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Dive Centres Specialise Snorkelling Scuba Diving Education

The Dive In centres specialise in snorkelling, scuba diving education, scuba diving equipment and scuba diving travel. All the dive sites are easily accessible and Tenerife has many diving clubs and centres to arrange scuba diving trips. Featuring in-depth scuba equipment comparative reviews, dive travel destination reports and feature articles on diving environment, aquatic life, diver nutrition and health. And look for new scuba diving products and dive gear all the time.Mares Scuba Gear......... Read More

Scuba Diving In Costa Rica

Costa Rica is an eco-tourism paradise with rain forests, exotic wildlife, volcanoes and much more. This little Central American country is also an interesting place to scuba dive. Most of the diving in Costa Rica is done on the west coast Pacific Ocean side with an area up in the Guanacaste region located in the northwestern part of the country and another south of the capital city of San Jose near the middle of its west coast. If flying into San Jose, one would have to do some internal trave........ Read More

How To Get Certified In Scuba Diving

The first two steps in getting certified in scuba diving is to make sure that you are a reasonably proficient swimmer and you get medical clearance from your doctor to take up the sport. As for the swimming, you don’t have to master every type of stroke. Scuba certification only requires that you are able to swim about 200 yards using any stroke you want and to be able to float or tread on water for about 10 minutes. If you are in good general health and are comfortable in the water, then y........ Read More

Choosing Your Scuba Diving Equipment

Before taking up scuba diving as a recreational sport, it is important that you get yourself the necessary scuba equipment and gear. There are many options available but if you’re a beginner, it’s best to start from the basics such as the mask, fins, snorkel, and weight belt, then move on to advanced sets later. The Basics: The diving mask allows you to see underwater through the glass plate in front. Most diving masks are constructed in such a way that a user can breathe out into the mask........ Read More

Scuba Diving During A Cruise Vacation

Say you want to scuba dive but your significant other is not a diver and would rather do other activities like shopping. If you both decided to go on a Caribbean cruise vacation, is it still possible for you to go scuba diving? The answer is yes. This will be a big relief to all certified scuba divers who are going on cruises with itineraries that include such great scuba dive destinations as Cozumel and Grand Cayman. After all, as certified scuba divers, it would be a shame to go to these p........ Read More

How To Start With Scuba Diving?

SCUBA stands for Self-Contained-Underwater-Breathing-Apparatus and has become populair the last few years because it's exciting, a sport for everyone and because the technology has made it easier and easier. You probably remember Jacques Cousteau who has done very well for the SCUBA industry with his wonderful underwater videos. Since his videos and underwater explorations, SCUBA diving has become more and more popular. At the moment of writing (06/2006), PADI, the world largest diving organis........ Read More

Scuba Diving Holidays To Mauritius

The Indian Ocean is well known for its awesome dive sites, with particular favourites being found on the North East coast of South Africa, the Maldives and the stunning islands of the Seychelles. Diving holidays to Mauritius are often overlooked, yet Mauritius is a diver’s paradise and has a number of dive sites which are well worth a dip for both beginners and advanced divers alike. All of the Beachcomber Hotels either have dive centres on site, or if staying at the Dinarobin, at the Parad........ Read More

Spectacular Belize Scuba Diving Southern Belize Diving

Our introduction to this topic will include the basics, which will be followed by a more in depth look at this topic. Belize scuba diving offers seemingly endless acne to explore. With the Belize Barrier Reef extending from the Yucatan Peninsula preceding the southern border of the country, the diversity and beauty of Belize dive trips are second-to-none. Coral atolls, large and small cayes (islands), and small reefs dot the offshore Caribbean waters of this richly-endowed land. At 30 miles lo........ Read More

Scuba Diving: A Florida Adventure

Many people consider Florida a divers dream come true. This is because Florida is composed of over 1,700 islands and the Keys that stretch over 150 miles there are many different places to go diving. The waters are calm, clear, and full with beautiful and unique sea life and colorful coral. You can visit some of the over 5,000 ship wrecks in these waters, or the only barrier reef in the continent. In addition to sea diving, Florida also offers some of the finest spring diving sites you will enco........ Read More

Scuba Diving At Grand Cayman Island's Stingray City

One of the most famous natural attractions in Grand Cayman Island is Stingray City. This is an area in the ocean not far from the northern tip of Grand Cayman where tourists can get up close to hundreds of friendly stingrays. Stingray City can get quite crowded especially when the cruise ship passengers are at port. Fortunately for us scuba divers, the masses are taken to a shallower section of Stingray City where the sandbars are high enough for tourists to stand in waist deep waters. Scuba........ Read More

How To Find Your Scuba Diving Holiday - Part I

I will be writing a series of articles about finding the perfect holiday. This is the first part. Finally! So you have saved a whole year for your diving holiday, finally... time off from work. And you want it to be worth it, right! It can be hard nowadays to find the right holiday, especially when you get all these offers on your table. If you haven't been on a diving holiday before than use these tips te get you on the right track. So, how do you know where to look?........ Read More

Worlds Most Popular Scuba Diving - Similan, Thailand

Worlds Most Popular Scuba Diving - Similan, Thailand Similan, Thailand - Mu Koh Similan National Park has been rated first by the U. S. publication Skin Diving of the top ten dive sites in the world. The Similan Islands in the heart of the Andaman Sea are indeed unparelled in their exotic beauty. If planning a visit, keep in mind that anytime between December to April is recommended, with the best month being March, because the monsoons are over and the water is clear. Similan i........ Read More

Scuba Diving At Disneyworld's Epcot Center

There is an interesting dive option for certified scuba divers who are vacationing in the Orlando area especially with family members who are non-divers. The Living Seas at Disneyworld’s Epcot Center is home to a marine tank that measures over 200 feet in diameter and 25 feet in depth. This tank contains a sample of Caribbean marine life in an artificial salt water and reef environment. Through the center’s Divequest tour, certified divers can take a special three hour program that includ........ Read More

Looking At A Scuba Diving Holiday For Your Next Vacation

A cool fact everyone should know is that the majority of planet Earth is covered with water. So basically most of our planet is hidden under water. Why not explore this area and see what else is out there besides humans and land animals? The most elegant and untouched things lie in the world of the oceans and other bodies of water. It would make for a great vacation to discover these fascinating underwater mysteries. There are countless scuba diving holiday companies out there for your enjoyment........ Read More

Scuba Diving While Vacationing In Mexico

Millions of Americans schedule a Mexico vacation. If you are interested in scheduling a vacation in Mexico, or you already have, you may be wondering what you can do while on vacation. In Mexico, there are an unlimited number of activities that you may find exciting. One of those activities may include scuba diving. When it comes to scuba diving in Mexico, there are many travelers who are misinformed. Many believe that you have to be an experienced diver to enjoy underwater diving. T........ Read More


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