Check out Cyprus diving in the brochure!


See this great article about artificial reefs in Cyprus!


Read more about the famous Zenobia wreck here


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  • The Cypriot essentials – what should you pack for a trip to Cyprus? 18/10/2018
    Written by Alexandra Dimitriou Cyprus is an interesting year-round island with over 300 days of sunshine per year. It’s sizzling hot between the months of June to August, but even the winter months can be pleasantly warm. It’s a tiny island, with a rich history and is home to the last split capital in the world; […]
    Guest Blogger
  • Third Time’s A Charm 17/10/2018
    We fin towards a shallow sand ridge, fighting against an unusually stiff current that’s sweeping through one of the lagoons surrounding Viti Levu, Fiji’s main island. Leroy Aitcheson, my dive instructor, snags a piece of bamboo that’s passing with the current and jams it into the sand, indicating I should use it to help keep […]
    Guest Blogger
  • How to Make the Most of your Annual Leave and Explore the Best Dive Sites in the World 15/10/2018
    I often get asked how I could explore more than 80 scuba diving destinations in 10 years with a full-time job. First, I always explain jokingly that I cheat because in Europe the countries are so small and close to each other. More seriously however, even if holidays regulations and customs vary greatly from a […]
  • A Force for Good: the Reachers and Teachers 12/10/2018
    The planet’s environmental health is the biggest challenge humanity has ever faced. Looking at the innovation, initiatives and social ground swell happening on all fronts, we know we can rise to the challenge through dedication, focus, tenacity and importantly, by working on hearts and minds as well as preservation and restoration. Involving kids – the […]
    Drew Richardson
  • Mission Blue Hope Spot: Moreton Bay, Australia 11/10/2018
    Diving beneath the surface of Moreton Bay reveals a spectacular diversity of marine habitats home to some of the most iconic tropical, subtropical, and temperate ocean species in the world. Mangrove nurseries, mud flats, seagrass beds and coral reefs can all be found within Moreton Bay, in addition to outer reefs and open-ocean habitats just […]
    Ocean Allison
  • 26 Scuba Pickup Lines That Never Work and One That Does 09/10/2018
    Finding the mermaid or merman of your dreams can be tough. Until there’s a Tinder for divers, here are a few pickup lines you can use to attract a mate. Disclaimer: PADI is not liable for any broken masks, black eyes, or other damage incurred by using these terrible, terrible pickup lines. Marine Life Can […]
    Megan Denny
  • AWARE Week Successes and Stories 07/10/2018
    As the first AWARE Week, September 15-23, came to a close, divers from all over the world came together to do their part in cleaning up our oceans, beaches, and reefs. Whether it was taking one of the Project AWARE Specialty courses such as the AWARE Shark Conservation Specialty course, to Dive Against Debris® events, here’s […]
    Tara Bradley Connell
  • How to Choose Your Next Dive Destination 06/10/2018
    Written by Lisa from Fjords and Beaches There are many reasons why you would want to consider a new destination for your next dive. Perhaps you always go diving when you travel, or maybe you’re just a little over the dive sites at home. Whatever your reasons, there are some things you can keep in mind when […]
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  • The Dive Travelers: On Assignment with National Geographic 05/10/2018
    What follows is possibly the best out of office message ever: Thank you for your email. I am on assignment for National Geographic, traveling the world for a year. I will respond to your message as soon as time and WiFi permits. Thank you, Carrie The out of office email above belongs to Carrie Miller, […]
    Emily Bates
  • Inspiring Change with Photojournalism 03/10/2018
    You might have seen Bianca Simonetti’s photograph of a motorbike resting underwater on our social channels last month. We were taken with the striking image and as we found out more about Bianca and her reasons for taking these images we knew the wider PADI community would be interested too, so we took the time […]
    Cathy Evans