NAI'A's Blog: The Divemasters' Diary
Jemma and Scott, on their first voyage as NAI’A’s new Cruise Directors, saw 30 hammerheads, a black manta and Mellow Yellow at its best. Good start!
We loved feeling the excitement verging on disbelief of a whole charter of divers new to NAI’A experiencing our crazy magical undersea world!
Pilot whales, mating octopi, rogue hammerheads, an all-black manta and even a mystery pipehorse made for a trip to remember!
Our stunning Fiji reefs welcomed us home after two months among whales in Tonga. There’s truly no place like home!
Last Tonga charter: super-interactive moms and calves, song so loud we could hear it above water and the hottest heat runs of the year!
Multiple high-adrenalin bull runs, a gorgeous little calf playing peekaboo from under momma’s fluke and a mom-calf-escort trio noisily chit-chatting to each other
Old babies, new babies and fierce competition to father next year's baby. The action heats up in the middle of the Tonga whale season.
Rowdy bull runs, hyperactive breaching babies, whale song you could FEEL, and an escort throwing its weight around, shared with Secret Sea Visions.
The world's friendliest humpback, a dancing duo and a few proud mommas showing off their calves: words and photos don’t do this trip justice, but what memories!
Among the great rewards on this charter: a 3 hour non-stop, multi-whale breaching display and a peaceful 90 minute mom and calf session of dreams!
That magic moment when you first make eye to eye contact with a 45' humpback whale will stay with you forever!
Our final trip before the Tonga humpback whale season produced quality time with our Fiji favorites: hammerheads, infinite barracuda and soft coral like nowhere else!
Former Cruise Director Sonia and her friends, all of whom have dived around the world together for many years, enjoyed (created?) another great Fiji expedition.
Sonia, former Cruise Director extraordinaire, returned with two full charters of friends and brought her famously awesome diving mojo with her. What a trip!
“Thank you to everyone on NAI’A who makes NAI’A what it is – an exceptional operation and a gateway to underwater wonders. What a fantastic crew! Thanks for an incredible life experience!”