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Diving in Singapore

Diving in Singapore

21 November, 2012 at 6:36 am 1 comment

Singapore is the hub of Asia and it’s sophisticated air and sea terminals offer direct access to the majority of the regions outstanding diving destinations. Singapore has also emerged as a excellent training destination for people wishing to learn or continue on with their diver training. Many divers you speak with consider the […]

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Diving on Aliwal Shoal, South Africa

Diving on Aliwal Shoal, South Africa

20 November, 2012 at 2:15 am 2 comments

Diving on Aliwal Shoal - Locate a PADI Dive Shop near Aliwal Shoal In 1849 a Sailing barque named Aliwal under the command of Captain James Anderson nearly came to grief on “a very large and dangerous rock or shoal with heavy breakers”, this was the first anyone had known of […]

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Diving in Western Australia

Diving in Western Australia

3 October, 2012 at 7:18 pm 0 comments

Scuba Diving in Western Australia - Locate a PADI Dive Shop in Western Australia The largest of the Australian States, with over 7,000 kilometres of coastline bounded by the Southern Ocean in the south, the Indian Ocean to the east and the Timor Sea in the north, Western Australia’s potential as […]

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Diving in Koh Tao, Thailand

Diving in Koh Tao, Thailand

27 August, 2012 at 9:12 pm 0 comments

Koh Tao are two words that hold a special place for those lucky enough to have set foot on this tropical island. Divers and travellers from all over the world are drawn to Koh Tao for its beauty, crystal clear water and amazing diving. It’s truly a diver’s paradise. Situated […]

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PADI 20 Millionth Diver Trip – Pro Winner

PADI 20 Millionth Diver Trip – Pro Winner

12 June, 2012 at 7:33 pm 2 comments

To celebrate the 20 Millionth Diver Certification, PADI ran a worldwide competition to mark this incredible milestone last year. On the 4th of September 2011, PADI Professional Lee Webber from MDA in Guam taught Alexandra Swanson who received the 20 millionth PADI certification on the completion of her PADI Open Water […]

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The Great Barrier Reef – Vacation Spotlight for April

The Great Barrier Reef – Vacation Spotlight for April

19 April, 2012 at 10:55 am 1 comment

This month’s padi.com vacation spotlight featured the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. Without question, the Great Barrier Reef is truly an amazing dive destination. Being Australian (or Aussie!) myself, one of the most common questions I am asked when traveling overseas is, “Have you dived the Great Barrier Reef?” I […]

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