flowergardens_mvfling.jpg

Flower Garden Banks

Marine Sanctuary

February - October, 2021

Dive the Flower Gardens in 2021!

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).

Package OptionS

  • 2-Day Weekday (air only): $685.00 OR with Nitrox: $750.00

  • 3-Day Weekday (air only): $785.00 OR  $875.00 with Nitrox

  • 2-Day Weekend (air only): $685.00 OR with Nitrox: $750.00

  • 3-Day Weekend (air only): $800.00 OR with Nitrox: $890.00

  • 4-Day Weekend/Coral Spawning: (air only): $890.00 OR with Nitrox: $1090.00

.

2021 Dates

 

May 1-2 (2-day weekend: Sat-Sun)

May 29-31 (3-day weekend: Sat-Sun) Memorial Weekend

June 7-9 (3-day weekday Mon-Wed)

June 26-27 (2-day weekend: Sat-Sun)

June 28-30 (3-day weekday Mon-Wed)

July 1-2 (2-day weekday Thurs-Fri)

July 8-9 (2-day weekday Thurs- Fri)

July 12-14 (3-day weekday Mon-Wed)

July 15-16 (2-day weekday: Thurs-Fri) Stetson/Kraken

July 22-23 (2-day weekday Thurs- Fri)

July 26-28 (3-day weekday Mon-Wed)

July 29-30 (2-day weekday Thurs-Fri)

August 5-6 (2-day weekday Thurs-Fri)

August 9-11 (3-day weekday: Mon-Wed)

August 12-13 (2-day weekday Thurs-Fri)

August 27-30 (4-day weekend: Fri-Mon) Coral Spawn

September 18-19 (2-day weekend: Sat-Sun)

Oct 16-17 (2-day weekend: Sat-Sun)

Oct 30-31 (2-day weekend:  Sat-Sun)

Covid procedures

ALL DIVERS AND STAFF ON THE FLING BOAT 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.

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