Named one of the “Seven Underwater Wonders of the World,” Palau is a scuba diver’s wonderland. The island is filled with incredible sights, diverse marine life, WWII wrecks, caverns and even cleaning stations, so every type of diver has something to enjoy. Palau offers a number of awesome dive sites to explore and you might...
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Congratulations to the three winners of the I Heart My PADI Pro contest – Jennifer Lane, Melissa Leonard and Sally Watson. The I Heart My PADI Pro contest took place in February and March 2014 via the PADI Facebook page. PADI Divers were asked to nominate the PADI Professional who they felt made a positive...
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The spectacular natural phenomenon that is known as a “fish tornado” may sound like an impending disaster, but this amazing gathering of fish is completely harmless. As schools of fish gather together to create a cyclone shape, swimming around and around, they begin their courting rituals. In this underwater version of a cyclone, high-speed winds...
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Brigit Jager - PADI Training Consultant (Asia-Pacific) Wow… I really can see and breathe underwater, amazing! How beautiful, how totally mesmerizing, awesome, I want more of this!! [Also: should have done this years ago] LeRoy Wickham - Southwest and Central U.S. Regional Manager What do I remember most? How bloody cold it was in the...
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Known as the green heart of Borneo, Brunei is fast becoming also known for its stunning blue seas and underwater treasures! A truly unspoilt gem, Brunei recently hosted its first PADI Instructor Exam with fantastic results! From the 15-16th of February this year, 11 candidates partook in both written exams and confined water evaluations conducted...
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Situated off the southern tip of India, this island nation is one of the most beautiful destinations in South Asia. With beautiful Indian Ocean waters, a rich Buddhist history and a tropical climate, this biodiversity hotspot is a must-see travel destination. Although the country may be small in size, it is home to the highest...
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