Reefscape Travel – scuba diving with a personal touch

Louisa Fisher and India Tyndall – two self-confessed’ scuba diving obsessives’ – tell DIVE how they arrived to begin their aspiration organization, Reefscape Vacation


Reefscape Vacation is a scuba diving tour operator launched by Louisa Fisher and India Tyndall, whose intention is to deliver tailor-manufactured luxurious diving vacations with a personalized touch that goes earlier mentioned and further than the typical duty of treatment to buyers.

Louisa is a maritime biologist who figured out to dive at the age of 11 soon after growing up ‘obsessed with tidal pools of the coast of the UK’ India figured out to dive at the age of 14 in the Maldives prior to heading on to perform as a marine conservationist in Madagascar.

They satisfied in 2016 as colleagues at an proven dive vacation company, but experienced a shared desire to set up their own impartial operation. When the pandemic strike, the two females saw a best prospect to branch out and begin their individual business enterprise.

‘I’d often needed to start out a organization and it felt like the appropriate time,’ says India. ‘We didn’t want diving to sense like an afterthought in a luxury vacation but, relatively, the main motive for travelling.

‘We wished to focus on choosing a sustainable portfolio of wonderful homes in one of a kind spots,’ she included, ‘and make positive we supplied the maximum feasible stages of company.’

reefscape travel founders india tyndall and louisa fisher
India Tyndall (L) and Louisa Fisher (R), the co-founders of Reefscape Vacation

With a shared whole of 37 years of diving working experience amongst them, and 15 many years doing work in the environment of luxurious dive journey, India and Louisa have a great deal to deliver to the table, and it is crystal clear from the way that they converse that they are genuinely devoted to producing guaranteed their shoppers have the most effective expertise possible.

‘Our huge advertising position is constructing a rapport with our clients,’ suggests Louisa. ‘They know that we’ve dived in 35 countries around the world. It’s not just about staying a tour operator, it is about dwelling, breathing, every little thing in diving.’

Their perseverance to that particular, objective company is obviously evidenced by the truth that Louisa and India are the co-founders, directors and sole agents of Reefscape Travel there is no group operating underneath them that could contradict or 2nd-guess the philosophy underpinning their business enterprise.

‘Clients will deal with us and only us,’ mentioned Louisa. ‘We have a scaled-down quantity of clients, so we are capable to commit a large amount of time earning certain every thing is best, from the reservation, to the aspects of the equipment employ the service of, so it is truly a bespoke, detail-orientated services.’

‘Also,’ provides India, ‘because we really don’t have 1 of us specialising in the Caribbean, 1 of us specialising in the Indian Ocean, or anywhere, we will normally give someone a list of options, simply because we have the encounter.’

reefscape travel's Louisa Fisher pictured with a great hammerhead
Louisa (over) pictured with a good hammerhead in Bimini, Bahamas (Photograph: Bob Semple) and India (down below) experiencing a dive
Reefscape travel's India Tyndall pictured while scuba diving

The assortment of institutions that India and Louisa choose to work with is not based solely on selling price and exclusivity, but centered on their possess own knowledge of the available solutions.

‘It’s not necessarily about 5-star luxury,’ claimed India, ‘it’s about the residence reef, the top quality of the dive guides, and we’re seriously picky. We will not just operate with anyone, we like to vet it and go ourselves. It’s something we reside by.’

‘We definitely are obsessed,’ says Louisa. ‘The sum of time we expend talking to our clients about a distinct nudibranch they can see, or maybe octopus mating season in Dumaguete, – we will shell out hours speaking to our purchasers before we begin placing something collectively.’

As a person could possibly count on from two folks who are evidently passionate about both equally the scuba diving organization and the surroundings in which it exists, sustainability is maximum on their checklist of prerequisites for the dive operators they deal with.

‘We have an audience by now eager to maintain the atmosphere that they’re in and want to come to feel like they are having a optimistic impact, and that is really important for us,‘ suggests India.

‘We want to deliver the individuals who can make a change to the spots that want that change to be made.’

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