North Sulawesi is an absolute wonderland for marine species, and this includes 8 species of hippocampus, or seahorses. Even more spectacularly, 4 of the 8 species are pygmy seahorses, which are magical to spot. The dive guides at Gangga Divers at Gangga Island Resort & Spa know the area well and will take you to the sites you are most likely to find these wonderful creatures. (more…)
If you’ve traveled to dive destinations or are a diver yourself, you’re sure to have heard about Nitrox. This may be something you’ve researched a bit about or may not know anything about it. In this post we’re going to talk about scuba diving with Nitrox and how it could add to your diving experiences. (more…)
When you first started to dive you probably found descending difficult and added a kilo or so of lead to help you out. Often this leads to new divers being incorrectly balanced once they get to the intended depth. Without having been corrected, you might still be carrying extra weight even after numerous dives.
If you’re tired of lugging excess weight while you are diving it’s time to learn some helpful tips for natural buoyancy. (more…)
Winter is setting in in the Northern Hemisphere and you’re probably starting to dream of escaping to warmer climes. If you’re a diver, there is nothing better than a trip to Indonesia in those long dark months to get you through to the warmer weather in the spring. Be warned…you will want to book a winter dive escape in Indonesia when you’ve finished reading this. (more…)
1. You can run out of air
We’re starting this list with probably the biggest fear people have about diving. You are relying on your oxygen tank to breathe and that means it is indeed possible to run out of air. However, PADI dive courses teach you exactly how to deal with situations like this. (more…)