To celebrate women in diving, PADI is spotlighting several women who have made significant contributions to the sport. This week, we are featuring professional photographer and PADI Assistant Instructor Amanda Cotton. In addition to numerous awards, Amanda’s work has been featured by National Geographic, Discovery Channel, Smithsonian Magazine and many others […]Read more ›
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For some, a nice relaxing warm-water dive just won’t cut it. Certain divers crave thrilling underwater action. If that sounds like you, then these 5 thrill seeking experiences might be right up your alley. 1. Tiger Beach, Bahamas A white sandy bottom at 6 metres / 20 feet deep doesn’t sound […]Read more ›
It’s pretty common for divers to view smaller underwater creatures during their scuba adventures. While you probably appreciate all marine life regardless of size, wouldn’t it be nice to stray from the ordinary and get the chance to dive with large marine life instead? Seeing marine megafauna up close is […]Read more ›
The Indonesian district of West Manggarai and Komodo has recently designated a shark & manta ray sanctuary. The region which is located in the world famous coral triangle, has now prohibited fishing for a number of threatened species including manta rays and sharks. According to not-for-profit marine conservation company MantaWatch, Mr Sebastinus […]Read more ›
Sharks are simply fascinating. For most divers, swimming with the sharks is a breathtaking experience, especially when you know some of the most interesting facts about what makes these creatures of the sea so special. Check out these unique facts about sharks: Sharks have excellent dental health. Not only are […]Read more ›
Our story begins on Instagram… A few months ago, I was looking through images tagged #padi on Instagram when I came across one of the best Hammerhead shots I’d ever seen. I chose it as our fan photo of the day and was happy to see hundreds of others liked […]Read more ›