TBD

The trip includes boat accommodations, meals (except Friday night), beverages ($soda, run drinks, vodka, beer, wine), diving, Shore Excursions, t-shirt, Airport Transfers, Safety PADI Marker Buoy Specialty.

Not Included:  Airfare, Tips(15%), Taxes, $225 Port Fees,$150 Nitrox for the trip, Dinner Friday Night

Boat Departs from:  Nassau, Bahamas (NAS)
Boarding: Saturday, 6:00pm
Saturday you will take Ground Transfers

Boat Returns to:  Nassau, Bahamas (NAS). Friday afternoon
Disembark: Saturday, 9:00am

Sample Itinerary
Itineraries are weather dependent and tailored to best diving available each trip.
Saturday:
6:00pm board. Check in, dinner, unpack, orientation and safety briefing.
Sunday:
Depart before first light; offering 4 daytime dives and 1 night dive today.
Monday through Wednesday:
4 daytime dives and 1 night dive per day/night in the Exuma Cays and/or Eleuthera. Shore excursions are offered daily.
Thursday:
4 daytime dives Captain’s Dinner with photo and video presentations; awards presented during dessert.
Friday:
2 daytime dives.
Return to Nassau 2:00-5:00pm depending on weather and travel distance.
6:00pm Farewell Cocktail Party.
Port night in Nassau! Dinner on your own. The evening is yours to enjoy in Nassau.
Saturday:
Disembark vessel by 9:00am.

See the Aqua Cat Flyer:  https://gigglinmarlin.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/ASL-aqua-cat-flyer-wo-CTA.pdf

2020 – Rig Trips / Spearfishing Trips

Join us as we head out into the Gulf of Mexico to dive on the Oil Rigs.  The Oils Rigs are an artificial reef habitat to many species of underwater creatures!  If trained and meet the requirements, you have the option to spearfish while on these trips.

Spearfishing season: April-October

Trip Dates:

Saturday, October 3, 2020 (Freeport) – one day trip – $499

Saturday, October 17, 2020 (Freeport) one day trip – $499 – NEW DATE

Trip Details:
· A very experienced Dive Instructor leads the trip

· 2 or 3 Tank Rig Trip

· Going 40-65 miles out

· Spearfishing Optional (must be trained)

· Boat leaves out of Freeport

· Boat departs in morning and returns same night

· Dive Equipment Rentals (if needed), tank rentals and Nitrox mixes are in addition to the boat price.  Contact the store to reserve your gear and order mixes.

· Bring your own drinks and snacks

$499 pp – 1 day Trip

$799 pp – 2 day Trip

Call 281-445-3483 to book or on link below

 

 

Photo by Erich Schlegel

 

Trip Cancellation Fee – Minimum of a $100 (depending on  the trip date and date of cancellation)

Call to register. 281-445-3483

Want to learn how to spearfish so you can join our trip? Enroll in our Spearfishing Course!

Course Description/Checklist/Site Map 2018

AS OF 3-15-20 SPRING LAKE IS CLOSED…

Diver Authorization Program & Diving –

$230 per person for the Course ($30.00 deposit to hold spot)

Volunteer Diving is Free once you have completed the course, only a Reservation is Required!

Marlin Dive Team Members & Gigglin’ Marlin Dive & Swim Customers are welcome to take the Diver Authorization Program, dive and discover the uniqueness of Spring Lake (formerly known as Aquarena Springs).  

Schedule:  SATURDAY – Class from 8am – 12pm & Dive from 1-5 pm

2020

TBD when they open back up!

Call to Book Now! 281-445-DIVE (3483)

Pre-requisites: Open Water Diver with 20 dives beyond certification course, photocopy of certification card, photocopy of your very last completed dive log page, 4 completed assessment quizzes (course attached below), all of your dive gear (there are no tank fills) and payment.

You can find the Course Description (including the schedule for the dives and accident management plans), Check List, and Site Map here: Course Description/Checklist/Site Map 2018

You will need to read through all the Course Content

Then complete all four quizzes and fill out the following forms: Volunteer Diver Agreement; Assessment of Risk, Waiver and Release Form; Continuing Education Form: Forms & Quizzes

You will also need to fill out a Medical Form

and the Registration Form

Course No Show without notifying- $30 fee (to avoid, call to reschedule prior to course date minimum of 5 days prior)

Links:

Course Description/Checklist/Site Map: Here

Forms & Quizzes: Here

Medical Form: Here

Registration Form: Here