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.

2020 dates – Primary Dates

February 22-23 (2 day weekend: Sat-Sun)

March 21-22 (2 day weekend: Sat-Sun)

April 18-19 (2 day weekend: Sat-Sun)

May 23-25 (3 day weekend Sat-Mon, Memorial Day Weekend)

June 6-7 (2 day weekend: Sat-Sun)

July 4-5 (2 day weekend: Sat-Sun)

August 1-2 (2 day weekend: Sat-Sun)

August 10-13 (Mon-Thurs, 4 day Coral Spawning)

September 5-7 (3 day weekend, Sat-Mon, Labor Day Weekend)

October 3-4 (2 day weekend: Sat-Sun)

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

2020 pricing

2 Day Weekday (air only): $535.00 Reserve Now

2 Day Weekend (air only): $585.00  Reserve Now

3 Day Weekday (air only): $685.00 Reserve Now

3 Day Weekend (air only): $700.00  Reserve Now

4 Day Weekend (air only): $880.00 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 or roll your money to another available date.

January – Raja Ampat, Indonesia


Raja Ampat, Indonesia
January 8-18, 2020 (plus travel dates before and after the charter)

Trip Leader: Doug Jones

$5360 pp for 10 nights on Indo Siren Luxury Liveaboard Boat – meals, non-alcoholic beverages, local beer, diving, round trip airport transfers

$750 deposit to hold your space.

Not Included:

$130 pp port fees, dive tips, flights to and from Sorong, wine and cocktails, hotels needed depending on your flight schedule.

(This photo courtesy of TripAdvisor)


June – Cozumel, Mexico (Annual Marlin Dive Team Trip!)

June 13-20, 2020 (Sat to Sat)

Fiesta Americana All Inclusive Resort

Marlin Dive Team Annual Trip

Annual Cozumel Trip is June 13-20, 2019 (Sat-Sat) @ the Fiesta Americana All Inclusive Resort!!

Trip Leaders: Bill & Tonya Merritt

Join the Marlin Dive Team on their annual Cozumel Getaway!  Dive the the beautiful blue water with all of your dive buddies, or come along to make new ones.  This trip is suited for all diving levels and non-divers too.  We can complete lots of specialties this week along with, Advanced Open Water and even Open Water Dives, if needed!

Prices for accommodations will be announced soon!!!!  But the Fiesta Americana is an All Inclusive Resort!!

Other Options may include: Cenote Diving, Whale Shark Snorkel, Dolphin Encounter, Fishing Charter, Spearfishing Charter, Ceilo Trip, and Mopeds around the islands!

Not included: airfare

August – Aqua Cat – Bahamas

August 22-29, 2020

Aqua Cat Liveaboard – Bahamas

Trip Leader: Doug Jones

The trip includes boat accommodations, meals, beverages, diving, Marine Park Fees, t-shirt, Safety PADI Marker Buoy Specialty.

Airfare, Tips &Transfers  are not included.

    • $3190 pp (based on double occupancy)

Dec 2020/Jan 2021 – South Africa, Africa

South Africa Safari and Apex Predator Diving 14 day Vacation

Monday, December 28, 2020 to Jan 14, 2021 (includes travel dates)

Kruger National Park – 4 days – 2 1/2 days of safari tours, New Year’s Eve Celebration the first night we arrive in the safari

Flight from Johannesburg to Durban (southern coastal town).

Dolphin Coast of Kwazulu Natal – 1 day

Diving Aliwal Shoal – 2 days – hundreds of Raggie Tooth Sharks, Oceanic Black Tip Sharks, Tiger Sharks. Mako Sharks, and Dolphins

Protea Banks Diving – 3 days – 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 Table Mountain, cable car, wine tasting

Gansbaai – Caged Great White Shark Diving!

Meals Included:  12 Breakfasts, 8 Lunches, 8 Dinners


$4180 pp based on double occupancy

20 spaces

$500.00 Deposit to reserve your spot!


Activity Package:

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