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PADI Dive Centres in Lombok and Gili Islands Reopening and Working to Rebuild Local Community

PADI Dive Centres in Lombok and Gili Islands Reopening and Working to Rebuild Local Community

18 September, 2018 at 6:28 pm Comments are Disabled

Following the tremendous effort by locals, relief organisations and the diving community, both in Indonesia and around the world, the Gili Islands and Lombok are now open to visitors once again. On 5 August, a 7.0 earthquake and many subsequent aftershocks struck Lombok, causing damage and changing lives not only […]

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Gili Islands and Lombok, Indonesia Open for Diving

Gili Islands and Lombok, Indonesia Open for Diving

31 August, 2018 at 2:12 am Comments are Disabled

  Sunday August 5th, 2018 changed lives. In Lombok a large earthquake and many aftershocks rocked the area impacting not only Lombok but Gili Air, Gili Meno and Gili Trawangan. Hundreds of thousands of people, particularly in North Lombok lost their homes and businesses. The immediate reaction we saw from […]

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Celebrating PADI Women Around Indonesia

Celebrating PADI Women Around Indonesia

12 July, 2018 at 4:21 pm Comments are Disabled

Having recently relocated from New Zealand to Indonesia, PADI Regional Manager Jen Clent found herself pleasantly surprised by many things in her new home. One such thing is the number of amazing women working in the dive industry around the country. Both locals and expats can be found working as […]

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Pushing Past Claustrophobia for First-Time Divers

Pushing Past Claustrophobia for First-Time Divers

30 May, 2018 at 12:40 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Arti Jalan I’d been thinking of going diving for years. The underwater world fascinated me, but my intense claustrophobia had me terrified. About a month ago, I found myself on the beaches of Nusa Lembongan, in Indonesia. Somehow, my friend convinced me to take the Discover Scuba® Diving […]

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Dive Destinations With Kid Friendly Liveaboards

Dive Destinations With Kid Friendly Liveaboards

8 May, 2018 at 5:21 pm Comments are Disabled

When you think about taking a liveaboard diving vacation with your kids, you might have a variety of feelings. Perhaps you’re excited by the idea of showing your young ones the ocean. Or maybe you’re scared that they will be bored staying on a boat. We’re here to assure you […]

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Mission Blue Hope Spot: Misool, Indonesia

Mission Blue Hope Spot: Misool, Indonesia

30 April, 2018 at 3:46 pm Comments are Disabled

  In September 2017, Misool Marine Reserve, a 300,000 acre ocean area in South Raja Ampat, Indonesia was officially designated as a Mission Blue Hope Spot by Dr. Sylvia Earle and her team. Hope Spots are special areas that play a critical role in the overall health of the ocean […]

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