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40 MOST BEAUTIFUL ISLANDS IN THE WORLD FOR DIVING
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The August 2018 edition of TAUCHEN magazine (Germany's top selling diving magazine) contained a supplement "Dream Islands", containing the 4...
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ANGAGA CORAL RESTORATION 2 YEARS ON
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In October 2016 a Coral Nursery Project was created on Angaga Island to help regenerate the corals on the house reef. A year later and we re...
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10 STEPS: HOW TO SWIM WITH MANTA RAYS
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One of the many great reasons to visit the Maldives is to swim, snorkel or dive with manta rays! SUB AQUA DiveCenter on Angaga Island has ...
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ADOPT A DIVE SITE
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Sub Aqua DiveCenter have joined together with Project Aware in their latest initiative, Adopt A Dive Site. Launched on Earth Day (22nd Ap...
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WORLD OCEANS DAY 2018
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On World Oceans Day, people around our blue planet celebrate and honor the ocean, which connects us all. This day provides a unique opportun...
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ANGAGA CORAL RESTORATION - UPDATE JULY 2017
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SUB AQUA DiveCenter on Angaga Island started a coral restoration project in October 2016. This was not the first of its kind in Maldives. Si...
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ANGAGA CORAL RESTORATION - ONE YEAR ON...
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A coral restoration project was started in Maldives, near the house reef of Angaga Island in October 2016. One year on and it is time to ...
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BEST DIVE RESORT IN MALDIVES
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On 23rd November 2017, at the Maldives Travel Awards, Angaga Island Resort & Spa was awarded 'Leading Dive Resort 2017'. Winning the title o...
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ANGAGA CORAL RESTORATION UPDATE - WE MOVED THE LINES
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The Coral Lines on Angaga House Reef are growing well so we decided to progress to the next stage of the coral project - transplanting the c...
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ANGAGA'S MALDIVES MANTA ID PROJECT
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The Maldivian Manta Ray Project (MMRP) was founded to learn more about the life cycle, population dynamics and habitat usage of the Maldives...
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HOUSE REEF DIVING IN MALDIVES - LOVE IT!
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House reef diving is a fantastic, relaxing way to dive. The Maldives is the perfect location for it, if you choose an island with a house re...
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MALDIVES DIVING TERMS EXPLAINED
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What is an Atoll? What is a Tila? What is a Kandu? When you are researching scuba diving in Maldives it can become confusing. Local Diveh...
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REVIEW: SCUBA DIVING AND SNORKELING NORTH MALE ATOLL
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Where is the best diving in the Maldives? Always a tough question to answer. Ari Atoll, and particularly South Ari-Atoll, is the most re...
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TRAVEL AND DIVING INSURANCE
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We recommend that all divers have their own travel and diving insurance. In the very unlikely event of a problem, treatment for diving accid...
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SCUBA DIVING IN MYANMAR (BURMA)
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Only open to tourism since 1997, Myanmar offers some of the best diving in the world. It is relatively untouched and you will encounter far ...
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THAILAND LIVEABOARD LAST MINUTE BEST PRICE
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Last minute discounts for Similan Island and Richelieu Rock liveaboards. Best price guarantees for Similan Island liveaboards are found he...
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SCUBA DIVING FOR BEGINNERS: 5 TIPS
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Scuba diving when you have never breathed underwater before can seem like a daunting task. Probably best not to think about it too much. Or ...
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RESTORING CORAL ON ANGAGA
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About Coral Lines At SUB AQUA DiveCenter Angaga we are rehabilitating the reef by nursing corals on lines. This is a method proving success...
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EASTER SPECIAL DISCOUNT MALDIVES
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Discount diving packages for Maldives this Easter! SUB AQUA DiveCenter Angaga Island: • Book 5-dive package online and receive 1 hour ...
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HOW DEEP WILL I SCUBA DIVE FIRST TIME?
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How deep will we dive? Do you feel pressure underwater? Questions instructors hear a lot from first time scuba divers... How deep will w...
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IS IT DARK UNDERWATER? DO I NEED A LIGHT TO SCUBA DIVE?
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Is it dark underwater? What can I see while scuba diving that I cannot see snorkeling? Is scuba diving and snorkeling the same? These are qu...
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BUOYANCY BASICS PART 1: WHY IS BUOYANCY IMPORTANT?
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Very often a diver will come up after a dive and ask us: Why was this dive so tiring? Or even more often: Why did I use up my air so fast? ...
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BUOYANCY BASICS PART 2: POSITIVE OR NEGATIVE?
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Ok, so now you've read the first article of our Buoyancy Basics series, and know that establishing and keeping neutral buoyancy underwater i...
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BUOYANCY BASICS PART 3: HOW DO I CORRECT MY BUOYANCY WHEN SCUBA DIVING?
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By now you have probably read our first two articles of the Buoyancy Basics series. Part 1: Why is buoyancy important to scuba divers? Par...
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BUOYANCY BASICS PART 4: SCUBA DIVING AND CORRECT WEIGHT
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In the first and second part of the blog you read about why keeping neutral buoyancy while scuba diving underwater is so important, and how ...
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DIVE WITH WHALE SHARKS TRIP REPORT
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Excited to see a whale shark today... I hope! The staff at SUB AQUA DiveCenter did tell us there is no guarantee but whale sharks are year...
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BUOYANCY BASICS PART 5: SCUBA, BUOYANCY AND TRIM
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We have talked about the importance of using the right amount of lead weights while you dive, and how too much weight can actually make it v...
