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

Dive Travel Features

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...

Where The Whale Sharks Are

When Stella Diamant arrived in Madagascar a few years ago, little was known about the island’s whale-shark aggregations. Her recently published study, which shows that the country is a feeding hotspot for juveniles, could put it on the map. Read more...

All Creatures Great and Small

CATH BATES heads for Malapascua for a series of early starts to see the famous thresher sharks, and finds that technical diving gives the world-famous location a whole new dimension (and it already had quite a few!) Read more...

Diving on the Shoulders of Giants

A manta ray called Mathilde was just one big reason why SIMON MORLEY will never forget his recent trip to Socorro, San Benedicto and Roca Partida – the main Revillagigedo islands Read more...

Blacktips of Aliwal

When you spend a month in their company you can get to know a blacktip shark community pretty well, as EDOARDO SPACCA found in South African waters Read more...

Hurricane Shark Quest

DAN BURTON is a seasoned diver and acclaimed underwater photographer, yet three of the most iconic shark species had always eluded him. It took one day in the Red Sea to fix that Read more...

Jersey Shore

In the USA it’s the entire coast of New Jersey state, but for divers in the Channel Islands it’s an opportunity for some Bonaire-style freewheeling from site to site. WILL APPLEYARD boards the ferry once again… Read more...

Indian Ocean Oasis

He’s starting to specialise in being present when pristine Indian Ocean atolls open to the public – now MARK HATTER gets in at the start in Astove Read more...