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Great tour add-ons for your diving holiday

A diving holiday takes you to some of the most beautiful and fascinating parts of the planet. And since you are travelling all that way, you might as well add a little extra time to your trip to experience something really special…

10 things to know about diving in Egypt

Stretching from the Sinai Peninsula down to the Sudanese border, the Red Sea coast is home to some incredible diving. Diving here is characterised by steep walls, clear waters and long stretches of coral.

Our 7 best value dive holidays

Spending your time searching holiday websites in search of the best deal? Looking for the best value AND world class diving? We can help. At Planet Dive Holidays we have a selection of destinations that provide great value for money, without skimping on quality, that you and your loved ones will remember for years to […]

Getting to know the routes of the Red Sea

As the diving season approaches in the Red Sea, there are a wide variety of liveaboards and routes to choose from. With our scuba liveaboard partners offering weekly set departures you can choose from a number of different routes depending on your dates. Discovering spectacular dive sites, famous points or untouched destinations – each route […]

Dive with dolphins: where to go?

Once you head beneath the waters, you’re entering a magical place – a world that is totally different from our own, full of strange and beautiful creatures. But perhaps none has captured our imagination as much as the dolphin. Famed for their beauty, intelligence and countless stories of human interaction (including lifesaving exploits), the dolphin […]

Scuba Diving in the Mediterranean

Just a few hours’ flight time from the UK, the Mediterranean is home to a unique ecosystem of underwater life and some of the most famous shipwrecks on the planet. Spanning the southern edge of the European Union and covering an area of 2.5 million km², the Mediterranean Sea holds nine per cent of the […]

Diving with Disabilities

Most of us take our able-bodies for granted, grumbling when we feel a twinge of backache and feeling miserable when an injury prevents us from getting on with daily life. But for individuals who suffer long-term disabilities, certain aspects of daily life can present significant challenges.

The World’s Best Wall Dives

With their plunging depths and fascinating features, wall dives present some of the most colourful and breath-taking scuba experiences going. There are simply stacks of spectacular wall-diving sites located throughout the globe and, from Red Sea liveaboards to Caribbean cruises, touring some of the planet’s best underwater walls should take high priority on any diver’s […]

Diving: How Low Can You Go?

For the majority of us, enjoying the wonders of scuba means marvelling at colourful coral reefs in the Caribbean, diving with hammerhead sharks off the coast of Costa-Rica or experiencing one-in-a-lifetime Maldives Liveaboard adventures. But, for a strange few, sinking down to unknown depths and diving so deep that their lives are put under serious […]

PADI Open Water or BSAC Ocean Diver?

It goes without saying that the two best known diving agencies for UK divers are BSAC – the UK based British Sub Aqua Club – and PADI – the US based Professional Association of Dive Instructors – but which is best? Being the more commercial and heavily marketed of the two, PADI is probably the […]

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