Rates

2018 Retail
All prices are in USD$
Per person, Per departure
7 Night Trips 10 Night Trips
Upper Deck (Suite)
Cabin 2 - Double Share w Ensuite
$4185 $5980
Upper Deck
Cabin 1, 3, 4, 5, 6 - Twin or Double Share w Ensuite
$3820 $5560
Lower Deck
Cabin 9A, 9B, 10A, 10B - Single, Shared Bathroom
Cabin 8, 11 - Twin Share, Shared Bathroom
$3275 $4680

Rates include: airport or hotel transfers (on trip embarkation/disembarkation day only), on-board accommodation, meals and snacks, diving, weights and belt, standard tanks and air fills. Additional on board costs: Kastom Fee, bar drinks, nitrox, specialty tank upgrade, gear hire, gratuities and personal purchases.

Currency:  All pricing in $USD.  Reservations are confirmed after proper payment is received.

Payment Policy:  Payment pay be made by credit card (Visa or MC), cheque or bank transfer.  Please make cheques payable to Solomon Islands Dive Expeditions.  3% surcharge for CC transactions.  Bank transfers must include any resultant bank frees of the purchaser's bank.

Reservations: 30% security deposit will hold your reservation until 60 days prior to the expedition when the balance is to be paid.

Cancellations:  61 days or more prior to departure, forfeit 30% of trip fee.  60 days or less prior to departure, forfeit 100% of the trip fee. CC fees and bank transfer fees are non-refundable.

2019 Retail
All prices are in USD$
Per person, Per departure
7 Night Trips 10 Night Trips
Upper Deck (Suite)
Cabin 2 - Double Share w Ensuite
$4400 $6275
Upper Deck (Deluxe)
Cabin 1, 3, 4, 5, 6 - Twin or Double Share w Ensuite
$3995 $5740
Lower Deck
Cabin 9A, 9B, 10A, 10B - Single, Shared Bathroom
Cabin 8, 11 - Twin Share, Shared Bathroom
$3440 $4895

Additional Costs 

Other Charges ($USD) Cost Notes
Kastom Fee $25 pp night Kastom Fees are collected to support local landowners and our mooring buoy projects. Fees are per person, per night and apply to all travellers.
PNG Chamber Fee $5 pp night Applies to all trips originating or completing in PNG
Single Occupancy 20% discount on second berth Cabins 9A, 9B, 10A and 10B are available without a supplement (Standard rooms)
Hire Gear ($USD) Cost Notes
Regulator/Octopus/Gauges $15 per day
BCD $15 per day
Dive Computer $12 per day We require all guests to dive with dive computers
Snorkeling Gear $10 per day Includes mask, snorkel, fins and booties
Full Gear $44 per day Includes snorkelling gear, regulator, BCD and dive computer
Torch $5 per dive, $10 per day Divers are required to carry a torch on all night dives
Nitrox Fills $10 per fill $200 seven night expedition
$250 ten night expedition
We require all divers to carry a noise maker and a safety sausage. If you do not have these items, we can provide them on board at no charge. We require night divers to dive with a torch (available for rent) and a tank marker light (provided at no charge). Solomon Islands Dive Expeditions is proud to provide Nautilus Lifelines to all of our guests at no charge.
Specialty Tanks ($USD) Cost Guests are provided with 10L (80CF) DIN/Yoke Convertible tanks at no charge
Upgrade to 12L (100CF) DIN/Yoke Convertible tank $6 per day
3L (25CF) In Line DIN Rebreather Bottle $6 per day
3L (25L) DIN/Yoke Convertible Pony Bottle & Rigging $8 per day
5L (40CF) Sling Bottle & Rigging $8 per day
10L (80CF) Stage Bottle & Rigging $8 per day Right Hand Valve Only
12L (100CF) Stage Bottle & Rigging $8 per day Right Hand Valve Only
Extra 10L (80CF) Tank $6 per day For twins or sidemount - does not include rigging, right hand valve only
Extra 12L (100CF) Tank $8 per day For twins or sidemount - does not include rigging, right hand valve only
Regulator $15 per day Additional Regulator (Yoke) for specialty tank
Please let us know if you will be bringing your rebreather, twin set up or sidemount gear so that we can best support you. Certified Solo divers may dive independently and are required to appropriate solo gear including redundant air, back up computer, spare mask.

If you require any rental gear (including gear that is provided at no charge) ... please complete the rental form.

Courses ($USD) Cost Notes
Open Water Referral $350 Includes 4 training dives, tuition and PADI certification. Students must have completed all academic and confined water modules prior to arrival and provide a referral record and medical form dated within 12 months of travel. Students must provide their own log books.
Advanced Diver $350 Includes 5 training dives, all tuition, PADI Manual and certification. Students must provide a medical form dated within 12 months of travel. Students must provide their own log books.
Self Reliant Diver $325 Includes tuition, manual and PADI certification. Includes 2 days use of Self Reliant Gear (back up computer, back up mask, pony bottle and regulator).
Enriched Air Diver $325 Includes tuition, manual and PADI certification. Includes 2 days of free nitrox fills ($50 value).
Shark Awareness $99 Includes tuition, and PADI certification along with a $15 donation to PADI Aware.
Other Specialties $220 each Our instructors are fully trained to offer a number of specialty courses including Night Diver, Wreck Diver, Naturalist Diver, Deep Diver, and Peak Performance Buoyancy. Expand your skills while on board Taka! All courses include tuition, manual and PADI certification.
Other courses may be available on request - for example Fish Identification, REEF education, Digital Photography. Please discuss your training goals with us prior to your departure.