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August 2024

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Experience a once in a lifetime opportunity to swim and interact with humpback whales!
Exciting news; the Cook Islands are now a direct flight from Honolulu, making this remote and pristine area a bit easier to access!
Aitutaki, an island located in the Cook Islands, offers picturesque white-sand beaches, diverse reefs with cerulean blue waters, and a unique culture for a true South Pacific experience.  The warm, tropical bays provide a safe refuge for humpbacks to migrate each austral winter (July-October) for mating and birthing.  You will stay at a serene resort directly on the beach offering many other activities such kayaking, snorkeling, and stand-up paddle boarding.  We are limiting each trip to 8 participants to insure the maximum whale encounters.  
Marine biologist, Dr. Lei Lani Stelle, and wildlife photographer, Shane Keena, will lead this expedition.  We will provide workshops on humpback whale ecology and photo-document all aspects of the trip, including your underwater whale interactions.


Cost $4495
Secure your space with $500 deposit

TRIP A: August 10 - 18, 2024
TRIP B: August 17 - 25, 2024

Including 5 days of boat trips to swim with Humpback whales

7 nights at exclusive beach-side resort on Aiutaki Island; 1 night on Rarotonga

Beach activities: Snorkeling, Kayaks, Stand-up Paddleboards at no extra charge

1 free day to relax and explore on the island

Inter-island RT flights

Presentations by marine biologist and photographer

We are limiting this expedition to 8 participants to provide the most intimate whale experiences for each individual  

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