Queensland’s Gold Coast is best known for surf beaches and theme parks. But now, there’s an underwater theme park for divers that aims to put the Gold Coast on the dive travel agenda: Wonder Reef. Wonder Reef is a collection of nine enormous sculptures installed on the ocean floor off Main Beach, just north of […]
5 BIG reasons to dive Palau. One of the best places in the world to dive with sharks, mantas and big schools of pelagic fish including Jacks, barracuda, snapper and bump head parrot fish.
Ever been kissed by a Manatee? Encounters with marine mammals are always special and my recent encounter with manatees in Florida’s Crystal River is perhaps one of the most special I’ve ever experienced. I’m not sure what I was expecting, but I certainly wasn’t expecting a big mumma manatee to come up and give me […]
Corals grown in Australia’s first offshore coral nursery at Fitzroy Island off Cairns have spawned for the first time after being planted on the Great Barrier Reef four years ago.
Last week Diveplanit helped organise one of the biggest scuba diving fund raisers in the world: the 2022 Diving For Life Gay & Lesbian SCUBA Jamboree.
The line-up of presentations, workshops and exhibitors at this year’s Oztek/OzDive Expo is extraordinary. From FBI divers and cave explorers to award winning underwater photographers, ghost wrecks and marine conservation.
An award-winning craft brewery is joining forces with the Coral Sea Foundation to raise funds for the Sea Women Great Barrier Reef program. Here’s how you can help. Aussie social enterprise beer pioneers, Sobah and The Good Beer Co have joined forces to create a delicious new limited edition Tropical Lager Coral’ation (TLC), a non-alcoholic […]
Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort has launched a new documentary series that all ocean lovers and science buffs will appreciate: ‘Life on the Reef’.
After two long years of Covid border closures, many of us are starting to think: lets book those dive bucket list trips now. In fact, many resorts and liveaboards in these bucket list destinations are already heavily booked through to 2024! Here are a few ideas for the here and now…
The Reef Cooperative, coordinated by Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef, brings together Traditional Owners Yirrganydji Land and Sea Rangers, reef scientists from James Cook University, reef restoration experts Mars Sustainable Solutions and leading tourism operator GBR Biology.