Asia Pacific

Introducing New PADI AmbassaDiver, Rachan Malaiwongs

Introducing New PADI AmbassaDiver, Rachan Malaiwongs

13 November, 2016 at 9:43 pm Comments are Disabled

Rachan Malaiwongs has a vast list of achievements and contributions to diving including being a diving icon of Thailand, PADI® Course Director and mentor to many PADI Professionals. Rachan is also one of our newest PADI AmbassaDivers. Rachan Malaiwongs became a PADI Instructor in 1994 and in 1999 became the first […]

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Butler College Dives in at the Cocos Keeling Islands

Butler College Dives in at the Cocos Keeling Islands

31 October, 2016 at 5:23 pm Comments are Disabled

Can you imagine you and some of your closest school friends heading off to the Cocos Keeling Islands to dive? Well, for a lucky bunch of students from Butler College in Perth, Australia, that’s exactly what happened. Butler College offers diving courses as part of the Marine Studies syllabus that […]

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Visit PADI Dive Centres & Resorts Exhibiting at AIDE 2016

Visit PADI Dive Centres & Resorts Exhibiting at AIDE 2016

29 August, 2016 at 11:51 pm Comments are Disabled

PADI is proud to announce they will be supporting the upcoming Australia International Dive Expo (AIDE), running over the weekend of 10-11 September 2016 in Sydney, Australia. Run by the same organisers as the highly popular Malaysia International Dive Expo (MIDE), AIDE showcases all things diving-related to its Australian audience. […]

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Fight for the Great Australian Bight

Fight for the Great Australian Bight

28 August, 2016 at 8:42 pm Comments are Disabled

Words and Photos by Dr. Erika Sullivan, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine & PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor Dr. Erika Sullivan was born in Canada and has been passionate for ocean conservation since she was young. Advocating for animals in particular since graduating as a veterinarian in 2005, Erika currently works full-time […]

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Fiji – Open for Business.

Fiji – Open for Business.

25 August, 2016 at 5:56 pm Comments are Disabled

In February, 2016 Tropical Cyclone Winston, the largest cyclone ever recorded in the Southern Hemisphere, hit Fiji. The Fijian people and the people who now call Fiji home have dealt with the aftermath of TC Winston with the most amazing attitude, and a smile on their faces. This shouldn’t be a […]

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PADI Women’s Dive Day in Asia Pacific Region

PADI Women’s Dive Day in Asia Pacific Region

23 August, 2016 at 8:56 pm Comments are Disabled

Last month divers all over the globe celebrated the second ever annual PADI® Women’s Dive Day. On July 16, over 700 PADI Women’s Dive Day events took place in 77 countries. Men, women, boys and girls donned their fins with one goal in mind, to celebrate the contributions that women […]

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