Deborah Dickson-Smith is widely published travel writer and co-founder of Diveplanit.com, an online guide to diving and snorkeling in Australia and Asia Pacific. Deborah and partner Simon Mallender are passionate ocean advocates and launched this platform to encourage more people to get underwater and start exploring.
While Sydney was under COVID-19 lockdown, a group of aquarium-bred White’s seahorses was released into Sydney’s harbor.
Diving around the world during the COVID-19 pandemic has been nearly impossible, but diving in Sydney during lockdown has been possible for locals.
With no tourists because of COVID-19, Australian dive tour operators are planting coral instead.