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What Scuba Diving Equipment Is Needed For Antarctica?

The scuba diving equipment you need for Antarctica includes the following: Drysuit and hood; Thick drysuit under garment; Dry gloves or thick wet-gloves; 2 separate freeze protected regulators; Pressure gauge; Buoyancy control device; Depth gauge, dive watch or dive computer; A compass; Diver’s knife; Dive torch; Mask, fins and snorkel; Plus your own weight belt but not the weights.

Is Scuba Diving Safe In The Maldives?

The fact that some of the best dives in the Maldives have strong currents where conditions can be challenging. Also some of the good dives can be deep dives and many involve diving with potentially dangerous underwater creatures. But also some dives involve diving at night on liveaboards. Despite all this these things, so long as you have the appropriate training and experience for the type of dives you intend to do in the Maldives, plus so long as you follow safe diving practices it’s totally safe to dive in the Maldives.

Can You Scuba Dive In Antarctica? (Ice Diving Trips To The Southern Oceans)

Scuba diving Antarctica is about the pristine clear waters and about enjoying one of the richest bio-diverse ecosystems on the planet. But whilst the answer is yes you can scuba dive Antarctica, it’s not for beginners. To dive Antarctica you will need prior experience of cold-water diving and of diving using a dry suit. Plus I recommend a minimum of 30 dives including those in cold water.

Antarctica Ortelius Liveaboard Review (Antarctica Cruise With Scuba Diving)

This 90.95 metre (298 feet) Antarctica liveaboard accommodates up to 116 guests and scuba divers across 53 cabins. The Antarctica Ortelius liveaboard has en-suite cabin with carpets and storage space. Some of these cabins have sea views. Western style food is served buffet style with vegetarian and vegan options. The scuba diving includes up to two dives per day for those with cold water and dry suit diving experience. Experience the excitement of diving under ice. Plus enjoy the wonders of the wildlife in the Antarctic polar region both underwater and above.

Australia Spirit of Freedom Liveaboard Review

This 37 metre (121 feet) Australia liveaboard accommodates up to 26 scuba divers across 11 cabins. The Australia Spirit of Freedom liveaboard was custom-built for scuba divers and has en-suite cabins with air conditioning and some have sea views. Local and western style food served buffet style both indoors or alfresco outside and there’s also an air-conditioned saloon and bar. The scuba diving includes itineraries of 4 days 3 nights to 8 days 7 nights with some of the best diving in the Australia. The chance to see many sharks, manta rays, eagle rays, turtles wrecks, dwarf Minke whales and much much more.

Antarctica Hondius Liveaboard Review (Antarctica Cruise With Scuba Diving)

This 107.6 metre (353 feet) Antarctica liveaboard accommodates up to 176 guests and scuba divers across 83 cabins. The Antarctica Hondius liveaboard has en-suite cabin with carpets and storage space. Some of these cabins have sea views and private balconies too. Western style food served buffet style with vegetarian and vegan options together with a bar. The scuba diving includes up to two dives per day for those with cold water and dry suit diving experience. Experience the excitement of diving under ice. Plus enjoy the wonders of the wildlife in the Antarctic polar region both underwater and above.

Maldives Felicity Liveaboard Review

This 28 metre (92 feet) Maldives liveaboard accommodates up to 14 scuba divers across 7 cabins. The Maldives Felicity liveaboard was custom-built for scuba divers and has en-suite cabins with air conditioning. Local and Western style food served buffet style both indoors or alfresco outside and there’s also an air-conditioned saloon and bar. The scuba diving includes itineraries of 8 days 7 nights with some of the best diving in the Maldives which are charter only trips. The chance to see whale sharks and other sharks, manta rays, eagle rays, turtles wrecks and much much more.

Maldives Blue Spirit Liveaboard Review

This 26 metre (85 feet) Maldives liveaboard accommodates up to 12 scuba divers across 6 cabins. The Maldives Blue Spirit liveaboard was custom-built for scuba divers and has en-suite cabins with air conditioning. Local and western style food served buffet style both indoors or alfresco outside and there’s also an air-conditioned saloon and bar. The scuba diving includes itineraries of 8 days 7 nights to 13 days 12 nights with some of the best diving in the Maldives. The chance to see whale sharks and other sharks, manta rays, eagle rays, turtles wrecks and much much more.

Maldives Azalea Liveaboard Review

This 38 metre (125 feet) Maldives liveaboard accommodates up to 16 scuba divers across 9 cabins. The Maldives Azalea liveaboard was custom-built for scuba divers and has en-suite cabins with air conditioning and some have sea views. Local and western style food served buffet style both indoors or alfresco outside and there’s also an air-conditioned saloon and bar. The scuba diving includes itineraries of 8 days 7 nights with some of the best diving in the Maldives. The chance to see whale sharks and other sharks, manta rays, eagle rays, turtles wrecks and much much more.

Maldives Emperor Voyager Liveaboard Review

This 30 metre (98 feet) Maldives liveaboard accommodates up to 20 scuba divers across 10 cabins. The Maldives Emperor Voyager liveaboard was custom-built for scuba divers and has en-suite cabins with air conditioning and some have sea views. Local and western style food served buffet style both indoors or alfresco outside and there’s also an air-conditioned saloon and bar. The scuba diving includes itineraries of 8 days 7 nights with some of the best diving in the Maldives. The chance to see whale sharks and other sharks, manta rays, eagle rays, turtles wrecks and much much more.

Maldives Emperor Leo Liveaboard Review

This 35 metre (115 feet) Maldives liveaboard accommodates up to 24 scuba divers across 12 cabins. The Maldives Emperor Leo liveaboard was custom-built for scuba divers and has en-suite cabins with air conditioning and some have sea views. Local and western style food served buffet style and as fine dinning both indoors or alfresco outside and there’s also an air-conditioned saloon and bar. The scuba diving includes itineraries of 8 days 7 nights and 10 days 9 nights with some of the best diving in the Maldives. The chance to see whale sharks and other sharks, manta rays, eagle rays, turtles wrecks and much much more.

Maldives Emperor Virgo Liveaboard Review

This 32 metre (105 feet) Maldives liveaboard accommodates up to 16 scuba divers across 8 cabins. The Maldives Emperor Virgo liveaboard was custom-built for scuba divers and has en-suite cabins with air conditioning and some have sea views. Local and western style food served buffet style both indoors or alfresco outside and there’s also an air-conditioned saloon and bar. The scuba diving includes itineraries of 8 days 7 nights with some of the best diving in the Maldives. The chance to see whale sharks and other sharks, manta rays, eagle rays, turtles wrecks and much much more.

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