Category: New to Scuba

Air Last Longer When Diving
In the Water New to Scuba Training

Making Your Air Last Longer When Diving

Returning to the boat or shore early if you’ve run low on air is disappointing. How can you make your air last longer when diving?

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Clearing Your Mask
New to Scuba Resources Training

Training Fundamentals: Clearing Your Mask

Clearing your mask is a fundamental dive skill. How can you make the process simpler and more efficient?

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Dive Fins
In the Water New to Scuba

Finding the Right Dive Fins for You

With so many styles and variations, buying the right dive fins can be a challenge. Here’s our guide to choosing wisely.

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New Diver
New to Scuba Training

Five Things Every New Diver Should Know

We’ve all been there — wide-eyed and excited at the prospect of splashing in for the first time. Here are five things every new diver should know.

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New stuff
Shark Feeding Dives

The PADI AWARE Shark Conservation Specialty

If you’re interested in sharks, the PADI AWARE Shark Conservation specialty course might be a good fit.
by Hélène Reynaud
meandering corals

Introduction to Meandering Corals of the Indo-Pacific

Meandering corals are often called brain corals because they form round colonies resembling brains. Learn how to tell them apart with our guide here.
by Nicole Helgason
Mexico scuba diving

The Best Scuba Diving in Mexico

We know it’s a broad category, with such a diverse range of animals and geography, but here are our picks for some of the best scuba diving in Mexico.
by Juanita Pienaar
manta bommie

Diving Manta Bommie in Brisbane

Mantas: the Maldives, Komodo, Bali, Raja Ampat…and Brisbane? That’s right, you can see mantas just offshore from Brisbane at a fantastic site called Manta Bommie.
by Deborah Dickson-Smith