Asia Pacific

News and views and special offers plus top travel tips from the best scuba diving destinations in the Asia Pacific region including Indonesia, Thailand, Australia, Papua New Guinea, Fiji and more
Wakatobi: at the forefront of Ocean stewardship

Wakatobi: at the forefront of Ocean stewardship

While some call for plastic bans and government regulations, Wakatobi has been leading the way in ocean cleanups since 1995
wide angle collection of coral and sponges

Capturing the scope of Wakatobi’s reefs through wide-angle imagery

Wide-angle photography is an important part of an underwater photographer's repertoire - and Wakatobi is a great place to try it out
Aggressor expands portfolio with land-based ‘Signature Lodges’

Aggressor expands portfolio with land-based ‘Signature Lodges’

Premier liveaboard operator, Aggressor Adventures, announces its new 'Signature Lodges' land-based safari brand
Battle of the Colours – the mating ritual of giant cuttlefish

Battle of the Colours – the mating ritual of giant cuttlefish

ByDIVE ContributorsJan 8, 2024
One of nature’s greatest spectacles, the final mating rituals of the giant cuttlefish, takes place on the reefs of South Australia
Green Fins Indonesia now able to train trainers in-country

Green Fins Indonesia now able to train trainers in-country

ByDIVE StaffDec 23, 2023
Two new Green Fins assessor trainers have been certified in Indonesia, which will help expand the initiative with in-country training
New Caledonia to extend area of MPA banning marine industrial activities

New Caledonia to extend area of MPA banning marine industrial activities

ByStuart ButlerDec 16, 2023
New Caledonia takes bold strides to further protect some of the world's most pristine and species-diverse coral reefs.
Surfers against Olympic construction at Teahupo’o

Surfers against Olympic construction at Teahupo’o

ByStuart ButlerOct 20, 2023
Locals claim infrastructure construction for the 2024 Olympic Games will cause environmental damage to the famed Tahitian reefs of Teahupo’o
Video: Maximising dive time on Wakatobi’s pristine reefs

Video: Maximising dive time on Wakatobi’s pristine reefs

ByDIVE ContributorsSep 27, 2023
Tom St George captures the pristine condition of the coral reefs in Wakatobi's private marine preserve, often highly praised by divers
an underwater photographer captures a manta ray in raja ampat

Double Bullseye – diving Raja Ampat and Lembeh with Aggressor Adventures

ByDIVE ContributorsSep 7, 2023
Mark B Hatter hits the bullseye - twice - diving Raja Ampat and the Lembeh Strait onboard Aggressor Adventures' Raja Ampat Agressor
Wakatobi’s fantastic beasts — and where to find them

Wakatobi’s fantastic beasts — and where to find them

ByDIVE ContributorsApr 21, 2023
Small things are a big attraction at Wakatobi, making the resort's pristine reefs a delight for critter spotters and macro photography
best new zealand diving poor knights islands

Best places to dive and snorkel in New Zealand

ByDIVE StaffApr 11, 2023
Looking for a new adventure? Here's ten of the best places for scuba diving and snorkelling in the beautiful country of New Zealand.
Wakatobi – the business of conservation through sustainable tourism

Wakatobi – the business of conservation through sustainable tourism

Mark ‘Crowley’ Russell talks to Wakatobi founder, Lorenz Mäder, about the hard grind of making sustainable tourism work
Fiji no longer requires Covid-19 vaccine for travel

Fiji no longer requires Covid-19 vaccine for travel

The government of Fiji has announced that travellers to the country will no longer be required to show proof of a Covid-19 vaccine.
La Galigo – liveaboard diving in Indonesia

La Galigo – liveaboard diving in Indonesia

Dive more and experience more with Indonesian liveaboard diving around Komodo, Raja Ampat and Misool on board La Galigo
Siladen Resort & Spa – an underwater photographer’s paradise

Siladen Resort & Spa – an underwater photographer’s paradise

ByDIVE ContributorsJan 10, 2023
Siladen Resort & Spa is a paradise for underwater photographers - expert photographer Lisa Collins tells us why.
Win a 3-night/6-dive stay at Siladen Resort & Spa!

Win a 3-night/6-dive stay at Siladen Resort & Spa!

Siladen Resort & Spa is offering one lucky diver the chance to win a 3-night stay with 6 free dives at its exclusive Bunaken resort
Papua New Guinea’s sea of plenty

Papua New Guinea’s sea of plenty

ByDIVE ContributorsDec 24, 2022
Steve Jones celebrates Papua New Guinea's remarkable Bismarck Sea, and shows why the nation plans to extend its marine protection
OBLU NATURE Helengeli – explore, dive in, and experience the wonder!

OBLU NATURE Helengeli – explore, dive in, and experience the wonder!

ByDIVE StaffNov 30, 2022
Surrounded by magical flora and fauna, OBLU NATURE Helengeli is a tropical Maldives diving wonderland just waiting to be explored
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