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Take advantage of some great deals on resort and liveaboard diving with Scuba Travel



Scuba Travel new logoUK-based tour operator Scuba Travel have some great deals on offer for resort and liveaboard diving in Indonesia, the Caribbean and the Maldives right now.

Here are the details:

Scuba Seraya / 6th August / £1795 / (inc flights)

Save £300. 7 nights full board (excl. drinks) in a maisonette. Package includes 10 boat dives and 5 days unlimited shore diving. An excellent Indonesian diving destination with rich reef dives, cool critters and the famous Liberty Wreck.

Scuba Seraya is an intimate resort with only 12 rooms. It sits next to world class dive sites and is set up as a divers’ resort. Other facilities include a private beach, freshwater pool and beachside massage service for when you are taking time out from diving.

There is a vast range of dive sites on offer. Many divers start with the house reef Seraya Secrets and Noisy Reefs. Drop in and the coral gardens open up. Here you can find a huge range of exotic macro life… frog fish, zebra crabs, ghost pipefish, mimic octopus to name but a few. The house reef is just the start however. Alam Anda, Batu Niti, Jemeluk, Gili Selang – there are sites a plenty. No trip is complete without a dive on the Liberty wreck. This vast cargo ship sits almost on the beach and is perfect for all experience levels. Vast schools of jacks and goat fish swirl around the wreck.

Find out more about this trip here.

Caribbean Explorer 2 / 30th July / Only £2595 (inc flights)

Save £300 on a unique voyage through some of the most exclusive Caribbean Islands on board Caribbean Explorer 2. 7 nights full board (inc drinks), with up to 5 dives a day. Unique itinerary from St Kitts to St Marteen.

The Saba marine park boasts outstanding diving with drop offs and even wrecks. The dormant underwater volcano is a magnet for marine life. Sharks and turtles cruise the reef walls. There’s great macro life and schooling fish. It’s a superb all round itinerary. Caribbean Explorer 2 sleeps up to 18 divers and has a massive dive deck. There are optional land tours of St Kitts or St Marteen and the boat will stop at at islands for beach excursions during the trip.

Find out more about this trip here.

Carpe Vita / 9th August / 10 nights / £2895

Save £700 on this special 10 night trip which takes in the Best of the Maldives and remote northern atolls.

10 nights full board on board the exceptional and luxurious Carpe Vita plus Free Nitrox. Includes an average of 4 dives per day.

Dive the most famous sises of the Maldives. Dive the many channels, drifts and pinnacles, encountering the manta, whalesharks and reef residents as you go. The exact order of things is left deliberately flexible to ensure that no matter what time of year your holiday to the Maldives is, the breathtaking world underwater is unveiled in all its perfection. Carpe Vita is spacious and well laid out and all cabins are en suite. There is also a jacuzzi and there are sun loungers to relax after your days diving.

Find out more about this trip here.

Emperor Atoll 29th July – £1895 (inc flights)

Save £300 on this traditional Maldives liveaboard which sleeps only 12 divers. 7 nights full board with an average of 16 dives and 1 night dive. Popular itinerary dives the famous Maldives sites from a Dhoni taking in pelagics, mantas, turtles and sharks.

Emperor Atoll is a traditional Maldives liveaboard. If you are looking for an affordable way to access the full range of dive sites in this world class destination, then look no further. She might be smaller than some of her sister ships, but her charm lies in her open, airy layout and warm welcome.

Find out more about this trip here.

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Announcing the Winners of’s November 2021 Underwater Photo & Video Contests



Another bumper month packed with amazing images and videos from around the world! It has certainly been another great month for entries in both contests – your underwater photos and videos are just getting better and better! Thanks to all who entered.

To find out who the winner of’s November 2021 Underwater Photo Contest is, click here.

To find out who the winner of’s November 2021 Underwater Video Contest is, click here.

If you’re not a winner this month, then please do try again. December’s photo and video contests are now open.

To enter’s December 2021 Underwater Photo Contest, click here.

To enter’s December 2021 Underwater Video Contest, click here.

Good luck!!!

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Dived Up Publications announces Prize Draw Winners



Dived Up Publications have announced the lucky winners in their Action Camera Underwater Video Basics prize draw that was held in association with Paralenz and Scubaverse.

The prize draw was held to celebrate the release of Jeff Goodman’s excellent new book, which has been called the ‘essential guide to impressive underwater video’. The prize draw ran through October and November 2021.

1st Prize of a Paralenz Vaquita underwater camera and a copy of Action Camera Underwater Video Basics goes to Phillip Davies in Carmarthenshire, Wales. Congratulations Phillip!

2nd Prize of a Paralenz rash guard and Action Camera Underwater Video Basics goes to Marta Lewanska of Kent, England. 3rd Prizes (5) of Action Camera Underwater Video Basics plus an exclusive Paralenz water bottle go to Laura Pritchard (Oxfordshire, England); Steffen Spoida (Schkopau, Germany); Rick Rutkowski (New York, USA); Mariusz Ciupa (London, England); and Thomas Stone (Dorset, England). 4th Prizes (3) of Action Camera Underwater Video Basics go to Susanna Callaghan (Anglesey, Wales); Iain (Scotland); and Morgane Bellouard (Bourg-Saint-Maurice, France). All winners have been informed.

Thank you to everyone who took part. If you didn’t win this time stay tuned to our social channels for more exciting offers in future! Thank you also to Paralenz and Scubaverse for collaborating, contributing prizes and supporting this promotion.

About the book

Avoid common mistakes and make great underwater video. A lifetime of knowledge in one handy book full of images shot with a small action camera. Jeff Goodman’s Action Camera Underwater Video Basics is out now in paperback.

Released 26 October 2021 | RRP £20 | Paperback | ISBN 978-1-909455-44-3 | 192 pages | 210 x 148 mm (A5).

The book is available online from the usual places, and a limited number of signed copies are available exclusively from while stocks last.

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Egypt | Safaga, Brothers & Elphinstone | 27 January – 04 February 2022 | Emperor Elite

Jump on board this famous Red Sea liveaboard and enjoy diving the famous wrecks of the Red Sea with this fantastic special offer.  Emperor Elite offers a contemporary living space combined with the best itineraries available in the Red Sea.

Price NOW from just £975 per person based on sharing a twin cabin including:

  • Flights from London Gatwick to Hurghada with 23kgs baggage
  • 7 nights in shared cabin
  • 3 meals a day, soft drinks, red wine with dinner
  • 6 days’ diving, guide, 12ltr tank & weights, Marine Park fees and port departure fees
  • Free Nitrox

Booking deadline: Subject to availability.

Call Diverse Travel on 01473 852002 or email

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