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Last Minute Offer: Explore the vibrant reefs of Tanzania and save up to £165pp



Enjoy snorkelling, sailing and swimming in the crystal clear waters of Mafia Island, Tanzania and discover over 400 species of marine life. Dive Worldwide is offering a pay for 5, stay for 7 offer for all holidays booked at the resort before 7 July, subject to availability.

Standing amidst tall palm trees, The Mafia Island Lodge is composed of 34 comfortable rooms, each with air conditioning, en-suite facilities and a Verandah – overlooking the golden sands of the Chloe Bay. Catering for all ages, the main-lounge includes an all-day restaurant, a small shop and entertaining activities. Guests can discover mini-beasts during nature trails, show-off their skills on the volleyball court or relax with a drink at the popular beach bar.

Located on the beach front, the PADI affiliated 5* Dive Centre offers a wide range of courses that incorporate both shore and boat dives into their itineraries. Divers can explore a variety of hard and soft corals that are home to colourful fish, encounter sharks and turtles on fascinating wall dives, and take a day trip to Southern Sandback – where plenty of marine life can be spotted on the gently sloping reefs. Avid snappers can also enjoy brilliant photographic opportunities at the shore sites of Nudi City and Frogfish Town, where seahorse, octopus and rays are frequently spotted.

Special Offer Price: from £1,830 (saving up to £165pp), including return flights from the UK, transfers, 8 days H/B Accommodation at the Mafia Island Lodge, 4 days diving (8 dives) tanks and weights.

More details can be found here or call Dive Worldwide on 01962 302087.


WIN a Beuchat Air Light Bag!!!



For this week’s competition, we’ve teamed up with our good friends at Beuchat to give away an Air Light Bag!

The Air Light Bag from Beuchat is a practical travel bag that takes up minimum storage space.

  • Material: 600 denier and 1,000 denier nylon/PVC
  • Soft roller bag, easily stored in its mesh bag
  • Internal retaining straps
  • Zip fastener with eyelets for padlocks
  • Side compartment for fins
  • Outer document pocket with coated zip and carry strap
  • Backpack style straps concealed behind the foam back-plate
  • Drainage vents
  • Red over-moulded wheels; detachable wheel block

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 that the Philippines have been recognised as the World’s Leading Dive Destination at the 27th World Travel Awards. In the article it states how many islands make up the Philippines… how many are there?

Is there:

  • A) 7,209
  • B) 7,532
  • C) 7,641

Answer, A, B or C to the question above:

Beuchat Air Light Bag December 2020

  • Enter the country you live in
  • Terms and Conditions: This competition is open to all visitors to except for members of the Scubaverse team and their families, or employees of Beuchat 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 13/01/21. The winner will be notified by email. The Editor-in-Chief’s decision is final.

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Quick Scuba Tips #1: How To Prep A New Mask for Scuba Diving (Watch Video)



How To Prep A New Mask for Scuba Diving. Can’t I just take my new mask diving straight out of the box? Well, actually, no. It needs a little work to make it dive ready.

In this, the first in our new scuba diving quick hints and tips series, I’m going to show you how to prepare a new mask for scuba diving with three quick techniques, all aimed at stopping your scuba mask from fogging.

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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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