Asia Pacific

Google Street View: Sydney Harbour and surroundings

Google Street View: Sydney Harbour and surroundings

6 March, 2014 at 8:17 pm 0 comments

As one of the most popular and cosmopolitan cities in the world, Sydney is a lively, exciting and beautiful place to be. With the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House in the background, a boat ride out on Sydney Harbour, particularly on a warm summer’s day, can make for a […]

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Manta Rays Fly High in Indonesia

Manta Rays Fly High in Indonesia

27 February, 2014 at 3:06 pm 0 comments

On 21st February, 2014 the government of Indonesia declared the entire Archipelago as a Manta Ray Sanctuary.  This new protection for these gentle giants of the marine world is a great win for conservation and diving tourism in the extensive island nation.  There is approx 5.8 million square kilometers of ocean […]

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Join us at the Australian International Dive Expo (AIDE)

Join us at the Australian International Dive Expo (AIDE)

18 February, 2014 at 4:51 pm 0 comments

The Australian International Dive Expo (AIDE) will be having its inaugural exhibition at the Royal Hall of Industries in Moore Park Sydney this weekend, the 22 – 23 February. Come along and join PADI as we discuss all things scuba diving, what courses you can take to reach your goals, where […]

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PADI and Oceanic Go Dive and Win contest winners

PADI and Oceanic Go Dive and Win contest winners

27 January, 2014 at 4:22 pm 0 comments

Learning to dive is a fantastic achievement in it’s own right but doing so and winning yourself an Oceanic Package or dive holiday is one step better. Throughout the months of June to December in 2013, those who completed their PADI Open Water Diver course at a participating PADI & […]

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PADI Open Water Diver student mask clears with Sealions

PADI Open Water Diver student mask clears with Sealions

20 January, 2014 at 7:29 pm 0 comments

New divers all over the world have practiced the mask clear skill time and time again, yet there would not be many to complete the skill in the company of Sealions full of fascination! This is what Stefan Andrews, the 2013 Australasian Our World-Underwater Rolex Scholar recently experienced whilst instructing […]

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Live the Diving Dream Contest (Asia Pacific) – a great success for PADI Divemasters!

Live the Diving Dream Contest (Asia Pacific) – a great success for PADI Divemasters!

16 January, 2014 at 4:01 pm 0 comments

PADI’s Live the Diving Dream contest was held from July 2013 to 31st December 2013, awarding monthly prizes of an Apple iPad to six new PADI Divemasters in the Asia Pacific territory. The six winners in the contest were Phil Voss from Singapore, Ellie Davidson from Exmouth, Western Australia, Oliver […]

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