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blue-ringed octopus
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By Guest blogger
On: 25th July, 2019

Top Five Dive Sites in Alor

  • Alor
  • Indonesia

Ask a toddler to draw the most bizarre, colourful and wacky underwater creature they can imagine, and you might get something close to the marine residents of Indonesia's Alor. Tourism has only come to Alor very recently, meaning two very significant things: 1) the waters and their…

shallow coral reef, Raja Ampat
Woman looking at Computer

By Guest blogger
On: 24th June, 2019

Shallow Diving in Raja Ampat – diving with a PFO

  • Raja Ampat
  • Indonesia

Among the uninitiated, a common misconception still lingers around scuba diving: that all the "really good stuff" can only be found in deep water. Here Julia Tyndall shares her experience of diving in Raja Ampat's shallower depths, a necessity for divers with a PFO, dispelling scuba myths…

Yellow, White and Black Nudibranch
Image of Neill Ghosh

By Neill
On: 13th June, 2019

Nudibranchs - Facts About The World's Prettiest Slugs

  • Egypt
  • Micronesia
  • Mozambique
  • Philippines
  • Northern Red Sea
  • Dumaguete and Dauin
  • Indonesia

Nudibranchs, sometimes more commonly known as "sea slugs" are some of the hardest creatures to spot on a dive. Although related to snails, these colourful little creatures have ditched the homes they carry on their backs as they have evolved. Similar to land snails, nudibranchs also leave a…

Bobtail Squid

By Lizzie
On: 16th May, 2019

Dive In

  • Socorro Island
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Indonesia
  • Raja Ampat
  • Philippines
  • Gozo

We need to apologise. We've been keeping a rather large, very exciting secret which we are finally able to share: our brand spanking new brochure has landed (cue gasps and rapturous applause). Diving a little deeper (literally) into our favourite destinations, discover some of the ocean's…

Humpback whales

By Emily
On: 29th April, 2019

Our Planet

  • Papua New Guinea
  • Indonesia
  • Raja Ampat
  • French Polynesia
  • Rangiroa
  • Mexico

Considering how much we loved David Attenborough's iconic documentary series, Blue Planet II (which we enjoyed so much that it might as well have been tailor-made just for us), it's safe to say we were pretty excited about his latest hurrah: Netflix's Our Planet. And it did not disappoint.…

anemone fish

By Lizzie
On: 3rd April, 2019

Hot Off The Press

  • Papua New Guinea
  • Cocos Island
  • Indonesia
  • Mexico
  • Baja California
  • Maldives

We've cracked hundreds of fortune cookies, consulted the stars and searched far and wide for Doc Brown (of Back to the Future fame), yet still can't predict the next few months for Britain (or this week's lottery numbers). We can, however, give you the inside track on the latest new…

whale shark ningaloo reef

By Lizzie
On: 22nd March, 2019

Top 6 Places to Dive and Snorkel with Whale Sharks

  • Ningaloo Reef
  • Mafia Island
  • Ecuador & the Galapagos
  • Mexico
  • Indonesia
  • Maldives

As the ocean's largest fish whale sharks are found in tropical seas around the planet, making for some pretty comfortable dive conditions - unusual when diving, or snorkelling, for some of the ocean's bigger beasts. Yet despite being one of the most recognisable marine creatures, these…

Turtle Under Water

By Lizzie
On: 13th March, 2019

Top 6 Places to Swim and Dive with Turtles

  • Turks & Caicos
  • Muscat
  • Tanzania
  • Seychelles
  • Indonesia
  • Philippines

Glimpsing a green, hawksbill, leatherback, loggerhead, Kemp's Ridley, Olive Ridley or flatback on a dive can bring a smile to the face of the most stoical of divers. And while sea turtles can be found in all oceans (except the Arctic) throughout the year, here is our pick of the top spots to…

Hammerhead Shark

By Lizzie
On: 6th March, 2019

The World's Top 10 Dive Sites

  • Raja Ampat
  • Galapagos Archipelago
  • Rangiroa
  • Milne Bay
  • Maldives
  • Taveuni
  • Indonesia
  • The Azores
  • Cocos Island
  • Belize

The term 'bucket list' was first coined in 1941 by famous explorer John Goddard, who at the ripe old age of 15 listed everything he wanted to achieve in life. Since then, the concept has spread across the globe, evolving with each generation to include everything from milking a poisonous…

Manta Ray

By Lizzie
On: 1st March, 2019

Top Five Places to Dive with Manta Rays

  • Mexico
  • Maldives
  • Micronesia
  • Indonesia
  • Palau

Majestic mantas feature high on the priority list for many divers. The most elegant member of the ray family is equally at home gliding effortlessly in the most challenging of currents or floating serenely at a cleaning station. And with the largest brain-to-body ratio of any shark or ray,…