Asia Pacific

PADI Instructor Development in Qingdao, China

PADI Instructor Development in Qingdao, China

21 August, 2014 at 8:27 pm 0 comments

As part of PADI’s efforts to grow and support the diving industry in China, 8 Candidates gathered at the Olympic Yacht Club, Qingdao, China from 18-20 July, 2014 for the very first PADI Instructor Exam to be held in the city. Well tutored by PADI Course Directors, Eric Law and […]

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Spotlight on Dive Against Debris Heroes – Scuba Informatics Training Centre, Hong Kong

Spotlight on Dive Against Debris Heroes – Scuba Informatics Training Centre, Hong Kong

21 August, 2014 at 5:30 pm 0 comments

Dive Against Debris is a year-round underwater survey for scuba divers. Surveys can take place anytime, anywhere. Our trash does not belong underwater however more than six million tons of it enters the ocean each year entangling and injuring marine life and damaging critical habitats. Together, we’re working toward solutions. […]

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Sunreef Diving Services, Mooloolaba Launches Swimming with Humpback Whales

Sunreef Diving Services, Mooloolaba Launches Swimming with Humpback Whales

28 July, 2014 at 10:20 pm 0 comments

SUNREEF Mooloolaba has launched an Australian first – the opportunity to swim with the captivating humpback whales. Australians have long had a love affair with these gentle giants and now people have the opportunity to see them from a very different perspective on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Sunreef Whale Encounter Supervisor, […]

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Richard Masin, PADI Divemaster at Age 69

Richard Masin, PADI Divemaster at Age 69

22 July, 2014 at 12:10 am 0 comments

Earlier this year, Richard Masin completed the PADI Divemaster Course in Thailand with PADI Instructor Billy Reuter at PADI Resort, A-One-Diving in Ranong. Well, you might ask “What’s the fuss about – he’s not alone in that”. Richard who hails from the USA happened to be 69 years old when […]

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Dive Downbelow Marine & Wildlife Adventures

Dive Downbelow Marine & Wildlife Adventures

29 June, 2014 at 4:43 pm 0 comments

Another group of Royal Gurkha Rifles visit Borneo!     A group of brave and fearless Royal Gurkha Rifles of the British Army visited Dive Downbelow Marine & Wildlife Adventures – premier PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centre on Gaya Island in Borneo recently – to rest and relax from […]

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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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