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Whales Underwater - Tonga 2017 season availability

23 December 2016 - 12:32 PM

Hey all, Darren Jew here.


You may or may not know that I've been leading photography trips to the Kingdom of Tonga since 2001.


So this season will mark 17 years of experiences with the humpbacks in Tonga. 2017 will once again will see us in the water for 50+ days of interactions.

We are photography focussed, offering quality water time with the best skippers and guides to provide you with a variety of incredible experiences each day of your trip. We also provide after-boat tuition through our daily Workshops and Creative Lab Sessions.


We have limited spaces on a few departure dates between late July until mid-October 2017.


You can see details of availability and a heap of information on our website: www.whalesunderwater.com


Feel free to contact me if you need any questions answered ... we'd love to have you along with us.


If you Instagram, you might want to check out the hashtag #whalesunderwater16, which features both staff and guest photos from the 2016 season.


all the best 




E: darren@darrenjew.com

Beqa Lagoon Shark trip with Canon Master Darren Jew - February 19-24 2017

23 December 2016 - 12:07 PM

Tigers, bull sharks, nurse sharks and lemons, black tip and grey reef sharks! 
Meet the superstars of the world famous ‘Cathedral’ in Beqa Lagoon, Fiji.

Your 5 night/6 day tour gives you quality time in the water, up close and personal with these magnificent animals, plus you’ll explore some of the best soft coral diving the ocean has to offer.
Not only will you experience some of the best shark encounters imaginable, you’ll receive a program of expert tuition designed to take your photography to the next level of technique and creativity.

This is your chance to shoot alongside Canon Master Darren Jew and gain personal insights into the creative processes that goes into  capturing his award-winning images.

A mix of structured workshop sessions and supervised lab time will be led by Darren each afternoon and will ensure you make the most of the images you capture.
Your Sharks Underwater – Beqa Lagoon tour price includes:
• Expert photography guidance, tuition and education
• Group transfers Nadi-Pacific Harbour-Nadi
• Group boat transfer to our island resort from Pacific Harbour
• 5 nights twin or double share per bedroom in our 2 bedroom apartments -
• 4 guests per apartment with large living space, air conditioning, private bathroom with separate toilet.
• All Meals from dinner on arrival day to breakfast on departure day
• 4 days diving/ 9 dives, as per itinerary
• Exclusive use of dive boat for our group
• Free House Reef diving and snorkelling at any time
• Nitrox Dive Package. If you are not Nitrox Certified an SSI Nitrox course is available at the dive shop on day of arrival, at extra cost)
• Mask/snorkel/fins/wetsuit/BCD/reg set hire as required
• Workshop and supervised Creative Lab time
• Personalised photography tuition
• Wi-fi (one device per person)
Contact Darren Jew for further information:   darren@darrenjew.com