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PADI Wreck Diver Course On The Shipwrecks Of Bell Island, Newfoundland, Scuba Diving Canada
All About the PADI Wreck Diver Course

Whether sunk on purpose or as the result of a mishap, it’s a breathtaking experience to be able to visit a sunken wreck while scuba diving.

Looking Out At The Water Of The Gas O Meter Scuba Diving Facility In Germany
Germany: To the Top of the Gas-o-meter

Is your scuba diving feeling a bit too routine? Shake things up and try scuba diving in this unique German dive location - we promise you won't be disappointed.

The Soft White Tentacles Of A Plumose Anemone At The Saint Andrews Dive Site, New Brunswick, Canadian Splash
Canadian Splash: Splashing into St. Andrews by-the-Sea

Saint Andrews by-the-sea may be small in size, but this summer town packs a pretty big dive punch for scuba divers willing to brave the Bay of Fundy's tides.

Ali Looking At A Re-Breather During Bonaire TeK Week, Buddy Dive Resort, Dutch CaribbeanThis article is in the news
Joining the Bonaire TeK Diving Side

Bonaire TEK is an annual October occurrence, where Buddy Dive Resort partners with leaders in the tech diving industry for a week of technical dive demonstrations, equipment trials, presentations, training ins and outs, and camaraderie.

A Pink Lily Pad Underwater in Finlayson Point Park, Lake Temagami, Ontario, Scuba Diving Canada
Canadian Splash: Dive into Ontario Parks, the water’s lovely!

When it comes to getting outside and immersed in nature, Ontario Parks is at the top of the list. Not only do the parks boast magnificent nature, but it's hundreds of thousands of lakes make it a real treat for those who love the water.

A Macro Photograph Of A Piece Of Soft Coral In Bonaire, Underwater Photography Guide
A Beginner’s Guide to Underwater Macro Photography

Not all things underwater can be seen at first glance - for some, you need to take a closer look. Macro photography is the art of close-up photography on small subjects.

Bell Island Newfoundland Shipwreck Scuba Diving, Canadian Scuba Locations
Canadian Splash: Wrecked in Newfoundland

Do you enjoy cold water wreck diving? This dive destination will let you experience the best shipwrecks and scuba diving opportunities on the Canadian east coast.

The Peggy's Cove Lighthouse On St Margarets Bay, Outside Of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canadian Splash Scuba Diving
Canadian Splash: Let’s Hit the Coast and Shore Dive St. Margarets Bay

When diving in Nova Scotia where do you even begin? Do you start in Halifax the province's capital or do you wander beyond to see what the surrounding area has to offer?

A Purple Spiny Sea Star On A Pink Encrusted Rock In Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Canadian Splash: Embracing the Cold Murky Water of Saint John

Sometimes finding a good dive spot is easier said than done. Shore diving around Saint John, New Brunswick is a testament to how unpredictable the Bay Fundy can be.

A Woman Diver With A Yellow Scuba Mask Rolling Into The Water With Scuba Diving Gear In Mexico
A How-To Guide for Backroll Entries

No matter what level of diver you are, scuba backroll entries are a fun-filled way to get off the dive boat and get into the water.

The Shark Infested Waters Of Jupiter, Florida
USA: Diving into Jupiter’s Shark Infested Waters

Sitting pretty right next to the gulf stream, Jupiter is known as one of Florida's best shark diving location. Drift along in the current as you enjoy an up-close encounter with the ocean's apex predators.

The Dorsal Side Of A Small Blenny Scuba Diving In Zihuatanejo, Pacific Mexico
Mexico: Scuba Fiesta in Zihuatanejo

Forget the colorful piñatas and all-you-can-eat tacos, when in Mexico's coastal town of Zihuatanejo, it's all about the scuba diving!

Joey Getting Rescued During The PADI Rescue Diver Course In Mexico
The PADI Rescue Diver Course at a Glance

Becoming a PADI Rescue Diver is a great way to further your knowledge and give yourself the tools to stay safe on a dive.

The Metal Frame Of The Crusher Works In Vobster Quay, England's Inland Dive Site, UK
England: Choppers, Cars and Planes in Britain

From planes to cars, diving Vobster Quay means experiencing a range of underwater sights and covering a lot of ground in little time.

