Posts tagged diving
Becoming a Divemaster on Gili T - The what, why and where

This is the first of four small blogs I wrote in order to document the process of me completing my PADI Divemaster Course on Gili Trawangan, Indonesia. I hope by sharing my story and experiences I can give future Divemasters an idea of what’s coming and inspire fellow divers that want to step up their dive-game to become a professional.

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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 turtle

This month's animal of the month is the Green sea turtle. Quite common around the waters of the Gili islands, we are proud of our turtles and are moving closer to protecting them and their habitat. 

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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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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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