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Hammerhead Shark
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By Jacqui
On: 20th April, 2012

Animal Encounters: Diving with Hammerhead Sharks

  • Belize
  • Costa Rica
  • Malaysia
  • Komodo
  • Galapagos Archipelago

There is no mistaking how the hammerhead shark got its name: the head is flattened and extends outwards into the shape of a hammer, known as a cephalofoil. They appear so otherworldly since the head seems completely out of place on a fish with such a streamlined body.

Manta Ray and Diver, Socorro Island
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By Jacqui
On: 12th April, 2012

Animal Encounters: Dive with Manta Rays

  • Micronesia
  • Yap
  • Maldives
  • Bali
  • Galapagos Archipelago

To dive with manta rays is near the top of most divers' bucket list and for very good reason: soaring through the water like birds of the sea they are a stunning sight. Manta, meaning blanket in Spanish, appropriately describes the manta ray which can have a wingspan of up to 7.5m and weigh…

Whale Shark, Djibouti
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By Jacqui
On: 3rd April, 2012

Animal Encounters: Diving with Whale Sharks

  • Australia
  • Belize
  • Djibouti
  • Mozambique
  • Ningaloo Reef
  • Tanzania
  • Ningaloo Reef
  • Mafia Island
  • Maldives
  • Galapagos Archipelago

The first in a series of blogs on the what/where/when of marine creatures is on the much sought-after whale shark.

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By Jacqui
On: 23rd March, 2012

Diving 'The Pit' in Mexico

  • Mexico

Ever since seeing David Attenborough's Planet Earth, I have been obsessed with the idea of diving the underwater cave systems in Mexico - the cenotes. Last summer I got my chance.

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By Jacqui
On: 7th February, 2012

A Fish(er) in Water

  • Belize
  • Mexico

It is difficult to ignore the fact that my name very conveniently mirrors my fascination and love of the marine world! Coincidence? Or perhaps some deep-rooted, inherited subconscious and therefore inevitable? Either way, water has played a prominent part in my life from bottoms-up in rock…

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By Jacqui
On: 1st January, 2012

Dive for Free in 2016: Terms & Conditions

Book a diving holiday with us in 2016 and receive five complimentary dives during your trip.