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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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New stuff

Removing Invasive Seaweed Around Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary

Invasive seaweed at Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary has found an enemy in underwater landscaper and PhD student Lindsay Marks.
by Guest Author
Galapagos Islands

The Greatest Hits of the Galapagos Islands

Diving in the Galapagos Islands is nothing short of spectacular and a 10-day trip on board Galapagos Master can make a once-in-a-lifetime visit a reality.
by Rebecca Strauss
Ron Watkins

Photographer Spotlight: Ron Watkins

In this series of articles, we’ll shine a spotlight on some of the world’s best underwater photographers. Today we highlight Ron Watkins.
by Guest Author
Drift Diving

Training Fundamentals: Top Tips for Drift Diving

Drift diving can be effortless or challenging, depending on the dive site. Here are our top tips for staying safe when drift diving.
by Marcus Knight