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Bollywood Star Dives into Fresh Role as New Zealand Tourism Ambassador

Bollywood Star Dives into Fresh Role as New Zealand Tourism Ambassador

15 May, 2016 at 7:41 pm Comments are Disabled

New Zealand was thrust into the spotlight in October with the arrival of newly-appointed tourism ambassador and Bollywood sensation Sidharth Malhotra. The 30-year-old Indian actor tried his hand at a number of activities including bungee jumping, sky diving, sandboarding and, most importantly, scuba diving. Sidharth touched down in New Zealand […]

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Topside Turtle Conservation: 7 Sites for Turtle Nesting

Topside Turtle Conservation: 7 Sites for Turtle Nesting

21 April, 2016 at 12:57 am Comments are Disabled

As an avid scuba diver and visitor to the underwater world, marine conservation should be a major concern for you. There are many species of marine life that are endangered, including six out of seven species of sea turtles. Sea turtles are incredible creatures, and their nesting sites are a […]

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How to Plan your Belize Whale Shark Adventure

How to Plan your Belize Whale Shark Adventure

5 April, 2016 at 2:20 pm Comments are Disabled

When you think of Belize, what springs to mind is the Great Blue Hole and the jungle interior. And yet, this Central American country is among the Caribbean’s best destinations for swimming with whale sharks — and it’s the only one in the world where watchers can don scuba gear. […]

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Four of The World’s Quirkiest Dive Sites

Four of The World’s Quirkiest Dive Sites

29 March, 2016 at 3:34 pm Comments are Disabled

Don’t get me wrong – I love the typical tropical reef setting that makes up the vast majority of my dives. But there’s something weird and wonderful about the experiences that push the boundaries of what we think of when we think of diving. Those are the dives that you […]

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5 Must-Dive Sites in St. Lucia

5 Must-Dive Sites in St. Lucia

21 March, 2016 at 8:34 am Comments are Disabled

St. Lucia is a favorite Caribbean destination for its lush landscapes, iconic Pitons reaching over 2,600 feet high, gorgeous beaches and a plethora of historic plantations. Below the surface, the topography is equally impressive with dramatic wall dives, swift currents and shallow shelves housing everything from frogfish to seahorses. Divers […]

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Where to Dive in Thailand (According to the Pros)

Where to Dive in Thailand (According to the Pros)

9 March, 2016 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

Seven years ago, I traveled to Koh Tao to get my PADI Open Water certification, the first step in a long road – er, swim? – that led to me becoming PADI’s newest AmbassaDiver. While I can now rattle off more than a dozen countries I’ve been lucky enough to […]

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