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Join Scubaverse UWP Editors Nick and Caroline for some Big Animal Encounters & Underwater Photography

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nick and caroline robertson-brownJust a handful of spaces are available to join Scubaverse Underwater Photography Editors Nick and Caroline Robertson-Brown to photograph some iconic marine species on 4 different trips to South Africa, Azores, Farne Islands and Socorro.

This is your chance to grab the final places on trips with other underwater photographers and marine life lovers, with advice and tips from the Frogfish Photography team. All of these trips will focus on photographing the big species, so grab your wide angle lens!

Nick and Caroline are both award-winning underwater photographers, photo-journalists and authors. Nick was awarded his Fellowship to the Royal Photographic Society for his book “Underwater Photography Art & Techniques”. Their new book “The World’s Best Wildlife Dive Sites” will be coming out in a few months.

South Africa: 19th June 2016

Join Nick and Caroline for a week at the Sardine Run, looking for peak action of sardines, dolphins, whales and sharks; if you want to wind down, then a second optional week is available for a spot of wine tasting, great white shark dive, seven gill shark dive and mini-safari whilst in Cape Town. Only 2 spaces left!

For more information on the Sardine run trip, click here.

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Azores: 2nd September 2016

Take in the wonderful island of Pico, and then heading out on a liveaboard yacht to dive with blue sharks (with a chance of makos too) and mobular rays in the blue waters that surround the Azores. We will also make sure we find time for some whale watching, and fingers crossed, some snorkelling with dolphins. Only 3 spaces left!

For more information on this trip, contact Nick and Caroline here.

Farne Islands: 29th and 30th October 2016

A weekend of diving with the charismatic seals of the Farne Islands. Only 2 spaces left!

For more information on this trip, contact Nick and Caroline here.

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Socorro: 25th March 2017

A 9 night liveaboard to these amazing islands off Mexico. You will be there for peak humpback season, and will likely encounter giant mantas, many species of sharks, friendly dolphins and much more! On your return you will also try out some sea lion diving in Cabo before heading home. More information available on request.

For more information on this trip, contact Nick and Caroline here.

So if you fancy photographing some amazing wildlife including seals, sharks, whales & dolphins, then why not join Nick and Caroline on the adventures they have planned over the next year. But be quick, as there are not many spaces left.

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For more information, visit www.frogfishphotography.com.

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The Shark Trust Great Shark Snapshot is back

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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

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

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 

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