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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

Perth Bucket List experiences

Things to do for your Perth Bucket List If you’re looking a little closer to home than usual for adventures these days you’re not alone. Here are some of the best Perth Bucket List experiences so close to home they can fit any schedule. Escape, relax and take a well-deserved break to recharge and connect…

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March 4, 2021

Dive Medical – Who needs to have a diving medical?

  How do you know if you need a dive Medical? If you’ve just signed up to learn how to dive, you will now know that you need to complete the PADI Diver Medical Participant Questionnaire before you dive or start a scuba diving course.   This form helps us to keep the training safe…

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February 11, 2021

Perth Scuba Diving – Who can learn to dive in Perth?

Tips to get ready for your Open Water Diver Course How do you know if you are ready to learn to dive in Perth for your Bucket List experience? Can anyone scuba dive? Practical tips to help you decide. To find out if you should jump straight into Perth scuba training or take some time…

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February 4, 2021

Animal Feature – Grey Nurse Sharks at Shark Cave

The first instinct when most people see a Grey Nurse Shark (Carcharias taurus) is “I want to be as far away from that as possible”. Unfortunately that fear combined with it’s fierce appearance lead to overfishing, the shark was prized and targeted as a trophy catch. The Jaws with rows of teeth were often sold or…

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January 28, 2021

Animal Feature – Whale Shark heads to Perth for the Summer!

While Perth, Western Australia is known for crystal blue waters, spectacular crystal palaces of caves at Rottnest Island and plenty of life at local shore dives, no one quite expected a January visit from a Whale Shark. Normally Perth locals would have to drive 14 hours north or hop on a plane to Ningaloo reef…

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January 28, 2021

Rottnest Booking Tips : planning to scuba dive Rottnest Island and more Bucket List experiences

Rottnest Island’s iconic lighthouse looking over a stunning beach – captured by Salty Dragon Get the most out of your Rottnest booking, island day trip, overnighter or eco tour. We have you covered with some Island extras and local tips you might not know about. Where do you start? Tourism Australia has a fantastic Guide…

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January 1, 2021

SCUBA Skills – What’s up with your Buoyancy?

Not all of us can expect to master a perfect lotus position hover straight away like this guy in the YouTube video below. But we can make some minor adjustments that completely transform our diving experience from a struggle, to relaxed and controlled. Scuba Buoyancy control does not need to be a loosing battle.  …

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December 26, 2020