Manta Season so far…

So far this years’ manta season has been great! Our manta season in the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of the Baa Atoll officially runs from May through to November. With few sightings in May and November and normally peaking around July and August. We usually say that June is when we start to see more mantas…

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Who will be my dive buddy

Are you travelling on your own or your partner doesn’t dive, then you will probably be wondering who will be my dive buddy? Will he or she use more air and will I have to come up from my dive early? Will I use more air and cut his or her dive short? Am I…

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Turtle Hotspot

Each Atoll in the Maldives has its very own turtle hotspot. And what do turtles do in these hot spots? They eat, sleep, rest, swim around, explore, get cleaned, come to the surface to breath, meet other turtles, look for new feeding spots and repeat. Only once in all my years of diving I have…

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Diving with a GoPro

A GoPro is a very handy camera. It is small, can take both photos and videos, it is waterproof and can be used at depth! Making it very attractive to divers. In fact, just about every second diver has a Go-Pro but not everyone has good buoyancy which should be one of the first criteria…

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Stone and scorpion fish

The cardinal rule when diving: never touch anything while you’re in the ocean. There are many reasons why. When we touch fish we can cause them infections. If we touch or stand on corals they break. If we touch stone or scorpion fish we will be in the hospital in a lot of pain! Stone…

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Take care of your diving equipment

Today we want to give you some suggestions on how to properly take care of your diving equipment – we know that diving with familiar equipment can make a difference regarding your comfort and safety. How to clean your equipment After every dive Rinse all your dive equipment after using it, all the water carries…

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Underwater Communication

Today we have a lesson on the different underwater communication techniques for you. Good underwater communication with your buddy and with your group increases your safety. It also gives you the tranquility necessary to enjoy your dive. In the recreational dive world, there are several ways for divers to communicate underwater: hand signals, noise, writing,…

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Seaspiracy

The Ocean Dimensions team like a lot of the world have watched Seaspiracy. We are deeply in shock. The directors were risking their lives to uncover and reveal how detrimental commercial fishing really is. This documentary is a real eye opener! Some of the major facts by Seaspiracy 46% of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is…

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How to spot Marine Creatures

As promised, we reveal the secrets of how to spot marine creatures. We all wonder how our dive guides are able to spot animals so small, well camouflaged or too far away. Sometimes we couldn’t even see them after he/she showed them to us. Dive guides don’t have special masks or a hidden lens ……

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