To answer the question ‘do you wear anything under a wetsuit‘ depends on your personal preference. You can choose to go commando and wear absolutely nothing under your wetsuit. Or if you are a male diver you can wear either board-shorts or speedos. But if you are a female diver you can choose to wear a bikini or a one-piece swimsuit. The choice is yours.
Garden eel fun facts include: they are not poisonous and they are not dangerous. Garden eels grow up to 40 centimetres (16 inches) in length. They live in burrows in colonies on sandy bottoms in tropical waters of the Pacific, Indian and Atlantic Oceans. They eat floating zooplankton and are pelagic spawners.
TRAVEL ESSENTIALS: Passport, Visa, Flight Tickets, Scuba Certification Card, Travel/Diving Insurance, Currency, Debit and Credit Card, Mobile or Cell Phone. If you have the items on this first short list, and should you forget anything else, you can always buy it or rent it when you get there!
SCUBA EQUIPMENT: Light Weight Travel BCD, Regulator, Octopus (Alternative Air Source), Pressure Gauge, Depth Gauge, Mask, Fins, Snorkel, Booties, Dive Computer, Wetsuit or Dry Suit, Gloves, Swimwear Or Dry Suit Under-suit, Surface Marker Buoy, Underwater Torch or Flash Light, Light Weight Dive Bag, Spare Mask and Fins Straps.
CLOTHING: Clothing of your choice and other travel items. These are all explained in this article below.
The best way to describe what is it like scuba diving for the first time is to say it’s exciting. Breathing underwater on your first scuba diving experience is something you’ll probably always remember, as I do nearly 30 years later after my first dive. And for me that’s not just because my first diving experience was on The Great Barrier Reef.