Travel Advisors & Trip Leaders

Our Travel Advisors are the Best in the Industry


Our travel advisors have decades of combined dive and underwater photography experience worldwide. This large, dedicated team allows us to match you with an advisor who is not only an expert on the region you're interested in visiting, but also knowledgeable about your style of travel. So, what makes the team special? Each travel advisor brings unique skills and experience to the team, from previous jobs as cruise directors to photo pros to expats who have immersed themselves in the local diving. Our advisors have spent time diving with Bluewater Travel's partners and can provide general recommendations while also addressing specific concerns. Many travel advisors will be leading group trips and photo workshops during the year, presenting many opportunities to dive with the team. This personal touch, along with the lowest pricing, will help you plan the trip you've been dreaming about.

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The Best of Professionals

Scott is the owner of Bluewater Travel, Bluewater Photo and the Underwater Photography Guide. Scott's area of expertise include Indonesia, Mexico, Philippines, Australia and the United States.

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Katie is the Director of Operations and a Travel Advisor for Bluewater Travel.

Join Katie on one of her next dive adventures in Norway (Dec'22) and Papua New Guinea (May'23).                               

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Tim is a Travel Advisor for Bluewater Travel and also is a PADI and SDI Instructor with Eco Dive Center on the weekends.

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Maya is a Travel Advisor for Bluewater Travel and also is a PADI Instructor on the weekends.

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Gill is Group Trip Adviser for Bluewater Travel and is a PADI and TDI Instructor in her free time.

Join Gill on one of her next dive adventures in French Polynesia (Oct'22).    

Email Gill

Mark is a professional underwater photographer and dive travel expert. His regions of expertise include Thailand, Fiji, Indonesia, and anywhere sharks can be found.

Join Mark on one of his next dive adventures in Cocos Island (Jul'22), French Polynesia (Sep'22), Triton Bay & East Banda (Apr'23) or Fiji (Oct'23).

Email Mark

Tommy is a photo professional with Bluewater Photo. He is an avid marine life photographer, ocean lover, and diver of over 20 years.

Join Tommy on his next dive adventure in French Polynesia (Sept'22).

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Erik is an active diver and photographer based in Los Angeles, CA.

Join Erik on one of his next dive adventures in French Polynesia (Aug/Sept'22) or Lembeh (Sept'22)

Email Erik

Craig is an award-winning underwater photographer based in Jupiter, Florida.

Join Craig on one of his next adventures in Tanzania (Aug'22), Tanzania (Aug'23) and Fiji (Oct'22).

Email Craig

Mark is an accomplished photojournalist who has traveled the world in pursuit of new underwater photography challenges.

Join Mark on one of his next dive adventures in Tanzania (Oct'22) and Raja Ampat (Dec'22).

Email Mark

Todd Kortte is an Actor and Producer in Los Angeles with a passion for the underwater world.

Email Todd

Nirupam is a dedicated underwater photographer and fisheries scientist, as well as one of the world's few full-time underwater photography editors.

Join Nirupam on one of his next dive adventures in the Sea of Cortez (Aug/Sept'22) or La Paz (Oct'22).

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Helen has been an avid scuba diver for over 30 years. Currently based in Los Angeles, she is board chair of the international marine conservation foundation, Reef Check.

Join Helen on one of her next dive adventures in Anilao (Dec'22).

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Renee is an award-winning photographer who has dived in some of the most remote parts of the world since 2004. 

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Bryan is an accomplished underwater photographer who has traveled the world in pursuit of new underwater experiences and photography challenges.

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Mike Chiado is a Master Scuba Diver with the speciality of Underwater Photography.

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Romona Robbins (Reynolds) is an international, award-winning photographer who has been shooting above and below the water in over 40 countries for various clients including National Geographic, Lonely Planet, Travel Channel, and The Red Sea Project.

Sadie is our office dog.

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