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Shelley Collett

Shelley Collett

Writer

After diving recreationally since the 90s as part of her adventure sports regimen, Shelley finally got her PADI instructor certification in 2009 in Mexico. Wreck and deep diving are her favorite specialties and she looks forward furthering her training in Tec diving, learning more about underwater photography, and doing more diving abroad. She eventually hopes to buy a sailboat and sail herself to all of her bucket-list diving destinations.

Stories by Shelley
Paralenz
Reviews Photo Gear & Techniques Photo & Video In the Water

Gear Review: Paralenz Dive Camera

There’s a new player in the underwater dive camera market: the Paralenz Dive Camera. How does it hold up under the waves?

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Raja Ampat
Travel Dive Locations In the Water

Wonder and Awe: Scuba Diving in Raja Ampat

On the final leg of a whirlwind tour of Indonesia, the scuba diving in Raja Ampat lives up to its legendary reputation.

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Komodo
Travel Dive Locations In the Water

Mantas and Dragons: Spectacular Wildlife in Komodo

The scuba diving in Komodo, Indonesia, is legendary — and for good reason. But the spectacular wildlife in Komodo means not only mantas underwater, but dragons on land.

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Alor
Travel Dive Locations In the Water

Color and Current: Scuba Diving in Alor

Two words sum up the scuba diving in Alor, Indonesia: color and current. Fantastically vibrant dive sites awash in (sometimes) strong currents make for an exciting destination.

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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