A Double Tank Diver Exploring The Underwater World In The Dark Of Night, Mexico
Are you Afraid of the Dark?

The day is over and the sun is setting on a day of scuba diving but is it really time to hang up your fins, or do you dare slip back into the water at night?

Scuba Divers On The Boat For The Dive Zihuatanejo Clean Up, MexicoThis article is in the news
Diving for Zero Plastic in Zihua

Green initiatives are important and in Zihuatanejo, we had the opportunity to join forces with Zihro Plastic and Dive Zihuatanejo to lending a helping fin.

Small Puffer Fish In The Purple Coral Of Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean
Bonaire: A Dutch Caribbean Splash

Whether your diving with turtles or admiring coral reefs, get ready to be wowed by the underwater beauty of Bonaire, the shore diving capital of the Caribbean.

Ali Scuba Diving Silhouette Coming Out Of A Cave On Lanzarote, Canary Island, Spain
Spain: Scuba Escape in Lanzarote

For fresh bubbles, magnificent viz and spectacular wildlife encounters, now is the perfect time to explore the volcanic island of Lanzarote.

A Manatee Floating Underwater In Three Sisters Springs, Florida, USA
USA: Manatees at 72 Degrees

Offering topside beauty and underwater magic, escape to Florida's freshwater springs and snorkel with one of the most majestic marine mammals on the planet.

From The Ocean With Love
From the Ocean with Love

If marine animals could talk here's what they would say to scuba divers this Valentine’s Day.

Joey Scuba Diving With A Bag Full Of Collected Trash In Bonaire During A Dive Friends Clean Up DiveThis article is in the news
Beyond the Beach: Cleaning Up Bonaire’s Reefs

There are many ways to fight back against pollution and on Bonaire, this takes the form of scuba diving cleanups.

Ali Free Diving With Her Mermaid Hair Loose In The Ocean Of Bonaire, Caribbean
Dealing with Long Hair when Diving

Hair vs scuba, now that's a combination that doesn't mix. So how do you stay away from the tares, tangles and hours upon hours of post dive hair brushing?

TODI Aquarium Overview By A Scuba Diver Diving in Belgium, Europe
Belgium: The TODI Freshwater Aquarium

Bask in warm water bliss as you explore the tropical dive facility of TODI. From pufferfish to piranha let the flurry of freshwater color envelop you.

Scuba Diving Sand Dollar Cookie At Christmas Time In Canada
Sand Dollar Shortbread Cookies

When you can’t be frolicking at the beach, why not bring the beach home to you with these festive sand dollar shortbread cookies.

Underwater Bubbles From A Regulator Heading Towards The Surface In Italy
How to Improve your Air Consumption

Are you a pig on air? You are not alone. Find out how you can get more out of your scuba diving tank.

An Overview Of The Blue Grotto Water With Scuba Divers Getting Ready To Go Scuba Diving In This Florida Sinkhole, USA
USA: Diving the Blue Grotto Sinkhole

Florida may be known for its ocean coast, but this southern state is also home to some of the best spring and cave systems in the country.

Looking Down Into The Bottom Of The Second Deepest Diving Pool In The World, The Nemo 33 In Belgium, Europe
Belgium: Scuba Diving the Nemo 33

Some people go to Brussels for the waffles, others go for the impressive architecture scene. Scuba divers go to Brussels to dive in the Nemo 33 indoor pool.

The Golden Beach And Blue Water Of Spain's Famous Costa Brava In Europe
Spain: Costa Brava is Calling

The Mediterranean oasis of Spain's Costa Brava is a delight for divers. With wreck dives, shore dives and wall dives just off the coast, to truly explore this destination you must take to the sea.

Go Pro Equipment For Underwater Photography While Scuba Diving
How to Take Good Underwater Photos with a GoPro

Problem: you want to take decent underwater pictures but good photography gear is just so expensive. Solution: learn how to take good underwater pictures with your handy dandy GoPro, it's easier than you think.

The Devil's Den Snorkelling And Scuba Diving Cave In Florida, USA
USA: Diving into the Den of the Devil

Dark, ancient and mysterious are a few words that can be used to describe the Devil's Den cavern in Florida. Find out what it was like to visit this world-class tourist destination and dive this prehistoric spring system.

