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How Do Scuba Divers Control Their Buoyancy?

How Do Scuba Divers Control Their Buoyancy?

How do scuba divers control their buoyancy? When scuba diving, it is important to control your buoyancy. This keeps you safe underwater and helps you maximize your diving enjoyment. There are three the ways to control your buoyancy: Use your weights for the course adjustment […]


The Ultimate List Of Underwater Fun Facts

The Ultimate List Of Underwater Fun Facts

The Ultimate List of Underwater Fun Facts In our opinion, the ocean is one of the most astonishing and mysterious places on Earth. Of course, this only means there's a mountain of cool facts about it! We decided to compile a list of fun facts […]


Bouyancy Control

Bouyancy Control

Bouyancy Control Buoyancy control one of the most important skills to master as a scuba diver, and probably one of the hardest ones to master. Once you get your buoyancy right, you will use up less air. You'll feel more comfortable underneath the water, and […]


The Best Tips For New Divers

The Best Tips For New Divers

The Best Tips for New Divers from a PADI Master Instructor There are few experiences that are as exciting as learning to dive. If you are one of the few lucky enough to discover this, I'm sure you will agree that the feeling of being […]


How To Fart Underwater

How To Fart Underwater

How to Fart Underwater We were recently asked, "how can you fart underwater? It's impossible."Yes, it is possible to do this. Not that you would want to; still, the information is worth knowing if you just need to let one rip from under the sea. […]


Understanding Diving Conditions

Understanding Diving Conditions

How to Understand Diving Conditions?  As the weekend is just around the corner, I can imagine there are more than a few of you scanning the Abyss Calendar page planning your next dive. I’m sure there’s even more of you out there that have arrived […]


Why Winter Diving Is Amazing

Why Winter Diving Is Amazing

 When you talk about diving in winter your non diving friends usually cringe away in horror at the idea of cold water. They can’t understand for the life of them why anyone would want to play in the ocean when it’s winter. The truth is […]


How To Perfect Your Duck Dive

How To Perfect Your Duck Dive

How to perfect your duck dive?   A duck dive is a basic surfing maneuver that lets you quickly get your board down through the surf and out onto the wave. To perfect your duck dive, follow these steps:    1. Start by paddling hard […]


How To Blow Bubble Rings

How To Blow Bubble Rings

Blowing the perfect bubble rings is something like the holy grail for a Scuba Diver. It is definitely a skill that takes time and patience to perfect. But boy, when you get it right it is an amazing sight that will surely impress your fellow divers. It […]


Diving The Hms Hermes

Diving The Hms Hermes

We left for Sri Lanka on Saturday 19th April, all very excited to see what recent divers on the Hermes had been talking about. An 8-hour flight to Singapore, followed by a 3 hr flight to Colombo, and we had arrived in our destination country. We spent […]


The Seals Of Martin Island

The Seals Of Martin Island

There is a Colony of Australian Fur seals on Martin Island, a 10-minute Boat trip from Port Kembla Boat Ramp. Martin Island has areas that are protected, but also provides some great basking areas for the seals to sit and dry off in the sun. […]


Why Carry A Safety Sausage

Why Carry A Safety Sausage

Why Carry a Safety Sausage! A lot of divers seem to neglect the purpose of a safety sausage (SMB). Divers may think they don’t need one, and, or they don’t need to bring it on a dive. However, I am telling you now that an […]


When Should A Child Learn To Dive?

When Should A Child Learn To Dive?

  When Should a Child Learn to Dive: A Guide on Scuba Diving Age Scuba diving is a great family sport, and many parents ask, how old do you have to be to scuba dive? Before a parent has their children taught to dive then, […]


Diving The Ss Satara

Diving The Ss Satara

The SS Satara was a cargo vessel, first launched in October 1901. The ship was over 130 meters long with a beam of 17 meters. The Satara‘s first voyage to Australia was in September 1902 and she completed many other voyages to and from and within Australia before […]


Perhaps We’ll Meet At A Deco Stop Soon

Perhaps We’ll Meet At A Deco Stop Soon

As I swim around the artificial reef, both my dive computers start to alarm, five minutes of No-Stop time remaining – I glance at the depth – 38 meters and quickly see that I have been down for 12 minutes…  Normally this would be the […]


Pier Diving

Pier Diving

When thinking about diving people often have ideas of beaches and dive sites way out in the ocean. Most never consider that just beneath that jetty or pier you’re standing on whilst waiting for the dive boat is a myriad of life, waiting to be […]


Technical Training 45

Technical Training 45

One of the great things about diving is that there are endless places to see and the skills to learn. Fortunately often these two things work well together. To see that deep shipwreck you need a new set of skills. Tec 45 is one of […]


Cavern Diving At Mt Gambier

Cavern Diving At Mt Gambier

Cave diving is something that most scuba divers read about and awe at but never get to do. So why and how does a diver get into cave diving? The how of cave diving? The CDAA (Cave Diving Association of Australia) is the governing body […]


Change Your Life! Go Pro Today!

Change Your Life! Go Pro Today!

Who should take this course? Love scuba diving? Want to share it with others on a whole new level? Take the PADI Divemaster course and do what you love to do as a career. Scuba divers look up to divemasters because they are leaders who […]