Month: March 2018

Rowley Shoals Liveaboard Diving (How To Get To Rowley Shoals To Scuba Dive?)

Visit the Rowley Shoals by liveaboard. Offering some of the best diving in Australia or possibly the world. The reefs are among the most remote and pristine marine areas in the world. Due to their remoteness and abundance of sea-life, plus some of the best visibility available, some argue the diving there trumps The Great Barrier Reef. The only way to snorkel and dive the Rowley Shoals is by liveaboard, as they are some 300 kilometres (188 miles) off the coast from Broome in Western Australia. Also, the diving there is a very limited season from September to December.

Is It Illegal To Dive Without Certification? (Is It Legal To Dive Alone?)

It’s not illegal to dive without certification. But it is dangerous to dive without certification. Also, you’ll not be able to dive with any reputable dive centre or dive club without first getting certified to scuba dive. If you want to scuba dive, then do it the right and safe way and get trained. You have a choice of a few scuba diving schools, where there are three top schools around the world: PADI, SSI and BSAC.

Dwarf Minke Whale Liveaboard Spoilsport and Spirit of Freedom: Great Barrier Reef Dwarf Minke Whales

One of the best opportunities to see Dwarf Minke Whales is on a liveaboard in Queensland Australia. Fly to Cairns on the north east coast of Queensland. Then join a liveaboard to swim, snorkel and dive the Great Barrier Reef. The Great Barrier Reef is in itself an amazing place. But if you visit between June and September, you may also be privileged to see and swim with Dwarf Minke Whales too.

Can You Scuba Dive If You Are Pregnant? (Will My Baby Be At Risk?)

This may come as a surprise to you that the answer of no diving during pregnancy isn’t based upon sound medical research, but it’s the right answer. Your developing fetus isn’t protected from nitrogen bubbles. This means there’s a chance of a theoretical risk for injury Whilst the evidence for this is not fully scientifically proven, the information that is available suggests there are potential risks. The risks from a pregnant mother scuba diving to the unborn baby aren’t worth taking. These risks include possible complications caused by decompression on the ascent from a dive.

Farne Islands Diving With Seals (Best UK Place To Scuba Dive With Seals)

Farne Islands diving is some of the best Scuba Diving in the UK there is. If you love to see wildlife, and in particular seals, then you’re in for a treat. The best time to to dive in the Farne Islands is late September to early October, when the adolescent seals are around and the water temperature is between 14-15C (57-59F). At this time they are very inquisitive and will engage with scuba divers. The best tip for them to come close, is to set your buoyancy and float on your back. Doing this makes you appear less threatening and they will come right up to you and even bite at your fins.

Scuba Diving Claustrophobia (12 Tips on How To Overcome Scuba Diving Anxiety)

You shouldn’t be scuba diving if you suffer from severe claustrophobic reactions. However, if your response to confined spaces is a mild anxiety then you should be okay to scuba dive. However, be mindful of what causes your claustrophobia and avoid situations that may cause you to react. For example, you should probably avoid swimming into swim-throughs, caves and I wouldn’t suggest you penetrate wrecks either. However, if these are things you’d like to try out, take steps to treat your claustrophobia first.

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