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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
Travel Dive Locations In the Water

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
Wrecks Travel Dive Locations In the Water

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
Travel Dive Locations In the Water

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
Top Spots for Ice Diving

Five Top Spots for Ice Diving

With winter upon us, you may be considering a tropical dive vacation. But instead, don’t fight the cold and try one of our five top spots for ice diving.
by Yvonne Press
Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma Changes the Seascape in the Florida Keys

Hurricane Irma has changed the underwater landscape of the Florida Keys. But the reef ecosystem is beginning to recover — with a little help.
by Guest Author
Cocos Island

Diver Killed by Tiger Shark at Cocos Island

A tiger shark bit and killed a diver at Cocos Island on November 30, as well as injuring the instructor leading the dive.
by Rebecca Strauss
Day at Wakatobi

A Perfect Day at Wakatobi

A perfect day at Wakatobi starts and ends in your luxurious ocean bungalow, and in between, you’ll enjoy the best of the reef underwater and the best of the resort topside.
by Guest Author