Everyone who scuba dives has gone diving off a dive boat. Boats come in all sizes and shapes and travel through both good and bad weather. Planning for your trip ahead of time will make your experience much more enjoyable, and equally important, much safer. Read more
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Barefoot Cay Resort in Roatan is an oasis for those who love the tropics, truly a world apart- otro mundo aparte.0
Barefoot Cay is an intimate retreat including a private cay, catering to divers who want to escape the crowds and experience incredible diving, superior accommodations and fine dining in a Caribbean paradise.
Experts weigh in on precautions to take before, during and after your trip.
There are smart steps to mitigate your risks of contracting the virus and transmitting it to others. With the peak summer vacation season in full swing, many travelers are clamoring for a sunny getaway. But with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cautioning expectant women, those trying to get pregnant and their partners to avoid places affected by the mosquito-borne virus that’s been associated with microcephaly and Guillain-Barre syndrome, an autoimmune condition, travelers are pivoting their plans, and for good reason.
Archipiélgo de Revillagigedo (Mexico) – Located in the eastern Pacific Ocean, this archipelago is made up of four remote islands and their surrounding waters: San Benedicto, Socorro, Roca Partida and Clarión. This archipelago is part of a submerged mountain range, with the four islands representing the peaks of volcanoes emerging above sea level. The islands provide critical habitat for a range of wildlife and are of particular importance for seabirds. The surrounding waters have a remarkable abundance of large pelagic species, such as manta rays, whales, dolphins and sharks.
When you think of scuba diving, you probably imagine swimming with sea turtles in the Caribbean or exploring rich coral reefs in the Coral Triangle. While these are top destinations, unique and rich sites are also found throughout the United States. I share a few surprising, if not downright shocking destinations in the U.S. in this recap. Read more
We have noticed many dive operations do not collect your DAN or emergency contact information. The ScubaDiverTag has all those details and more. Once attached to your BCD, you will never go diving without it! Read more
Its time to think about all the wonderful places to travel to that may be on your bucket list. But you may be hesitating to make a choice to travel based on news headlines. Don’t fall victim to what we call, ‘Ghostbusters Syndrome’. Remember that great quote (altered just a little)? “Disaster(s) of biblical proportions. Old Testament, Mr. Mayor, real wrath of God type stuff. Fire and brimstone coming down from the skies! Rivers and seas boiling! Forty years of darkness! Earthquakes, volcanoes…
The allure of the underwater world has inspired many people to go beyond their imagination and discover what lies beneath the clear, turquoise waters in some of the most breathtaking places in the world. And sure enough, it is never disappointing as you see the colorful, astounding, and multi-faceted world of the open sea. Read more
Nestled along the Baja Peninsula on the east coast of the Sea of Cortez, is home to some of the most spectacular marine wildlife on Earth and truly the gateway to the Sea of Cortez! Imagine a place where in one day you can explore vibrant coral reefs while also diving with sea lions, whale sharks and hammerheads! Read more