Dive Travel Features2018-07-24T22:27:09+00:00

Dive Travel Features

Sardinian Surprise

The Med had been a bit of a blind spot for Lisa Collins – and it’s possible that she has now been a tad spoilt by her first experiences there. Read more...

A Diver’s Dilemma

An experienced diver, CHARLIE THISBY enjoyed her first liveaboard experience in the Red Sea recently, but an unforgettable underwater encounter left her in two minds about how to follow it up. Read more...

Service Ethics

Who’s your new buddy? A bout of traveller’s bad luck threatens BRANDI MUELLER’s trip to Belize, but she knew that Aggressor Fleet would do all it could to break through the voodoo and get her out diving! Read more...

Frozen in Time

In the first of a two-part wreck exploration of the Baltic Sea, with its uncanny powers of preservation, WILL APPLEYARD visits Sweden and Finland Read more...

Getting my Magic Eye in

A trip to Mafia Island in the Indian Ocean gave MELISSA HOBSON the chance for some practice in detecting the tiniest and best-camouflaged sea-dwellers – plus one that was hard to miss. Read more...

Sharm El Sheikh

The Red Sea resort of Sharm el Sheikh, situated at the southern point of the Sinai, has some of the world’s most celebrated diving attractions around its shores. Read more...

Whirlwind Impressions

Every trip to Spanish Mediterranean locations leaves WILL APPLEYARD that bit more impressed with the diving potential, especially for mini-breaks from the UK. Read more...

Saba Dance

An unspoilt diving experience on lofty Saba in the Dutch Caribbean – but there’s far more to it than just the underwater experience. Gin comes into it… Read more...

Holy Spirit

They told HENLEY SPIERS that sea lions, mobula rays and whale sharks were guaranteed. The Sea of Cortez was a place he had to check out Read more...

A Haven for Hardware

Aqaba continues to stake its claim as an underwater playground for metal-loving divers. SAEED RASHID enjoys preview diving and photographing a score or more of attractions. Read more...

Dry-ish Run

WILL APPLEYARD and his partner Ana undertake a Croatian diving road-trip, though for long periods it looks set to be no more than a Croatian road-trip! Read more...

Never Mind The Season

Liveaboard diver Mark B Hatter had enjoyed a Red Sea itinerary in summer and, despite initial mild thermal shock, was also braced by a complementary winter experience. Read more...

Sali Army

A mighty army of tiny critters, that is, at a near-virgin site in up-and-coming Halmahera. JOHN LIDDIARD reports Read more...

Marlin Hunt

Think you’ve seen it all under water and ready for new thrills? HENLEY SPIERS found a hot contender in the new-thrills category recently, off Mexico’s Pacific coast Read more...

  • Sardines moving at full pelt, trying to get away from hungry dolphins.

Fly, Run, Dive

Where in the world can you ride out in a small boat and jump into the ocean to see dolphins, sharks and whales up close, all in the same day? It’s possible in South Africa when the greatest show in the ocean takes place. Read more...

TIGER TIGER

If you enjoy the company of sharks, Tiger Beach in the Bahamas is the place to be in winter and spring, says BRANDI MUELLER Read more...

Two and a Half to Bandos

A two-year-old along for the ride was no bar to diving for Federica Squadrilli Carr, but her son was far from the only non-diver at one of the Maldives’ oldest resorts. Read more...

Light Show

MELISSA HOBSON wasn’t sure what to expect on her first fluo night-dive in Madagascar, but she was anticipating fireworks. Read more...