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Passions of Paradise EcoGuides share reef knowledge

Passions of Paradise EcoGuides share reef knowledge

26 April, 2016 at 12:25 am Comments are Disabled

Passions of Paradise has expanded its citizen science program in anticipation of a surge in interest following the David Attenborough series on the Great Barrier Reef. Passions of Paradise Chief Executive Officer Scotty Garden said the company had boosted the number of crew accredited with Ecotourism Australia to five as […]

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A Day in the Life of a PADI Divemaster: Christian McGuire

A Day in the Life of a PADI Divemaster: Christian McGuire

5 April, 2016 at 3:01 pm Comments are Disabled

PADI recently interviewed PADI Divemaster Christian McGuire from Go Dive Brisbane. Christian provided some great insights into the life of a PADI Divemaster. PADI – Tell us a bit about yourself. Christian – I’m a Divemaster at Go Dive Brisbane. I also have my own business and love travelling to […]

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Sharing a Passion for Conservation through Scuba Diving

Sharing a Passion for Conservation through Scuba Diving

28 March, 2016 at 5:14 pm Comments are Disabled

Arizona State University tourism student Matt Cernik swapped cactus for coral when he signed up for an internship with Great Barrier Reef operator and PADI Member, Passions of Paradise. “In Phoenix, where I’m from, the only waves to be seen are the daunting heat waves which rise off the desert […]

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Sail Ningaloo Wins Ecotourism Gold Award

Sail Ningaloo Wins Ecotourism Gold Award

8 December, 2015 at 4:27 pm Comments are Disabled

Congratulations to Sail Ningaloo, winning gold for Western Australia’s leading Ecotourism Operator, and bronze in the Adventure Tourism category at the Western Australia Tourism Awards. Sail Ningaloo are proudly carbon neutral, having calculated and offset their carbon emissions. Lannie and Luke Riley, owner operators, introduced liveaboard sailing tours to Coral Bay […]

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Abyss Scuba Diving in Sydney awarded ‘Outstanding Contribution to PADI Instructor Development’

Abyss Scuba Diving in Sydney awarded ‘Outstanding Contribution to PADI Instructor Development’

11 November, 2015 at 9:04 pm Comments are Disabled

The Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) is delighted to announce that Abyss Scuba Diving from Ramsgate NSW, has received an award for ‘Outstanding Contribution to PADI Instructor Development’. Drew Richardson, President and CEO of PADI Worldwide presented the award to Peter Letts, owner of Abyss Scuba Diving at the […]

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First Female PADI Explorer Rebreather Instructors in Australia

First Female PADI Explorer Rebreather Instructors in Australia

2 September, 2015 at 9:59 pm Comments are Disabled

Congratulations to 4 thrill-seeking ladies, Samantha Patterson-Ross, Rachael Fallon, Andrea Payne and Leah Hurley who have recently become the first female PADI Explorer Rebreather Instructors in Australia! Under the expert instruction of PADI Course Directors, Peter Letts and Jamie Miller and using the Hollis Explorer Sports Rebreather, (a hybrid semi-closed rebreather) […]

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