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Arenui liveaboard Komodo

By Lizzie
On: 6th November, 2019

Top Five Liveaboard Diving Destinations

  • Oman
  • Maldives
  • Indonesia
  • Australia
  • Micronesia

When you set sail on your liveaboard to destinations unknown, and with a salty ocean breeze ruffling your hair, it's hard to argue with the old proverb about the journey being as important as the destination. As your skipper plots his course between the most coveted diving destinations, a…

birds eye view of house reef

By Lizzie
On: 4th November, 2019

Five of the Best House Reefs

  • Northern Mozambique & Quirimbas Archipelago
  • Indonesia
  • Moyo Island
  • Maldives
  • Fiji

Coral reefs are some of the world's most colourful and diverse ecosystems, and a hidden treasure to feast the eyes upon for any scuba diver and snorkeller. But why should you wait for a boat trip from your hotel when you can access these underwater Edens straight from the shores of your…

blue-ringed octopus
Woman looking at Computer

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…

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Top Five Liveaboard Diving Destinations: The Arenui