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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
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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Scuba Diving in Kavieng
Dive Locations In the Water Travel Wrecks

Scuba Diving in Kavieng

The small town of Kavieng in New Ireland, Papua New Guinea sits at the nexus of powerful water flows. And the scuba diving in Kavieng takes full advantage. 

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Scuba Diving in Timor Leste
Dive Locations In the Water Travel

Best Scuba Diving in Timor Leste

The nation of Timor-Leste (until recently known as East Timor) has a long history of conflict and colonialism. But it’s begun to open to travelers, and the scuba diving in Timor Leste is world-class.

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New stuff

Five Top Dive Sites in Koh Tao

Koh Tao is famous for raucous parties and white, sandy beaches. But the diving is pretty great too. Here are five of the top dive sites in Koh Tao.
by Guest Author

Top Tips to Mark and Identify Your Scuba Gear

If you’re worried about getting your equipment mixed up with someone else’s on a dive trip, here are our top tips to mark and identify your scuba gear.
by Hélène Reynaud

Dive Site: Crystal Bay, Nusa Penida, Bali, Indonesia

One of the most popular dive sites around Bali, Crystal Bay is famous for mola-mola sightings, currents and gorgeous reefs.
by Hélène Reynaud

Scuba Diving With a Hangover

It’s getting late the night before your dive, but your new buddy suggests one more cocktail. What are the implications of scuba diving with a hangover?
by Guest Author