A new study conducted over several years in Komodo National Park, with over 4000 manta sightings uploaded by citizen scientists, reveals just how important the protection of waters within Komodo National Park really is.
Sharks, mantas, whales, whale sharks… the ocean is home to many large and somewhat mysterious creatures. Some gentle playful giants, and some misunderstood apex predators. So where do you go to dive with the ‘BIG STUFF’? Here’s our pick of the best experiences within easy reach of a dive resort or liveaboard itinerary. Manta Rays […]
What makes a world class dive site like Sipadan? Usually it is: location, location, location… but nowadays protection is a big factor too!
Because we all love debating a Top 10 list, here’s another to add to your conversation. The folks at Build Your Aquarium have done some hashtag-crunching numbers and put together a Top 10 of the world’s most Instagrammable dive sites. The title of the most Instagrammable scuba diving spot goes to the Sardine Run in […]
One of the (many) threats to our precious Great Barrier Reef, is the occasional mass outbreak of invasive Crown of Thorns sea stars. Population surges of these almost indestructible creatures signal an imbalance in the Reef’s ecosystem, and recently, the Reef’s protectors have added extra fire power to the arsenal in these Reef Star Wars. […]
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.
A new breeding project launched by SEA LIFE Trust and Dept of Fisheries aims to reverse the dwindling population of Southern Pygmy Perch, a tiny native freshwater fish listed as endangered in NSW.
Booking travel post covid. What you need to know before you go – entry requirements. What happens if you get sick overseas. What countries might be opening soon.
On this UN International Women’s Day 2022 there are so many fearless female ocean warriors we can celebrate, women like Sylvia Earle and Valerie Taylor, who have spent a lifetime fighting for the conservation of our oceans and marine life. Among the many Women of Water, we thought we’d celebrate the achievements of the Sea […]
Over the next few weeks, Diveplanit Travel and Diversion Dive Travel will become one entity, as we launch a new website and solidify Diveplanit’s position as the leading specialist dive travel agency: Diveplanit Travel. Why is this happening? It’s simpler managing one brand (and one website) than it is two, and as it is time […]