An Airplane Outer Shell In The Chepstow Quarry In Wales, United Kingdom
England: Welcome to the Chepstow Diving Jungle

Nothing compares to the thrill of diving to a helicopter, airplane, army car, and double-decker bus all in one dive. Don't miss this epic diving jungle in England.

Green and White Jewelled Anemone Seen Scuba Diving in Carnac, France
France: The Underwater Gardens of Carnac

Who says cold water diving can’t be filled with color? Plunge into Carnac, France and explore the bountiful anemone gardens, intricate macro life, and delicate fragility below the surface.

A Lone Diver Floating Under The Water Of Peniche, Portugal No Watermark
Portugal: Go Scuba Wild in Peniche

Backroll into to the cold water world of Portugal's Berlengas Island Natural Reserve. Located off the coast of Peniche, this underwater paradise will have you have you gurgling with excitement into your regulator.

Underwater Anemone In Costa Del Sol, Spain, Europe
Spain: The Watery World of Costa del Sol

With thrilling shore dives, an amazingly sunny climate and marine animals coming from the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean sea, it's no wonder scuba divers are seduced by the underwater world of Costa del Sol.

Two Butterfly Fish Swimming Along The Reef In Key Largo, Florida Keys, USA
USA: Exploring the Underwater Scene in Key Largo

The tropical oasis of Key Largo is a scuba diver's delight. Night dive, reef dives, and wreck dives are all right at your fingertips ready to be explored.

A Bin Full Of Dive Gear To Be Cleaned After A Dive In Brittany, France, Europe
The Dreaded Scuba Gear Cleanup

Everybody loves the idea of scuba diving, but the aspect of post dive cleanup is a much different story. It’s long, it’s tedious and it almost impossible to do it without getting wet - yet again.

Purple Gorgonian Macro Photograph Seen Scuba Diving In Sesimbra Portugal, Europe
Portugal: Blowing Bubbles in Sesimbra

For land loving travelers, Portugal has got it all, but if you are a scuba diver, this beautiful European country can easily fly’s under the radar. Pending the cooperation of the tides, wind, and weather, there are neat things to see and plenty of good macro life these cold and productive waters.

Women's Dive Day With Ali On The Dock By The WaterThis article is in the news
Rise of the Female Diver

It’s a tale as old as time - women fighting against the assumption that they are weaker than men, women trying to rise in the ranks in a primarily male-dominated industry. And the battle is making progress, but it isn’t over yet...

Blue Heron Bridge View from the Pier
USA: Blue Heron Bridge – The Best Shore Diving Site in Florida

As one of the sunshine states top shore diving destinations, Blue Heron Bridge offers some of the best diving in Florida. Mud, beaches, wrecks and small critters, no matter where you dive under the bridge, there is so much to see, explore and photograph.

Ali Hanging Out Over The Boat Being Sick With Motion sickness
5 Ways of Dealing with Seasickness

As a diver, sometimes you get hit with seasickness. Here are our solutions to dealing with seasickness before and during your dive.

History Of Diving Museum Antique Hard Helmet Hero Florida Key's
Scuba Diving through the Ages at the History of Diving Museum

When in the Florida Keys, make sure to take the time to learn all about man’s quest to explore under the sea at the History of Diving Museum.

Beach Cleanup Surf Rider Information SignThis article is in the news
#binbagchallenge

We all remember the viral Ice Bucket Challenge that went around social media to raise money for ALS? Well, like the Ice Bucket Challenge, the #binbagchallenge was an idea put together to raise awareness on environmental pollution and hopefully take steps towards a cleaner and better future.

Joey In The Opening of the Ginnie Springs Crevice, Florida, Scuba Diving USA
USA: Taking on Florida’s Famous Ginnie Springs

The crystal clear water of Ginnie and Devil’s spring systems is arguably some of the best freshwater diving in all of Florida. As a scuba diver heading to the sunshine state, make sure to put this spot on your travel itinerary!

Ali With Her Underwater Camera In A Pool in France
A Very Beginner Guide to Underwater Photography

Taking your love for photography to new depths can be a challenge. Here are eight tips and tricks for a beginner underwater photographer.

Azores Island Volcanic Crater
Portugal: The Azores São Miguel Island from Underwater

Who would have thought that resting in the middle of the Atlantic ocean, the Azores would be a top Portuguese diving site? With nine volcanic islands to choose from and a plethora of local and offshore diving, this up and coming hotspot is just waiting to be discovered.

