As a scuba diver, encountering oceanic white-tip sharks is thrilling. As an underwater photographer, getting a good shot can be challenging. Here are Todd Winner's tips for getting a picture-perfect photo of an oceanic white-tip.
Stuart Cove’s shark-feeding experience is the most famous dive in the Bahamas and with good reason. It’s controlled chaos — a frenzy of action that’s nearly impossible to keep up with. In this video, experience this iconic dive alongside Sport Diver editor David Espinosa.
It's quite a shipwreck tale: There were no storm warnings when one of the 18th-century ships in the fleet of the Dutch East India company left Agra, India — home of the Taj Mahal — and headed for the Orient. The captain and crew had survived monsoons, but they were no match for a typhoon that swept them on to the rocks of the Indian Ocean’s Great Basses Reef off the southern coast of Ceylon (now Sri Lanka). Few records were recovered relating to the loss of life or the thousands of silver rupees that were part of the merchant ship’s cargo.
What happens when you prepare yourself for a specific type of underwater photography, but the ocean has other plans for you? Why, go to Plan B, of course. While diving in Indonesia's Raja Ampat islands and facing some current, Ellen Cuylaerts explains how she learned to go with the flow.
The all inclusive premium drinks dive package is available when pre-purchased with any Cobalt Coast Dive Resort diver or non-diver all meals package. Unlimited shore diving, have three hot meals daily and enjoy up to 5 premium drinks per day with your all inclusive dive package*.
Taste of Cayman Food & Wine Festival will be held of Saturday February 8th, 2014. The event welcomes over 3000 guests, 43 restaurant booths, over 10 wine stalls, a demo kitchen, Mixology competition, fireworks and a fantastic live band!
Escape the cold, snowy part of winter for a warm, sandy winter vacation in Grand Cayman. Our dive package Winter Wonderland includes 3 2-tank dives for $270 or 4 2-tank dives for $340, FREE unlimited shore diving at Casuarina Point Reef, adjacent to Devil's Grotto. Each person will receive a free baseball cap and further discounts on add on dives to the Kittiwake and Stingray City.
All condo and boat diving packages with Indepth Watersports on Grand Cayman include unlimited shore diving tanks. They are available 7 x 24 at the condo for use off the private ladder access to one of the best shore dives on the island. 30 foot to 60 foot mini wall as well as the 6000 main wall are easy to access.Daily two tank boat trips on Peaceful Warrior go out each morning and afternoon. Maximum group size is 8 divers.
March Dive Madness is coming to Cayman! Stay at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort, centrally located on Seven Mile Beach to allow you easy access to the West Walls and North Walls of Grand Cayman. The newly renovated Courtyard View Guest Rooms overlook the stunning tropical interior courtyard. Featuring one king or two double beds, ultra comfortable Marriott Revive double beds paired with luxurious linens, LCD TVs, a mini refrigerator, balcony or patio, and work desk. March Dive Madness starts from $984 per person* and includes,
Caribbean diving at its very best. In conjunction with Blue Waters Inn, let us take you on a journey of wonder and discovery. Our PADI 5 star IDC centre is situated on the hotel grounds, directly above our private dock, just minutes from some of the most incredible dive sites in the Caribbean. Our highly experienced staff will take care of everything.Your equipment will be taken to the boats and all you have to do is climb aboard!
Why use a Sidemount System: Safety carrying 2 small cylinders is safer than carrying just one if something happens or you use a lot of air on your dives. Less back, knee or leg problems with no heavy cylinder on you back. Eden Rock Diving Center is the ideal place to learn how to dive with a Sidemount system; you will get a great kick out of exploring the caves and tunnels. The course takes 3 days in a small group with an instructor.
Enjoy 7 nights in a Deluxe Ocean View room at the award winning Coco Reef Resort, Tobago and take the plunge with Undersea Tobago, rated #1 by Trip Advisor. Pricing is per person, double occupancy and inclusive of buffet breakfast, airport transfers, 10 guided boat dives, tanks, weights and taxes.
Little Cayman Beach Resort is only minutes from one of the world's most spectacular dives site - Bloody Bay Wall. The sheer drop-off, which begins in relatively shallow water, is alive with an abundance of marine life, huge colorful sponges, friendly grouper and Eagle Rays. The resort offers first class accommodations with spacious, modern rooms among a tropical setting with breathtaking views.THE GREAT WALL GETAWAY PACKAGEPackage Includes:7 Nights AccommodationsBreakfast & Dinner Daily12 Boat Dives with Reef DiversAirport Ground Transfers
Dazzling underwater photos from Alvin Ho. Alvin lives in Singapore and has been diving since 1998. In 2004, he bought his first underwater camera setup. Eager to share his underwater experiences with family and friends, Alvin’s passion for underwater photography was born. He’s been perfecting his craft ever since.
September's Debris Month of Action saw thousands of divers across the world gear up and dive in to remove dangerous rubbish, nets, fishing traps and household waste from our ocean. On the island of Phuket, Thailand, new records in the fight against debris were smashed on 30th September. Over 650 AWARE divers and beach cleaners took part in the biggest Dive Against Debris event in the world with PADI dive centers working together as part of a recently formed group called Go Eco Phuket.