The Great Barrier Reef’s ‘Great Eight’ iconic species range from mammals to fish, reptiles to molluscs and they all procreate in very different – and almost inconceivable – ways
Coral expert Nicole Helgason on diving Halmahera, in remote north west Indonesia. Weda and Rao have some of the greatest coral diversity in the world.
For your next diving holiday, look beyond Bali, even beyond Komodo & Raja Ampat, to some of Indonesia’s lesser-known but equally fabulous dive destinations.
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 […]