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Underwater Tour 2018: An Evening of Underwater Entertainment and Inspiration

Underwater Tour 2018: An Evening of Underwater Entertainment and Inspiration

19 April, 2018 at 9:33 pm Comments are Disabled

Five internationally acclaimed speakers are hitting the road to bring you four nights of underwater entertainment and inspiration in four Australian State Capitals as part of the Underwater Tour 2018. Join Jürgen Freund, Jason Isley, Dr Richard Smith and Darren Jew and Jasmine Carey as they discuss their journeys as […]

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Timor-Leste: The Place to Be to Encounter Dolphins

Timor-Leste: The Place to Be to Encounter Dolphins

18 April, 2018 at 3:56 pm Comments are Disabled

Who wants to go diving with dolphins? Ok, stupid question we know… Everyone wants to dive with dolphins right!? Well, keep reading, because we’re about to tell you of a tiny country in Southeast Asia where scientists have discovered an abundance of dolphins. That country is Timor Leste. You might […]

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‘Do I Need to Know How to Swim to Scuba Dive’ and Other Frequently Asked Questions.

‘Do I Need to Know How to Swim to Scuba Dive’ and Other Frequently Asked Questions.

9 April, 2018 at 11:23 pm Comments are Disabled

Before learning to scuba dive, it’s natural to have some questions. Exploring the underwater world can be unnerving at first, however it is also exciting and amazing. Here we answer some common questions about learning to dive. 1. Do I need to know how to swim to scuba dive? Since […]

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Meet Karen Koens: Business Owner, Mother of Three and PADI Instructor

Meet Karen Koens: Business Owner, Mother of Three and PADI Instructor

3 April, 2018 at 9:31 pm Comments are Disabled

There are so many ways to describe Karen Koens; Business owner, mother of three (and teacher to three) as well as PADI Instructor are just a few of them. In 2004, Karen and her family purchased Subsurface Fiji – they weren’t yet certified divers and knew little about running a […]

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James Tickle: PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, Father of Three and Upper Body Amputee

James Tickle: PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, Father of Three and Upper Body Amputee

28 March, 2018 at 9:33 pm Comments are Disabled

‘As a new diver, some skills are harder to master than others. Was there one you found difficult?’ When we asked our Facebook community this exact question, there was one response that stood out to us. “As a new diver with only 28 dives and I only have 1 hand […]

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What Went Down at the Freediving New Zealand Depth Nationals 2018

What Went Down at the Freediving New Zealand Depth Nationals 2018

20 March, 2018 at 4:18 pm Comments are Disabled

If you’ve ever been curious about competitive freediving and what it takes to participate in a national competition, keep reading – we think you might be surprised.  People say that freediving is about inward power, discipline and control – and this was acutely evident at Lake Taupo during the 2018 […]

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