Learning to dive is a fantastic achievement in it’s own right but doing so and winning yourself an Oceanic Package or dive holiday is one step better. Throughout the months of June to December in 2013, those who completed their PADI Open Water Diver course at a participating PADI & Oceanic dive centre came out...
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Divers owe a lot to Jacques Cousteau. Often nicknamed “the father of scuba diving,” Cousteau played a huge role in the development of modern scuba diving. He also raised awareness of various marine life and opened eyes to the problems that endanger it. Here are just three of the ways Cousteau impacted scuba diving and...
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The Ocean Action Project focuses on two major ocean issues—shark and ray protection and marine debris. Every project that is set in motion has a goal to make a change and is designed to get results. In 2012, there were five different Ocean Action Projects started with help from Project AWARE as well as PADI....
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Have you taken the PADI Master Scuba Diver™ challenge? I have and it has been a great experience. My diving has improved so much by learning new skills and putting them into practice. It has also been great fun and I've dived some pretty cool and amazing places and met so many great people from...
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Whether it’s small fish, big fish, giant schools of fish, wrecks or coral gardens in every possible shape and colour, PADI Rescue Diver, Paul Cowell has not only seen it all but has photographed these awe inspiring moments to share with the rest of the world. His incredible shots demonstrate a high degree of diversity...
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New divers all over the world have practiced the mask clear skill time and time again, yet there would not be many to complete the skill in the company of Sealions full of fascination! This is what Stefan Andrews, the 2013 Australasian Our World-Underwater Rolex Scholar recently experienced whilst instructing his good friend and beginner...
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