Custom Travel

Discerning travelers can customize their very own adventure anywhere in the world. Take advantage of our extensive expertise near and far to arrange your dream vacation.

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What to Expect

Our knowledgeable and experienced staff designs and organizes unique expeditions all over the world, guaranteeing a well-planned, memorable experience for families, groups, and solo-travelers.

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Upcoming Adventures

Whether your plans include snorkeling, diving, or simply soaking up some rays, we always have an exciting adventure on the books and revel in sharing memories with other intrepid explorers.

 

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The Ocean First Travel Difference

Ocean First Travel invites you to discover the natural beauty of our world. Whether trekking solo or being guided by one of our experienced instructors, you can relax and enjoy the spirit of adventure at the heart of snorkeling, scuba diving, and eco-travel. We understand what it takes to put together a dream vacation and our years of experience, superb planning, and great value ensure you’ll have an adventure of a lifetime!

  • Experienced and professional tour leaders

    Experienced and professional tour leaders

  • Eco-friendly operators whenever possible

    Eco-friendly operators whenever possible

  • Unique dive adventures all over the globe

    Unique dive adventures all over the globe

  • Custom and group travel options available

    Custom and group travel options available

THE LATEST FROM OCEAN FIRST TRAVEL

Eat. Sleep. Dive. Repeat. ~ Maldives 2021

Eat. Sleep. Dive. Repeat. ~ Maldives 2021

Eat. Sleep. Dive. Repeat. Can you imagine anything more perfect? For 8 days that was our itinerary as we set sail on the Emperor Explorer in the southern atolls of the Maldives. With amazing food, luxurious accommodations, and idyllic diving...it sounds like a dream, right? 

 

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Travel and Diving in the COVID Era

Travel and Diving in the COVID Era

A personal reflection by Ocean First Ambassador and Avid Scuba Diver, Rhonda Ahrens. Anthony Bourdain said “Travel changes you. As you move through this life and this world you change things slightly, you leave marks behind, however small. And in return, life — and travel — leaves marks on you.” Even in 2020 there are ways to travel & dive safely. The travel report in this blog is proof!

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How to Pack for a Backpacking Scuba Trip

How to Pack for a Backpacking Scuba Trip

Ocean First colleague, Marlee, and her partner, Nick recently returned from a backpacking trip around South East Asia, where their only goals were to travel light and dive as much of the Coral Triangle as possible. Curious how they did it? Read on for their ultimate packing list. (Part 2/2)

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Ocean Literacy & Eco Travel

At Ocean First, our commitment to exceptional adventures doesn’t stop at organizing trips. We appreciate all aspects of travel and love bringing our other passions into the fold, like marine science education and ecotourism. Our academic partner, Ocean First Education, has developed a free online course called Ocean Literacy to expand your awareness of our planet’s lifeline. If you’re looking to take it one step further or go off the grid entirely, we can put together an unforgettable eco trip that will minimize your footprint while giving you the same memorable experience as our group adventures.

With Ocean First Education's Ocean Literacy course, discover how we are connected to the ocean and why it is so important.

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Let us help you plan the trip of a lifetime. We can customize a trip to meet any criteria, including eco-friendly travel options. 

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