Andrew Jenkins


A lover of sports, travel and currently a PADI Rescue Diver with plans of becoming a PADI Divemaster in the near future. Majority of diving has been throughout South East Asia and Australia with dreams of diving Silfra Fissure, Palau and exploring many more wrecks!

Recent blog posts written by Andrew Jenkins

PADI Critter Encounters Contest Finalists

PADI Critter Encounters Contest Finalists

25 June, 2014 at 8:53 pm 0 comments

Throughout the month of June, entries for our Critter Encounters Facebook contest were received from many of the worlds greatest diving locations from both amateur and experienced photographers. Some of the marine life photographed included Dugongs, Pygmy Seahorse, Clownfish, Hawksbill Turtles, Pufferfish and many more. Given the quality of photos received, picking only three winners […]

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Big Bubble Dive from Gili Trawangan chooses the PADI system of Diver Education

Big Bubble Dive from Gili Trawangan chooses the PADI system of Diver Education

10 June, 2014 at 10:04 pm 0 comments

Congratulations to Big Bubble Dive, a PADI Dive Centre on the island of Gili Trawangan in Indonesia, who recently made the decision to soley select the PADI system of diver education and only offer PADI courses at their dive resort. Anna Walker, the owner of Big Bubble Dive, said “Big […]

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YouNesco – Vote For The Reef Campaign

YouNesco – Vote For The Reef Campaign

9 June, 2014 at 8:26 pm 0 comments

Think of scuba diving in Australia and what’s one of the first things that come to mind? The Great Barrier Reef. As one of the natural wonders of the world, this beautiful part of Australia is one of the country’s biggest tourist attractions offering divers and snorkelers the chance to have […]

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Ban’s Diving Resort – 150,000th PADI Certification Milestone

Ban’s Diving Resort – 150,000th PADI Certification Milestone

5 June, 2014 at 9:38 pm 0 comments

PADI Asia Pacific Executives were joined in Thailand by Drew Richardson, President and Chief Executive Officer of PADI Worldwide, to celebrate an incredible milestone in the diving industry on 9th May, 2014. Ban’s Diving Resort in Koh Tao, Thailand, had accomplished the milestone of reaching 150,000 PADI certifications, atruly remarkable […]

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Kids Scuba wins “Outstanding Contribution to Diver Education – 2014” Award

Kids Scuba wins “Outstanding Contribution to Diver Education – 2014” Award

4 June, 2014 at 5:15 pm 0 comments

Syed Abd Rahman, PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer and Director of Kids Scuba in Malaysia, paid a visit in late May to the PADI Asia Pacific office. Kids Scuba, a PADI 5 Star Dive Centre, have been providing children in Kuala Lumpur access to the great sport that is scuba […]

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World Oceans Day Event in Malaysia

World Oceans Day Event in Malaysia

26 May, 2014 at 12:29 am 0 comments

World Oceans Day is the official UN-designated international day of ocean celebration. On June 8th each year, we celebrate the ocean, its importance in our lives, and how we can protect it. The 2013/14 two-year theme is “Together we have the power to protect the ocean!” On June 8th, many […]

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