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Flower Garden Banks

Marine Sanctuary

February - October, 2022

Dive the Flower Gardens in 2022!

This trip cannot be booked online.

Please contact Dive World Austin to book your Flower Gardens trip.


Booking Policy

We will confirm your reservation within 48 hours of your booking and notify you. Because multiple dive shops utilize The Fling simultaneously for any given trip, we must confirm your reservation subsequent to your booking. Full payment is due at the time of booking. 


Trip Details

The Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary is a U.S. National Marine Sanctuary located 100 nautical miles (185 kilometers) offshore of Galveston, Texas in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico.


The boat departs from Freeport on the night before the trip date (Friday night for weekend trips). Arrive at 7:00 pm for check-in & early boarding at 7:30 pm. The boat returns to Freeport around 6:00 pm on the last day of the trip (Sunday for weekend trips).

Package OptionS

2-Day Weekend           $735 (Air only)

                                    $805 (with Nitrox)

3-Day Weekend           $925 (Air only)

                                    $1020 (with Nitrox)

4-Day Coral Spawn     $1080 (Air only)

                                    $1195 (with Nitrox)

Fling Charters Covid Questionaire

All divers and staff on the Fling will be required to sign an additional release form pertaining to the COVID-19 virus and have their temperature taken prior to boarding. You will be denied boarding if you have a fever.  

Fling Boat Liability Release

Fling FAQ's

Cancellation policy

Once your reservation is confirmed, the spot is yours (no refunds). However, if the trip cancels due to weather, then you can reschedule for another trip or get a full refund. Weather assessment is done by The Fling 2 - 3 days prior to trip departure

2022 Dates


  • February 26-27 - 2-Day Weekend (Sat/Sun)

  • March 5-6 - 2-Day Weekend (Sat/Sun)

  • March 19-20 - 2-Day Weekend (Sat/Sun)

  • April 2-3 - 2-Day Weekend (Sat/Sun)

  • April 9-10 - 2-Day Weekend (Sat/Sun)

  • April 23-24 - 2-Day Weekend (Sat/Sun)

  • May 28-30 - 3-Day Weekday (Mon/Wed)

  • June 6-8 - 3-Day Weekend (Sat/Mon)

  • June 18-19 - 2-Day Weekend (Sat/Sun)

  • July 4-6 - 3-Day Weekday (Mon/Wed)

  • July 28-29 - 2-Day Weekday (Thurs/Fri)

  • August 11-12 - 2-Day Weekday (Thurs/Fri)

  • August 18-21 - 4-Day CORAL SPAWN  (Thurs/Sun)

  • August 22-24 - 3-Day Weekday (Mon/Wed)

  • September 24-25 - 2-Day Weekend (Sat/Sun)

  • October 15-26 - 2-Day Weekend (Sat/Sun)

  • October 29-30 - 2-Day Weekend (Sat/Sun)

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