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MONSOON SEASONS IN MALDIVES - THULHAGIRI ISLAND
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In the Maldives the year is divided into two main seasons, also called monsoons. Monsoons are dictated by the direction the wind is blowing...
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MALDIVES: SAVE TODAY!
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SUB AQUA DiveCenter have great dive package savings for you this summer. Designed for buddy pairs, when you book dive packages online you re...
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PERFECT SCUBA DIVING HOLIDAYS THIS CHRISTMAS
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Looking for a winter escape? Want to do something different this Christmas? Christmas is a great time to go scuba diving. Forget the hust...
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10 NIGHT DIVING TIPS
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Night dives. You either love them or you hate them. We have made it easier with these 10 night diving tips for beginner night divers, or for...
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WOMEN IN SCUBA HISTORY
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15th July 2017 marks the 3rd annual PADI Women’s Dive Day. PADI encourage dive centers around the globe to strengthen and support the fema...
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WHAT IS FLUO DIVING?
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FLUO diving is the latest craze in scuba diving. Special lights and a mask filter reveal a completely different underwater world to what you...
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THAILAND LIVEABOARDS IN REVIEW
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Liveaboard diving in the Similan Islands is some of the most famous diving in the world. You get to see the best of Thailand’s dive sites ...
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MALDIVES DIVING: ORIENTATION DIVE
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All divers coming to a SUB AQUA DiveCenter in Maldives will be asked to complete an ‘Orientation’ dive with us, also known as a check di...
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MANTIS SHRIMP FACTS: MIGHTY!
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Mantis shrimps are incredible. They are so small and yet so mighty. While looking for one simple mantis shrimp fact to share with fellow-di...
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WILL MY EARS HURT WHILE SCUBA DIVING?
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My ears hurt when I snorkel. Will my ears hurt while scuba diving? Some questions instructors hear a lot from first time scuba divers... ...
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GALAPAGOS - A DIVER'S REPORT
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Diving the Galapagos Islands is a unique once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. 2017 will mark my 21st year as a scuba diver. Throughout my scub...
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UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FOR THE BEGINNER
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The best underwater photography tip is: Take only photos, leave only bubbles. But what about the rest? If you are just starting out w...
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BEST PLACE TO DIVE WITH WHALE SHARKS - MALDIVES & THAILAND
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Can you see whale sharks in Thailand? The answer is yes you can... and not only in the Similan Islands since you can also see them local ...
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I AM NOT A SWIMMER. CAN I SCUBA DIVE?
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Do I need to swim to scuba dive? Must I know how to swim before I can scuba dive? These are typical questions asked on a regular basi...
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BENEFITS OF DIVING NITROX
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There are many benefits of diving on Nitrox (Enriched Air). There are also risks and certain considerations when diving on Nitrox. Here ...
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OCTOPUS OF MALDIVES - FACTS
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An octopus in Maldives can literally change colour before your very eyes! At SUB AQUA DiveCenter on Thulhagiri island in Maldives we were ...
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EGYPT DIVING WINTER SPECIAL
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Where to take a diving holiday in 2018? Jump into the New Year with our Winter Special offer for Utopia Beach Club! There is no better wa...
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IS IT SAFE TO VISIT AND HAS THE STATE OF EMERGENCY IN MALDIVES AFFECTED TOURISTS?
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Earlier this month the Ministry of Tourism in Maldives declared the country safe for tourists despite the government declaring a temporary s...
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HOUSE REEF DIVING MALDIVES
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The best thing about a diving holiday in the Maldives – beach meets house reef! You do not have to go far for some great diving and snor...
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5 BAD SCUBA HABITS
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The more dives you do, the more you see it and it is not always the beginners making mistakes. More often than not it is the more experience...
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WHERE CAN I SEE MANTA RAYS IN MALDIVES?
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Almost everyone who comes to this island nation has heard that "there are Mantas in Maldives". Snorkeling or diving with them is usually hig...
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ANGAGA CORAL RESTORATION - UPDATE JANUARY 2017
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In October 2016, SUB AQUA DiveCenter on Angaga started a coral nursery project. The aim was to rehabilitate the reef by nursing corals on li...
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WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THAILAND LIVEABOARD PRICES?
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All Thailand liveaboard prices as quoted include the following: Accommodation on board, hotel transfers, all meals, snacks and fruits, dr...
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POPULAR THAILAND DIVING - LIVEABOARDS!
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Thailand is one of the most popular destinations for scuba diving holidays. This is no surprise! Its geographical location is ideal for dive...
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SUB AQUA DIVECENTER PROTECTS ANGAGA HOUSE REEF
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Coral reefs worldwide are under threat. We know that. We all know that. Rising temperatures, crown of thorn invasions and also drupella snai...
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LEARN TO DIVE? CAN I TRY SCUBA IN MALDIVES?
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Maldives is world-famous for diving, and many people who travel to this paradise would like to also see the marvelous underwater wonderland....
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SUB AQUA DIVECENTER PHUKET CLOSES - KEEP DIVING THAILAND
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SUB AQUA DiveCenter Phuket closed its doors on 30th June 2016. Many were shocked to hear of the closure but ex-Dive Center manager Kerry Le...
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BOAT SHOW SPECIALS
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Play Now! BOOT 2018 in Düsseldorf is here, starting Saturday 20th January 2018. This means SUB AQUA DiveCenter BOOT Special Offers are al...
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