Featured Blogs

  • Scuba Diving Kids: 5 Questions for Parents

    Scuba Diving Kids: 5 Questions for Parents

    You’ve decided to be a scuba diving family. Perhaps you’ve enrolled your nearest and dearest in the PADI Open Water Diver course, and are excited to complete your first certification together. Or maybe you’re a seasoned diver, looking to share the fun with your little ones through a Bubblemaker experience. […]

  • Andre Miller: An Ambassador for Conservation

    Andre Miller: An Ambassador for Conservation

    Andre Miller is a marine scientist, PADI Dive Center owner and Master Scuba Diver Trainer, and a passionate leader of the conservation movement in Barbados. Andre was recently named a PADI AmbassaDiver.  “I grew up on a tiny island surrounded by a lot of water, where you can’t walk, run or […]

  • Liveaboard Diving Indonesia: The Why’s and How’s

    Liveaboard Diving Indonesia: The Why’s and How’s

    Indonesia, with its thousands of tiny islands, makes for some phenomenal liveaboard opportunities, especially when you travel further east across the archipelago to where there are few shore based operators. Liveaboard Diving Indonesia Liveaboards not only give you access to some of the most remote and pristine dive sites of […]

  • 10 Easy Ways to Protect the Ocean 365 Days a Year

    10 Easy Ways to Protect the Ocean 365 Days a Year

    As divers, we are ambassadors for the underwater environment with a shared responsibility to help protect the ocean and its inhabitants. Whether you’re a regular diver or someone who dives once or twice a year on holiday, there are easy ways that you can help protect the ocean 365 days […]

  • PADI Through the Decades: the 1990s

    PADI Through the Decades: the 1990s

    This is the fourth post in our 50th Anniversary series. Make sure to catch up on the 60s, 70s, and 80s. The 1990s were a period of expansion for PADI. This decade opened up independent study and new courses, growing everything in the PADI library. 1991: Video support for PADI courses Instructional […]