SOUTH PACIFIC

AUSTRALIA

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Jervis Bay

sea dragons, blue devils and red Indians by Tony Karacsonyi Jervis Bay, approximately 250 kilometres south of Sydney, Australia, abounds in sub-tropical marine life, especially in spring and summer,…

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Gold Coast

Mucking About in the Gold Coast Seaway by Nigel Marsh and Helen Rose The Seaway is one of Queensland’s best kept diving secrets, and it was surprisingly created by man. Located at the northern…

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Cocos Islands

Splendid Isolation By Beth and Shaun Tierney Flying in to the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, you could be forgiven for thinking that you were about to land somewhere else. The scenery has that familiar…

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Cocklebiddy

Cocklebiddy… Now and then. Text Richard Harris, Images Geoff Paynter and Simon Doughty. Swimming through cobalt blue-white passageways with vision limited only by the power of our dive lights,…

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Nelson Bay

Australia’s Nelson Bay, NSW For natural beauty and ease of access to dive sites Australia’s Nelson Bay is hard to beat. But what really makes it stand out is its interesting inhabitants.…

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Ningaloo

Australia’s other reef – Ningaloo By Nigel Marsh and Helen Rose The name Ningaloo comes from the local Aboriginal tribe, the Gnulli, and means promontory, which perfectly describes the…

NEW ZEALAND

ASIA/PACIFIC

INDIAN OCEAN

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Living in the Wake

February/March, 2005 By Judy Ann Newton; Images by Idris Ahmed/copyright IFAW/I As the weeks pass by, the news media has turned the focus away from the Tsunami in search of the latest political bites…

THE AMERICAS

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La Jolla

Forget the Latte and Go for a Dive By Iain Anderson It is hard to imagine a bigger contrast in habitats. On the shore at La Jolla, a trendy suburb of San Diego, California, crowds of tourists watch a…

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The Cayman Islands

by Alexander Stammers Imagine a place where nearly every day is like a tropical version of that movie Ground Hog Day, when you open your front door and the sun streams through to welcome yet another…

EUROPE

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Cyprus

Cyprus Dive wrecks and walls then explore ancient ruins By Fabio H Cesario Cyprus, a new member of the EU, is located in the far east of the Mediterranean with crystal clear waters. Water…

POLAR DIVING

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Antarctica

One day in Antarctica By Dave Moran It was sort of orange in a weird, wrinkly way, clinging to a seaweed-carpeted ledge. The latest in vacuum cleaners maybe! With forty five plus arms it would have…

AFRICA

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The Greatest Shoal On Earth

October/November, 2005 text and images by Tobi Bernhard Every year a gigantic animal migration takes place on the Indian Ocean coast of South Africa. From June to August vast shoals of sardines move…