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Whirlwind, Hurricane, Bahamas, Cocos Islands and Malapascua…check out these offers from our friends at UK-based Tour Operator Scuba Travel.

Hurricane Shark Quest 9th of May

Join Hurricane this 9th of May on her first SharkQuest trip of 2019 for the opportunity to come face to face with Hammerheads, Oceanic whitetips Grey reef and Thresher sharks and experience some of the best reefs the Red Sea has to offer. May is the perfect time to encounter different shark species in the Red Sea,

Hurricane stands out in the Egyptian Red Sea and not just because she is one of the few steel hulled vessels. Excellent guides and a second to none crew have helped her to win the prestigious “Liveaboard of the Year” award no less than 5 times (including 2016, 2017 & 2018).

Book your spot now for £1195


Wrecks and Reefs onboard Whirlwind on the 25th of May

The northern Red Sea in May is simply fantastic and even better with the Early Bird discount.

Dive the majestic Thistlegorm, The spectacular walls of Ras Mohammed and the astonishing reefs of Tiran onboard Whirlwind. But hurry up, only a few spaces left.

Whirlwind has everything you could want on board. The dive deck is one of the most impressive aspects with a camera table, 2 rinse tanks and plenty of space for all your dive kit. The saloon welcomes you with comfy sofas, an entertainment system and a well stocked bar. From sun up to sun down, Whirlwind is the perfect home away from home in the Egyptian Red Sea.

10% discount on Whirlwind 25th of May


The Maldives

Save £200 on the genuinely luxurious Scuba Spa and 25th of January and dive the Best of The Maldives.

This is a dive holiday to remember that hits all the seasonal hot spots of North Male, South Male and Ari Atoll. Dive the many channels, drifts and pinnacles, encountering mantas, grey reef and whalesharks plus all the reef residents as you go.

ScubaSpa is undeniably more than just a dive boat. Every area is light, spacious and beautifully styled. There is always a sunny or shaded area, where you can find peace, quiet and tranquillity with the stunning backdrop of Maldivian islands floating past. Jump in the jacuzzi or take time out to relax at the spa. This is 300 square m of pure pampering space, offering massage, aqua therapies and beauty treatments.


Bahamas

Visit the Bahamas in February with this Fantastic offer

£600 off the Bahamas Aggressor

Diversity is the name of the game in the Exumas. The coral reefs are alive with marine life of all shapes, sizes and colours. Clouds of jewels, angelfish and butterfly fish swirl around the reefs whilst food-chain toppers like grouper and barracuda reside on the drop-offs and along the reef walls. Reef sharks and eagle rays are regularly seen. There’s even a wreck dive to complete this varied itinerary. Jump onboard and experience some of the best diving the Caribbean has to offer.


Cocos Island

Join the Okeanos Aggressor 2 on selected dates for a trip of a lifetime and save an amazing £1100 on this fantastic Cocos Island liveaboard.

If you love big fish encounters and plenty of drift diving, then Cocos is undoubtedly the place for you. Add to this the peaceful exclusion of journeying to a site few other tourists will visit and you have a dream destination that was surely created with diving in mind. Sharks, rays, turtles, tuna and barracuda all throng around the island, feeding and cleaning on the steep reef walls. The giant swarms of hammerheads are perhaps the most famous inhabitants of Cocos’ waters but there are also white tips, silver tips, Galapagos sharks. Manta, mobula, marble and eagle rays swoop in, feasting on the rich plankton upwelling from the deep.

Okeanos Aggressor 2 has been designed with 8 well appointed staterooms, each air-conditioned and with ensuite. There are also 2 suites if you want a bit more space and even more luxury. Okeanos Aggressor 2 also features all the standard perks of the Aggressor Fleet with plenty of space to relax and hang out in between dives.


Philippines

Dive with the magnificent thresher sharks of Monad Shoal with  Exotic Divers, in Malapascua and save £500 on selected dates.

Malapascua is so much more than threshers, you will have the opportunity to experience colourful reefs, sea snakes and superb macro life. Once you arrive in Cebu you will be picked up and taken by land and boat to Malapascua island. Your holiday package includes 7 nights in a deluxe room on a full board basis – optional room grades available. As standard your package includes 10 dives.

Book now from £1395


To find out more about Scuba Travel and the dive holidays they offer call 0800 0728221, email dive@scubatravel.com or visit www.scubatravel.com.

Competitions

WIN a Bigblue AL-1200NP Dive Torch!!!

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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 AL-1200NP Dive Torch!

This torch delivers 1200 lumens of light powered by an ion rechargeable battery. There are 4 levels of brightness with burn times between 2-20 hours. Battery charge level is indicated via coloured lights around the on/off button. The beam angle is 10°. The anodised aluminium alloy housing sealed by double ‘O’ rings with a max operating depth of 100m. SRP £125.00 which includes torch, charging cradle and battery.

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 via the Marine Conservation Society that the UK’s landmark post-Brexit fisheries legislation has now become law. The Fisheries Act is the first legislation of its kind in nearly how many years?

Is it:

  • A) 60
  • B) 50
  • C) 40

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

Liquid Sports Bigblue AL-1200NP Dive Torch November 2020

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Northern Diver Christmas Sale starts TODAY!

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This year Northern Diver’s Christmas offers are starting on Black Friday and running until midnight on New Year’s Eve! 

There are some great deals to be had across the site – www.ndiver.com – from discounted Drysuits and Coltri compressors to 15% off their entire Lighting Section!

And if you can’t find the perfect present for the diver in your life, they have a choice of Gift Cards on offer. They are even giving you £25 extra when you purchase a £100 voucher!

The offers don’t stop there – there is FREE shipping on all orders over £100 and even a FREE gift with every online purchase.

Every purchase will get you entered into a great prize draw to win one of their new Electracore 3.0mm Rechargeable Heated Vests!

And should you find that you need to return any of your purchases, Northern Diver understand that Christmas may be a little different for everyone this year and you may not get to see every one over Christmas, so they have extended their Returns Period to the end of January 2021. (Valid for purchases made from Black Friday to end of December 2020).

Some unmissable offers to look out for are the Varilux Zoom, part of the Varilux Black & Gold Range, with its variable beam width; and Northern Diver’s 4mm compressed Neoprene Drysuit, the Voyager, which is on offer for an incredible £475!

For more information visit the Northern Diver website by clicking here.

Photo credit: Joe Duffy

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Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village is a Bedouin-owned resort with stunning views and a lovely private beach. It is ideal for divers as everything is onsite including the resort's jetty, dive centre and house reef. The warm hospitality makes for a diving holiday like no other. There is an excellent seafood restaurent and beach bar onsite, and with the enormous diversity of the Sharm El Sheikh dive sites and the surrounding areas of the South Sinai, there really is something for every level of diver to enjoy.

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