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

Dive Travel Features

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...

A Match Made in the Maldives

Would the Maldives’ reputation as a premium global dive destination hold up during the ‘worst-weather trip’ of the season? MARIE DAVIES travels to the Indian Ocean archipelago to find out. Read more...

Two-island Hop

BETH & SHAUN TIERNEY specialise in liveaboard diving in the Coral Triangle, so how would a Caribbean jaunt match up to their expectations? Read more...

The Run

It’s one of the planet’s greatest annual diving events, though you have only an outline idea of where to go and when to be there each day. Read more...

40 Dives 40 Dishes

Salutay is owned by Al Wright, who was one of the UK’s first trimix divers, and his wife Freda, who is not only an accomplished trimix- and cave-diver but also a trained chef. Read more...

Stopover in Bintan

A few days to spare…what to do? LISA COLLINS went to explore the little-known island to which Singaporeans like to escape when they have time off. Read more...

Bombs at Bikini

For the good of mankind and to end all world wars, that was the premise: JESPER KJØLLER reviews the awful and awesome legacy of the USA’s Operation Crossroads. Read more...

Rock Stars of the Sea

Flowing arms, colour changes, dance battles and petite males disguised as females to trick their rivals – that's the courting behaviour of giant Australian cuttlefish. Read more...

Tropic of Cancer

Does the south still capture the frontier spirit and diving quality found in the north in the 1980s? DAVID C WRIGHT spends a loosely planned month finding out. Read more...

Don’t Miss Mactan

Divers might know Mactan as the site of Cebu international airport. But as they dash straight on to famed spots such as Malapascua, Dauin and Moalboal, they’re missing a trick. Read more...

Manatee Enchantment

It’s strictly snorkelling and for good reasons, but it’s an interactive experience like no other – LISA COLLINS reports from Florida’s Crystal River Read more...

Friday the 13th

The name Barbados evokes images of lush sandy beaches, palm trees and rum shops and some 35 dive-sites are listed there. But why? Read more...

VIAJE the Spanish Road Trip

Three weeks touring southern Spain in a mobile home, with a set of varied dives in prospect – let’s go, says WILL APPLEYARD, or should that be vamonos!? Read more...

Wild Alaska

MICHAEL SALVAREZZA & CHRISTOPHER P WEAVER head for the northernmost US state to experience the outrageously good diving in Prince William Sound. Read more...

Southern Exposure

The winds were blowing offshore, but that hardly mattered to RICHARD ASPINALL while he had the run of the inshore reefs from two southern Egyptian bases Read more...

Want to be Friends?

How easily a website can give a misleading impression of a destination, but as it turned out there was no question of Gran Canaria proving a let-down for WILL APPLEYARD Read more...