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red sea in egypt reef
Lizzie

By Lizzie
On: 1st June, 2018

Family Diving

  • Gozo
  • Grenada
  • Mozambique
  • Maldives
  • Komodo
  • Southern Red Sea
  • Oman
  • The Azores
  • Seychelles

There are few better ways to bond with your children than while diving. Obviously you can't natter away on the dive itself, but when you're back in the boat or on the beach, reliving the dive with a wide-eyed youngster can be a magical experience. The good news (and something a lot of…

diving in egypt
Image of Alex Marchais

By Alex
On: 9th February, 2018

Short Haul Winter Diving Destinations

  • Egypt
  • Gozo
  • Oman
  • The Azores
  • Northern Red Sea
  • Southern Red Sea

As we (at least those of us based in Europe) are slowly stepping into the cold of winter and dusting off our winter clothing, here at Original Diving, we've compiled our list of some top short-haul winter-come-spring diving destinations. Here's a selection of places you can get to for a…

Malta and Gozo diving
Lizzie

By Lizzie
On: 8th December, 2017

Dive into 2018

  • Western Australia
  • Gozo
  • Grenada
  • Oman
  • Fiji
  • The Azores
  • Maldives

Today was particularly hard. It all started when the alarm went off while it was still dark outside and got progressively worse as we gingerly stuck one toe out from under the duvet and it felt like we'd been transported overnight to Antarctica. Then there was the seemingly endless cycle of…

Luxury Autumn Escapes in Latin America
Lizzie

By Lizzie
On: 19th September, 2017

Top Five Autumn Diving Escapes

  • Northern Mozambique & Quirimbas Archipelago
  • Gozo
  • Oman
  • Indonesia
  • Costa Rica

As summer waves goodbye and autumn knocks on the door, one question keeps popping to mind - how can we extend our sunshine hours? Jet off on a luxury diving holiday, of course. So we've complied our top five Autumn escapes for you to plan your next vitamin D hit. Enjoy.

Bazaruto Marine National Park, Mozambique
Lizzie

By Lizzie
On: 18th August, 2017

Top 5 Honeymoon Hotels

  • Oman
  • Mozambique
  • Raja Ampat
  • Indonesia
  • Maldives
  • St Vincent & The Grenadines

These days organising your honeymoon can be just as stressful as the big day, with the sheer mass of options leaving even the most zealous overwhelmed. That's where we come in - taking the stress out of the planning so you can enjoy yourself to the max. And when it comes to the perfect…

The Maldives
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By Jess
On: 20th January, 2017

Our 2017 Top Picks

  • Indonesia
  • Maldives
  • Tanzania
  • Philippines
  • Oman

Here's your starter for ten: what activity has been clinically proven (by the highly renowned Original Diving Science Department) to cure the January Blues? Answer: planning your holidays for the year ahead (cue rapturous applause). Oh yes, our in-house team of uber-geeks has unearthed a…

Sandcastle on Beach
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By Neill
On: 20th September, 2016

Top Family Diving Holiday Destinations with Young Kids

  • Gozo
  • Oman
  • Maldives

If, like me, you are in the phase of life where everything seems to revolve around nappies, nursery and obsessions with football (I have a 1-year old, a 3-year old and a 5-year old) then you will know that finding a suitable destination for a diving trip as a family can be tricky. If, also…

Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Image of Amy Cooper

By Amy
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…

Wadi Darmat, Oman
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By Neill
On: 2nd September, 2014

Access the Best Diving in Oman

  • Oman
  • Muscat
  • Musandam Peninsula

Oman is often overlooked as a diving destination in favour of the more popular (and far busier) Red Sea. Here at Original Diving, we think it deserves more attention as it is a country that offers so much both above and below the waves.

Pygmy Seahorse
Image of Louisa Fisher

By Louisa
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…