Scuba Travel

Scuba Diver Travel Packing List (Free PDF List So You Don’t Forget Things!)

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.

What is It Like Scuba Diving For The First Time (Is Scuba Diving Scary?)

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.

Liveaboard vs Resort Diving (The Pros Versus The Cons Of Both)

Whether you choose liveaboard diving or resort diving depends on a number of factors. You may choose to dive from a resort so you can go away with your non-diving family. Whereas you may choose a liveaboard because it’s the only way to dive the location you choose. Or it may be your experience is lacking to go on a particular liveaboard trip. Whatever the reason, this article looks at liveaboard diving vs resort diving to help you make that decision.

Raja Ampat Diving For Beginners (Can Novices Dive Raja Ampat or Not?)

Not all the dive sites at Raja Ampat are suitable for scuba diver beginners. This is due to the strong currents in the region. To enjoy the bio diversity of Indonesia’s Raja Ampat, you need to be a more advanced scuba diver with plenty of diving experience. You should be adept at drift diving before you go.

9 Affordable Indonesian Raja Ampat liveaboards (Budget Raja Ampat Diving)

There’s no doubting that a dive trip to Indonesia’s Raja Ampat is top of many scuba diver’s bucket list. But if you’re on a budget, then an affordable option needs to be considered. Raja Ampat is a photographers heaven, with some of the best marine bio-diversity on the planet and has nine affordable liveaboard boats to choose from.

Liveaboard Indonesia’s Raja Ampat Dewi Nusantara review (The Best Luxury Liveaboard)

There’s no doubting that a dive trip to Indonesia’s Raja Ampat on luxury liveaboard Dewi Nusantara is a diver’s bucket list trip. A photographers heaven and with some of the best marine bio-diversity on the planet! The Dewi Nusantara diving liveaboard has great reviews and a great schedule.

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