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Up to 40% off the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea with blue o two

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UK-based Tour Operator blue o two are delighted to announce an incredible new special offer to one of the Pacific’s best kept secrets, the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea.

Fishing was banned in the Solomon Islands over 20 years ago, allowing marine life to flourish and reefs to thrive, earning the Solomons Islands their enviable worldwide diving reputation. Boasting an abundance of WW2 history, there are over 200 ships, 690 aircraft carriers and countless barges to explore, many within recreational diving limits.

Papua New Guinea is bursting with wildlife, and is arguably one of the best diving destinations in the Pacific. Nicknamed as the ‘underwater photographer’s paradise’, sightings often include hammerhead and whale sharks, dolphins, pilot whales, turtles, sea snakes and plentiful macro life. Dive through coral atolls, sea grass beds and barrier reefs in this tropical oasis.

20% OFF and FREE nitrox!

For all trips with a departure date between 01/01/2018 – 30/06/2018, blue o two are pleased to offer customers 20% OFF your boat space, plus FREE nitrox for the duration of your holiday.

blue o two can also help to organise any required international flights and transfers, just contact a member of their travel team for more information.

LAST MINUTE DEAL

If you are available to travel in the next few weeks and want to get away for the Christmas period, then take advantage of this last-minute deal:

M/V Solomons PNG Master – Best of Solomons (10 nights) – 23/12/2017

  • Suite – SOLD OUT
  • Upper Deck Cabin – SOLD OUT
  • Lower Deck Cabin – Was £3320, NOW £1992!

 

Terms and conditions: All special offers are available on a first come, first served basis and the promotion may be withdrawn without notice. Please visit blue o two website for full package inclusions but please note that ALL Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea prices EXCLUDE International flights which can be organised on request. No further discounting can be applied inclusive of Loyalty Club and BSAC. BSAC Kickback Contribution Scheme not available for redemption on special offers.

For more information on this special offer, visit their website at www.blueotwo.com or please contact a member of the blue o two travel team on either divingholidays@blueotwo.com or call 01752 480808.

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WIN a Bigblue Expandable Tray!!!

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For this week’s competition, we’ve teamed up with our good friends at Liquid Sports to give away a Bigblue Expandable Tray as a prize!!!

The Bigblue expandable tray (176mm-287mm) has fittings and screws to attach action and compact cameras. The base and handles are made from high grade aluminium with the handles having a neoprene grip. The package also includes clamps and adaptors for 1” ball and YS light fittings.

To be in with a chance of winning this awesome prize, all you have to do is answer the following question:

In a recent post on Scubaverse.com (which you can read here), we reported that the Handicapped Scuba Association South Africa has announced plans to host their 6th Annual fundraising event “HSASA 50hr Dive–A-Thon 2021” this year. But on what dates will the event take place?

Is it:

  • A) 15th – 17th October
  • B) 22nd – 24th October
  • C) 29th – 31st October

Answer, A, B or C to the question above:

Liquid Sports Bigblue Extendable Tray March 2021

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  • Enter the country you live in
  • Terms and Conditions: This competition is open to all visitors to www.scubaverse.com except for members of the Scubaverse team and their families, or employees of Liquid Sports and their families. A valid answer to the competition’s question must be entered. If no valid answer to the competition’s question is entered, your entry will be invalid. Only one competition entry per entrant permitted (multiple entries will lead to disqualification). Only one prize per winner. All prizes are non-transferable, and no cash alternative will be offered. In the event that the prize cannot be supplied, no liability will be attached to www.scubaverse.com. When prizes are supplied by third parties, www.scubaverse.com is acting as their agents and as such we exclude all liability for loss or damage you may suffer as a result of this competition. This competition closes on 14/04/2021. The winner will be notified by email. The Editor-in-Chief’s decision is final.

  • The following fields are optional, however if you fill them in it will help us to determine what prizes to source in the future.

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Jeff chats to… Jim Elliott and Tinamarie Hernandez of Diveheart (Watch Video)

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In this exclusive Zoom interview, Jeff Goodman, Scubaverse Editor-at-Large, chats to Jim Elliott, Founder and President of Diveheart, and Tinamarie Hernandez who is the organization’s Executive Director.

Diveheart is a US-based, nonprofit tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization which aims to provide and support educational scuba diving programs that are open to any child, adult or veteran with a disability, with the hope of providing both physical and psychological therapeutic value to that person.

In their own words:

We’ve discovered the forgiving, weightless wonder of the water column provides the perfect gravity-free environment for those who might otherwise struggle on land. Underwater, we’re all equal.

Diveheart works with individuals who have a variety of disabilities, including physical and developmental disabilities, vision and hearing impairments, amputations, traumatic brain injuries, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and more. Diveheart seeks to help its participants “Imagine the Possibilities” in their lives.

 

Find out more about Diveheart and their valuable work at www.diveheart.org.


Rather listen to a podcast? Listen to the audio HERE on the new Scubaverse podcast channel at Anchor FM.

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Explore the amazing triangle of Red Sea Reefs - The Brothers, Daedalus and Elphinstone on board the brand new liveaboard Big Blue.  With an option to add on a week at Roots Red Sea before or after. 

Strong currents and deep blue water are the catalysts that bring the pelagic species flocking to these reefs. The reefs themselves provide exquisite homes for a multitude of marine life.  The wafting soft corals are adorned with thousands of colourful fish. The gorgonian fans and hard corals provide magnificent back drops, all being patrolled by the reef’s predatory species.

£1475 per person based on double occupancy.  Soft all inclusive board basis, buffet meals with snacks, tea and coffee always available.  Add a week on at Roots Red Sea Resort before or after the liveaboard for just £725pp.  Flights and transfers are included.  See our brochure linked above for the full itinerary.

This trip will be hosted by The Scuba Place.  Come Dive with Us!

Call 020 3515 9955 or email john@thescubaplace.co.uk

www.thescubaplace.co.uk

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