North Bay Scuba Club's 18th Annual Harbour Clean up, Ontario, CanadaThis article is in the news
Taking out the Trash: A Scuba Clean Up in North Bay

While most people were at home celebrating Mother’s Day, the North Bay Scuba Club donned dive gear and took to the water to clean up the local marina.

Group Of Scuba Divers In The Water At Blue Heron Bridge
4 Important Scuba Travel Questions to Consider

Organizing a dive vacation can be a challenge. To help, keep these four questions in mind when planning your next scuba diving vacation.

Puffin with a Fluorescent Bill under UV LightThis article is in the news
Puffins – the fluorescent birds we never knew about

A scientist has made a shocking new discovery in England. Under UV light the bills of Atlantic puffins light up like a glow stick.

Roman Statues Under The Mediterranean Sea In The Gulf Of Naples At The Archeological Dive Site Baiae In Italy, Europe No Watermark
Italy: Baiae – Italy’s Own Version of Atlantis

Beneath the waters of the Gulf of Naples are the remains of an ancient Roman civilization lost to the seas of time and guess what? You can dive into it!

Leatherback Turtle Coming Out Of The Ice at Bras d'Or LakeThis article is in the news
Leatherback Turtle Found Iced in a Cape Breton Lake

Nova Scotia has seen a few strange things over the years but never has a 360 kg leatherback turtle washed up dead and frozen in a Cape Breton lake.

Heading Off On The Discover Scuba Dive in Greece
Becoming a Divemaster: Making the Jump from Passion to Pro

For some scuba diving is more than just a hobby - it’s a lifestyle. Here is everything you should know about getting your divemaster certification.

A Collection of Fishing Buoys in a Boat
Let’s Talk about Surface Markers

Sometimes a dive doesn’t go according to plan and when that happens, it’s important to be seen. Learn all about surface markers and why you should have one.

The Bay of Fundy Humpback Whale FlukeThis article is in the news
North Bay’s Whale of a Tale

Find out how a couple of scuba divers made a gigantic snow sculpture to try and turn the tides on plastic use in the city of North Bay.

Looking off the Point at the Old Sow Whirlpool on Deer Island New Brunswick
Canadian Splash: Diving in the Bay of Fundy’s Whirlpool

Submerging into the cold waters of Deer Island is one of the best ways to appreciate the vibrant array of color the Bay of Fundy hides beneath her surface.

A Trio Of Scuba Divers In The Cold Water Close To Halifax, Nova Scotia In Canada
How to be an Eco-Friendly Scuba Diver

It's not easy being green in a day and age where everything is plastic and waste. Let sustainability lead the way as you explore the underwater world.

The Deck Side Of An Ancient Albania Shipwreck On The Bottom Of The Mediterranean Sea In Albania, Europe
Albania: Scuba Diving into the Unknown

With the civil unrest a recent memory, few places in the world lay claim to unexplored waters off its coastline. Let Albania help you become an underwater explorer.

Thinking Of A Dive Association To Go With
PADI vs SSI vs NAUI

Many scuba diving agencies that play a role in training divers. Here is a look at PADI, NAUI, and SSI, the top scuba agencies in the world.

Theodore The Tug Boat In The Halifax Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canadian Splash Scuba Diving
Canadian Splash: Shore Diving in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia is full of cold water diving opportunities, particularly around shores of Halifax.

Barnacles Encrusting On A Rockface In Zadar, Croatia, Europe
Snorkeling in Ražanac

A brief glimpse of some of the marine fauna and stunning snorkeling opportunities on Croatia's Dalmatian coast.

A Macro of a Pouty Fish in the Zeeland Saltwater Lake
Netherlands: Shore Diving in the Province of Zeeland

The world knows the Netherlands for their windmills and clogs, but what is not as well known is the excellent shore diving in the southern province of Zeeland.

Zombies In The Water of Fredericton
Scuba Preparation for a Zombie Apocalypse

Getting ready for Halloween, scuba diver style, with the PADI Zombie Apocalypse Diver Specialty Course. It's a scuba course that is to die for.

Colourful Fish in Croatian Waters, Zadar, Scuba Diving Croatia, Europe
Croatia: Diving in Zadar

The beauty of Croatia’s Dalmatian coast is one thing to drive, another to scuba dive. Suit up and plunge into this country's ocean of adventure.

