Connect with us
background

News

Dates For 2014 Cornwall And Anglesey Scubafests Announced

Published

on

The dates have been announced for this year’s ScubaFest diving events in the UK. The weekend-long celebrations of British diving will be held once again in Cornwall and Anglesey.

ScubaFest is organised by the Scuba Industry Trade Association (SITA) – with the Cornwall event being held at Pentewan Sands from 3rd to 5th May and the Anglesey ScubaFest scheduled for 16th and 17th August at the Anglesey Outdoor Centre.

With RIB and hardboat diving, plus the opportunity for clubs to bring their own RIBs, the diving at both ScubaFests will be complimented by a range of topside, family-friendly activities, including trade stands, try dives, beach fun and games, and evening entertainment.

So get the dates in your diary now…and add ScubaFest 2014 to your club’s dive trip planner for this year.

  • ScubaFest Cornwall 2014 – 3-5 May

To be held at Pentewan Sands Holiday Park (www.pentewansands.com), the event is free to attend. Accommodation is available at Pentewan Sands, including caravan and tent/caravan pitching.

There will be RIB diving off the beach at Pentewan with Atlantic Scuba or clubs can bring their own RIBs to launch. Hardboat diving will be available from nearby Mevagissey harbour (the Fintan and the Maid Maggie). BSAC Try Dives will be available in the park’s indoor pool.

Further event details will shortly be released, including information on evening entertainment and the exhibitors’ Yurt village – with Atomic Aquatics, Fourth Element, Suunto, Typhoon and BSAC already lined up, with more to follow.

  • ScubaFest Anglesey 2014 – 16 & 17 August 2014

To be based out of the Anglesey Outdoor Centre, near Trearddhur Bay and the pretty beach of Porth Dafarch, ScubaFest Anglesey is a two-day celebration of UK diving for the whole family.

Full details of diving available, activities and exhibitors will be released shortly but will include RIB diving, beach activities, exhibitor zone and party night.

Special ticket deals, to include camping, breakfast and banquet tickets will be available.

Further details will be released on both events shortly. In the meantime, for more information go to www.scubafest.co.uk  and www.theangleseyscubafest.com.

Marine Life & Conservation

The Shark Trust Great Shark Snapshot is back

Published

on

The last week of July will see the return of the Shark Trust’s citizen science initiative, The Great Shark Snapshot. It invites divers and snorkellers, all around the world, to record the sharks and rays that they see. This year it takes place between the 20th and 28th July.

The event is back for its 3rd year, and it is happening in “Shark Month”, more commonly known as July! To coincide with a series of events that celebrate all things shark and ray.

Divers, their clubs, dive centres, charter boats and liveaboards are all encouraged to show their support by organising dives and events through the week. As well as gathering vital data, the event will provide a chance to celebrate the incredible shark and ray species that live in our ocean.

Information about the species and numbers of sharks and rays the participants find over the week will be added to the Shark Trust’s Shark Log. This global shark census will, over time, allow shark scientists to build a picture of species distribution and any changes that occur

Caroline Robertson-Brown, Marketing Manager at the Shark Trust said “It is great to see this popular citizen science event back for its 3rd year. Whether you are diving your local dive site, or on a trip of a lifetime, we want divers to join in on the Great Shark Snapshot in July. I cannot wait to hear from the divers and dive organisations about the species of sharks and rays that they see. And where in the world they see them.”

It is easy to join in. Just go diving between 20th and 28th July and record every shark, ray and skate that you and your dive group sees. If possible, take photos and some video footage too. Then make sure that you record your sightings on the Shark Trust Shark Log recordings website or by using the Shark Trust app.

The Great Shark Snapshot is a way for divers to get together, go diving, and do something to help shark conservation. Why not dive in?

Find out more here: www.sharktrust.org/snapshot

Continue Reading

News

Dive into Luxury: Bunaken Oasis Seeks Seventh Consecutive World Travel Awards Win

Published

on

world travel awards

In the vibrant heart of Sulawesi, Indonesia, nestled among the pristine waters of Bunaken Marine Park, lies Bunaken Oasis Dive Resort. For the past six years, this remarkable resort has been recognised as “Indonesia’s Leading Dive Resort” by the World Travel Awards, and it is now in contention for an unprecedented seventh consecutive win.

A Beacon of Excellence

The World Travel Awards are often referred to as the “Oscars of the travel industry,” celebrating the very best in global tourism and hospitality. Winning this award is no small feat and speaks volumes about the exceptional quality and service that Bunaken Oasis consistently delivers. This accolade is a testament to the resort’s unwavering commitment to providing unparalleled guest experiences.

Vote for Bunaken Oasis Dive Resort Here

world travel awards

What Sets Bunaken Oasis Apart?

Bunaken Oasis Dive Resort is celebrated not just for its luxurious amenities but also for the deep, genuine care it extends to its guests. The resort offers a unique blend of elegance and adventure, providing world-class diving experiences in one of the planet’s richest marine biodiversity hotspots.

world travel awards

The true magic of Bunaken Oasis lies in its people. The resort’s staff are renowned for their warmth, professionalism, and dedication. From personalised diving excursions to bespoke hospitality, every team member plays a crucial role in creating a welcoming and memorable atmosphere. Their passion for excellence and attention to detail are key reasons why guests return year after year.

Vote for Bunaken Oasis Dive Resort Here

world travel awards

Show Your Support

As Bunaken Oasis Dive Resort vies for its seventh title, the support of its loyal guests and admirers becomes even more crucial. Voting for the World Travel Awards is an opportunity for fans of the resort to show their appreciation and help ensure that this gem continues to shine brightly on the world stage.

world travel awards

How to Vote

Supporting Bunaken Oasis is simple and impactful. Click the link below to show your support and cast your vote for Bunaken Oasis Dive Resort as “Indonesia’s Leading Dive Resort” on the World Travel Awards website.

Vote for Bunaken Oasis Dive Resort Here

Looking Ahead

Winning this award for the seventh time would be a crowning achievement for Bunaken Oasis, solidifying its status as a premier destination for luxury diving and relaxation. But more than the award itself, it is the ongoing support and love from guests that fuels the resort’s continuous pursuit of excellence.

world travel awards

Whether you are an experienced diver or simply in search of a serene escape, Bunaken Oasis Dive Resort offers a sanctuary of beauty, tranquillity, and unparalleled service. Join us in celebrating this exceptional resort and help Bunaken Oasis secure its place as Indonesia’s leading dive resort for another year.

world travel awards

Vote for Bunaken Oasis Dive Resort Here

For more information about Bunaken Oasis Dive Resort and to experience its magic first-hand, visit their official website.

Dive into luxury and adventure at Bunaken Oasis Dive Resort – where every moment is crafted to perfection.

Email: info@bunakenoasis.com / WhatsApp: +44 7785 576331 / WhatsApp: +62 812 4649 6763 

world travel awards
Continue Reading

E-Newsletter Sign up!

Experience the Red Sea in May with Bella Eriny Liveaboard! As the weather warms up, there’s no better time to dive into the crystal clear waters of the Red Sea. Join us on Bella Eriny, your premier choice for Red Sea liveaboards, this May for an unforgettable underwater adventure. Explore vibrant marine life and stunning coral reefs Enjoy comfortable accommodation in our spacious cabins Savor delicious meals prepared by our onboard chef Benefit from the expertise of our professional dive guides Visit our website for more information and to secure your spot: www.scubatravel.com/BellaEriny or call 01483 411590 More Less

Instagram Feed

Popular