Author

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
Scuba Diving in Indonesia
Dive Locations Travel

Scuba Diving in Indonesia is a Dream Come True

Scuba diving in Indonesia is world-renowned as some of the planet’s best. And this lucky writer just got to see it for herself.

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Scuba diving in Tobermory
Dive Locations In the Water Shops & Resorts Wrecks

The Best Scuba Diving in Tobermory

Here’s a peek at the best scuba diving in Tobermory, where you’ll find some of Canada’s most intriguing wreck sites — and some bracing water temperatures.

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Drybag
In the Water Reviews

What’s in Your Drybag?

Do you take a drybag along on dive boats? Our reviewer (who usually does not) takes one along for the first time and quickly realizes the benefits.

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Cressi gear
In the Water Reviews

Cressi Cold-Water Immersion Gear Test

New country, new diving location, and water a little colder than I’m used to. It was the perfect time to do a cold-water gear test on my new Cressi gear.

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New stuff

Top Five Short Liveaboard Trips

When you haven’t got that long to get away, a brief vacation can do wonders for your mental health. Here are our picks for the top five short liveaboard trips.
by Guest Author

Making Sense of Hyperbaric Chambers

Although hopefully you’ll never need to use one, here we’ll explain exactly what hyperbaric chambers are and how they work.
by Juanita Pienaar

Top Dive Sites in Lembeh: Critter Capital of the Dive World

Lembeh, Indonesia is world-famous for muck diving. Here are some of our picks for the top dive sites in this magical location, the critter capital of the dive world.
by Andy Phillips

Jellyfish of Australia

It’s not just the deadly box jelly when it comes to jellyfish of Australia — these waters are home to many amazing species. Watch out for both the deadly and delightful on your next dive Down Under.
by Matt Testoni