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blue o two offering 20% off gases and equipment hire on upcoming RedTec diving holiday



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UK based liveaboard tour operator blue o two have announced that they are now offering 20% off onboard gases and equipment hire for all new bookings on their upcoming RedTec: Extended Range (40-68m) diving holiday.

This offer is valid when you book on to blue o two’s RedTec: Extended Range (40-68m) trip departing on the 30th May-6th June 2014 onboard their Red Sea fleet vessel M/Y blue Voyager, now from only £1195 including flights.

The blue o two “RedTec Extended Range” technical and rebreather diving weeks, tailored to guests who want to enjoy dives in the 40-68 metre range or rebreather dives with extended bottom times, see dive sites in a whole new light, without the constraints of recreational limits. Extend your time and your depth, enjoy two hours on the iconic SS Thistlegorm or experience two of the magical deep arches at Thomas Canyon. The RedTec Extended Range safari is aimed at rebreather divers and divers qualified to dive deep air (to 50m) or trimix (to 68m) and there are also opportunities for guests to start their technical diving journey or extend their training during the week (courses must be pre-booked as there are a limited number of places available).


This itinerary welcomes suitably qualified individual, group and full charter bookings and training establishments to run their own client courses whilst onboard. Divers must be a minimum PADI AOW or equivalent and have more than 100 logged dives (however, if you have recreational divers who would like to book on with less dives, please give blue o two a call).  There are up to 3 dives a day offered on this itinerary. Full details on this fabulous trip can be found by visiting

Contact blue o two’s expert travel team to book your place now and save 20% on your onboard gases and equipment hire on +44 (0)1752 480808 or email

Subject to availability. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer.


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There is a remote spot on the coast of the Egyptian Eastern Desert that has been steadily developing an enviable reputation amongst the worlds diving community. It’s absolutely no surprise then that Roots Red Sea has just received TripAdvisors top award, Travelers Choice, the 10th year running it has been recognised with awards from TripAdvisor!

With a passing glance, many divers have dismissed a visit to this gem, its rustic appearance and remote location seemingly enough to deter further consideration. However, those that take a closer look have been rewarded with simply a totally unique experience with awesome diving, an unbelievable welcome and life long memories.

Winning an award once could be luck, every year for 10 years, there has to be a reason. Why not go to find out what it is?

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The BiG Scuba Podcast… with Nays Baghai



Gemma and Ian chat to Nays Baghai. Inspired by The Blue Planet as a child, Nays’ work as an underwater cinematographer and photographer has been showcased by numerous premier brands, including Rolex and Sony Alpha.  Nays was featured amongst the Top 30 finalists of the Australasian Top Emerging Photographers competition in the Portfolio and Animal categories. He is a PADI-certified Freediving Instructor and Master Scuba Diver, and can dive to 40m both with and without tanks.

Have a listen here:

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Find more podcast episodes and information at the new  website and on most social platforms @thebigscuba 

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A luxurious dive resort in the heart of Lembeh Strait. Enjoy refined services while exploring the rich waters of Indonesia.

The resort is nestled around an ocean front deck and swimming-pool (with pool-bar) which is the perfect place to enjoy a sundowner cocktail at the end of a busy day of critter-diving.

All accommodation is full board and includes three sumptuous meals a day. Breakfast and lunch are buffet meals and in the evening dining is a la carte.

Book and stay before the end of June and benefit from no single supplements in all room types!

Booking deadline: Subject to availability – book and stay before end of June 2022

Call Diverse Travel on 01473 852002 or email

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