Archive for June, 2012

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Becoming a Dive Instructor

“Welcome to your new office!” I will never forget those words spoken to me by the PADI examiner on passing my PADI Instructor Exam (IE). As we glanced towards the ocean, it was one of those perfect days that make you feel very privileged to live in this great Australian land. Bright blue Sydney skies, sparkling clear waters lapping upon [...]

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Diving in Bali – Tulamben and beyond

Bali – Island of the Gods Lying within the so-called Coral Triangle*, Bali is not only a popular holiday destination for surfers, families and backpackers, it is also a mecca for divers who are drawn to the island by its underwater wonders. For the DiveBuzz team, this would be our second visit to the famous Tulamben region (which tells you [...]

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Shelly Beach and its Dusky Whaler Sharks

Due to it’s sheltered location, Shelly Beach is perhaps the most popular shore diving location in Sydney. It is also the location of the only Aquatic Reserve within Sydney. And from January to June, it serves as a nursery ground to the delightful juvenile Dusky Whaler sharks. Located in Sydney’s Northern Beaches district of Manly, Shelly Beach is such a [...]

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