On 29 December 2016, in the final days of PADI’s golden anniversary year, a milestone was reached. Sarah Gleeson, a 22-year-old from Alberta, Canada, became a PADI® Open Water Diver earning her PADI’s 25 millionth certification. To celebrate the occasion, and 50 years as The Way the World Learns to […]Read more ›
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When people think of diving in Queensland, often they think about the world-famous Great Barrier Reef. Although Queensland is bursting with amazing dive sites down the entire length of its coast line, and provides new and experienced divers with a choice of top dive sites. With fantastic wrecks, reefs and […]Read more ›
There’s a place in Australia where in certain periods of the year you are almost guaranteed to see a whale shark. It may not be the most famous reef in Australia, but the Ningaloo Reef in Exmouth, Western Australia, can provide snorkelers and divers with an equally incredible experience to […]Read more ›
As Earth’s largest living structure and home to thousands of marine life species, Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is deservedly a pinnacle for divers around the world. There are those who spend their life dreaming of diving this reef, and then there are the many lucky PADI Instructors who get to […]Read more ›
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. […]Read more ›
As part of our Women in Diving series in conjunction with PADI Women’s Dive Day, we sat down with Dr. Erika Sullivan, a Canadian veterinarian now living and working in Australia. She discussed her passion for sharks and what inspired her to become a PADI Professional. Tell us about your work with sharks. […]Read more ›