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Save £1,800pp on a liveaboard trip to Komodo National Park

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The vast Komodo National Park is one of Indonesia’s most iconic and exciting dive areas, and is best dived by liveaboard to fully appreciate the area’s riches. Dive Worldwide is offering incredible savings of £1,800pp on trips aboard the Indo Aggressor when booked by 21 August 2019.

The Indo Aggressor is a beautiful, traditionally crafted phinisi that offers a touch of luxury in the National Park. It sleeps just 16, and each of the cabins is air conditioned and has a private bathroom. With a staff of 17, each guest is fully looked after on with facilities including a sun deck and entertaining salon, a trip aboard the Indo Aggressor promises to be unforgettable both beneath the waves and topside. Photographers, too, are well catered for with camera table and charging station.

Komodo National Park was officially declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1991 and remains one of the largest protected zones on the planet. A liveaboard is, without doubt, the best way of exploring the Park, allowing unrivalled access to the three major islands; Komodo, Rinca and Padar , but the countless  smaller ones too. Only on these legendary islands do Komodo dragons, survivors of the prehistoric carnivores that thrived in tropical Asia some 100 million years ago, still live and roam freely.

The waters offer an incredible diversity or marine life with more than 1,000 species of fish, 385 species of reef building corals, 70 species of sponges, 10 dolphin species, 6 whale species, giant sea turtles, dugongs, and various species of sharks and rays. There are over 50 dive sites to explore, varying from colourful shallow coral gardens to fast flowing drift dives along the walls, pinnacles rising from the deep and calm conditions in the bays where macro life is prolific in the volcanic sands.

Special Offer Price (Boat only): from £1,800pp based on 2 sharing (SAVING £1,800pp), including 10 nights’ FB accommodation on liveaboard, 9 days diving (34 dives), tanks and weights with Dive Worldwide (diveworldwide.com, 01962 302 087). Depart 26 August and 9 September 2019. 7 night itinerary departing 1 October also available.

Booking deadline: 21 August 2019. 

Dive Worldwide can book any necessary flights and accommodation to create the complete diving holiday.

Full Terms and Conditions can be found here: https://www.diveworldwide.com/liveaboards/indo-aggressor

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Jeff chats to… Richard Corner from Mares about liveaboards and training with SSI (Watch Video)

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In this exclusive Zoom interview, Jeff Goodman chats to Richard Corner, UK Watersports Category Manager at Mares, about the complete experience for all aspects of diving with Mares, their liveaboard adventures with the purchase of liveaboard.com, and the Mares/SSI combination.

Last in a series of four videos.

Rather listen to a podcast? Listen to the audio HERE on the new Scubaverse podcast channel at Anchor FM.


For more information, visit www.liveaboard.com, www.divessi.com and www.mares.com

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Dive on with DIVER Magazine’s December 2020 issue

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DIVER aren’t calling it the Christmas issue because that’s all up in the air but their theme is full of cheer – underwater treasures to be found in our own backyards!

  • Be The Champ! Special: An extended 100th edition of Alex Mustard’s revered monthly column – with the cream of underwater photographers contributing their own pearls of wisdom.
  • Gun Sites: Two tales of individual divers’ exciting weapons hauls – in Cornwall and in Portugal
  • Treasuremen of Bermuda: Story behind one of the most valuable shipwreck treasures ever recovered
  • Wreckful of Ming: Tech divers discover a thrilling cargo of porcelain south of Phuket
  • Dad Found It: Our correspondent dives a sunken Roman city in southern Italy 50 years after her father discovered it
  • Deep Giants: A marine biologist tends her gorgonian garden – in the 100m zone
  • Road Trip 2: The dive tour of Europe continues as our long-term trippers have fun in summertime UK
  • Timepieces: They might not be necessities but diving watches are still prized accoutrements – here’s a guide to 25 of the latest
  • Twilight Zone: Experience the highs and the lows of Curaçao – with the aid of a submersible

Download your copy of the December 2020 edition of DIVER here!

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