Seahorse Species of North Sulawesi

Posted on 28 February 2019

Seahorse Species of North Sulawesi

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…)

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Pros and Cons of Diving with Nitrox Enriched Air

Posted on 31 January 2019

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…)

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How to Scuba Dive with Less Weight

Posted on 06 December 2018

How to Scuba Dive with Less Weight

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…)

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Winter Dive Escapes in Indonesia

Posted on 22 November 2018

Winter Dive Escapes in Indonesia

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…)

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Debunking 10 Myths About Scuba Diving

Posted on 21 September 2018

Debunking 10 Myths About Scuba Diving

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…)

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