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When is the right time for ‘Shark Cave” -Rottnest Island?

For some of you reading this, the idea of diving with sharks sounds exhilarating. For others maybe not so much?! We are so blessed to have a wonderful dive site “Shark Cave” off Rottnest Island. The most counted on a single dive in the cave is 12 Grey Nurse sharks. Scary looking with jagged teeth…

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June 13, 2020

Seahorses Galore in Rockingham

With the winter weather being absolutely stunning so far, Instructor Kate and Divemaster Hayley decided to check out a new dive site we have yet to explore. Palm Beach Jetty, Rockingham is a great dive site from what we found from our one 47min dive. Easy access with plenty of parking, toilet and shower facilities,…

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June 4, 2020

Top Activities to do around Perth, Western Australia

Is snorkelling with Australian Sea Lions on your Bucket List? Carnac Island is a short 20min boat ride from Fremantle and worth the ride. Keep your eye on dolphins on the way! The Australian Sea Lions are the rarest species of Sea Lion in the world and at Carnac island they are all males. Carnac…

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April 25, 2020

5 things you can do NOW to keep in diving

Diving might be off the cards for some of us but don’t worry…it will be back!!! Here is a list of 5 ways you can still  be involved in diving (even without getting wet) 1. Start doing your online section for your next dive course. Not yet certified to do your Open Water course or…

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April 15, 2020

How to choose your dive computer and use it properly!

The use of dive computer has made scuba diving even more easy and enjoyable. We are now done making mistakes skipping lines on our old dive tables.  After years of development, computers come in all shapes, colors and price. I recently change my computer watch for a new one and I would like to give…

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February 20, 2020

A Scuba Divers List of New Year’s Resolutions

It’s that time of the year where we all vow to improve on ourselves and get a fresh start. There’s always the usual: loose weight, quit smoking, drink and eat less…but what about for us divers? Here’s a list of our own that we have come up with that only seems too appropriate: Resolution #1

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January 3, 2020

Seeds for snapper – Cockburn Sea grass conservation

by Hayls Wight You might have seen some events pop up recently seeking volunteers for the OzFish Seeds for snapper program. What’s it all about? Seeds for Snapper: Sea Grass as an important link “Apart from green turtles, dugong and garfish, very few animals directly eat seagrass. Instead, seagrass inhabitants are reliant on epibiota or…

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November 26, 2019

10 things you should know before booking your first Scuba Diving Course

So you have decided you want to take the plunge and learn how to Scuba Dive? That’s great!!! But before you book yourself into a course here’s some tips about what you should know about before signing up. 1. Is Scuba Diving something you want to try or to commit to? If you want to…

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November 23, 2019

How to become a responsible scuba diver?

This blog is a guest post written by Myryame from Divezone.net. The author is a travel blogger also passionate by scuba diving and the ocean. We hope that you will enjoy this article. When I first decided to start writing about responsible scuba diving on Divezone.net, I could only count a few other dive bloggers…

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November 4, 2019

The longest egg-brooding in the animal kingdom

Who wins the longest egg brooding in the animal kingdom? At 9 months, human gestation period seems already quite long. Elephants, with around 22 months, have the record of the longest gestation for a mammal. Even they are dwarfed by the egg-brooding of a small octopus living 1 400 meters bellow: Graneledone boreopacifica.  How a…

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November 2, 2019

Happy Birthday to us…BLD turns 3

Wow how time flys! Three years ago, Kate and Antoni decided to create our own Dive Business. After working in the dive industry for 5 years in numerous countries, it was time to start something new ourselves and be in charge of what we wanted to do. Starting your own Business is always nerve wracking…

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October 7, 2019

How to get barbed by a Sting Ray

This is our accident report from an event that happen to us not long ago. The best intention in the world can sometime lead to bad results. We hope that you can learn from this report. What happened on our Night Dive at Hall Bank? Hall Bank is one of our favourite dive spots for…

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October 2, 2019