Join us for our Monterey diving weekend! We will be diving by both shore and boat along with some sightseeing in the area. The Monterey area has so much to offer. We did this trip in late Sept. 2018 and had a BLAST. This year we will be in town Thursday to Monday, Oct. 3-7, 2019. This trip is for divers, non-divers and anyone else who just wants to have fun
Whether you are diving or not there is something for everyone such as whale watching, shore diving, visiting the Monterey Aquarium, Point Lobos (hiking & diving), boat diving, bike riding, hiking, sightseeing and the list goes on. Actually with 4 days all you can do is touch on some of the many things to do.
What is our plan?
Good question and it all depends on who joins us. CIDA has a number of friends that live in the Monterey area and hopefully a few will be joining. Ken and his wife Tessie plan to go whale watching with Monterey Bay Whale Watch on Friday morning. They have a 4-5 hour trip that is $49.00, departs at 9 am and is back by 2 pm. Last year we had 44 humpback sightings and 100 Risso Dolphins. Afterwards we will have BBQ and dive at Lovers Point.
Saturday is the boat dive on the Beachhopper ll and Sunday morning we will probably do a dive at the breakwall. In your free time you can visit the Aquarium or got to Point Lobos for some hiking.
Boat Dive Trip Details
- Where: Monterey, Ca
- Depart from: Monterey Harbor
- When: Saturday, Oct.5, 2019
- Time: Board Beachhopper ll at 8:00 am-depart at 8:30
- Cost: $95.00 includes 2 dives (Bring all your own gear)
- How to PAY-Contact Ken at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (805) 469-7288
This trip is best suited for
Advanced divers and above that have experience in cold water conditions with possible current, swell, kelp, limited visibility and deep water. Dive sites are to be determined by “BEST CONDITIONS” based on water visibility, tides, current, surge, swell and wind. Good buoyancy control and surface signal tubes are always recommended.
The Beachhopper ll is 32′ long and built by divers for divers. It is spacious with easy entry and exit through the back. There is a head, warm water shower, soft drinks, bottled water and hot coffee. Bring your own snacks if needed. There is a crew of 2 and can take up to 12 divers. If you need any rentals there are lots of shops close by. Tank rentals can be done through the Beachhopper ll if needed.
Lodging for the weekend
September is high season in Monterey so make your reservations ASAP. There are lots of choices staying in hotels/motels, using Airbnb or even camping.
Any questions, please contact
Ken at email@example.com or call (805) 469-7288