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Dive into 2018 with one of Scuba Travel’s Fabulous Offers…



Dive into 2018 with one of these fabulous offers from UK-based Tour Operator Scuba Travel.

Red Sea: 22 February I Hurricane – Shark Quest I £995 plus extra £50 off if booked by 31 December (including flights)

Hurricane has won Liveaboard of the Year for the last two years running. She’s a very special boat, with a superb crew and captain onboard, getting you to the right place at the right time for the best sightings. She has now headed off for an extended dry dock and Scuba Travel are looking forward to welcoming her back to the fleet on 22 February 2018.

The planned maintenance includes new updated bathrooms throughout, new airconditioning system in the saloon and an update in cabins, more sun loungers and beanbags, as well as the standard dry dock procedures of replacing carpets, repainting etc…

Package includes return flights to Gatwick, 7 nights full board, fully guided diving and weights and tanks. Book to travel on Hurricane from today until 31 December 2017 and receive an extra £50 Christmas bonus. This is available on top of your loyalty discount, and on top of any current offers (not available for group bookings).

Click here for further information on Hurricane

Indonesia: 4 January I WAOW I Save £700, 12 nights only £5295

WAOW takes space, excellence and luxury to a whole new level in Indonesia. This is a vast liveaboard offering itineraries in some of Indonesia’s most exciting dive spots. WAOW has undeniable wow factor and it is not just in the cabins. The saloon area has plenty of space for lounging around. Head up to the sundeck to find a sunny or shady corner. Enjoy the view as you sail between the myriad of tiny islands and reef tops that pepper the seas.

Your trip starts on arrival in Jakarta where you will be met and taken to your hotel for the night (B&B, twin share). The next morning you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Sorong where you board WAOW. All trips are fully guided by two expert dive guides and include 12lt tank, weights, full board, soft drinks. There are usually 3/4 dives a day. At the end of you trip you will return to Sorong and fly back to Jakarta.

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Maldives: 14 January I Orion I £1425 (excluding flights)

Set sail on this popular hotel standard Maldives liveaboard. Orion is generously proportioned with a relaxed atmosphere on board. As all diving takes places from the tender dhoni all the space on board is living space with generous areas for relaxing after your day’s dive. Best of the Maldives is a popular year round itinerary which focuses on the hottest site around Male and Ari atolls; there are pelagics aplenty with manta, sharks and even whalesharks.

This package includes transfers from Male airport, 7 nights full board including drinking water and a complimentary glass of wine with dinner, average of 17 fully guided dives over the week, 12 ltr tanks and weights plus FOC Nitrox.

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Bali: 3 February I Scuba Seraya I £1545 (including flights)

Scuba Seraya sits next to world class dive sites, and as such, this really is a diver’s resort. But you do not have to forgo your creature comforts! There is a freshwater pool and beachside massage service for those chill out days. The beach is for the exclusive use of guests. The restaurant is right by the sea, and serves freshly prepared Indonesian and Western meals.

The whole atmosphere at Scuba Seraya is understated elegance. Relax and forget about the world as you dive from your very own corner in paradise. This package includes 10 Tulamben dives and unlimited unguided house reef diving, 7 nights fullboard in a maisonette, return flights and transfers.

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


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



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 (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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  • Terms and Conditions: This competition is open to all visitors to 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 When prizes are supplied by third parties, 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 06/01/21. The winner will be notified by email. The Editor-in-Chief’s decision is final.

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Gear News

Northern Diver Christmas Sale starts TODAY!



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 – – 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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