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Learn the art of freediving in the Maldives

How would you like to learn the art of freediving with one of the world’s best free divers? The famous Italian freediver Umberto Pelizzari, widely considered to be one of the best in the sport is the only person in the world to have established world records in all freediving disciplines including Constant Weight, Variable […]

4 types of divers that will love Mauritius

The tropical island of Mauritius is fringed by turquoise lagoons, pristine reefs, marine protected areas, wrecks and tiny islands. It is a paradise for water sports enthusiasts and divers flock to Mauritius to enjoy her warm, turquoise waters and the diving holiday of a lifetime at one of her many luxurious resorts. Here are four […]

Top luxury island resorts in Mozambique

Mozambique is fast becoming a world-class luxury diving destination. Stunning luxury island resorts set on remote, untouched islands and surrounded by rich coral reefs are perfect for those looking for a true adventure. Here are just a few of our favourite luxury island resorts in Mozambique:  Northern Mozambique Azura Quilalea The Azura Quilalea Island has […]

A luxury diving experience in Northern Mozambique

Planet Dive founder, Marcus Bull, was lucky enough to recently join a three day trip to northern Mozambique to take in the ultimate luxury at the dive resort of Azura Quilalea. After spending time with South African six-time freedive record holder and ocean conservationist, Hanli Pinsloo, acclaimed underwater photographer and oceanographer Fiona Ayerst, as well […]

Freediver Mateusz Malina sets incredible 232m No-Fins World Record

Yesterday Polish Freediver Mateusz Malina set an incredible 232m AIDA World Record in Dynamic No-Fins (DNF) on the second competitive day of the AIDA 2016 Freediving World Pool Championships. If any of you have ever tried to swim underwater in a pool then 25m is good distance with no fins. Mateusz has just done over […]