Peta King


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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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6 Reasons You Should Take The Project AWARE Dive Against Debris Specialty

6 Reasons You Should Take The Project AWARE Dive Against Debris Specialty

16 September, 2018 at 6:20 pm Comments are Disabled

PADI® is committed to protecting and preserving our oceans, and part of this involves educating divers on how they can play their part.  That’s why we’ve partnered up with Project AWARE® to offer three specialty courses – the Project AWARE Specialty, the AWARE Shark Conservation Specialty and the Dive Against […]

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15 Struggles Only A Diver Will Understand

15 Struggles Only A Diver Will Understand

3 September, 2018 at 9:34 pm Comments are Disabled

Being a diver is great. You get to experience the underwater world, explore 70% of the world inaccessible to most, have encounters with incredible marine life and (most importantly) you get to breathe underwater! As with all things though, there’s a price to pay for getting to experience something so […]

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2018 Is The International Year Of The Reef – Why Not Get Involved?

2018 Is The International Year Of The Reef – Why Not Get Involved?

3 September, 2018 at 6:19 pm Comments are Disabled

Written by Kirsty Richards and originally published via The Terramar Project.  2018 has been designated the third International Year of the Reef (IYOR) by the International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI). This year-long celebration is a great opportunity to come together to strengthen awareness on the plight of coral reefs, and to step up […]

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Registrations Now Open For AAS Depth Championships 2018

Registrations Now Open For AAS Depth Championships 2018

26 August, 2018 at 10:10 pm Comments are Disabled

Following the growth of freediving around the world, The Apnea Association of Singapore have announced the first AAS Depth Championships to be held at Apnea Bali next month. PADI is proud to be a sponsor of this competition which will be open to a total of 20 athletes and will […]

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Indonesia Earthquake Update

Indonesia Earthquake Update

14 August, 2018 at 4:44 pm Comments are Disabled

Indonesia has made headlines recently after several large earthquakes hit the area of West Nusa Tenggara. These earthquakes, some reaching 7.0 on the Richter Scale, caused widespread damage across Lombok and the Gili Islands. Our thoughts go out to those who have been affected and who’s lives have been changed […]

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