Diving Blog

Jan 2020

Top 15 Places to Scuba Dive Over the Holiday Season

It’s the holiday season and many people are looking for an exotic place to escape to on vacation. Whether you live in a place that gets quite chilly over the holidays or you are just looking for a great place to relax with some extra time off, visi...

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Dec 2019

White Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Many of us have been conditioned to fear the Great White Shark (Carcharadon Carcharias), by a repetition of two musical notes and a series of ba...

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Dec 2019

Planning a Snorkeling Trip? This is what you need to know.

Let’s be honest: there is a lot of misconception when it comes to snorkeling. Scuba divers often overlook it, and beginners are usually afraid of what this water sport entails. But because we can reframe our thinking in ways that make us more aware...

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Nov 2019

The Sardine Run. An African Ocean Safari

Something stirs in the part of the southern African continental shelf known as the Agulhas Bank, where the warm Indian Ocean and the cold Atlantic meet. With a myriad of theories circulating about what exactly stirs, from the ideal temperature spread...

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Oct 2018

Top Tips for Dive Travel

Scuba diving and travel go together hand in hand. Dive travel can see you going to places that you never would have dreamed of visiting, and I think it is fair to say that one of the best parts of scuba diving holidays (aside from the diving, obviou...

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Sep 2017

Becoming a Divemaster

If you are dreaming of living on tropical beaches and spending your days in the sun and sea, or you are deeply interested in the natural world and want to spend your days passively observing nature then maybe you should become a Continue reading

Jun 2017

Diving in British Columbia

Although there is technically just one ocean on this planet, it encompasses almost infinitely different ecosystems and abiotic conditions. It’s a big, crazy world out there, and not just over hard land. Different area...

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Nov 2016

Diving Protea Banks, South Africa

For years I’ve been travelling the globe in search of the ultimate dive destination, only to find it in my backyard... A friend had recently come back from a dive trip in the KwaZulu- Natal region of South Africa. She claimed that she had offici...

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May 2016

New Discovery! The Amazon Reef

There’s a saying among marine scientists: that we know more about the surface of the moon than we do about Earth’s own ocean. That was proven true again this April when a team of oceanographers announced the presence of a gigantic reef system at ...

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Feb 2016

Taking a Dive Vacation with Non Diving Companions

Taking a dive vacation or learning to dive while on vacation is something most divers or soon to be divers strive for. However, if you are going with a non-diving spouse, family or companions, things might not go as smooth as you planned. A little bi...

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Dec 2015

Diving the Andamans Vs Thailand

The Andaman and Nicobar Archipelago consists of over 500 islands and Thailand has a few hundred. Despite the crazy variety one can find in each of these places, many divers, in choosing between The Andaman...

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Sep 2015

Komodo: Dragons and Mantas

The dive options in the Republic of Indonesia are endless. The country consists of 17,500 islands, harbouring awe inspiring tropical beauty and endless biodiversity above and underwater. With such a wealth of dive options, I found myself overwhelmed ...

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