The PADI® AmbassaDiver program consists of our most passionate divers, dive professionals, and ocean champions who are committed to elevating diving in their communities and across the planet. Their brand advocacy helps enrich a global community of engaged PADI divers while simultaneously bringing awareness to social or environmental issues, inspiring hope in others. Think you...
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The island of Bali in Indonesia is without a doubt one of the most famous scuba diving destinations in the world. However, diving in Bali means different dive spots all around the island. If you are a first-time visitor to the island of the Gods, you may have directly put on your itinerary the Liberty...
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The island of Bonaire is famous for its pristine diving - but it wasn’t always that way. Bonaire established a National Marine Park in 1979 with grants from local governments and the World Wildlife Fund. Unfortunately, the park ran out of funding in 1984. Without staff to enforce the park’s rules and regulations, Bonaire’s reefs...
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PADI calls on the dive community to support the families who lost loved ones in the CA dive boat tragedy. Early Labor Day morning, 2 September, 34 souls were lost when the liveaboard vessel M/V Conception caught fire off of California’s Channel Islands, bringing the scuba diving community to their knees. Our hearts go out to all...
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Have you ever considered using your holiday money as a way to protect the oceans? So why not put on top of your scuba diving bucket list, destinations which are putting extra efforts at being more sustainable? Here are five examples of eco-conscious actions so you can check if your next scuba diving destination is...
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Introducing the PADI 'How To' series featuring helpful tips as you discover the underwater world. If you've just started the PADI Open Water Diver course, or simply haven't been in the water for some time, we've got you covered with a full visual breakdown on how to perfect these skills so you feel the most...
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