The joys of having your own gear

The joys of having your own gear

This summer has been a revelation – how wonderful it is to have a full dive kit! Being able to simply jump in the car, stopping only to pick up a tank from our local dive shop, Pro Dive Coogee, and be in the water at a time of our own choosing has been...

Langkawi, Malaysia – December 2015

Well, I went to Langkawi for a Christmas getaway with a friend, with the aim of simply sunbathing and not doing much else. So, I took only my mask and dive computer with me, knowing that at best I’d probably only do one day’s diving. Just as well too,...
Raja Ampat, West Papua

Raja Ampat, West Papua

It might be hard to get to, but it completely worth any number of flights and boats to get to. Welcome to the wonderful world of Raja Ampat.

Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia – Dec’14-Jan’15

Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia – Dec’14-Jan’15

We’d heard Raja Ampat described as ‘one of the most biodiverse places on earth’ – how could we not dream to go there? And when your good mates from the other side of the world have a similar agenda for New Years, oh my yes, off we went! You went where? Not ones to do...
Nelson Bay, NSW – October 2014

Nelson Bay, NSW – October 2014

For a long weekend getaway, you really don’t want to be travelling more than 2-3 hours. So from Sydney, Nelson Bay is right in the right spot if diving is on your list of activities. If you hit a good run with traffic (which we did), it’s about 2 1/2 hours north of Sydney – and has the bonus of being slightly warmer than heading south.