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 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.

Kimbe Bay
Conservation In the Water

Conservation in Kimbe Bay

Kimbe Bay, on the north coast of New Britain, is famous for its marine biodiversity. Conservation in Kimbe Bay is key to preserving this underwater wonderland.

Papua new guinea
Travel Dive Locations Shops & Resorts In the Water

Kimbe Bay: The Coral Crucible of Papua New Guinea

Some in the scientific community call Kimbe Bay in Papua New Guinea the coral crucible. With 400 species of coral, it lives up to that reputation.

Pacific Gas wreck
Dive Locations In the Water

Dive Site: Port Moresby’s Pacific Gas Wreck

The Pacific Gas tanker began life transporting liquefied gas from Australia, and has become one of Papua New Guinea’s most storied dive sites.

New stuff

More Than 2,000 Sharks Die in San Francisco Bay

Scientists are trying to explain a massive die-off of leopard sharks, Pacific angel sharks, and brown smooth-hound sharks in the San Francisco Bay.
by Thomas Gronfeldt
Trimix Diving

Introduction to Trimix Diving

In the third installment of our series on technical diving, we’re moving away from beginner-level courses and into the world of trimix diving.       
by Guest Author Yvonne Press

TUSA Joins the Dive Computer “Elite Fleet” through Deepblu Connect

International scuba company TUSA has become the latest company to integrate Deepblu Connect to its flagship dive computer.
by Press Release

New Marine Parks Protect Enormous Part of Pacific

The nations of Niue and Chile combine to create vast marine protected areas in the Pacific
by Thomas Gronfeldt