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An underwater surprise!

A “normal” Rottnest island dive trip turned into a wonderful surprise December 2020 when 2 of our guest divers became engaged…underwater!!! Underwater Proposal at Rottnest island Korey wanted to surprise his girlfriend Aleisha with something different for an engagement. Both passionate about the ocean, Korey thought a day out at Rottnest island diving and an…

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August 19, 2022

Commonly asked “stupid” questions in Scuba diving/Snorkelling

What are some “stupid” questions about scuba diving? We hear it all the time “I have a stupid question” and sometimes it not actually all that stupid. Save yourself the embarrassment and have a read of our top “stupid questions”: Can I still go Scuba diving/Snorkeling while its raining? Yes! Of course you can still…

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April 11, 2022

Best time of the year for Scuba diving Perth and Rottnest island

When is the best time of the year for Scuba diving Rottnest island and surrounding areas? You would think that the best time of the year for Scuba diving in Perth would be summer, right? Although summer is when the sea is the warmest temperature and the sky’s are blue there is also other great…

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November 25, 2021

Perth PADI Advanced Open Water Course – Should I wait or do it now?

When is the best time to do the Advanced Open Water Course in Perth? We’re asked all of the time when is a good time to start the Advanced Open Water Course and is it worth it? The best time is NOW! the sun is shining, the water is warming and the visibility is stunning!…

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November 17, 2021

4 Reasons to see “Becoming Cousteau” The inventor of scuba diving at the Fremantle Cinema

The documentary “Becoming Cousteau” just hit the Luna Cinema in Fremantle. Kate, Antoni and many of our diver friends were at the Premiere to (re)-discover the life of the Captain that created our passion. If, like us, you were in age to watch Television in the 80-90, wherever you might have lived in the world,…

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October 25, 2021

Visiting the rarest of Sea Lions

We are so blessed in Perth, Western Australia to have such rare marine life we can go visit, just a short boat ride from Fremantle. Home to the rarest Sea Lions in the world, the Australian Sea Lions are adorable and often friendly who seem to enjoy visits from us. So where can we go…

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October 12, 2021

Scuba divers discover the first white Grey Nurse Shark at Rottnest Island, Western Australia!

Video by Alan Chng WA scuba divers are the first to record a white Grey Nurse Shark sighting! Perth, Western Australia While diving at Rottnest this week on Friday the 21st of May 2021, the Bucket List Diver crew and scuba divers added and ticked something off their Bucket List they never knew existed here:…

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May 22, 2021

Excuse me, you have something in your teeth – 2021 Perth Shark Conservation and Paula Black

Where are we in 2021 with shark conservation and who is Paula Black? You might remember we recently shared a blog about a new dive site at Rottnest Island where the local, non-aggressive Grey Nurse Shark residents can be peacefully observed. We were put in touch with Paula Black who recorded the first sighting of…

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May 2, 2021

Perth Wreck dive – The D9 Dredge, Cockburn sound Perth

The D9 Dredge is a close and easy Perth wreck dive to tick off your bucket list all year round At 12 meters deep all divers can tick the D9 dredge off their Bucket List, with an instructor ready to help for those without wreck diving experience. The D9 wreck was a dredge before her…

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April 26, 2021

Dive Rottnest Island! – new sites “The G Spot” and an exhilarating advanced site “the Plateau”

Why we’re so excited about finding these new sites for when you next join us to dive Rottnest Island! Perth divers will be familiar with “Shark Cave” and the “Opera House” (aka the Nurse’s quarters). They’re spectacular sites where advanced Perth divers are lucky enough to reliably encounter Grey Nurse Sharks any time of year,…

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April 26, 2021

Animal feature – the Fabulous Nudibranch, Sea slug survey coming to Perth!

Perth Nudibranch news, facts and how you can get involved in citizen science to discover new nudies! Image by Salty Dragon It’s a crystal clear day. You’re gliding through the water. Familiar browns, greens and blues of the kelp, sea grass and ocean are immersing you. Sandy coloured limestone formations promise hidden secrets. You and…

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March 18, 2021

Reading Perth Weather for Snorkelling and Diving

A simple how to guide on reading Perth weather so you will know when it’s a good day to snorkel or dive Perth waters. Understand Perth weather for scuba and snorkelling by following our four steps: Know which conditions are the best for Perth scuba and snorkelling adventures Check the forecast, see what sources to…

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March 8, 2021