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Diving vs Snorkelling

The underwater world is one of endless adventure and discovery – after all, 80% of our global oceans remain unexplored. Diving and snorkelling are two popular ways to experience said adventure. Their major difference? Snorkelling involves observing the marine environment from above, while diving allows you to explore deeper and immerse yourself in the underwater world.

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The Best Scuba Gear for Dive Travel

As international dive destinations continue to reopen and welcome divers back into the water, we wanted to take a break from our usual head-to-head testing and instead highlight some travel-friendly gear for those divers eager to book their next trip. This roundup includes several items you may recognize from previous ScubaLab tests, along with several brand-new pieces of gear purpose-built for the diver on the go. Gear was selected based on its suitability for diving tropical, warm-water conditions, with special attention paid to light-weight, compact designs that allow for easy packing or other features that make travel easier and more convenient.

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Scuba Diving in Brisbane

Brisbane is the capital of Queensland and one of Australia’s major cities. Located on Australia’s east coast, Brisbane offers easy access to the protected sites in Moreton Bay and the Coral Sea. Some of the most prominent scuba diving locations in this region include Stradbroke Island, Flinder’s Reef, Moreton Island, and Fraser Island. On offer are impressive reefs, over 200 species of reef fish, leopard sharks, loggerhead sea turtles, and even majestic manta rays. Aside from marine life, the unique collection of shallow water wrecks (Tangalooma Wrecks) are within easy reach and offer an easy introduction to wreck diving.

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Best Places to Dive in Cozumel

Cozumel is well known for three things:

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A Costly Prize | Lessons for Life

In the back of his mind, Rex knew he was pushing his dive limits, but he really didn’t care. He was after the grand prize in the spearfishing tournament, and that was his only focus. The grand prize wasn’t even that much money, but he wanted the bragging rights of spearing the biggest fish. Underwater, he heard his dive computer beeping, but he ignored it and swam after another prize.

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