Flower Gardens

M/V Fling,
Monthly Trips March - October, 2020

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.

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).

2020 Dates

May 23-25 (3-day weekend Sat-Mon, Memorial Day Weekend)

June 6-7 (2-day weekend: Sat-Sun)

July 4-5 (2-day weekend: Sat-Sun)

August 1-2 (2-day weekend: Sat-Sun)

August 10-13 (4-day Coral Spawning: Mon-Thurs)

September 5-7 (3-day weekend, Sat-Mon, Labor Day Weekend)

October 3-4 (2-day weekend: Sat-Sun)

October 31-Nov 1 (2-day weekend: Sat-Sun)

Download the F.A.Q. for M/V Fling and Flower Gardens: 

Package Options:

  • 2 Day Weekend (air only): $585.00 OR  with Nitrox: $650.00 

  • 3 Day Weekend (air only): $700.00 OR with Nitrox: $790.00 

  • 4 Day Weekend/Coral Spawning (air only): $880.00 OR with Nitrox: $990.00 

Cancellation policy

​Once your reservation is confirmed, space 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. 

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