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Scapa Flow Dive Guide

On Midsummers Day in 1919, a German Admiral ordered the German High Seas Fleet to be scuttled. Seventy-four German ships had been anchored at...
Coral reef

Thailand closes dive sites to save reefs

Thailand is closing 18 dive sites across seven marine national parks, including the Similan and Surin Islands. Over 80% of the coral at each site had been damaged by unusually warm sea temperatures.
Illustrated Map of the Best Dive Sites in the World

Win an awesome map of the best diving in the World

This superb hand-illustrated map showing the top 500 dive sites in the world can be yours if you enter the SCUBA News free prize draw.

New Liveaboard offers exceptional marine life encounters in Socorro and Guadalupe

The new Socorro Aggressor liveaboard launches in December and transports scuba divers to encounter great white sharks at Guadalupe or giant manta rays, humpback whales, dolphins and sharks at the Socorro Islands.
dugong

Dugong – the Lady of the Sea

Dugongs - where can you dive with them and why aren't there more of them? Said to have inspired tales of mermaids, they can eat as much as 40 kg (88 lb) of seagrass a day, leaving distinctive troughs.

Win a Dive Guide and Log Book

Win a logbook and guide to Marsa Alam in the Egyptian Red Sea.The guide comprises loose sheets designed to fit into a diving logbook...

Scientists develop artificial coral reef in Red Sea

Israeli and Jordanian scientists has developed the Red Sea's first artificial coral reef. Take a dive off the coast of Eilat these days and...
Red Sea coral reef

Divers welcome resumption of flights to Sharm El-Sheikh

British divers delighted that flights from the UK to Sharm El-Sheikh to restart February 2020 from Gatwick London, Birmingham and Manchester.
Diving with Manta Rays

Where to dive in April

There are some great dive highlights to enjoy during April. Manta ray season is just beginning in Egypt and large pelagics can be spotted at deeper, pinnacle dive sites. The dry season is well underway in Belize and April offers the best weather conditions and visibility for some of Belize’s top wall and reef dives.
Soloman Islands

Four top tech destinations for liveaboard diving

Tech diving allows you to explore areas other divers simply can’t reach; enjoying untouched dive sites and the peaceful depths of the ocean. It...