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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

Meet the Crew-Instructor/Chef/Captain

I grew up on a small island called Reunion, between Madagascar and Mauritius and was so lucky to have a house right by the beach in a small town. I spent every day at the beach when I was a kid, playing in the waves, snorkeling and enjoying the sunshine in a beautiful place. I…

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September 16, 2019

How did Hayley become a PADI Divemaster with Bucket List Diver?

Where does my passion for the ocean come from? I know you won’t be surprised to read this, but I’ve always loved the sea. Something about its open space and rhythm puts the world in perspective for me. I grew up in Safety Bay, Western Australia where a typical weekend would see Mum and Dad…

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August 25, 2019

How did Mel become a PADI Divemaster?

Where does my passion for the ocean come from? I fell in love with the water as a young kid, if there was water about then I was in it! My grandparents lived in a remote part of the coast in the South West of Australia and I stayed with them every school holidays. Most…

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August 20, 2019

Meet the Crew-Kate

Owner of Bucket List Diver Kate has always been an ocean child. You may have seen her on our boat MoonshineII or spent a few days training with her during your course. Read all about how she got into diving…   I was born to be in the water and my parents knew it, as…

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August 4, 2019

What happen during our Komodo Dive Trip?

Wow! What an adventure!!! As you all probably know, we just spent a week diving the magical Indonesian Islands surrounding beautiful Komodo National Park. Famous for some of the richest diving in the world and the rather large dragons. We couldn’t have picked a more perfect spot to take all 28 divers with us to…

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July 22, 2019

Congratulations to our new Divemasters

For the last 4 months we have been working with Divemaster’s Mel and Hayley and they have done such an amazing job!!! Divemaster Internships aren’t happening in Perth so we thought we would try something different by offering a unique way to learn to become a Divemaster, through an internship. Working on the boat, gaining…

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July 1, 2019

June Ladies Dive

14 Brave ladies showed up last Sunday for June’s Ladies dive morning and put on big girl pants to dive in the rather brisk water. With winter now here in Perth, the conditions are getting fresh with shore dive temperatures reaching 16 degrees. Nudibranch’s were spotted in abundance and unfortunately the vizability wasn’t as its…

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June 19, 2019

What to expect on a Dive Liveaboard trip?

With a few of our Dive Trips coming up in the next few months being Liveaboards (Coral Bay and Cairns) I thought it was only appropriate to write about what to expect on a Dive Liveaboard trip?! After living on boats for a number of years, both Kate and Antoni think we’ve got it pretty…

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May 29, 2019

Its been SHARKTASTIC diving at Rottnest recently

What a great time of the year to be diving at Rottnest Island. The weather has cooled down but the wind and swell have dropped and this makes for awesome diving. With vizability being around 25+meters and water temperature 20 degrees, we have noticed an increase of shark sightings on our dives. What kind of…

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May 4, 2019

Will you take on the diving challenge this Winter?

We still have a few more months left of nice weather diving before it drops to cold water diving and thicker wetsuits. A common question we get asked is, do you still dive in Winter? Yes absolutely still dive in winter!!! Diving in winter can be cold yes, with water temperature dropping to 14 degrees…

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April 16, 2019

Girls just wanna have fun…Weekend Trip

Last weekend was a hoot and full of so many good belly laughs for our Women’s Only Weekend down south. We met in Busselton to dive the famous Jetty, and while the rain cleared out, we strolled along the jetty with our new friends so explore a nice, easy dive. We all managed to spot…

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March 11, 2019