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Is It Safe To Scuba Dive With Sharks?

Is It Safe To Scuba Dive With Sharks?

Is it Safe to Scuba Dive with Sharks? Yes, sharks do attack divers, whether provoked or unprovoked. However, attacks are extremely rare, as sharks do not view scuba divers as a particularly appetizing prey. As such, diving with sharks cannot be considered a dangerous activity, […]


Can I Learn To Dive By Myself, Or Do I Need A Friend?

Can I Learn To Dive By Myself, Or Do I Need A Friend?

Can I learn to dive by myself, or do I need a friend? If you want to learn to dive, you are going to need to ask yourself a few questions. Are there dive shops near me? Can I learn to dive by myself, or […]


Can I Spear While Scuba Diving In Sydney?

Can I Spear While Scuba Diving In Sydney?

Can I spear while scuba diving in Sydney? No. It is illegal to use a spear gun or spear while SCUBA diving in NSW. Even if you are not hunting or spearing fish you may still be charged with possession of an offensive weapon whilst […]


Why Would You Scuba Dive At Night?

Why Would You Scuba Dive At Night?

Why Would You Scuba Dive at Night? So… Why would you scuba dive at night? Why would you want to use a snorkel? Or a dive a wreck? Why would you want tec dive, or get your PADI Divemaster qualification, or go on a liveaboard […]


Christy Mccormick

Christy Mccormick

Christy Mccormick Christy is a born and bred adventurer who grew up in Hong Kong, Sri Lanka and the United Arab Emirates. This early introduction to travelling instilled in him a love of exploration.  Fast forward six years to a family holiday in Malaysia on […]


What Is A Dive Medical?

What Is A Dive Medical?

What is a Dive Medical? Scuba diving can include some risks, and some medical conditions can make the danger of death while scuba diving much higher. A Dive Medical primarily focuses on cardiac, pulmonary, and neurological conditions, and general overall fitness issues, which may put […]


Best Time Of Year To Learn To Scuba Dive In Sydney

Best Time Of Year To Learn To Scuba Dive In Sydney

Best Time of Year to Learn to Scuba Dive in Sydney If you live in Sydney, or you are planning to visit and want to learn to scuba dive, you might be wondering the best time of the year to learn to dive. The answer […]


What Is Padi Elearning?

What Is Padi Elearning?

What is PADI eLearning? If you have been thinking about signing up for scuba diving lessons, you may be wondering if there is an easier way to learn what you need to know. The answer is yes! PADI eLearning is an online dive course that […]


Am I Too Old To Take A Scuba Diving Course?

Am I Too Old To Take A Scuba Diving Course?

Am I too old to take a scuba diving course? Of course, you are never too old to take a scuba diving course. In fact, the oldest person to ever complete a PADI course was 96 years old! The oldest person I have taught was […]


Do You Need To Be Able To Snorkel Before Learning How To Dive?

Do You Need To Be Able To Snorkel Before Learning How To Dive?

Do You Need to be Able to Snorkel Before Learning How to Dive? Many people ask the question, " Do you need to be able to snorkel before learning how to dive”?The simple answer is no. You do not need to be able to snorkel […]