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Two weeks ago, the Category 5 Hurricane Dorian made landfall in The Bahamas; the strongest to ever hit the region. The impact has been devastating. There are now over 50 confirmed fatalities, with 1,300 people still listed as missing.

When Hurricane Dorian hit the north of The Bahamas on 1st September 2019, wind speed reached up to 185mph (298km/h). The main towns were flooded by storm surges, metres above normal sea levels. The powerful winds and water ripped houses apart, tore boats from moorings and dragged vehicles and debris across the islands.

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The Islands Of The Bahamas is an archipelago with more than 700 islands and thousands of cays spread out over 100,000 square miles of ocean, starting just 50 miles south east of the coast of Florida. While the country grieves the devastation Hurricane Dorian brought upon two of the most northern islands, Grand Bahama and The Abacos, there is a silver lining. The majority of The Bahamas, including 14 of the most commonly visited islands, remains unaffected by the storm. The warm and friendly people of The Bahamas, along with hotel and travel partners, from Bimini to Nassau and Paradise...

The Bahamas Diving Association would like to express our hearts and prayers to those operators in the Abacos and portions of Grand Bahama Island as they recover and rebuild from Hurricane Dorian. All 32 members of the association offer our condolences to the families of those lives lost during the storm.

We have in fact heard from all our operators, and the only adversely affected areas are sadly the Abacos and portions of Grand Bahama Island. All the rest of the country’s 32 resorts, dive operators and liveaboards are up and running on their normal dive schedules.

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Egypt:

This 30th of November. Martyn Guess photo workshop onboard Whirlwind. Only £1295

Join our onboard photo expert Martyn Guess for a week focused on getting more out of your camera! Departing from Hurghada, you will spend 7 nights on board on a full board basis (twin-share cabin). This based in Northern Red Sea with up to 21 dives over the week but the itinerary will vary, depending on...

Maldives:

This 8th of September, The best of the Maldives onboard Carpe Vita only £1295 per person

Carpe Vita offers 3 dives daily (except for on the day of arrival and day before departure) including one or two night dives and all diving is from a dhoni tender, with 12lt tank and weights are included, and nitrox. This offer is based on a standard cabin on a full board...

Image credit: ©Jody Elliott

Negros Oriental in the Philippines is known as the ultimate muck diving paradise, with Dauin being its capital. Diving guests at Salaya Beach Houses can discover a great variety of unusual and exotic marine creatures.

Even the rare master of disguise, the ghost pipefish, finds a perfect habitat at the prosperous local dive sites. Salaya Beach Houses is now offering a Specialty course dedicated to these fascinating creatures. This unique Specialty has been approved by both PADI and SSI.

Shy, well camouflaged and thus hard to...

The Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) scuttles A Lockheed L-1011 TriStar in the waters of the Red Sea next to King Abdullah Reef dive site, and adjacent to Aqaba Container Terminal.

The TriStar plane is a non-Jordanian commercial that has been out of service and parked at King Hussein International Airport for several years. ASEZA recently purchased it to sink it and was transferred to the main port in preparation for that purpose to join its military aircraft companion; Hercules C130 which was sunken November last year. Today the C130 became a stop for diving...

 

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Dive Buddy Offer. This 31st of August, bring your dive buddy on Carpe Novo only £995 per person

Buddy Offer Price based on 2 people booking. Wend your way between Male and Baa atolls, cherry-picking the highlight dive sites...

When you book a 7 day all inclusive package, your second guest stays FREE.  This special applies to all our great vacation packages - Dive, Snorkel, Resort and Honeymoon.

PLUS…… YEAR END SAVINGS!

For a limited time, guests can also take advantage of AKR’s Buy One Get One Free on resort activities when you book a stay Aug 31st - Dec 21st, 2019.  This offer applies to shark dive, dolphin swim and snorkel, horseback riding and canopy tours.  Guests will also enjoy Buy One Get One Free Happy Hour at Frangipani Bar...

The Giannis D is one of the most iconic wrecks in the northern Red Sea. This striking photo was taken by our in house photo pro, Mario Vitalini. See it for yourself and join us in the spectacular Red Sea.

Scuba Travel has handpicked our modern Red Sea liveaboards. We believe you deserve outstanding diving as well as onboard creature comforts. Find your perfect weekly departure at an affordable price. Scuba Travel’s Red Sea liveaboards are run to the highest safety standards by friendly, experienced crews. Discover our award-winning liveaboards for an...

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