Come Explore the World With Us

Why travel with ECD?

Our team has the diving and travel experience to choose the best locations for every diving level and every type of traveler. We offer domestic long weekend trips to explore the waters closer to home, as well as a variety of international trips. We choose high quality dive shops and resorts to ensure our customers have the best experience possible.
Each trip has at least one trip leader to coordinate all the details before and during your trip, so you’re free to relax and enjoy your vacation. Trip leaders are liasons with the resort and dive shop and coordinate group activities, which travelers are invited to join in, or may choose to relax with a mojito on the beach instead…..do as much or as little as you want on our trips, it’s your vacation!
If we don’t have to pay the credit card processing fees, you don’t either! If you pay your trip balance in cash or with a check, the trip costs you 5% less. Trip deposits can be made with a credit card online and as long as the rest of the balance is paid by cash/check you can still take advantage of our cash discount.
Spots on trips can be reserved either by signing up online, calling the shop, or signing up in person at the shop. We are not able to sign anyone up for a trip without payment of the full deposit amount.  Half of the trip cost is due 120 days before the trip start date, and full payment is due 90 days before the trip. Any payment made towards any East Coast Divers travel event, whether deposit or full payment, is non-refundable. Travelers are strongly encouraged to purchase travel insurance.

Upcoming Trips

About the St Lawrence Wreck Trek

October 10th-13th, 2019

The St Lawrence river is full of well-preserved historical wrecks to explore. With average seasonal water temperatures in the low 60’s, freshwater to preserve the wrecks, and visibility ranging from 30-80 feet, this is the perfect trip to end local diving season. With breakfast included, boat pick up right at the resort, and shore diving available on site, we couldn’t have made the diving any easier!

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About Raja Ampat

Dec 3rd – Dec 14th, 2019

The Raja Ampat, or Four Kings Archipelago encompasses more than 9.8 million acres of land and sea off the northwestern tip of Indonesia’s West Papua Province. The seas and the diving in the area are possibly the richest in the world. Sail aboard The Arenui, your luxury liveaboard home for the trip. The Arenui has everything you could need for the perfect dive trip. Spots will fill up fast so reserve yours now!

ONE MALE SPOT LEFT!

About Bonaire

January 4th-January 11th 2020

Come spend 7 days in a true divers’ paradise, Bonaire! Featuring protected reefs in bath-like waters, unrivaled visibility, and no waves or tides to worry about, all you have to do is unwind, relax, and dive! With 2 boat dives and unlimited shore diving you can dive as much as you want, or spend your afternoons relaxing at the resort, or exploring the capital city of Kralendijk (a five minute walk from the resort). It’s your vacation, do as much or as little as you want!

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About Roatan

March 14th-21st 2020 

Join us for an amazing, affordable trip to Roatan, the largest of Honduras’ Bay Islands! Roatan has a unique mix of Caribbean and Latin American influences, and locals who welcome visitors with open arms. Turquoise Bay Resort is the best value in Roatan for diving and lodging. The resort is the only one located on the lush northeast coast, on a secluded bay perfect for swimming and kayaking, with a private beach for relaxing during surface intervals. We’ll be diving the rarely visited, pristine reefs on the north end of the island with the only dive operator on Roatan who goes there.

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About The  NC Wreck Trek

May 21st-24th 2020

The 2020 North Carolina Wreck Trek is our seventh trip to see the sharks and wrecks of the outer banks of North Carolina. The outer banks are home to a wealth of artificial reefs, sand tiger sharks and clear blue seas! This trip consists of three full days of diving and is friendly for both recreational and tech divers.

*NEW THIS YEAR, MEG TOOTH DIVE ADD ON*
Head down with us a day early to search for megaladon teeth on the ledges off shore! The add on includes hotel accommodations in Wilmington, NC  on May 20th, and a 2 tank dive from Wilmington on Thursday May 21st. Spaces on this add on are limited!

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About Socorro

November 14th-24th 2020

Come join us for 10 action packed days aboard the Rocio Del Mar in the Socorro Islands. With spacious cabins, en suite full bathrooms, and a dive deck designed for divers the Rocio Del Mar is the perfect vessel for a liveaboard trip. The Socorro Islands are known as the “Mexican Galapagos”, full of pelagic life-sharks of many varieties, friendly dolphins, schools of tuna and jacks, and, the highlight for many, giant Pacific Mantas. Don’t miss what’s sure to be the trip of a lifetime!

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