I have been diving for over 5 years. I was diving with John Russell while he was certifying a class. After reporting the following things, he is no longer certified with PADI (put in diver number 40957 at http://www.padi.com/scuba/prochek/Default.aspx): 1) Diving in a restricted area. There were plenty of signs that said the bacteria content was too high too swim. He disregarded my comments that it wasn't a place to go diving. 2) Poorly maintained equipment. My secondary was filled with sand a...
Florida is one of the world’s premier destinations for cave diving and Devil’s Eye cave system should be on any cave divers list of places to dive when visiting the region.
Northwest of Kauai, the tiny island of Ni'ihau and its neighbor, Lehua Rock, have some of Hawaii's best diving. Known as the Forbidden Island, divers will find sheer drop-offs, healthy corals, the chance to see pelagic and maybe a glimpse of the elusive and endangered Hawaiian monk seal.
Scuba diving (as a New Year’s Resolution) coalesces the most common resolutions made each year. But even divers have their own NY resolutions; they can get bored, especially if they’ve been diving the same spots over and over again. A new year calls for adding some new and unique destinations onto your scuba bucket list.