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

Red Sea: 25 January I WOW! Shark Quest on Mistral I Only £995

Start 2018 as you mean to go on with an adrenline-fuelled adventure in the Southern Red Sea.

Join Mistral on the 25th January diving the exciting Shark Quest Itinerary. Shark Quest is all about diving the southern Red Sea at its seasonal best and spending more time on fewer, carefully selected dive sites. We trust the local knowledge and experience of our dive teams. Building on their know how and recent sightings, they will select one of the big marine parks to dive. Be that Brothers, be that Daedalus, you can enjoy up to three days in the boat’s selected pelagic hot spot. Dive where you have the strongest chances for sharks and rays. It’s that simple. Join our quest for the most inspiring and exciting pelagic sightings possible.

Includes 7 nights full board, flights from Gatwick direct to Marsa Alam, fully guided diving and Nitrox.

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Maldives: Serenity I Save up to £400 I From £1395 (excl. flights)

Emperor Serenity is a contemporary, spacious liveaboard where fine accommodation and service is standard. This sleek liveaboard was built in the Maldives especially for divers. Stand out from the crowd as you moor in the picture perfect Maldivian atolls.

This 40 metre boat easily accommodates 26 guests in 13 well-appointed en-suite cabins, all with air-con. There are 5 lower deck cabins, each with double beds and a single too, as well as 3 double only cabins. On the main deck,  you find 3 cabins with double beds and a single, and the same again on the upper deck. A supplement applies for main and upper deck cabins – please do ask your travel consultant at the time of booking about which cabin option would suit you best.

Includes transfers from Male airport, 7 nights full board and approx 17 fully guided dives.

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Sudan: 22 February or 1 March I Save up to £400 I From £1695

Sha’ab Rumi, the Con Shelf, Sanganeb and Wingate’s Umbria are some of Sudan’s finest dive sites. The Sudan North itinerary focuses on these undeniable highlights. The walls are deep and the plateaus make an ideal stage for shark watching. Add to this the beautiful wreck dives at the unique Umbria and Con Shelf II and you are guaranteed an incredible Sudan liveaboard, packed with excitement and variety.

Voyager is operated by an experienced team who have made the Sudan their home and know each reef intimately – there is no one better to guide you through the Sudanese waters. With such an unparalleled knowledge of the dive sites, marine species and their seasonality it is no wonder that divers flock back to this vessel year after year.

Includes flights, transfers, 7 nights full board and fully guided diving.

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Philippines: Dive the Phillipines from £1295 incl. flights

Exotic Resort Malapascua are the original pioneering dive centre – get closer to thresher sharks and enjoy the warm welcome at this beach front resort. The island of Malapascua has an impressive reputation for such a small location. The diving here is most famous for its thresher sharks. With their wealth of experience, the Exotic Resort has an exceptional track record at getting the best sightings of these elusive and shy sharks. Step ashore and forget your everyday stresses and strains. Take in the crystal turquoise waters that surround the Exotic Resort and relax into a slower pace of life.

Includes flights, transfers, 7 nights full board plus 10 boat dives.

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Galapagos: Humboldt Explorer I Galpagos Extreme I Save £1000 I From £4595

Humboldt Explorer is a one of a kind Galapagos liveaboard. There is plenty of space on board for relaxing in between dives. The sun deck has a large lounge, as well as a partially covered sun deck and jacuzzi. Building on their experience diving this one of a kind destination, the team have crafted a very special itinerary that focuses on extra dive time at Wolf and Darwin.This means you have even more time to dive with the famous hammerheads, Galapagos sharks and silkies. Add to this the seasonal whaleshark and ray sightings, as well as iguanas and sea lions, and you can see just why the Galapagos is one of the ultimate diving destinations.

Includes flights, transfers, 7 nights full board plus fully guided diving.

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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.

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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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