The story of scuba diving goes way back, centuries in fact, but it took a long time before modern diving actually developed. From using a hollow reed as a snorkel to turning a barrel into a diving bell, here's a quick look at how far we’ve come.
Felix Daun - our monthly winner for October in the Live The Diving Dream contest – is now a PADI Divemaster and the proud owner of an Apple iPad! Enter now, less than 2 months to go!The Live the Diving Dream Contest is open to anyone who completes the PADI Divemaster course in the PADI Asia Pacific territory from July to December 2013. You simply enter by telling us what you enjoyed about it and gain a chance to win one of six Apple iPads!
Planning your next diving holiday? Are you looking for a more unique dive experience? Consider the array of benefits that come through liveaboard diving. To get out of the doldrums of everyday life, there’s perhaps no better way. Liveaboard diving means you’ll be in great company with fellow divers and you’re sure to make new friendships that last a lifetime. For more information click here.
Last year five incredible Ocean Action Projects were put into motion after you voted for the conservation projects you believed would make a real impact. From shark and manta ray protection to cleaning up the ocean from the growing onslaught of trash, follow the Ocean Action journey as these projects go from strength to strength.
With a significant selection of whale shark locales in the Asia Pacific region, we’ve deliberated over the best spots to come face to face with these majestic beauties. Luckily for PADI divers, this means that the opportunity to dive with one of the ocean’s greats is accompanied by the prospect of visiting a range of bucket list destinations! Learn more here ...
Local Actions Make a Global Difference Project AWARE Foundation launches the Ocean Action ProjectThe search is on. Project AWARE Foundation is looking for innovative and results-driven projects to address two key focus areas: tackling marine debris problems and protecting critical shark and ray species.
Are you a member of a local environmental group working to tackle the marine debris problems or protecting our sharks and rays? You’re in luck. Project AWARE foundation is looking to support a local committee or group.