Diving

New Zealand – a unique experience for new divers

New Zealand – a unique experience for new divers

24 September, 2014 at 4:53 pm Comments are Disabled

Separated into the North and South Island, New Zealand offers a huge variety of diving spots and is a great cold water destination for scuba divers. The expanding kelp forests, interesting wreck dives and marine diversity makes this country an exciting location to learn to dive, or continue your diving education. […]

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8 Amazing Things You Can Only Do While Scuba Diving

8 Amazing Things You Can Only Do While Scuba Diving

22 September, 2014 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

Speak whale to an actual whale Immerse yourself in history as a properly-trained wreck diver Finally try that jetpack you’ve always wanted Hover like a genie Perfect your buoyancy skills and hover like a zen master. Walk a tightrope without fear of falling (but watch out for barnacles) Give yourself […]

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Scuba Diving Lessons for Kids

Scuba Diving Lessons for Kids

16 September, 2014 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

With their natural curiosity and affinity to learn new skills, children can make some of the best scuba divers. Here’s a quick overview of the programs available to young people and what age kids can learn to scuba dive. A good way to determine if your child is ready for […]

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5 Common Mistakes New Scuba Divers Make

5 Common Mistakes New Scuba Divers Make

10 September, 2014 at 2:00 pm Comments are Disabled

As a new diver there are plenty of unknowns. Everything is new and exciting, which can lead some divers to make some rookie mistakes. Set yourself on the path to a fun and relaxing scuba career by avoiding these common missteps. 5. Rushing Don’t push yourself to keep up with […]

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The Philippines – a photographer’s dream

The Philippines – a photographer’s dream

8 September, 2014 at 5:21 pm Comments are Disabled

The Philippines is a photographer’s dream. The astounding landscape both topside and underwater glistens with colour and is calling out to be explored. Start your adventure by passing through Manila, Philippines manic capital, perhaps stopping to take a ride on a rainbow coloured Jeepney – a kitsch vehicle that is […]

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How to navigate a shipwreck without a compass

How to navigate a shipwreck without a compass

7 September, 2014 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

When exploring the underwater world, many scuba divers rely on a waterproof compass to find their way back to the boat. Navigating a shipwreck, however, can be more challenging. The presence of metal (of which is usually in abundance around a wreck) may interfere with the compass’s magnetism, meaning you […]

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