We offer many trips throughout the year. Listed below are trips we currently have scheduled. Refer to our Calendar Page for dates and pricing. If you have a destination in mind, let us coordinate your trip for you. (we like to check out new and exciting dive destinations, too!) Watch for changes to this page! Please e-mail or call the Dive Shop at 936-632-3483 to make your reservations or ask questions. Find your favorite local dive spots.
Fling Charters offers 2 - day and 3 - day charters to the Flower Garden BanksNational Marine Sanctuary during the summer dive season from Freeport, Texas. The M/V Fling, a fully-equipped 100' dive boat crewed by thoroughly trained captains and divemasters, can accommodate 22-28 divers and offer buffet-style meals and passenger bunks in cabins of 4 or 6. Picture yourself over 100 miles from land, in the middle of the Gulf of Mexico. Here lie three of the most beautiful and wild places in all the world. The sanctuary actually protects three separate areas: East Flower Garden Bank, West Flower Garden Bank, and Stetson Bank. Manta rays, whale sharks, coral heads bigger than cars, hundreds of species of fish and invertebrates... This place teems with life! Check out or Calendar Page for schedules and prices.
To book your trip on the M/V Fling just call the Dive Shop at 936-632-3483.
MV Fling schedule for 2018:
March 17/18- spring break
June 21/22- Dive the Kraken!
July 5/6- Dive the Kraken!
Aug 9/10- Dive the Kraken!
Pricing is as follows:
2 day weekend trip $585 per person
2 day weekday trip $535 per person
Add $65.00 for nitrox
July 15- day trip to Athens Scuba Park, treasure hunt and cookout to celebrate PADI Women's Dive Day
August 5/6- weekend trip to Lake Travis, Austin Texas. August 5th is a 2 tank boat dive from Lake Travis Scuba, August 6th we will meet at Windy Point Scuba Park for a deep dive adventure
Dive the Bahamas on Blackbeards Cruises!
Summer 2018- date TBA
All inclusive scuba live-aboard cruise- up to 20 dives per week, includes all meals, beverages, snacks, air, weights, tanks. Departs from Nassau, Bahamas on Saturday and arrives back on Friday. Dive the pristine waters of the Exumas- reefs, walls, drift, night, and shark dives offered.
Utila Island, Honduras March 3-10, 2018
TRIP IS FULL
The Lufkin Dive Shop trip to the beautiful all-inclusive Utila Lodge, Utila Island, Honduras has been finalized- March 3-10 (whale shark season)
Trip cost $2299 per diver, $1989 per non-diver- requires a $500 non-refundable dsposit per person to book your spot and 50% payment due by Nov 24th and the remaining 50% due by January 10- LIMITED SPOTS available so sign up fast! (we will not be able to save spots without a paid deposit)
What is included? the quoted price includes EVERYTHING listed below:
round trip airfare (nonstop) between Houston IAH to San Pedro Sula, Honduras
round trip airfare (nonstop) between San Pedro Sula and Utila Island
Travel arrangements to lodge
All-inclusive resort at Utila Lodge plus 3 meals per day including dinner on the day of arrival and breakfast on the day of departure (does not include alcohol)
3 boat dives per day (including 2 night dives) plus tanks and weights
Valet dive service- daily wash and set up of equipment and tanks for each dive
Honduran tax of 19%
Free use of kayaks, unlimited snorkeling
AC in each room, wifi, private bathroom, private porch that overlooks water
free welcome cocktail and a bottle of wine
reef use taxes
Dive Shop Utila t-shirt to wear on day of departure
Checked baggage of up to 50# for flight from San Pedro Sula to Utila
NOT included (below):
Checked baggage fees for united airline flight
trip insurance (highly recommended)
For non-divers or those wishing take a break from diving- Utila offers snorkeling, hiking, kayaking, expeditions to private islands, ATV rentals, jetski rentals, horseback riding, fishing (some acitivities addl fees)
For divers we highly recommend that each diver purchase DAN diving accident insurance and you also must have a current passport that does not expire prior to Sept 2018 (they require a 6 month reserve)
(in the event of trip cancellation, credit card service charges/fees will not be refunded)