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Best places to scuba dive in March

March is a great month for shark diving, both in the northern and southern hemisphere. The Ningaloo Reef UNESCO World Heritage Site, in Western...
Loggerhead Turtle, Caretta caretta

Maldives Citizen Science aims to protect turtles

Of the seven species of marine turtles in the world, five species have been recorded in the Maldives. A new paper recommends stringent protection...
World Scuba Diving Map

SCUBA News announces winners of World Dive Map contest

SCUBA News are pleased to announce the winners of our contest to win a map of the best dive sites in the world. Divers...
Galapagos hammerheads

Best places to scuba dive in December

Where to scuba dive in December? Mantas and whale sharks at Hanifaru Bay; mass spawning of barracuda & Nassau grouper in Belize - groupers circling each other, releasing their spawn as they go; mating turtles & schools of hammerheads in the Galapagos
Kimon M wreck in the Egyptian Red Sea. On Shab Abu Nuhas Reef along with the Giannis D, the Carnatic and the Chrisoula K.

Best Wreck Diving Sites in 2020

1. The Yongala, Australia Claiming the title of the best wreck dive in the world, is the Yongala. Full of marine life you may see...
Coral Sea Safari

Best Places to Dive in July

July is a great month for liveaboard adventures to dive with ocean giants; be that with numerous sharks and rays at Cocos Island or...
Trevaille

Thailand overland visa stay shortened, but more repeat visits allowed

Divers visiting Thailand can now re-enter the county as often as they like. The Thai government has relaxed the rules which limited tourists to...

SCUBA Travel release last quarter’s bestselling books list

The SCUBA Travel best selling diving books in the third quarter of 2009. Yet again the Dive Atlas of the World keeps its top...
Barracuda

Cost of Sipadan diving permit to rise by 250%

From 14 August 2018, the Sipadan permit conservation fee of MYR 40.00 will be rise to MYR 140.00 per person per day. Sipadan, in Malaysia, has been voted one of the best places in the world. to dive

World’s Most Robust Marine Reserve is at Baja California

A thriving undersea wildlife park tucked away near the southern tip of Mexico's Baja peninsula has proven to be the most robust marine reserve...