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TRAVEL

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...

Faster to Socorro

“One fast, floating palace” is how the operator describes the Socorro Vortex, a repurposed Canadian Coast Guard vessel. The new liveaboard has been sailing to eastern Pacific big-animal hotspot Revillagigedo, aka the Socorro archipelago, since April.  Read more...

Sharkweek Mozambique

Sharkweek Mozambique with ScubaAddicts gives you the chance to visit what Oonasdivers describes as some of the best shark-diving sites in Ponta do Ouro.  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...

Elite yoga

Divers are being invited to join Jodie Roberts on board Emperor Elite from 14-21 September to dive the southern Egyptian Red Sea with the added appeal of yoga. Read more...

Up on Indonesian walls…

Bunaken Oasis Dive Resort & Spa in North Sulawesi, Indonesia, has become the third offering from Best Boutique Collection, which already promotes dive resorts in the Philippines. Read more...

Cage nights with jumbo squid

Diving in the Sea of Cortez with Humboldt squid, the smaller cousin of the Pacific giant squid, is a real one-off experience, and it’s being offered on the liveaboard yacht Nautilus Gallant Lady. Read more...

Harmoni coming next year

Under construction and set to launch in July 2020, the 48m Emperor Harmoni will be Emperor Divers Indonesia’s second liveaboard, and is said to be one of the few in the region to have two engines. Read more...

Alor Aquamen

Fishers in southern Indonesia have developed freediving skills similar to those of the Bajau nomads LISA COLLINS had encountered previously in the north-west. On a liveaboard stopover she found her dives unexpectedly entertaining. Read more...

Turtle Surprise

NIGEL MARSH recently visited Indonesia’s tiny Gili Islands off Lombok, to find out whether it was diving business as usual after the earthquakes that rocked the region last year Read more...

Three weeks to spare?

Triton Bay is a diving hotspot just south of Raja Ampat in West Papua, and Divequest says that, with few liveaboards reaching the area, you could be one of very few divers to experience rare wonders – from whale sharks to flasher wrasse and the walking shark that was discovered only in 2008, the year the bay was declared a marine protected area. Read more...

Attractions of Solitude

Solitude Liveaboard & Resorts consists of two boats and two resorts, with one of each located in Indonesia. Its 36m aluminium-hulled catamaran Solitude Adventurer offers various itineraries from Raja Ampat to Komodo, with “a multitude of special trips” in between. Read more...

El Gouna

An hour away by boat from the Red Sea’s famous wreck haven of Abu Nuhas, El Gouna is a self-contained tourist town built on 10km of coastline with access to more than 40 excellent dive sites. Read more...

Siren call

Up to 20% off a trip on the Indo Siren liveaboard to Komodo island, a World Heritage Site since 1991, is the Indonesia proposition put forward by blue o two. Read more...