A Massive School of Barracuda on the Amalfi Coast, Scuba Diving Italy, Europe
Italy: Punta Campanella Scuba Diving

Italy is a cultural hub for art, history, dining and scuba diving. Dive the Amalfi coast and see some of the best-kept secrets of the Tyrrhenian Sea.

Nadine Learning to Scuba Dive and Swimming Along The Bottom of the Ocean in Greece, Europe
So You Wanna be a Scuba Diver?

Thinking about sprouting gills and making the plunge into the underwater world? Find out if you're cut out to become an Open Water scuba diver.

The Blue Cylinder Tank of the Italian Y-40 Pool
Italy: Scuba Diving the World’s Deepest Pool

When in Italy make sure to stop at the world's deepest pool, Y-40 the Deep Joy and try your hand at scuba or freediving for a bucket list experience.

Funky Anemone on the Reef in Slovenia, Europe's Balkan Country
Slovenia: Diving in an Underwater Playground

Submerge yourself into an underwater playground of fun as you explore some of the best shore dives Slovenia has to offer.

Large Pelagic Fish Swimming In The Water Off The Coast Of Dubrovnik, Croatia No Watermark
Croatia: Diving Dubrovnik Like a Boss

Vibrant and full of outdoor adventures, Croatia, is a dream to scuba dive. Explore the underwater mystery of the Adriatic Sea in and around Dubrovnik.

A Scorpionfish In The Sponges And Rocks Of Budva, Scuba Diving Montenegro, Europe's Balkan Countries
Montenegro: Eat, Sleep, Dive, Repeat

Scuba diving in Budva, Montenegro is the perfect place to suit up and dip your toes into a hidden Mediterranean world.

Triton Snail From A Dive On Zakynthos Island, Greece
Greece: Mission Diving from Zakynthos

Want to step into to cold and clear Mediterranean sea? The Greek island of Zakynthos is the perfect place to take the plunge and spot some rare animals.

Joey Scuba Diving Along The Surface of the Ocean in Athens, Greece, Europe
Greece: My Sister’s First Discover Scuba Diving

Join us for an underwater adventure as we take my sister on her first ever Discover Scuba Diving.

Scuba Diver Heading Out From Under The Museum in Macedonia, Europe
Macedonia: Diving the Bay of Bones

Let history and archaeology collide as you plunge into Lake Ohrids Bay of Bones and scuba dive beneath a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

A Row Of Scuba Diving Jellyfish Shots
The Jellyfish Shot

Ever wonder what the perfect drink for a scuba diver or ocean fanatic is?

Crab In Ali's Hand
Nicaragua: Dive into the Laguna Apoyo

Step up your scuba diving game by jumping into the volcanic crater of Nicaragua's Laguna Apoyo.

A View of Secret Beach in Costa Rica, Central America
Playa del Coco Snorkeling Spots

Slipping into the Pacific waters off Costa Rica for a snorkel is a relaxing way to spend the day. Here are the best places around Playa del Coco.

A Large School Of Yellow Snappers In The Blue Ocean Of The Catalina Islands In Costa Rica, Central America
Costa Rica: Diving the Catalina Islands

The sea life was plentiful at the Catalina Islands. It was the perfect spot to introduce Dad to Costa Rica's underwater playground!

A Tornado Of Grunt Fish Schooling Underwater At The Bat Islands In Costa Rica, Central America
Costa Rica: Bat Islands Diving

Bat Islands are a collection of volcanic islands off the coast of Costa Rica with some pretty unique diving.

Scuba Joey And Ali Enjoying A Wedding Shoot On Rocks In Lake Ontario
A Scuba Diver’s Dream Wedding

If you are a scuba diver looking to get married on your surface interval here are some nifty ocean related idea's to incorporate into your special day.

The Clear Water Of The Silfra Fissure With The Scuba And Snorkel Entry Ladder In The Distance, Iceland, Europe
Iceland: Scuba the Silfra Fissure

Iceland may be close to the Arctic circle, but that didn't stop us from diving into the clearest water on the planet.

Scuba Diving Mask and Fins at the Waters Edge in Cuba, the Caribbean
Cuba: A Little Tropical Dip

Situated in the heart of the Caribbean, Cuba has some beautiful diving opportunities.

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