Close your eyes and imagine Paradise, what image does that word conjure up? Well that paradise does exist in the Cocos Keeling Islands, made up of 27 coral islands surrounding a turquoise lagoon, making for rather fantastic diving conditions.
Many think that the Whitsundays is just a playground for the rich and famous with luxury yachts and long white beaches. Think again: there’s plenty of scuba diving in the Whitsundays and nearby reefs of the Great Barrier Reef.
With names like Purple Haze, Black Magic and Instant Replay – Fiji’s little-known Vatu-I-Ra has some of the best and best-named 🙂 dive sites in Fiji
Guest blogger, Stan Bugg, DAN Asia-Pacific Director and Instructor, presents some top tips, and Diveplanit’s own correspondent Simon, provides the contrasting real life experiences, like the time he didn’t do a buddy check and stepped off a boat without his mask on!