Author

Matt Testoni

Matt Testoni

Matt Testoni is an underwater photograher/writer who lives in Melbourne, Australia. He is passionate about everything to do with the ocean and the creatures that call it home. It doesn't matter if the water is 4 degrees or 40 C, Matt is always excited and ready to jump in. After graduating university as a marine biologist and learning to dive in 2010, he became and instructor in 2014. Soon after, he bought his first camera and has never looked back since. Sharing the ocean and helping people understand how amazing and special it is drives him on a daily basis. Check out more of his work at his website: www.mtunderwatermedia.com.

Stories by Matt
macro life on the great barrier reef
Marine Species Travel

Macro Life on the Great Barrier Reef

Well-known for clear water and schooling fish, the macro life on the Great Barrier Reef is amazing too. Here are a few of our favorite critters to look for.

by
Florida Keys History of Diving Museum
Fun stuff Travel

Visiting the Florida Keys History of Diving Museum

Perched on the side of the highway about halfway down the Florida Keys, sits a must-stop for divers: the Florida Keys History of Diving Museum.

by
Quetta
Travel Wrecks

Diving the RMS Quetta

Diving the Quetta, a huge shipwreck from the 1880s, will bring you face to face with amazing marine life everywhere you look.

by
Great Detached Reef
Dive Locations Travel

Diving the Great Detached Reef

The Great Detached Reef is a little-known location on the Great Barrier Reef almost as far north as you can go. What’s it like?

by
New stuff
sea cucumber

Marine Species: Sea Cucumber

The sea cucumber may not be the most glamorous animal, but for as common as they are underwater, most divers know little about them.
by Rebecca Strauss
Covid-19 disinfection

COVID-19 Diving Precautions and Practices: Protecting Yourself and Others

Divers around the world are wondering how to move forward in these uncertain times. Here are some updated COVID-19 diving precautions courtesy of DAN.
by Guest Author
Mergui Archipelago

The Best Diving in the Mergui Archipelago

The Mergui Archipelago in Myanmar offers some of Southeast Asia’s best diving, and chances are you’ll have sites all to yourself.
by Guest Author
blue and mako sharks

Diving with Blue and Mako Sharks in South Africa

You’ll cover some serious nautical miles when diving with blue and mako sharks in South Africa — but the long boat ride will be well worth it.
by Guest Author