Diving Blog

May 2018

The Life of a Pygmy Seahorse

What do you think is the most exciting aspect of scuba diving? For me, it is passively observing all the amazing marine life that you find underwater. I have a particular soft spot for macro life as I love to...

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Apr 2018

Diving with Bull Sharks

Have you ever dreamt of swimming alongside one of nature’s top predators? While that might sound off putting for many non-divers, most scuba divers would seize the opportunity in a heartbeat. The ocean is a battlefield of species trying to compe...

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Apr 2018

Become an Environmentally Aware Diver this Earth Day

On 22nd April, 1970, millions of people rallied together to try to do something about environmental destruction. That was the very first Earth Day, and now every April 22nd, more than 190 countries around the world celebrate the day by focussing on t...

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Mar 2018

The Voracious Frogfish

What do you think of if I told you to imagine one of the world’s most voracious predators? You might imagine a lone cheetah crouching in the tall grass, waiting to pounce on some unsuspecting gazelle. Maybe a pack of wolves spring to mind, working ...

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Mar 2018

What to Expect when you Learn to Dive

You have just signed up to an entry level scuba diving course. Congratulations! If you are thinking about doing it, you really should. Like most people, you will probably love it, and if you don’t, you are ...

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Mar 2018

Cryptic Critters – The Ghost Pipefish

For many marine inhabitants, the oceans are a very dangerous place. Threat of predation is high and a number of predators have evolved seemingly more and more elaborate ways to catch their dinner. To survive in an environment like this, you need to h...

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Jan 2018

How to Prevent your Underwater Camera from Flooding

Buying your first underwater camera set up can be a daunting task. With so many options on what camera and housing to buy, making a decision can be difficult, especially when you consider the price – and that's not including all the additions you m...

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Nov 2017

Hurricanes, Cyclones & Typhoons

The tropics: the latitudes we associate with paradise. The term conjures up visions of holidays of yore. With those cerulean waters punctuated with occasional forest green land, bikini-clad tanned bodies on sun beds with some type of frozen drink nea...

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Oct 2017

Manta Matcher – Citizen Science Conservation

Did you know you can directly contribute to Manta ray conservation just by taking a photo of a manta ray during your dive? Yup, its true! No profe...

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Oct 2017

Sea Turtle Business

Relatively speaking, there aren't that many species of marine reptile you are likely to run into on a dive. However, the charisma and love they elicit are enough to fill the ocean. Perhaps none are more beloved than all Continue reading

Oct 2017

Common Misconceptions of Technical Diving

You may have seen them before on a dive boat with enough equipment for at least 10 divers, despite only 3 people using it all, or maybe sat around a laptop planning a dive at your local dive club. To a new diver, technical divers do what might seem i...

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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