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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,…

coral reef, Papua New Guinea

By Lizzie
On: 20th February, 2019

Where to dive in May

  • Fiji
  • Palau
  • Philippines
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Raja Ampat
  • Southern Mozambique & Bazaruto Archipelago
  • Socorro Island

Our wonderful planet is made up of over 71% water which, when you tally up the average British holiday allowance (28 days in case you're interested), means you would need several lifetimes (official stat) to explore the watery world. Sadly, we don't have the recipe for the elixir of life,…

liveaboard diving at sunrise

By Lizzie
On: 26th September, 2018

The 10 Best Liveaboard Destinations

  • Socorro Island
  • Oman
  • Maldives
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Egypt
  • Palau
  • Cocos Island
  • Raja Ampat
  • Galapagos Archipelago
  • Chuuk Lagoon

It's aboat (sorry) time we let you in on a little not-so-secret-secret about liveaboards - liveaboard diving allows you to boldly go to where no day trip has gone before, setting sail to some of the most remote, pristine dive sites in the world. It's the crème de la crème of dive…

sweetlips diving Raja Ampat

By Lizzie
On: 30th July, 2018

Marine Reserves

  • Mexico
  • Seychelles
  • Palau
  • Galapagos Archipelago
  • Raja Ampat
  • Mafia Island

Blue belts. Nope, we haven't taken up karate and we're not advertising a new fashion trend, we are in fact referring to the UK Government announcing the expansion of protected coastal 'blue belt' marine areas surrounding the British Isles. Another excellent step on the ladder to conserving…

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…

chasing coral indonesia

By Lizzie
On: 12th September, 2017

What We Learnt From Chasing Coral

  • Fiji
  • Maldives
  • Seychelles
  • Palau
  • Raja Ampat
  • Indonesia

Picture this: A kaleidoscope of colourful corals, from gargantuan brain corals to gently swaying fan corals. Schools of vibrant purple and yellow fairy basslets dance above whilst snakelike moray eels lurk in crevices. Rainbow coloured parrot fish peck away for algae below a giant goliath…

Divers with Coral Wall
Image of Louisa Fisher

By Louisa
On: 17th January, 2013

Types of Diving: Wall Diving

  • Belize
  • Malaysia
  • Mozambique
  • Palau
  • Sipadan

If you suffer from vertigo then it is probably best to stick to sloping reefs as opposed to drop-offs and walls, with some going down to 600m! But if heights are not an issue for you, wall diving can prove to be some of the most interesting and exciting diving you can do.

Island in Palau
Woman looking at Computer

By Guest blogger
On: 24th April, 2011

Top Off-Season Diving Destinations

  • Egypt
  • Mexico
  • Mozambique
  • Palau
  • Maldives

Tim Simond, author of best-selling coffee table book Dive in Style, and founder of Dive in Style the tour operator, discussed the advantages of off-season diving and his top picks for where to go.

Brown and white frog fish, Indonesia
Image of Nick Newbury

By Nick
On: 23rd March, 2011

Marine Animals - Strangers of the Deep

  • Australia
  • Moyo Island
  • Palau
  • Philippines

Most of us are familiar with the television programmes exploring the deep blue sea and unearthing strange, often sometimes alien like marine animals such as anglerfish or the deep sea squid. What most of us don't know however is that you don't have to be part of a BBC research team to get up…