Munda is unique in all the diving destinations in the Solomon Islands – not just because of great dive sites, but because there’s lots more to explore.
With more divers adventuring to far-flung locations in search of remote, untouched dive sites, DAN is managing incidents that present increasing challenges. Don’t be the one caught out without dive travel insurance.
Lady Elliot Island, on the southern Great Barrier Reef, has great diving year round and being just 10 km from the East Australian Current has visits from mantas, turtles and whales at different times of the year.
Divers Alert Network (DAN) provides expertise when and where you need it whether that’s sensible advice or emergency evacuation from a remote location. I certainly wouldn’t dive overseas without it.
Gili Selang is a little rock attached to the eastern-most tip of Bali’s north-east coast. It is responsible for the amazingly varied coral reef that has formed north of it, where the nutrient-rich waters of the Pacific have been slowed…
Thinking back to a dive holiday there’s usually one thing that stays in your mind it might be Palau’s mantas, Fiji’s shark feeding, and for Indonesia’s Gili Islands it was the diving with turtles.
When many divers hear ‘North Sulawesi’ they actually think ‘muck diving’ as in the infamous Lembeh Strait. But being in the centre of the Coral Triangle North Sulawesi has so much more to offer – something for everyone.
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!
Ever thought of an underwater wedding? – In Trang in Thailand, couples come from all over the country and often different countries to scuba dive to their underwater wedding beneath the waves
To most of us Bali is a place of sun and surf with just a hint of the exotic and wonderful spicy (but not too spicy) food like nasi goreng thrown in for good measure. But what about the diving?
Solomon Islands wreck diving provides plenty of interesting wrecks at recreational scuba diving depths. These include planes, submarines, and freighters.
We’ve been left behind on the Great Barrier Reef 50 km from the nearest land. A wave of tranquillity hits. Silence is golden.