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When it comes to your hard earned diving hols, the team at UK-based Tour Operator Scuba Travel are here to make your summer diving sizzle! Jump in to their selection of the hottest last minute diving holiday offers.

Hot holiday of the week is the sexy Scubaspa in the Maldives. Dive your way through the Best of the Maldives and then relax with a well earned spa treatment.  Book now to save £250.

Save £250 throughout Summer 2017 I Scubaspa prices from only £2395 I Maldives

Scubaspa takes Maldives liveaboards to a whole new level. She’s a classy lady with undeniable wow factor. Total relaxation is guaranteed with first class comfort and service. Whether you are there for the diving, spa and yoga or just to get away from it all, this is an unforgettable holiday of a lifetime on board a genuinely luxurious vessel.

Discover the divine world underwater or enjoy daily treatments in the sumptuous spa – this is your holiday to enjoy your way. Scubaspa is 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 tranquility with the stunning backdrop of Maldivian islands floating past. The fly deck’s terraced sunbathing design offers privacy. Jump in the jacuzzi or take time out to relax at the spa. There’s no doubting that the Scubaspa experience will remain with you long after your journey home.

After landing in Male you will be taken to the boat and the adventure begins. You have 7 nights on board on a full board basis (twin/double share cabin) – cabin upgrades available. Scubaspa dives the seasonal hot spots with an average of 3 dives a day and all diving is from a dhoni tender. A dive may be exchanged for a chance to snorkel with manta or whalesharks. A 12lt tank, air fills and weights are included. Please have your nitrox card if you wish to dive on free nitrox. All trips are fully guided with 2 expert guides. Please ask about the Scuba, Spa or Scuba & Spa packages available.

Find out more Scubaspa here…


Half term week on Cyclone I 22nd October I Now £1295 I Wrecks and Reefs Itinerary I Red Sea

Cyclone features the tried and tested layout of all Tornado Marine Fleet vessels. The all important dive deck is spaciously laid out so everyone can kit up without fighting for space. Head to the main deck dining room at meal times and an outstanding feast awaits. The upstairs saloon is complete with bar and plasma screen is a focal point at the end of the day or during surface intervals. Or escape from it all on extensive sun deck, complete with sun beds and jacuzzi. Cyclone is a true Red Sea classic liveaboard that easily meets the high standards of Scuba Travel’s modern Red Sea liveaboards. With world class wreck dives and breathtaking reef dives every day, why not take a trip to the best of both worlds.

Departing from Hurghada on a Sunday, you will spend 7 nights on board on a full board basis (twin share cabin). This is a classic itinerary in the Northern Red Sea with up to 22 dives over the week. All marine park fees, 12lt tank, air fills and weights are included in your package – please prebook nitrox and 15lt tanks before travel. All trips are fully guided with 2 expert guides. Flights are with Thomson from Gatwick and transfers are also included. At the end of the week you will have day use of a hotel and buffet lunch while you wait for your flight home.

Find out more about Cyclone here…


Save £350 I 15th July on Virgo I Pelagic Magic Itinerary I Maldives

South Ari August to October is all about the whalesharks. Thrilling face to face encounters with whalesharks, manta and sharks on this pelagic packed Maldives liveaboard adventure! Virgo sleeps only 18 divers over 30m, which has made her popular with those that prefer smaller groups on board. All diving is from the support dhoni. Perfect for divers the boat has a great layout; on the main deck there is a large air conditioned saloon with welcoming sofas. Meals are served buffet style and seated at a large table. This is a fun, social boat to be on! The bar on board is fully licensed so you can enjoy your favourite tipple as the sun sinks over the horizon. The upper deck is a hub for most people in between dives, with loungers to relax on and enjoy the Maldives drifting by.

After landing in Male you will be taken to the boat. You have 7 nights on board on a full board basis (twin/double share cabin) – cabin upgrades available. Tea, coffee and water are included in your package. Emperor Atoll dives an average of 16 days dives and 1 night dive during your trip. All diving is from a dhoni tender. All marine park fees, 12lt tank and weights are included in your package as well as FOC nitrox. All trips are fully guided with 2 expert guides.

Find out more about Pelagic Magic onboard Virgo here…


Save £500 I 22nd July I Atlantis Puerto Galera I Philippines

The Atlantis Puerto Galera is an intimate hotel with only 41 rooms but this does not mean the facilities are lacking in any way! The range of facilities and activities on offer at Atlantis Puerto Galera is impressive – while away many an hour underwater or above! Take a dip in the pool before you head out for a round of golf (the view alone make this worthwhile!) or to have your stresses massaged away at the spa. You can grab some kayaks or a jet ski to explore the many islands or join an island hopping tour to see some of the best beaches in the region. If action is more your thing, you can take a trip to the local waterfalls or Mangyan village to meet the locals. Plus of course Puerto Galera is a hot spot for diving with 40 dive sites overflowing with abundant marine life, especially macro.

Once you arrive in Manila you be picked up and taken by land and boat to the Atlantis Resort. Your standard package includes return flights, 7 nights in a deluxe room on an full board basis – optional room grades available. Also included is unlimited scheduled boat diving (up to 5 dives/day). Special day trips are organised and subject to a small supplemental charge paid locally.

Find out more about Atlantis Puerto Galera here…

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. You can find the latest summer specials at www.scubatravel.com/lastminute

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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.

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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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