Scuba Diving

The community for anyone interested in scuba diving.

Current Topics

If you’re passionate about diving then get involved right here. We've got all aspects of scuba diving covered.

SubjectStarted By

Latest News & Blogs

A selection of the latest scuba diving news and blog posts.

Tech diving and Traveling How do tech divers find a balance when they want to hit the road?

Essentials You Need For a Scuba Adventure Scuba diving is an aquatic leisure activity that requires the diver to jump and go deep into the water. Scuba diving gear includes the different types of coveralls available in several thicknesses: waterproof, semi-waterproof, wet. For more thermal insulation, the diver is equipped with slippers, gloves and a hood.

Scuba Diving Fins Market Till 2026 Latest Industry Scenario, Trends, Restrain & Future Forecast - Speedo, Mares, Scubapro Scuba Diving Fins Market by Type Fins) and Application : Industry Segment by Applications, by Type, Regional Outlook, Market Demand, Scuba Diving Fins Industry Share and Revenue by Manufacturers, Company Profiles, Growth Forecasts - 2026.

60m-deep Jacuzzi at Soda Springs Many scuba divers will have visited volcanic dive-sites with warm seabeds seeping bubbles and names like Champagne, but a recently dived 60m-deep Philippines site emits what could be the highest natural concentration of carbon dioxide ever recorded.

Best Lenses for Micro Four Thirds Mirrorless Cameras For many traveling image-makers-underwater shooters especially, enthusiasts and pros alike-the format offers the ideal compromise between sensor size and system portability.

15% Off Scuba Diving Travel Insurance We've negotiated a special discount for SCUBA News readers on diving travel insurance - get 15% off from Columbus Direct. Columbus Direct offers diving insurance to depths of 40 m - make sure you select the Adventure Pack option. This not only covers you for diving but 150 other sports like kite surfing, white water rafting and camel trecking.

NAUI Announces Sponsorship Of The Spear Life Show NAUI recently announced that it will sponsor a new scuba diving and spearfishing show on the Outdoor Channel and World Fishing Network. The new show is titled "Spear Life" and will air five days a week through the first and second quarters of 2020.

5 Best Places to Dive with Sharks We take a look at the five best places to dive with sharks. Fiji now has five shark feeding dives. With four in Beqa Lagoon, perhaps the most famous being The Cathedral, established by Beqa Lagoon Resort, which primarily attracts tiger sharks. It's an adrenalin-pumped experience as these powerful creatures come in for a tuna-head snack.

Night Diving: The 10 Best Dive Sites in the World Around the globe, dive sites become a wonderland of activity once the sun disappears. As a scuba diver, you miss out on half of the ocean's life if you only dive during the day. Discover what goes bump in the night at these 10 epic dive sites after dark.

Jungle Freedive Groundbreaking new features and the tough, durable design, makes the Paralenz Dive Camera a favorite by experts and novices in all dive communities, from the commercial technical diver to the occasional holiday underwater explorer. You can get yours today at

Maltaqua's wreck weekends There is only one place where, within a small area of less than 100sq miles, you can get to explore wrecks whatever your level of certification.

Adventures Down Under Southwest Rocks Fish Rock Cave Dives Continuing my travels North up the Australian East coast, I stopped off to dive at Southwest Rocks. This was my Northward point of my epic road trip in Australia, from then on it would be downward towards Tasmania. The reason I made the 500k trip North for the sole purpose of diving the site known as Fish Rock Cave.

Major Announcement: Lembeh vs Anilao Shootout in December 2020 Wetpixel is proud to announce that two macro photography heavyweights will be slugging it out live to discover which will be champion in December 2020. In Lembeh's corner, we have NAD's team captained by Serge Abourjeily with Marcello Di Francesco's from Solitude Lembeh Resort.

Fire Welcome to the Photo Of The Week. Every week we bring you some of the best underwater photography we've seen from both amateurs and professionals alike. You can get your photos featured by tagging us on social media as well as using the hashtag #DeeperBluePhoto.

In search of the best underwater photo-editing Apps With the cloud storage offered by either the Premium or Photography CC packages, you can seamlessly complete a quick edit on your mobile to show your dive-buddies, followed by a more comprehensive edit during the surface interval and finally put the finishing touches to it on the big screen when you get home.

Enjoying the East End Pinnacles of Santa Rosa Island Wiping the sleep from my eyes, I saw that our dive boat had reached the backside of Santa Rosa, the third in the Northern Channel Islands chain, while I'd been snoozing. I wasn't sure where we were or where we were headed but I quietly wished it was the East End Pinnacles.

Interview with Karim Iliya - Underwater Photographer of the Week I spent a lot of time in the water in Hawaii as a kid. I got my first point-and-shoot camera when I was 13. For years my brother and I talked about getting a housing for the camera, but it seemed crazy that it cost as much as the camera. It took me 10 years and four more cameras before I finally got one for my 5D Mk III.

Ocean Count T-Shirts Support Whales In Hawaii You can help save the whales of Hawaii by picking up an Ocean Count 2020 T-Shirt. The beautiful, new-design tees are being sold with all the proceeds going to the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary and the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation.

Tips to Prevent Seasickness Your dream dive trip can become a nightmare if you start to feel seasick. Motion sickness is all too common, and can cause nausea, vomiting, dizziness, headaches, and cold sweats. While it can be mild, it can also be completely incapacitating in some cases.

Diving Bonito and the Pantanal Diving the Pantanal in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul offers visitors the chance to see not only anacondas, but also a wild array of marine life.

Revel and Elate Tested in British Columbia Last spring, BARE Social Media Manager Bill Drumm took a few of his friends on a camping trip on British Columbia's Vancouver Island. Drumm had long eyed the area's pristine dive sites, and, after spotting a good patch of spring weather, he rallied his friends to go explore the island's Campbell River region.

Flickr Increases Pro Subscription Price After Admitting the Company Is Still Operating at a Loss Following the admission in December 2019 that the company is still losing money despite SmugMug's acquisition of the company and subsequent efforts to update and modernize the platform, Flickr has announced that the price of a Pro subscription is increasing to $60 per year, up from $50 previously.

Diving La Jolla Shores with PADI Ambassadiver Rocio Bunker San Diego is home to some of California's top dive sites - one of which is La Jolla Shores. Divers that slip beneath the surface here are delighted by the diversity of marine life and the variety of underwater ecosystems - especially the deep submarine canyon that comes uniquely close to shore.

Tokina Issues Compatibility Notice for Certain Lenses Used with Nikon Z-Series Cameras and FTZ Adapter Tokina has been "thoroughly" testing its Nikon F-mount lenses with the Nikon full-frame Z7, Z6 and new cropped-sensor Z50 using Nikon's FTZ mount adapter, and it turns out that there's an issue that will interest-and perhaps upset-underwater photographers.

More to Explore

The latest news, blogs, videos, podcasts and much more covering all elements of scuba diving.

Scuba Diving Videos

We’ve got a great collection of videos showcasing exciting dives, help on different techniques, kit reviews and more.

Scuba Diving Podcasts

From diving advice to interviews and recommendations for dive locations. We've got something for everyone.

Scuba Diving Shop

We've got some excellent diving merchandise, clothing, equipments, books, plus other great bargains.