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Top 4 Marine Life Encounters in Indonesia

Monday, April 25th, 2016

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The waters surrounding Indonesia’s 13,466 islands host some of the most incredible marine life encounters a diver could wish for. Indonesia is the world’s largest archipelagic country and boasts being the world’s second most biodiverse country after Brazil. In addition, 36% of Indonesia birds and 39% of its mammal species are endemic […]

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Yamin’s Journey to Scuba Instructor on the Gilis

Monday, April 18th, 2016

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PADI Five Star Dive Resort, Dive Central Gili, shares with us the story of Yamin, a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor, and his journey to becoming a PADI Professional on the Gili Islands, Indonesia.  It’s funny how your life can suddenly change. You can live many years of your life […]

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DEEP & Extreme 2016

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

The annual Deep & Extreme show starts today, in Jakarta, Indonesia, and will run until Sunday, 3rd May. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Deep & Extreme is the biggest diving and marine show in Indonesia, showcasing the huge array of aquatic and outdoor activities as well as eco-tourism initiatives of offer in Indonesia. Local […]

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Sharing a Passion for Conservation through Scuba Diving

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

Arizona State University tourism student Matt Cernik swapped cactus for coral when he signed up for an internship with Great Barrier Reef operator and PADI Member, Passions of Paradise. “In Phoenix, where I’m from, the only waves to be seen are the daunting heat waves which rise off the desert […]

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Visit PADI at ADEX Singapore 2016

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Asia Dive Expo (ADEX), the longest running and largest dive expo in Asia, is celebrating its 21st anniversary in 2016. A must-attend event for anyone interested or involved in the world of diving, this expo has seen a continual increase in visitors over the years, with ADEX 2015 attracting over […]

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