Why is it important to create a dive plan?

Scuba diving requires proper preparation before taking a plunge. Creating a dive plan does not only establish personal safety guidelines but it can pave the way to a fun, comfortable and successful diving experience. Gather site facts The first thing to do in dive planning is to select a site. When you pick your location,…


Getting to know the marine life at Dibba Rock

Rising from the red tide Dibba Rock suffered tremendously when the red algal bloom plagued the UAE’s north-east coast in 2009. The bloom also referred to as a red tide killed tons of fish and other marine animals which transformed the area to an underwater cemetery of sorts. The coral reefs did not escape the…


How to prevent decompression sickness

Scuba diving is a fun and exciting recreational sport that lets you see beautiful coral reefs, amazing marine wildlife, incredible caves, and mysterious shipwrecks but you should not forget that this underwater sport requires proper training and certification to enjoy it to the fullest. Enrolling in diving courses progressively builds your knowledge and skills to…

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Clean-up dive by Deliveroo with Emirates Wildlife Society-WWF

Deliveroo’s long-term vision Deliveroo, a company that provides the delivery service, marketing, and order taking of various restaurants in association with Emirates Wildlife Society-World Wildlife Fund  is spearheading a long-term effort in helping reduce plastic waste across UAE. Their long-term vision involves collaborating with restaurant partners and educating consumers on how they can do their…


Fascinating marine life you can encounter when diving in Fujairah

Fujairah, an Emirate located on the east coast of the United Arab Emirates is a fusion of tropical waters, desert sand and sunshine galore! There has been a steady increase in tourism over the years because of the region’s exotic underwater world with its sparkling waters, bright coral reefs, and fascinating marine life. Possible marine…

Saving the life of a sea turtle

Saving a sea turtle in distress at Dibba Rock, Fujairah

Last September 27, 2018, we came across a poor sea turtle, entangled in fishing lines while diving at Dibba Rock, Fujairah and we saw the anguish in its eyes as it glided near us. We knew right there and then that we had to come to its aid, so we immediately sprung into action! Fishing…


Discover the diving sites in Musandam

The Musandam Peninsula is located on the northern border of the Sultanate of Oman which extends into the Strait of Hormuz, a narrow channel into the Persian Gulf from the point of the Arabian Peninsula. Although politically part of Oman, the Musandam Peninsula is separated by the east coast of the United Arab Emirates. Tagged…

Fujairah Clean-Up Dive

Rewarding clean-up dive for Fujairah Sea

Did you know that every year, millions of sea turtles, dolphins, porpoises, whales, and many other marine mammals die from entanglement and ingestion of plastic and other harmful marine debris? Seabirds are also one of the top victims of marine pollution especially those that dive into the ocean to catch fish and other food. Once…


Full face mask 101: Pros and cons

A full face mask is a scuba goggles combined with an integrated regulator. As the name suggests, this equipment covers the entire face of the diver; protecting the eyes, nose and mouth from the water. The influx of full face masks on the market is encouraging a lot of diving enthusiasts to try something less…


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