Join the Periphylla Safari!
If you’d like to dive with the mysterious deep-sea Periphylla jellyfish, you have come to the right place!
The Periphylla jellyfish lives several hundreds or even thousands of meters deep in the open ocean, and is only seen by divers on very rare occasions.
In the middle of the winter, in the middle of the night, in the middle of one particular fjord – that’s when the Periphylla come to the surface. With 300 meters to the bottom we go in the water for a unique encounter.
Lectures are included on the Periphylla Safari, which is held each January.
The Periphylla Safari gives you a great opportunity to experience this awesome deep-sea creature up close - and the wreck diving is also spectacular this time of the year! If you' want a longer stay it is possible to book extra days after the Periphylla Safari.
Diving with the Periphylla takes place in water 300 meters deep, in the middle of the night and in the middle of the winter - far from land. Good buoyancy control and diving skills is a must, for obvious reasons. If you think you're up for it, join us for a truly one-of-a-kind diving experience! To make the dives safe and enjoyable, we use a setup with a buoy with a weighted line with lights attached to it. All participants must do a training dive on the first night of the safari.
The bell of the Periphylla may reach 15-20 cm in height, and the 12 tentacles grow to almost half a meter each.The Periphylla is bioluminescent, it can produce its own light. At the same time it is allergic to sunlight and prefers the deep
Join the Periphylla Safari! and get spectacular night diving
Diving with the Periphylla is not like anything you have ever done: We dive in open water, in the middle of the night. Luckily, we usually see plenty of jellyfish at 15-20 meters depth, but buoyancy control takes on a whole new meaning when it’s 300 meters to the bottom...
Not many underwater photographers have pictures of the Periphylla. Join the safari next year and become one of them! The Periphylla jellyfish is unlike anything else above or below the surface, and organized Periphylla diving is only offered by us as a unique product. Read more here: ScubaPixel.com
Periphylla SafariThis package offers the only Periphylla diving in Europe. Bring your friends or come alone, we promise you a magnificent diving experience where every dive will offer new discoveries, enjoy
Photo & VideoAre you a photographer or like to shoot, you have unique opportunities. We have an average viz water at around 25-35m in January and February. Detiled explanations before dives will give you the correct information needed to choose the right lens etc.
AvailabilityYou can dive this package on fixed dates every year, with slight variations of dates in January Water temperature is around 7-8 celsius.
DatesThe Periphylla Safari 2017 takes place frm January 10 to January 14, 2018. Please enter these dates below if they don't already show.
Periphylla Safari 10-14 January 2018:
- Day 1 : Arrival at Gulen Dive Resort, Periphylla briefing and training dive
- Day 2 : Wreck and house reef dives, Periphylla lecture, Periphylla night dive
- Day 3 : Wreck and house reef dives, Periphylla lecture, Periphylla night dive
- Day 4 : Wreck and house reef dives, hot tub night
- Day 5 : Departure from Gulen Dive Resort
The package includes:
- 4 nights in shared twin rooms at Gulen Dive Resort
- 1 Periphylla training dive and 2 Periphylla night dives
- 4 additional dives (2 wreck dives, 2 house reef dives)
- Periphylla briefing and lecture
- Tanks, weights and air for all dives
The package does NOT include:
- Flights/transfer/travel costs or dive equipment
- Food (self-catering)
- Bedsheets (must be brought or rented)
The package can be extended with:
- Gas: Nitrox,Trimix and deco gas cost
- Equipment: Deco bottles and renting equipment
Length of stayWe offer a fixed lengths of stay by default, but we are flexible if you want to make changes. Use our feedback form if you are unsure or have any other questions. When booking please be advised that you accept the terms and conditions set on our Booking and payment page.
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