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Sunny summer holiday specials from the Scuba Travel Team

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Check out the latest sunny special offers from our friends at UK-based Tour Operator Scuba Travel…

Hurricane Stable as Steel from £1250

With it’s steel hull and low dive platform Hurricane provides a stable ride in even the bumpiest of weather, making entry and exits easy. Every week the Scuba Travel team is getting amazing reports of sharks and pelagics, its time to join in the action. Your holiday includes flights from Gatwick to Marsa Alam, all fees, 12L tank & weights and FREE NITROX.

  • 4th July – Daedalus Rocky St Johns £1350
  • 11th July – Simply the best £1350!
  • 1st August – St Johns £1250
  • 8th August – Simply the best £1350!
  • 22nd August – Simply the best £1350!
  • 29th August – Simply the best £1350!

Click here to find out more…


Carpe Vita from £1795

Carpe Vita goes above and beyond the usual Maldives liveaboard. Your package here is one of the most comprehensive we’ve seen, with up to four dives a day, alcohol with your evening meal (two glasses of wine or beer) and additional on board facilities included as standard. At a generous 38m in length and a whopping 10m breadth, she’s as spacious as she is well laid out. Carpe Vita has plenty of space for everyone. See for yourself the attention to detail that makes Carpe Vita a well loved liveaboard with divers.

  • 7th July save £400 only £2495
  • 4th August save £400 only £2695
  • 11th August save £300 only £2695
  • 25th August save £300 only £2695
  • 1st September save £400 only £1995
  • 8th September save £300 only £1795 – Rescue a Reef, accompanied by marine biologist

Prices above includes flights, 7 nights on board on a full board basis, tanks & weights.

Click here to find out more…


Scubaspa from £2495

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.

  • 20th July – £2945 inc flights
  • 10th August – £2895 inc flights
  • 24th August – £2725 inc flights
  • 31st August – £2495 inc flights

Divers will love ScubaSpa. There are never more than 22 divers on the liveaboard at any one time so you get all the benefits of the vast mothership with small dive groups, split between the experienced dive guides. The dive dhoni is second to none, and as you would expect, the boat crew are all highly professional.

Click here to find out more…


Komodo – save £900

Komodo is one of Indonesia’s most famous islands with the great Komodo dragon being one if the island’s most well known inhabitants. Yet there is so much more to Komodo and divers should certainly take notice of this archipelago. Indonesia is recognised as having one of the most biologically diverse marinescapes and Komodo is certainly no exception. Team this with the Komodo IndoAggressor, a modern and simply luxurious liveaboard from the world respected Aggressor Fleet, and you have a recipe for your dream diving holiday.

August is one of the best times of the year to visit Komodo, and offers like this one do not come around often so take this chance while you can!

Click here to find out more…


Malapascua from £1495

Malapascua Island has an impressive reputation for such a small location. The diving in Malapascua is most famous for its thresher sharks.

With their wealth of experience, the Exotic Resort has an exceptional track record at getting the best sightings of these elusive and shy sharks. Step ashore and forget your everyday stresses and strains. Take in the crystal turquoise waters that surround the Exotic Resort and relax into a slower pace of life.

  • 14th September £1595 – save £300
  • 12th October £1495 – save £300

Tucked away on the northern most point of Cebu itself, the endless white beaches and lush tropical groves of Malapascua are only a short 30 minute boat ride from Maya jetty, which itself is about 3 1/2 hours from the international airport. The Exotic Resort is Malapsacua’s original dive centre resort, and has not lost any of its charm as it has grown to provide an increasingly high standard and service.

Click here to find out more…


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.

Competitions

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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  • Terms and Conditions: This competition is open to all visitors to www.scubaverse.com except for members of the Scubaverse team and their families, or employees of Liquid Sports 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 www.scubaverse.com. When prizes are supplied by third parties, www.scubaverse.com 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 06/01/21. The winner will be notified by email. The Editor-in-Chief’s decision is final.

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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.

Photo credit: Joe Duffy

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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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