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Harlequin Sweetlips, Wreck Diving
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By Jacqui
On: 6th August, 2013

Wreck Diving Australia - The Dive of My Life on the SS Yongala

  • Australia
  • Great Barrier Reef

Alex Marchais, Original Diving intern extraordinaire (he is French after all) recounts one of the dives of his life, the Yongala wreck in Australia.

Lamanai Ruins, Belize
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By Jacqui
On: 26th July, 2013

Top 5 Dive and Travel Combination Holidays

  • Belize
  • Fiji
  • Raja Ampat
  • Sri Lanka
  • Tanzania
  • Wakatobi

We know you diving fanatics love the ocean, but ever thought of extending your trip to discover more? Look no further, here are our top five dive and travel combination holidays so that you can gain even more from the destination you visit both in, and out of the water! This list is by no…

Jetty over turquoise ocean, Seychelles
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By Jacqui
On: 31st May, 2013

A visit to Frégate Island Private in the Seychelles

  • Seychelles

It seemed a long way to go for three nights (especially as we got stuck in Abu Dhabi airport for nine hours on the way out) however on arrival at Frégate Island Private in the Seychelles there was absolutely no doubt that this is a very special place.

Great Hammerhead Shark
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By Jacqui
On: 5th April, 2013

Great Hammerhead Shark Diving in the Bahamas

  • Bahamas

Where in the world can you go where you are all but guaranteed close-up encounters with great hammerheads? The answer is Bimini Island in the Bahamas.

Maldives Beach Hammock
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By Jacqui
On: 5th February, 2013

Imaginary Celebrity Diving Holidays

  • Bahamas
  • Maldives
  • Indonesia
  • Raja Ampat

The world is full of possibilities when it comes to diving holidays and we are experts in creating the right trip for you. With this in mind, we thought it might be fun to dream up a few imaginary snapshot itineraries for famous people in the present. For example, where on earth would you…

Pygmy Seahorse
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By Jacqui
On: 5th February, 2013

Our Top 5 Winter Dive Destinations

  • Belize
  • Musandam Peninsula
  • Oman
  • Raja Ampat
  • Maldives
  • British Virgin Islands

Now that winter has begun and the weather in the UK is grim to say the least, we thought it the appropriate moment to turn your attention to those parts of the globe that are enjoying warmer climes and of course some lovely diving. While you may be drenched from your commute to work in the…

Divers with Coral Wall
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By Jacqui
On: 17th January, 2013

Types of Diving: Wall Diving

  • Belize
  • Malaysia
  • Mozambique
  • Palau
  • Sipadan

If you suffer from vertigo then it is probably best to stick to sloping reefs as opposed to drop-offs and walls, with some going down to 600m! But if heights are not an issue for you, wall diving can prove to be some of the most interesting and exciting diving you can do.

Menjangan Coral, Bali
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By Jacqui
On: 8th January, 2013

Top Destinations for 2013

  • Bahamas
  • Mexico
  • Sudan
  • Venezuela
  • Indonesia

Now that we have begun the year, we thought it appropriate to outline which destinations we are most interested in for 2013 and looking to expand/add to our portfolio.

Snorkelling alongside sailing boat, Fiji
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By Jacqui
On: 4th December, 2012

Types of Diving: Snorkelling

  • Mexico
  • Raja Ampat
  • Maldives
  • Wakatobi
  • Turks & Caicos

After a little break from our blog series on Types of Diving, we are back to talk about snorkelling.

Colourful Nudibranch
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By Jacqui
On: 11th September, 2012

Types of Diving: Muck Diving

  • Malaysia
  • Milne Bay
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Philippines
  • Puerto Galera
  • Sipadan

Third in our series of blogs on types of diving is muck diving.