Diving Blog

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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Aug 2015

Bunaken Marine Park, Indonesia

Among the highlights of diving in Indonesia is Bunaken National Marine Park. Located near to the 400,000 strong city of Manado<...

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Jun 2015

The Galapagos Islands

Some 900 km west of the Ecuador mainland in the open Pacific Ocean is the island chain that forever changed our understanding of where we came from. The Galapagos Islands are considered by many to be the ultimate destination for nature lovers due to ...

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May 2015

The Mystery of Underwater Paradise

Scuba diving is a sport unlike any other, as it transports you to a magical underwater world of serene beauty and eternal wonder. When it comes to stunning and diverse dive sites, Malaysia Continue reading

Mar 2015

Historic Wrecks of Scapa Flow

Scapa Flow is a sheltered body of water on the coast line of the Orkney Islands, Scotland. It is around 120 square miles, and is considered one of the world’s great natural harbours. It is relatively shallow, with the sandy bottom not being deeper ...

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Mar 2015

Invasive Lionfish of the Caribbean

The 'Pterois miles' and 'Pterois volitans' are more commonly known as Lionfish. They are originally endemic to the Indo-Pacific, from the Red Sea to Western Australia, however in the 1980s they were discovered across the Atlantic Ocean on the east co...

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