Posts tagged scuba diving
7 tips for Better Navigation

After learning the basics of diving and becoming certified, you are ready to go off on your own and dive! However, many people shy away from this as they are nervous about finding their way beneath the surface. Here, we share some great tips for navigation, helping you to go it alone!

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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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Sidemount

Scuba diving is constantly changing and adapting to different types and styles, allowing divers to fully explore numerous avenues for their underwater activities. Side mount has been about for a few years, however PADI are now pushing it as a new and exciting way to dive, giving divers more air, a more streamlined stance and an uber-cool appearance. Here, one of our instructors tries it for the first time and learns just how cool it is to be a side mount diver!

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Breathing like a diver!

Why does some divers consume more air than others. Apart from the obvious reasons such as gender and the size of your lungs - how you breath will impact the amount of air we consume.  in this weeks blog we are talking about some techniques we as divers can use to improve our air consumption.  

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Get your dose of Vitamin Sea!

If you need an excuse to dive then here are just a few reasons! Scuba diving is actually good for your health. It has been proven. Have a read of this week's blog to find out why and to get yourself a whole list of things to tell your boos why you're not at work this week!

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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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Plastic's not fantastic!

Plastic in our oceans is a growing problem. This blog only scratches the surface on what is happening in our beautiful seas, but will make you think about how you dispose of you rubbish, especially plastics. Divers can play a major part in helping to dilute this problem. By grabbing any rubbish we see on every dive we go on we can slowly but surely contribute to cleaner oceans!

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