Don Silcock

Don Silcock

Don Silcock is an Australian now based on Bali. He is a passionate underwater photographer who has dived extensively in Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and many other locations across the Indo-Pacific. Don caught the big-animal bug a few ago after a trip to photograph the humpback whales of the Tonga and is now working his way through an expensive looking “to do” list. His images, articles and comprehensive location guides can be found on his website here.

Stories by Don
Aircraft Wrecks of Papua New Guinea
Dive Locations Wrecks

Diving the Aircraft Wrecks of Papua New Guinea

The skies over New Guinea saw much fighting during World War II. Now, some of the aircraft wrecks of Papua New Guinea make for fantastic dives.

Black Jack bomber
Dive Locations Travel Wrecks

Dive Site: B-17F Black Jack Bomber Wreck, Papua New Guinea

The wreck of a B-17F Black Jack bomber lies just off a fringing reef near the remote village of Boga Boga in Papua New Guinea.

Scuba Diving in Tufi
Dive Locations In the Water Travel

Scuba Diving in Tufi

Scuba diving in Tufi, Papua New Guinea is some of the world’s best, with stunning offshore reefs and vibrant inshore critter sites.

Scuba Diving in Kimbe Bay
Dive Locations In the Water

Scuba Diving in Kimbe Bay

Kimbe Bay on New Britain is a biodiversity hotspot, offering incredible diving and one of the best-preserved WWII aircraft wrecks in Papua New Guinea.

New stuff
Pride Month

Celebrate National Ocean Month and LGBT Pride Month with #PrideInTheOcean

NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries and Pride Outside teamed up to celebrate Ocean Month and LGBT Pride Month through the #PrideInTheOcean campaign.
by Guest Author
search for the Roanoke

The Search for the Roanoke Continues

The search for the Roanoke continues off the coast of Bermuda, this time with the help of Philippe and Ashlan Cousteau.
by Guest Author
Pre-Dive Stress

Dealing with Pre-Dive Stress

From unfamiliar tasks to diving in a challenging environment, many different factors can cause pre-dive stress. Here’s how to handle it.
by Yvonne Press
Picnic for Divers

The Perfect Picnic for Divers

Surprise your buddies with the perfect picnic for divers with our top picks for a fun, scuba-themed day out of the water
by Beth McCrea