Located at the mouth of Fundy, there are many good reasons that the rocky coastlines of Grand Manan island would be ideal for scuba diving. Thanks to the ocean exposure and changing tides, the outer Bay of Fundy has some of the most dauntingly productive waters in Eastern North America.
Given the current state of the world, travel is restricted and people are checking out their own backyards. Local scuba diving can be a very different experience than the usual holiday diving adventure, but it is one well worth exploring.
When the winter holidays come around, my mind is often stuck in the sand from my last dive trip. Countdown the days until Christmas with this unique advent calendar.
Mattawa is a far cry from wonderful diving, but given the region’s strong connection to its waterways - through the Indigenous people, Voyageurs and logging industry - Mattawa begs to be explored.
Rooted in history, you’d be hard-pressed to find a diving local that offers a better opportunity to witness World War II wrecks. Dive into the D-Day landing beaches of Normandy.
Reviewing the Secret of Rosalita Flats by author Tim W. Jackson who integrates scuba diving into the narrative of his most recent Caribbean mystery novel.
England may be known for its rainy weather and Stonehenge but don't discount this country's love for scuba diving, particularly on the Jurassic Coast.
Help fight single-use plastics and their effects on our planet with this Canadian made eco-friendly glass straw.
Sometimes all you need is a dash of colour and a splash of water! Spark your child’s creative spirit as they colour their way through the underwater world with the first official Dive Buddies 4 Life colouring book.
Year after year Newfoundland enjoys large marine animal migrations, rich fisheries and icebergs floating down from Greenland, so it should come as no surprise that this province would pair well with scuba diving.
Awesome Maps creates illustrated maps inspiring travel and wanderlust. Their world dive map is a comprehensive art piece showcasing over 500 different dive spots with snippets of information about the type of dive and underwater attributes.
Blackwater diving is a type of night diving where scuba divers immerse themselves over deep channels of offshore water to witness the largest migration on the planet - the diurnal migration.
Dive equipment may be expensive, but new divers will find, there are many advantages to having your own set of scuba gear.
Diving the Farne Islands will open your mind and touch your soul as you get into the water with some of mother nature's most playful creatures.
From age-old shipwrecks to lukewarm water, the Saint Lawrence Seaway is considered one of the go-to diving destinations in Ontario.
Submerge yourself into Bonaire's underwater world with this scuba bucket list. It will leave you wanting more from the coral capital of the Caribbean.
Do you want to try diving inside an aquarium? This unique Canadian location lets you experience scuba diving and up-close animal encounters like never before.
Fluodiving, fluorescent night diving, UV diving, glow diving - goes by many names. But no matter what you call this vibrant type of diving, the optical magic of fluorescence adds a totally new dimension to your night diving repertoire.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
Becoming a PADI Rescue Diver is a great way to further your knowledge and give yourself the tools to stay safe on a dive.
From planes to cars, diving Vobster Quay means experiencing a range of underwater sights and covering a lot of ground in little time.
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.
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.
If marine animals could talk here's what they would say to scuba divers this Valentine’s Day.
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?
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.
Are you a pig on air? You are not alone. Find out how you can get more out of your scuba diving tank.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As a diver, sometimes you get hit with seasickness. Here are our solutions to dealing with seasickness before and during your dive.
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.
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.
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!
Taking your love for photography to new depths can be a challenge. Here are eight tips and tricks for a beginner underwater photographer.
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.
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.
Organizing a dive vacation can be a challenge. To help, keep these four questions in mind when planning your next scuba diving vacation.
A scientist has made a shocking new discovery in England. Under UV light the bills of Atlantic puffins light up like a glow stick.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A brief glimpse of some of the marine fauna and stunning snorkeling opportunities on Croatia's Dalmatian coast.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Submerge yourself into an underwater playground of fun as you explore some of the best shore dives Slovenia has to offer.
Scuba diving in Budva, Montenegro is the perfect place to suit up and dip your toes into a hidden Mediterranean world.
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.
Let history and archaeology collide as you plunge into Lake Ohrids Bay of Bones and scuba dive beneath a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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.
The sea life was plentiful at the Catalina Islands. It was the perfect spot to introduce Dad to Costa Rica's underwater playground!
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.
Iceland may be close to the Arctic circle, but that didn't stop us from diving into the clearest water on the planet.
Trying to windsurf for the first time is no easy feat but a good place to start is on Spain's Mar Menor a sheltered lagoon well-known for watersports.
Famed for its caves, Slovenia's Karst region has some of the most unique underground systems in all of the Balkan countries. Join us as we venture into the heart of the Skocjanske James UNESCO cave.
If you are an adrenaline junkie, who wants to avoid the crowds while traveling in Portugal, head to the Arrábida region of this country and try coasteering, an extreme sport that combines swimming, climbing, and cliff jumping.
Visiting Croatia's beautiful city of Dubrovnik and exploring the Game of Thrones filming locations around old town.
Use this list during your vacation to take yourself to the top 5 most important sites on Zakynthos island!
While traveling Greece, don't miss out on Athen's Panathenaic Stadium, a world renown sports complex that hosted the first modern day Olympic games.
The tip of Cape Sounion, Greece was the picture perfect spot for our half day adventure and swim with Poseidon, the mighty god of the sea.
Explore the windmills filled horizon of the Kinderdijk while learning all about Dutch history in just one day.
On vacation in Granada, Nicaragua and wondering what to do? Check out the best 9 things to do around the city.
Recklessly sliding down the Cerro Negro volcano on a piece of plastic is not an activity for the fainthearted.
The wild Pacific waves of San Juan del Sur are a hit with the surfers. Read about our weekend at Nicaragua's most popular surfing destination.
The city of Masaya has tours galore looking to show off their active volcano, colourful markets and exquisite pottery.
The Miravalles Volcano Tour gave us a the best overview of some of Costa Rica's highlighted activities.
Hidden in the jungles of Tenorio National Park, the Río Celeste proves time and time again that it is a favourite waterfall among Costa Rican tourists.
La Fortuna is a small city with a big personality. This tourist hot spot has some unique outdoor places that are a must-see.
Read about our trip to Ostional and find out about the prime sea turtle nesting beaches in Costa Rica.
Iceland's natural beauty is overwhelming, specifically around Mývatn. Check out the top 5 places to hike in this region.
Take a dip in the Blue Lagoon and the Mývatn Nature Baths, two of Iceland's best geothermal hot springs.
Try these 9 adventures and truly feel like you have lived it up on your vacation to Iceland.
Iceland's pristine beauty is world renowned and after having visited 8 different waterfalls around the country we now understand why.
The Fossatún troll gardens is a neat spot to check out and learn about Icelandic fables and superstitions.
Seeing the beauty of Iceland's world renowned Jökulsárlón Lagoon was a jaw dropping experience. Check out our frigid adventure.
Follow our vacation highlights for a list of the best things to do while traveling to Cuba.
While in Belgium, the city of Bruges is worth a trip both for the view and to sample local delicacies.
You haven't truly explored Amsterdam until you have been to the Red Light District, a place leaving nothing to the imagination.
From world-famous windmills to delicious cheeses, there is no shortage of places to see in Holland all year round.
For the rich there is therapy. For the rest of us, there is scuba diving.