|Public Charter Single Booking (Max Capacity 5 people)
At our Pelagic Offshore Expedition, we’ll head to the bio-diverse open coastal waters of San Diego aboard our custom-built 21’ Rib boat HOA-KAI (Hawaiian for Ocean Friend) in a private four-passenger expedition in search of Pelagic Marine Life.
Beginner/Intermediate, although no scuba diving experience is needed we require you to be familiarized with snorkeling and in good physical shape.
Expeditions depart most weekends at 9:00 AM (Saturdays and Sundays) from Mission Bay, San Diego California, returning to the dock at approximately 4:00 PM. We might return at a different time depending on weather conditions and our guest’s preferences.
Mission bay. We’ll send you the pickup address and pre-boarding instructions via email.
Refreshments and healthy snacks. You are welcome to bring your own food and equipment.
Please let us know if you have any food allergies.
Snorkel equipment (Fins, Mask, 7mm Wetsuit) not included. Please enquire if you need us to provide snorkel equipment for an additional rental fee.
Gratuities: Although never expected gratuities are a great way of saying thanks to our hardworking crew. The standard etiquette guideline is 10% – 20% from cost.
We recommend you bring a warm set of clothes and a towel (Layering works great) We’ll be most of the day under the sun so please bring reef-safe sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat.
If prone to seasickness we recommend you to take a dose of seasickness medicine the night before your expedition and another one before the trip.
Please note our expeditions have a (3) person minimum to run. If we don’t reach the minimum threshold, you can either purchase an additional ticket to meet the minimum, be refunded, or rescheduled on another trip.
Hope you have a great holiday season ! Please note that email and phone reservations will be closed all day and will open again at 11 AM PST on January 6th 2022. We hope you will enjoy the holidays with your family and friends.
Wildlife Disclaimer: Please note you are booking an open ocean expedition and due to the unpredictable nature of wildlife, we are not in a position to guarantee any sightings. However, from all of our expedition offerings, this is the one with the best success rate, currently at 100%.
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