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Why do we dive?

I posted a series of questions on my favourite, unapologetically uncensored Facebook page, Scuba Divers Uncensored, which has 35,000 members – all mostly dive shop...

Romance under the Ocean (Watch Video)

It’s not often that we have a chance to watch a romantic courtship while we’re diving. I was lucky enough to be there to watch...

How to survive a pandemic on a tropical island when your principal source of revenue is tourism?

The solution lies in the schools. Since 500,000 indentured labourers arrived from India in Mauritius to cut the sugar cane in the 19th century, the...

Diving during the Mauritius Wakashio Oil Spill (Watch Video)

After writing about the recent oil spill for us which you can read about HERE, Jill Holloway has now had a chance to dive in...

The Wakashio Oil Spill in Mauritius – a report from Jill Holloway

When a woman cuts her hair to save her Island you know it’s got to be a really special place. Two women that I know...

Diving Mauritius and the Mauritian Scuba Diving Association

Mauritius is safe, well disciplined and Coronavirus free. Our lockdown ended on Friday 15 May, and as soon as our border re-opens we welcome you...

The Mauritius 2020 Island Swim for Conservation

In 1997 a single swimmer circled Mauritius alone. He was not young, he was supported only by a boat, and it took him 18 days....

The EU and Mauritius’ dying corals

Mauritius is the world’s largest Oceanographic state, and owns the fishing rights to most of the Indian Ocean. And its world famous coral reefs are dying…...

PADI in Mauritius – a great place to dive!

Three years ago when I first started writing about Mauritius as a diving destination PADI had the World’s largest Oceanographic state with a GPS Mauritius...

Pipefish amaze in Mauritius

Mauritius continues to reveal new and exciting macro marine life. I have looked through all my fish books and three of these four pipefish species...

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Explore the amazing triangle of Red Sea Reefs - The Brothers, Daedalus and Elphinstone on board the brand new liveaboard Big Blue.  With an option to add on a week at Roots Red Sea before or after. 

Strong currents and deep blue water are the catalysts that bring the pelagic species flocking to these reefs. The reefs themselves provide exquisite homes for a multitude of marine life.  The wafting soft corals are adorned with thousands of colourful fish. The gorgonian fans and hard corals provide magnificent back drops, all being patrolled by the reef’s predatory species.

£1475 per person based on double occupancy.  Soft all inclusive board basis, buffet meals with snacks, tea and coffee always available.  Add a week on at Roots Red Sea Resort before or after the liveaboard for just £725pp.  Flights and transfers are included.  See our brochure linked above for the full itinerary.

This trip will be hosted by The Scuba Place.  Come Dive with Us!

Call 020 3515 9955 or email john@thescubaplace.co.uk

www.thescubaplace.co.uk

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