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

Ocean First in the Channel Islands 2018

Ocean First in the Channel Islands 2018

Ocean First traveled to the Channel Islands in August 2018 for a unique, hands-on adventure in collaboration with renowned whale scientist Ari Friedlaender. While the whales didn't behave as the group had hoped, wine tasting, diving in the kelp forests with seals, and learning about whale research kept the group more than entertained. Read on for Amy's trip report. 

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Ocean First in the Galapagos & Amazon River 2018

Ocean First in the Galapagos & Amazon River 2018

In a tour of Ecuador’s greatest hits, Ocean First recently traveled to species-rich islands of the Galapagos and the equally mythical Amazon River. Led by seasoned Ocean First veteran, Roger Young, and our newest trip leader, Kelly Faulkner, this trip turned out to be an incredible land and sea adventure.

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Coral Restoration in St. Croix

Coral Restoration in St. Croix

We hear a lot of doom and gloom stories about how the ocean's coral populations are in serious trouble due to climate change. The good news is that there are a lot of people working hard to fight back against the odds and help restore the coral, including the people at the Coral Restoration Foundation (CRF) in St. Croix. In May of 2018, Ocean First and a group of divers led by Mark Duvall traveled to the Caribbean island to put their scuba skills to use doing hands-on volunteer work for CRF. 

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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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