Five reasons why liveaboards are awesome!

For the travelling and diving enthusiast, there is little you can do to suppress your excitement of going on a liveaboard holiday. For those divers who haven’t tried a liveaboard, you have no idea what you’re missing out on. Liveaboards are one of the best ways you can see some of the best diving in the world and have […]

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Four practical exercises for diving season

It’s getting warmer out there which means diving season is starting! But getting out there in the heat and getting ready for your dive can be hard and heavy work. Here are four practical exercises that you can do to train for those hot diving days. Farmers walks Make those awkward tank walks easier with […]

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Sipidan Trip Report 2015

On the 3rd of September nine intrepid travellers left the Sydney shores on their way to the island of Mabul of the coast of Borneo, to dive one of the most famous islands in the world “Sipidan Island” The group consisted of Mark and Diane Schultz, Brian and Juliette Casey, Neil Whitmore, Daniel Fouladi, Malene […]

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5 cool things you probably don’t know about the history of scuba diving.

So you know heaps about diving theory, dive gear, dive sites in Sydney, places to dive around the world… but how much do you know about the history of diving? Knowing a lot about a sport comes not only from your knowledge about the sport but your knowledge about it’s history too… So here comes […]

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Getting back in the saddle… 5 reasons why to do a refresher course.

There is no denying that time gets away from you quickly these days. Between work, study, kids, social life and anything else that you need to do with your time, it can disappear. Before you know it, it’s been years since your last dive. Maybe it’s time to book yourself a little holiday with some […]

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7 reasons why Jardines De La Reina is Cuba’s best kept secret

With the lifting of US and Cuba travel and trade embargos, Cuba is becoming the hottest new destination on the map for travel and it’s easy to see why. On a recent three week trip to Cuba, I had the opportunity to dive some of the world’s most remote diving. Jardines De La Reina (The […]

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Dealing with sea sickness when diving

For anyone who has ever experienced it, there is no denying that having motion sickness is one of the most debilitating conditions out there. For the duration of a “spell” of sea sickness, you cant think, you can’t get comfortable, laying down makes you sick, sitting makes you sick, talking ,eating, closing your eyes, opening […]

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The world’s most underrated shark dives

As divers, there is no denying that one of the most amazing experiences on any dive is encountering sharks… No matter how long you have been diving, having a meat ‘n’ greet, I mean meet ‘n’ greet almost never gets old. The exhilaration, the adrenalin, the majestic nature of these spectacular animals. But, with the […]

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Worldwide marine life aggregations – where are they?

Every year around the world, various animals aggregate in locations around the world at a particular time of year in mass for a purpose. There can be various reasons why animals participate in this collective behaviour including safety from predators, feeding or mating.  To witness it is a truly unique experience. One of the most […]

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Maintenance habits to keep your dive gear going forever

We’re not going to sugar coat it, investing in your own dive gear has a price tag attached. But your gear will last you a long time if you take care of it. So often, we see gear coming back into the shop for repairs before it’s time, and a lot of the time the […]

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