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Who is PELAGIC DIVE TRAVEL?





WHY WAS PELAGIC DIVE TRAVEL CREATED?

Pelagic Dive Travel was created out of the need for an easy search & booking platform. Search by marine species or activity on the dates you wish to travel & see the results.

WHO IS BEHIND PELAGIC DIVE TRAVEL?


Terry Smith the Founder of Pelagic Dive Travel

My name is Terry Smith, and I have been diving for the last 19 years. I did my Open Water PADI Course in Egypt and was hooked. So much that, I continued on and become a Dive Instructor in 2003. My enjoyment of travel has linked with my passion for diving. I try to dive in every location I visit, looking for a new "Discovery" or experience of marine life. What I found was it was very hard to link a marine species to an area I was going to unless I spent hours of research, to see if the marine species was actually there at the time I was travelling. With no easy solution, I created Pelagic Dive Travel. This has solved the problem.

HOW DOES PELAGIC DIVE TRAVEL OFFER THE SEARCH?

Pelagic Dive Travel allows the certified SCUBA diver to search by "Discovery". The Discovery is a MARINE SPECIES or a special type of experience or trip. Add your dates of travel or travel block, and the results are shown on a world map with Liveaboards, Dive resorts, Resorts. The diver then chooses the room or cabin, books, pays and receives a live confirmation.

WHO IS PELAGIC DIVE TRAVEL, THE COMPANY?

Pelagic Dive Travel (PDT) is a private Australian company, listed with ASIC, and trading as a Public Limited company (Pty Ltd). PTD is situated in Melbourne, Australia and meets all required government laws for a Travel Agency, and Scuba Dive Travel wholesaler.

However, we do not provide or source any international air flights for our Travellers at this time. PDT takes bookings for accommodation, diving, and land-based transport. Pelagic Dive Travel has Public Liability & Professional Indemnity Insurance. The Directors are made up of experienced Divers, Travel operators and financial services, with a combined experience of over 45 years in various positions, in the tourism industry.

HOW ARE WE DIFFERENT?

PELAGIC DIVE TRAVEL is an independent travel provider who prides itself on offering great service, new products/ destinations & caring for the marine environment.

We focus on the smaller operators that need support for bookings & exposure.

As we are also a dive travel wholesaler, which means we offer charters or trips for SCUBA Dive Clubs, Scuba Dive Instructors and Environmental groups. Using our platform, it allows the group to set up a charter page or trip page, allow the members or group, to book, and make payments to the suppliers. This takes the pressure off having to contact suppliers, organise payments and keep track of the policies the suppliers have in place.

Pelagic Dive Travel strives to source new destinations & dive sites while maintaining a clear focus on supporting, encouraging environmental protection, awareness & education, for all aspects of marine life. We find the remote areas which are on the forefront of looking after the marine species & environment.

As part of our focus on the marine environment, Pelagic Dive Travel proudly supports all environmental & scientific research marine-based organisations, by helping to promote & list their trips, all funds received will go directly to the organization.

If any organization that offers dive trips or needs exposure please e-mail us at info@pelagicdivetravel.com