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humpbacks swimming

By Lizzie
On: 18th January, 2019

Top Five Places for Humpback Whale Encounters

  • Ningaloo Reef
  • Western Australia
  • Australia
  • Mozambique
  • Northern Mozambique & Quirimbas Archipelago
  • French Polynesia
  • Turks & Caicos
  • Caribbean
  • Socorro Island
  • Mexico

Humpback whales are some of the most beautiful, intriguing and inquisitive creatures in the ocean and regularly top divers' bucket lists the world over. And with good reason. Whether witnessing the casual flick of a tail or a gravity-defying breach; the thundering thwack of a belly flop or…

Great Barrier Reef

By Lizzie
On: 28th March, 2018

Reasons Australia Should Be On Your Radar

  • Australia

When we say Australia, no doubt images of kangaroos, didgeridoos and, er, Neighbours spring to mind. But Australia has so much more on offer. From emerald tropical rainforests and red outback sands to glistening white coastlines and, of course, some of the world's most iconic diving; if…

shoal of fish scuba diving

By Lizzie
On: 23rd March, 2018

The Gift Of Time

  • Mexico
  • Socorro Island
  • Baja California
  • Belize
  • Bali
  • Northern Sulawesi
  • Wakatobi
  • Komodo
  • Australia
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Micronesia
  • Palau

Ever wish you could magic up a few extra days of holiday? Well, actually in May you can. And no, we're not suggesting there are now 375 days in the year or that we've secretly located the DeLorean from Back to the Future. With two Bank Holidays, if you take 14 days of holiday in between, you…

Scuba Diver in British Virgin Islands
Image of Alex Marchais

By Alex
On: 16th March, 2018

Dispelling Scuba Diving Myths

  • Australia
  • Egypt
  • Great Barrier Reef

We've heard many old wives' tales on scuba diving over the years, from man eating 25-foot killer sharks (thanks, Jaws) to balmy breathing exercises and the necessity to be an Olympic standard for swimming (you don't). So it's about time to set the record straight on some scuba diving myths…

Gorgonian Sea Fan
Image of Tom Barber

By Tom
On: 1st February, 2018

The 11 Best Dive Sites in the World

  • Mexico
  • Micronesia
  • Chuuk Lagoon
  • French Polynesia
  • Tikehau
  • Tanzania
  • Pemba Island
  • Australia
  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Mozambique
  • Rangiroa
  • Indonesia
  • Raja Ampat

Bucket lists are for landlubbers. If you're a diver, and the ocean is your oyster, then you NEED to dive these spots, arguably the greatest dive sites on our blue planet.

Woman looking at Computer

By Guest blogger
On: 7th August, 2017

My Exciting Evolution into an Original Diver

  • Western Australia
  • Australia
  • Bali
  • Ningaloo Reef
  • Borneo

Here is my journey from Backpacker to Dive Instructor to a Sales Consultant at Original Diving…

Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Woman looking at Computer

By Guest blogger
On: 15th July, 2015

Amy's Life of Dive

  • Thailand
  • Australia
  • Fiji
  • Egypt
  • Komodo
  • Maldives
  • India
  • Malaysia
  • Oman

My diving journey started on my gap year around Thailand, Australia and Fiji where I completed my PADI Open Water and Advanced on Koh Tao. I remember my first experience well, from the brief panic that I was breathing underwater to the realisation that there was a whole new world to…

Woman looking at Computer

By Guest blogger
On: 8th July, 2014

UV Diving

  • Australia
  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Wakatobi

Night diving is a must for any diver wishing to experience all the thrills that you can gain underwater. There is, however, a way to take it to even more extremes that will have you amazed at the sheer beauty the underwater world can bring.

Whale Shark, Djibouti
Image of Alex Marchais

By Alex
On: 17th April, 2014

Scuba Diving Bucket List

  • Australia
  • Djibouti
  • Mexico
  • Mozambique
  • Ningaloo Reef

As we head towards the middle third of 2014, we think it's time to add more boxes to tick on your scuba diving bucket list of dive sites or just give you some inspiration for your future diving trips. Just five to start with but feel free to get in touch with us as we have got plenty more!

Green Turtle Swimming
Image of Louisa Fisher

By Louisa
On: 10th September, 2013

When and Where to see our Marine Life Top 5

  • Australia
  • Bahamas
  • Caribbean
  • Costa Rica
  • French Polynesia
  • Mafia Island
  • Ningaloo Reef
  • Philippines
  • Rangiroa
  • Sipadan

Search no more! In this blog, Louisa talks about the best locations to find our top five marine animals: