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Decompression Diving - not as dangerous as you'd think

As recreational divers, we are taught to stick within our limits, to watch our depth and time and to come up just completing a safety stop. Decompression diving goes against this, teaching divers to push their limits. to plan dives where they will go into decompression and to make extra decompression stops on the way to the surface. Although a little more tricky, decompression diving is not as dangerous as you think. You just need to plan your dive and dive your plan!

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Animal of the Month - The beautifully odd Rhinopias

The beautifully odd Rhinopias are definitely one to spot whilst on a dive. Photogenic, lazy and one of the most interesting faces of the fish world, these guys are high on our list of things to spot around the Gili islands. 

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Bio Rocks Rock!

An amazingly innovative and successful project came to the Gili islands in 2005 when island eco warrior Delphine Robb set up the Bio ROck project with the help of local fishermen and a large number of dive shops on the island. Now the second largest in the world, the Bio Rock project is successfully helping to regenerate damaged coral and deteriorating numbers of marine species. Here we look at how they work and how much of a success they have been for the islands.

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Animal of the month - Flamboyant Cuttlefish

This month we are having a look at the coolness that is the flamboyant cuttlefish. Now cuttlefish alone are pretty cool, but this little dude takes the biscuit, walking along the seabed, in it's many spectacular colors. Come and help us find the one who lives on our house reef, the Bio Rocks. 

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Animal of the month - The Peacock Mantis Shrimp

Once a month we will take the time to appreciate one particular special creature that we can find under our waters around the Gili islands. This month is the turn of the magnificent Peacock Mantis Shrimp. Warning; cool critter alert!

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10 things to do in Gili Trawangan!

10 things to do on the Gili islands give you an insight into some of the fantastic things not to be missed during your travels to Indonesia. The Gilis are diverse, fun, stunningly beautiful and a little gem off the northwest coast of Lombok. Take some time out from Bali and come and visit a paradise that you'll never forget!

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Why you should dive with a GIDA member on the Gilis

Gili Island Diver's Association ensures that customers receive a high standard service from all dive centers on the Gili Islands. Minimum prices are fixed which alleviates hard competition and allows the customer to choose where they would like to dive rather than go to the cheapest place available. Dive Central Gili a proud member of GIDA!

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