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Big blue dates

Freediving with blue whales, the world’s largest animal, is reckoned to be a tough act to follow. Amos Nachoum’s Big Animals operation is running trips off San Diego in California this summer, locating the whales using a scout plane, then meeting them from the 12m dive-boat Humboldt. Read more...

Beachcomber dive packages

If you’re looking for a diving holiday in Mauritius, Victoria Beachcomber Resort & Spa is set on a white-sand beach on the sheltered west coast between the capital Port Louis and Grand Baie, with all rooms ocean-facing. Read more...

Explorer Ventures expands into Red Sea

The Explorer Ventures liveaboard fleet has added a new vessel, and it’s operating in the Red Sea. The 41m Grand Sea Explorer joined the fleet in January and offers a 7-night itinerary through the Brothers Islands, Daedelus Reef and Elphinstone Reef marine park sites from US $1895pp. Read more...

Red Sea Liveaboards

Liveaboards are the ultimate way to experience the best of the Egyptian Red Sea, and are a great choice for those who want to get the most diving out of their holiday time. Read more...

Inspired by Blue Planet Live?

For those inspired by BBC One’s current Blue Planet Live broadcasts, Dive Worldwide is offering divers trips to the Bahamas and Australia to see  some of the underwater attractions featured in the programmes. Read more...

Surprise Surprise

It’s one surprise after another for John Liddiard as he dives the Gulf of Oman – starting with a shark that by all accounts shouldn’t be there at all. Read more...

Citizen science in Galapagos

Galapagos Shark Diving founders Jonathan Green and Jenny Waack actively support conservation through their Galapagos Whale Shark Project and were involved in the shooting of Blue Planet II. Read more...

Driving North

It’s not that big an island but it has a whole lot of diving going on. Following her experiences in south Tobago in October, Lisa Collins prepares to head north. Read more...

Legends and first steps in Red Sea

Oonasdivers has introduced a British-owned Red Sea safari boat called Legends to its roster with groups in mind, and is offering whole-boat group-charter prices for everyone from mixed abilities to CCR technical teams from £995pp. Read more...

Back to Burma

The Phinisi liveaboard is returning to Burmese waters for the first time since December 2009 with 7-night and a 10-night itineraries covering the Mergui Archipelago and offering to take  divers to the best parts of these scenic islands. Read more...

Emperor: new centre, new boat

Underlining its commitment to the Maldives, Emperor Divers has opened a second dive-centre there, at the new 5* You & Me Resort in Raa Atoll, which lies north-west of the capital Male. Read more...

Reserved for Angels

NIGEL MARSH & HELEN ROSE travel halfway around the world to see a single shark species in Gran Canaria, and in the process find a marine reserve top-loaded with life. Read more...

Brotherly Luck

JOSS WOOLF takes a chance on behalf of others to undertake a more-adventurous-than-usual group liveaboard trip – but would she be taking the blame or enjoying the credit? Read more...

Espresso, sir?

Fresh coffee was the routine, and it arrived without fail after every morning dive, as one of the perks of being on board a true 5* liveaboard. Read more...