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 […]
With domestic borders finally opening after months of travel restrictions, many of us are desperate for a diving holiday. Now is definitely the time to start thinking about where you’d like to go in 2021, but during lockdown, the landscape has changed. With Covid-19 social distancing rules, many dive resorts are already fully booked until […]
Yvonne McKenzie, based on Australia’s own Christmas Island, shares her underwater world with Diveplanit.
How did you get into underwater photography in the first place? – Well, ever since I was a young teenager, I always loved taking photos and never went anywhere without a camera. Even today, I still remember my first “camera”: a flat rectangle shape, yellow and black in colour, made of plastic where the flash and 35mm film took up most of the space and left very little room for a “lens”
Q1: Explain how you got into underwater photography in the first place. David Faulks: “My interest started from watching others in the water capturing fantastic images and spending many hours talking about what they had seen and photographed during a photo shoot out on board the Ocean Trek at Jervis Bay during the 2012 October […]
What’s it like to encounter a whale shark in the deep blue? There are a just a few places around the world where you can go diving with whale sharks.
We are ending biodiversity week with probably the biggest example of the diverse species that inhabit our oceans: The Whale Shark. So named because it is as big as many whales and like many whales, a filter feeder.