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Bahrain scuba park

Bahrain opens world’s largest underwater theme park for divers

Dive Bahrain have opened the world's largest underwater theme park spanning an area of 100,000 m2, complete with a sunken Boeing 747. The site, close...
White Shark, Carcharodon carcharias

Seven Tips for Cage Diving with Sharks

What to expect when cage diving with sharks, and what to consider before you go. Cage diving with sharks gives a chance to see these beautiful animals up close. However, it is controversial. Scientific research on cage diving, though, concludes that the effect of cage diving is positive for the sharks, the environment and the local people - provided the dive operators conform to codes of behaviour.
Great white shark

Like Sharks? Volunteer with Great White Shark Project

The 1974 film "Jaws" immortalized the Great White but also did more damage to the image of the Great White Shark than they could...
Gosei Maru Wreck. Photo courtesy of SS Thorfinn

Best Destinations for Wreck Diving

Wreck diving is fascinating and provides unique opportunities to delve into human history whilst enjoying exceptional marine life. There are shipwrecks in shallow and...

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.

Belize barrier reef in Danger

UNESCO has added the Belize Barrier Reef to its list of world heritage sites in danger. The reef was added as a world heritage...
Grey reef sharks

Diving with Sharks – Good or Bad?

Does diving with sharks and rays affect their behaviour? How can divers and dive operators ensure that they dive with sharks responsibly?
The bestselling scuba diving books of 2013

Bestselling SCUBA Diving Books of 2013

SCUBA Travel release bestselling diving books of 2013 list. Published annually this top ten showcases the most popular scuba literature and guidebooks.

Underwater photography competition: enter now

2009 is the 31st year of the International Festival of Underwater Photography, Films and Children's Artwork. The festival is open to both amateurs...
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.