Post Tagged with: "cold water diving"

Cold Water Coral Gardens of Scandinavia

Cold Water Coral Gardens of Scandinavia

1 February, 2018 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

A blog for PADI by AmbassaDiver™ Birgitta Mueck Crystal clear, warm waters are normally what we imagine when thinking about coral reefs. This is as corals normally require sunlight and therefore commonly grow in the clear, shallow waters of tropical and sub-tropical seas. But corals are not only warm-water creatures. […]

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Beat the Holiday Stress – Turn Up the Chill Factor

Beat the Holiday Stress – Turn Up the Chill Factor

28 December, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Danielle Schofield This time of year is often jam-packed with holiday preparations, social events, family visits and, somewhere in between, the mania of gift shopping. After all that, it’s no surprise that many of us want to escape to the world of scuba diving for a change of […]

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Will Learning to Dive in a Tropical Location Ruin Cold Water Diving for You?

Will Learning to Dive in a Tropical Location Ruin Cold Water Diving for You?

14 December, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Lisa from Fjords and Beaches Many new divers get their PADI certification in tropical waters, myself included. Getting your PADI certification while on holiday is a great experience, and can really enhance your trip. You may also be lucky enough to live somewhere tropical, where the water is warm, […]

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Cold Water Diving for Warm Water Divers

Cold Water Diving for Warm Water Divers

5 December, 2017 at 8:29 pm Comments are Disabled

Written by Kim Ngan I used to live in lush, tropical regions and was lucky enough to teach scuba diving in warm climates and warm waters. That was before I moved to Sydney. Sydney (and New South Wales) have some stunning dive sites – as do many other destinations with […]

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Where to Dive in the USA in December

Where to Dive in the USA in December

4 December, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

December can be tricky. It’s cold up north, but, in many places, not cold enough yet for ice diving. But in a few locales, from Florida to Utah, the water hasn’t cooled off and nor should your enthusiasm for suiting up. Here are some top picks for getting your dive […]

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Documenting Arctic Giants in the Fjords of Northern Norway – Part One

Documenting Arctic Giants in the Fjords of Northern Norway – Part One

25 May, 2017 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

PADI AmbassaDiver™, Birgitta Mueck, dives deep into the fjords of Northern Norway, chasing the large pods of orca and humpback whales that migrate there over winter… Carefully, I slipped into the 3°C Arctic water. It was the second week of January, and the sun hadn’t risen above the horizon for more […]

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