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Kick off Summer with Regaldive




UK Based Diving holiday specialist Regaldive is kicking off summer with 10% off destinations, hotels and liveaboards around the world. With the world cup less than a month away, divers can throw themselves into a summer of sport while saving hundreds of pounds off their next dive holiday. What’s more, this tempting offer can be used in conjunction with many other great discounts already available.

Divers can head to Hurghada and benefit from a 10% discount and free upgrade to all inclusive. Seven nights at the Minamark Resort & Spa now cost from £399 per person, to include flights, transfers and seven nights’ all inclusive accommodation. Those travelling before 11th July 2014 can add a five day boat dive pack from just £80 per person or £120 per person until 31 October 2014*.

For those who want to maximise their time in the water, Red Sea liveaboards are also discounted across the board by between 5 and 10%. Divers can book their place early on the 23 January 2015 Reefs and Wrecks itinerary aboard MY Asmaa for just £711 per person to include flights, transfers, full board accommodation, three to four dives per day, tanks (two 12l nitrox free per day) and weights.

Further afield, divers can now GoGoGo Tobago for an incredible £669 per person based on seven nights’ BB accommodation in a pool view room at the popular Toucan Inn, including flights and transfers. Alternatively they can upgrade to all inclusive and ocean view rooms for free for the rest of the year at the Grafton Beach Resort. The resort is new to Regaldive’s programme for 2014, with prices starting from just £819 per person. Up to two children under 12 eat and stay for free when sharing their parent’s room.

To take advantage of the 10% saving, visit or call +44 (0)1353 659 999. Get in there quick – the offers are valid for bookings made between 16th and 30th May 2014.

*When taking advantage of Regaldive’s Buy One Get One Free offer, valid for travel until 11 July 2014 and Buy One Get One Half Price offer, valid for travel between 12th July – 31st October 2014. To include tanks, weights and air for two boat dives per day. 

Manta Photo: Malcolm Nobbs


Roots Red Sea is the Travelers’ Choice



There is a remote spot on the coast of the Egyptian Eastern Desert that has been steadily developing an enviable reputation amongst the worlds diving community. It’s absolutely no surprise then that Roots Red Sea has just received TripAdvisors top award, Travelers Choice, the 10th year running it has been recognised with awards from TripAdvisor!

With a passing glance, many divers have dismissed a visit to this gem, its rustic appearance and remote location seemingly enough to deter further consideration. However, those that take a closer look have been rewarded with simply a totally unique experience with awesome diving, an unbelievable welcome and life long memories.

Winning an award once could be luck, every year for 10 years, there has to be a reason. Why not go to find out what it is?

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The BiG Scuba Podcast… with Nays Baghai



Gemma and Ian chat to Nays Baghai. Inspired by The Blue Planet as a child, Nays’ work as an underwater cinematographer and photographer has been showcased by numerous premier brands, including Rolex and Sony Alpha.  Nays was featured amongst the Top 30 finalists of the Australasian Top Emerging Photographers competition in the Portfolio and Animal categories. He is a PADI-certified Freediving Instructor and Master Scuba Diver, and can dive to 40m both with and without tanks.

Have a listen here:

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Find more podcast episodes and information at the new  website and on most social platforms @thebigscuba 

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A luxurious dive resort in the heart of Lembeh Strait. Enjoy refined services while exploring the rich waters of Indonesia.

The resort is nestled around an ocean front deck and swimming-pool (with pool-bar) which is the perfect place to enjoy a sundowner cocktail at the end of a busy day of critter-diving.

All accommodation is full board and includes three sumptuous meals a day. Breakfast and lunch are buffet meals and in the evening dining is a la carte.

Book and stay before the end of June and benefit from no single supplements in all room types!

Booking deadline: Subject to availability – book and stay before end of June 2022

Call Diverse Travel on 01473 852002 or email

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