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Seal Snorkelling on the Isles of Scilly

Seal Snorkelling on the Isles of Scilly

Mike and I recently had a fantastic opportunity to snorkel with seals in the Isles of Scilly.  Used to diving with them in the Farne Isles, both of us enjoyed the different, but equally fun experience of snorkelling with grey seals. We went with Scilly […]

In search of the Leafy Sea Dragon

In search of the Leafy Sea Dragon

Without doubt, one of the most special things about South Australia is the incredible amount of life found close to shore on the numerous jetties around the coast. One of the main highlights of diving SA is going in search of the Leafy Sea Dragon. […]

12 steps to being an eco diver

12 steps to being an eco diver

For most divers, I think we feel pretty privileged to get to see and enjoy the amazing underwater world. As the plight of our oceans and coral reefs becomes more prominent in the news and on social media, often divers find ourselves probably a bit more aware […]

Beneath the falls

Beneath the falls

One of the great things about being a Dive Instructor is meeting up with friends you have worked with around the world. You usually get to go to the best sites and when you’re on holiday it’s great to dive with people you know can […]

Fiji:  Shark diving in murky waters

Fiji: Shark diving in murky waters

For Shark Week, we thought we would share our thought and latest video on our recent shark diving trip in Fiji’s Beqa Lagoon. Check it out on Scubaverse: Shark Week – Fiji: Shark Diving in murky waters (Watch Video)

Travels in Glenorchy, New Zealand

Travels in Glenorchy, New Zealand

So, I am in NZ, in the stunning area, Glenorchy and I am about to jump out of a perfectly good aeroplane. Why?!  In fact I have paid very good money to jump out of this perfectly good and very safe looking aeroplane.  Why on […]

Marvellous mangroves!

Marvellous mangroves!

For most divers, diving on coral reefs is wonderful; if those reefs are pristine and full of life, even better! Coral reefs are incredible and diverse ecosystems, but they are strongly linked and interdependent on three other ecosystems: seagrasses, mangroves and rivers.  Our latest blog on Scubaverse […]

Diving Destinations: Further Afield in Iceland

Diving Destinations: Further Afield in Iceland

We’d estimate 98% of all divers visiting Iceland only dive in Silfra. They’re really missing out! During our time in Iceland we were fortunate enough to explore and dive in different sites all over the country.  Here are some of the other possibilities: Strytan: Thrusting […]

Diving Destinations:  Silfra, Iceland

Diving Destinations: Silfra, Iceland

A breathtakingly different diving experience! We’ve dived in many places around the world and would like to share some of our favorites with you on our website.  For our first entry, here are some notes about a special place that both of us worked at […]

10 ways to reduce plastics in your life!

10 ways to reduce plastics in your life!

  We are increasingly becoming aware of the problem of plastic pollution, it is now the hot topic on social media and programs like Blue Planet II. There is, fortunately, a huge amount of information available on how we can make a difference and cut […]