Diving in Bicol
This time we’ll get a little closer acquainted with the possibilities of combined diving tours in the Philippines. It turns out, going after a whole kaleidoscope of impressions, tourists sometimes…

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Briefly about the most popular destinations for diving safari
Briefly - only because of each direction ... so what's there - even about each safari, you can write a separate article. Nevertheless, I will try to make a small…

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Diving in mauritius
Today, there are about thirty dive centers registered in Mauritius Scuba Diving Association (MSDA) in Mauritius. Most of them are located in the center of large resorts, as well as…

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“Team building and games”

Underwater space and scuba give a person a rare “third degree of freedom” – the ability to easily move in any direction. This opens up new opportunities for a variety of activities and entertainment.

For example, without any preparation, in any country of the world under water one can wonderfully build human pyramids of 4-5 “floors” or invent acrobatic stunts that any circus would envy. You can arrange “war” with three-dimensional opportunities for maneuver, carry out relay races, dance competitions – solo and pair, lead round dances, dance sirtaki, play “guess the melody”, volleyball and throw stones at a distance – under water even the most notorious strong people are unlikely to throw a little pebble more than a meter and a half.

Diving is actively used for the purposes of team building. First, the joint development of new skills in itself strengthens the team. Secondly, in diving a system of dives with a partner has been adopted, which means that it is necessary to learn to care for each other, to calmly interact and negotiate, to understand each other even without words. There are also special exercises to strengthen the team spirit: for example, assembling underwater structures made of floating materials that do not at all tend to form a given figure. Instructors are always happy to come up with new entertainment – there would be a goal and a team, and there will always be a lesson!

Another increasingly popular and affordable entertainment – underwater scooters. These are small “torpedoes” with a screw drive, battery operated and designed for one person. With them, you can not only quickly travel “in a straight line”, but also master the whole range of aerobatic maneuvers – the scooter gives speed, water and scuba gear – three-dimensional freedom of fantasy: lovers can easily show the barrels and “dead loops”. Who knows – maybe this sport will someday be included in the program of the Olympic competitions?

Those who are not afraid of ice diving, especially attractive on the northern seas and on Lake Baikal, can pamper themselves with rare fun – playing hockey … on the other side of the ice! As a washer, any floating object will do.

Eco diving
Artificial reefs have evolved markedly since the first attempts to impose a used tire on the ocean in the hope that the fish would like it. Modern artificial reefs appearing in various parts of the planet are complex structures made of properly selected material with an uneven surface (so that it can be easier for algae and other organisms to cling to it), with developed passages and holes for fish and places for implanting corals. To help reefs quickly become a full part of the ocean, they need to help acquire corals and other first inhabitants.

Specialists take the sprigs of coral, and divers need only take prepared “seedlings” and strengthen them in special reef cavities. This is somewhat similar to the process of decorating a Christmas tree – only with environmental benefits. “Plant coral” can be, for example, in the resorts of Malaysia (Tioman Island and Mataking), in Thailand and many other exotic countries. In Russia, the Artificial Reefs Foundation regularly hosts festivals designed to draw public attention and attention to the issue of maintaining the ecology of the seas.

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