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Scuba diving provides a truly unique and unforgettable experience for you and your family, friends and guests. It is the only leisure activity that combines tranquillity, adrenalin, exercise and relaxation. You experience what it feels like to be weightless, witness intoxicating colours and delve into the underwater world; one containing a breath-taking variety of species […]

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The Diving Refresher Course and Why You May Need to Take it

Diving requires a number of skills and rules that need to be remembered for an individual to safely enjoy their dive. However, often the busyness of daily life can mean that diving vacations and local trips are postponed, even for long periods of time. Months or years can pass between dives and when this happens, […]

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What’s the Difference Between Deep Sea Diving, Snorkelling, and Scuba Diving?

Deep sea diving, snorkelling, and scuba diving are three of the most popular underwater activities. They allow divers to explore and admire the wide variety of marine life, corals, and adventures the ocean holds. However, all three of these diving methods are very different and differ greatly in the ways they allow divers to explore […]

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What’s the Difference Between PADI Open Water Diver and Advanced Open Water?

In comparison to open water diving, advanced open water diving is a PADI course you can take after completing the PADI Open Water Diver Certification. The advanced open water diver course takes your diving knowledge and skills to the next level. Learn how to grow in confidence under the water, develop your scuba skills, and […]

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What’s the Difference Between a Scuba Diver and Open Water Diver?

As a professional PADI diving instructor, I have taught hundreds, if not thousands, of people of all ages to scuba dive! And, I’ve come to notice that a lot of new divers ask the same questions. If you’re considering learning to dive, it’s very likely you’ve come across information online talking about the PADI Scuba […]

Swimming with Sharks: The Top 7 Places to Shark Dive in 2018

Shark diving is one of the most exhilarating experiences in the world. However, being face to face with the ocean’s longest-surviving predators comes with a few health and safety considerations. When swimming with sharks, it’s important to do your research. Of course, your diving instructor will explain the safety guidelines before your diving begins but […]

The Art of Discovering Snorkelling | Tips on Learning to Snorkel

70% of the Earth’s surface is covered by water. Sticking to dry land means you miss out on some of the planet’s greatest gems. From turquoise blue waters, colourful marine life that comes in all shapes and sizes and pristine coral reefs are just some of the reasons to get in to snorkelling. As well […]

Top 7 Scintillating Shark Facts You Didn’t Know

Sharks, for the most part, get a pretty bad rep due to their terrifying appearance and killer instincts. However, as many are now aware, sharks do not intentionally eat humans, in fact, sharks don’t even like the taste of us because of our salt percentage!  Anyway, enough about bad-mouthing sharks, we’re here today to divulge […]

Scuba Diving Locations UK: Where You Need to Visit in 2017

When you think of scuba diving, the first thing that would come to many people’s minds are vast, tropical paradises, colourful fish, and warm weather. However, many people simply do not have the funds, nor the time to escape from their busy lives in order to pursue these scuba diving desires. Don’t worry though, here […]

Everything You Need to Know to Enjoy Snorkelling

Snorkelling can be an extremely exciting and liberating experience. You can come across a variety of marine life and every snorkelling trip will be different, in some way, from the last. However, while snorkelling is a very enjoyable and easy sport, without some basic skills, good experience, and knowledge about the dangers of the ocean, […]

8 Fishy Facts – Interesting Facts You Didn’t Know About Marine Life

Here at Oyster Diving we are passionate about diving and exploring the natural beauty of the world’s magnificent oceans. Once you descend into the depths, it is so easy to forget everything else, leave your worries on the shore and marvel at the sights before you. It does not matter how many times you go […]

Famous Scuba Divers

Scuba Diving isn’t just a sport for the likes of you and me. More and more celebrities are putting on their masks and going for a dive. As well as escaping the crowds, finding peace and quiet and witnessing an intoxicating part of our planet, scuba diving is also very good exercise. In fact you […]

Diving in HURGHADA, EGYPT

Scuba Diving in Hurghada, Egypt Don’t worry; I couldn’t pronounce it the first time round either, but don’t let that put you off! Hurghada is a small fishing village located on the eastern coastline of Egypt. It stretches for about 20 miles along Egypt’s beautiful seashore and is packed with loads to do. Due to […]

Longest Ever Scuba Dive

NEW World Record – Longest Ever Scuba Dive 3,961 miles Fred  Bolton has just made scuba diving history by completing the world’s longest scuba dive.  Fred, a PADI scuba diving instructor for Oyster Diving, has become the first person to scuba dive across the Atlantic. He set off from Porthkerris in Cornwall on 1st March 2011 and […]

Top 5 Summer & Winter Scuba Diving Destinations

Top 5 Summer Destinations 1. Mexico, Cozumel Ranked no.1 by PADI as dive destination and featuring on almost every diver’s must-dive destination list, the island of Cozumel off the Mayan Coast of Mexico is a feast for any divers eye. Famous for its drift diving, Cozumel is a lazy diver’s paradise with currents that range from […]

Introduction to Underwater Photography

Underwater Photography is the process of taking photography while under water. It is usually done while scuba diving, but can be done while diving on surface supply, snorkelling, swimming from a submersible or remotely operated underwater vehicle,  or from automated cameras lowered from the surface. Underwater photography can also be categorised as an art from […]