Think of scuba diving in Australia and what’s one of the first things that come to mind? The Great Barrier Reef. As one of the natural wonders of the world, this beautiful part of Australia is one of the country’s biggest tourist attractions offering divers and snorkelers the chance to have […]Read more ›
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It was a good day for conservation on the 25th April 2014 when PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centre, Downbelow Marine and Wildlife Adventures joined forces with Hyatt Regency Kota Kinabalu for a day of awareness and fund raising, including a cleanup and mangrove planting project at Gaya Island, Borneo. […]Read more ›
“An underwater adventure on a global journey to explore our critical connection with the ocean.” Stefan Andrews presents his year as the 2013 Australasian OWUSS Rolex Scholar. The Our World-Underwater Scholarship Society (OWUSS) each year awards three Rolex Scholarships to young people who are considering a career in an underwater-related […]Read more ›
Earth Day may have passed us by, but you don’t need a dedicated day to take better care of the oceans. Scuba divers certainly appreciate the need to keep the oceans clean. The vibrant marine life and beautiful coral reefs would not be the same if the oceans were scattered […]Read more ›
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 […]Read more ›
As a scuba diver, you’ve probably seen corals countless times on your different dive trips. The question is, how much do you know about these incredible animals? Here are five facts you may not have known about corals: 1. Coral reefs are an important marine habitat Corals play an important […]Read more ›