News & Events

PADI TecRec – The Way the World Learns to Dive, Tec

PADI TecRec – The Way the World Learns to Dive, Tec

11 September, 2014 at 7:48 am 0 comments

PADI TecRec courses are designed specifically for divers wanting to explore beyond the bounds of the recreational diving envelope. Covering the full range of backmount and sidemount open circuit courses, recreational and technical rebreather training, as well as technical specialties, PADI TecRec courses differ in approach to PADI’s recreational courses […]

Read more ›
New PADI Course Directors Emerge from Sanya in China

New PADI Course Directors Emerge from Sanya in China

10 September, 2014 at 11:35 pm 0 comments

Success comes from striving to be the best – and for 19 PADI Members representing China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Japan, Philippines and Indonesia – this led them to the PADI Course Director Training Course conducted from 26th August to 3rd September 2014 at the Hilton Sanya Resort & Spa, […]

Read more ›
Project AWARE Debris Month of Action

Project AWARE Debris Month of Action

9 September, 2014 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

As a scuba diver, you see the  unfortunate affect of marine debris firsthand. Whether it’s plastic bottles, forgotten nets or small pieces of trash animals mistake for food, you witness how debris harms our beloved underwater world. Unfortunately, the problem is only going to get worse if nothing is done. This […]

Read more ›
Dive Downbelow Marine & Wildlife Adventures – Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Dive Downbelow Marine & Wildlife Adventures – Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

28 August, 2014 at 10:07 pm 0 comments

The endless summer with Camps International Adventure Groups For the past six weeks of this summer, the island staff team at Dive Downbelow Marine & Wildlife Adventures have greeted group after group of UK-based adventurers’ from Camps International and felt very proud to provide them with a unique education about […]

Read more ›
Your Favorite Scuba Destination – Contest Winners

Your Favorite Scuba Destination – Contest Winners

22 August, 2014 at 1:02 pm 0 comments

The votes are in and we have a winner in the 2014 What’s Your Favorite Scuba Holiday Destination contest. Thanks to everyone who submitted a destination and to those who voted for your favorite! All winners were selected based on popular vote. GRAND PRIZE WINNER – JOHN TOPHAM Diver John […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›