Diving Blog

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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Dec 2019

Great White Shark: Everything You Need to Know!

Tell somebody you’re a diver, and you’re guaranteed to be asked whether you’re scared of sharks or if you’ve ever seen one. It’s part of the collective consciousness to associate the deep blue with threats and lurking predators, and the mos...

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Dec 2019

The Diving Bell

One human trait that has existed since the beginning of time, is that of curiosity. Our curiosity to explore the lofty skies, the insides of the earth and the depths of the oceans. This curiosity for exploration resulted in something that is now know...

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Nov 2019

An in-depth look into Cave Diving

Cave diving is a very unique diving discipline and indeed next level in many peoples books. If you have dived before and couldn’t care less about colourful fish and stunning corals, cave diving might be just for you....

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Jul 2019

An Introduction to Wreck Diving

PADI and other dive agencies generally have a similar structure when it comes to diver education. You begin your diving career as an Open Water Diver, taking your first underwater breaths and seeing all the amazing life that normally inaccessible ...

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Jun 2019

Is Scuba Diving Dangerous? 8 Tips for Safer Diving

You often hear non-divers citing their reasons for not learning to dive, and often one of those main reasons is because scuba diving is dangerous. Their diver friends will often disagree, normally falling bac...

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Feb 2019

Tips for Diving in Current – Drift Diving

There is nothing quite like the thrill of jumping in the water and letting the current push you along an endless reef. When done properly, drift diving is by far the laziest and most relaxing form of diving. You don’t need to worry about navigat...

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Oct 2016

10 Things for Environmentally Conscious Divers to Avoid

10 things for environmentally conscious divers and dive schools to avoid: 1) Most Commercial Sunscreens This might seem to go against everything you’ve been told your whole life. But hear me out. There are chemicals in most c...

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Sep 2015

Getting back into the water

Dust off your mask, dig out those fins and squeeze into that wetsuit. That exciting feeling of anticipation inside you as you prepare to go on holiday, knowing you are heading back below the surface. It’s been a long time, too long in fact! Time ti...

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Aug 2015

8 Tips for Easier Equalizing

As we descend underwater the pressure quickly increases around us. This increased pressure causes the air inside our body's air spaces to compress, which is mostly noticeable in our ears. If left unchecked, this added pressure will cause discomfort t...

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Aug 2015

Nitrogen Narcosis

Frequently referred to by divers as ‘getting narked’, nitrogen narcosis is a condition that affects people when breathing gas at high pressure, such as when a scuba diver descends to depths of 30 metres or deeper. The name derives from the Greek ...

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Jul 2015

Cold Water Considerations

Chances are that you may have gotten into scuba diving while on holiday in some tropical location. You may have fallen in love with diving, but the only spots near you might seem uninvitingly cold. Well with the right planning considerations, a cold ...

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