BLOG

Fish Facts: Turtles

Fish Facts: Turtles Marine turtles aren’t actually fish but reptiles. They have to surface periodically to breathe and are often spotted on their way to or from the surface. There are seven different species of Marine Turtle. The two types commonly seen in the Komodo National Park are Hawksbill and Green. Turtles are divers’ favourites, […]

PADI Women’s Dive Day 2017

PADI Women’s Dive Day On 15 July 2017 it’s going to be the third annual PADI Women’s Dive Day. Women’s Dive Day was started to try to close the gender gap, supporting and making women divers stronger in the diving community. Diving is no longer the “man’s sport” it used to be, the ratio for […]

10 Fish Facts

  10 Fish Facts 1.      Most fish reproduce by laying eggs, though some fish, such as great white sharks, give birth to live babies called pups. 2.      Starfish are not fish. Neither are jellyfish. 3.      Catfish have over 27,000 taste buds. Humans have around 7,000. 4.      Most fish have taste buds all over their body. […]

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017

Certificate of Excellence 2017 Divine Diving are proud to celebrate our 5th TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence in a row!   We would like to thank our wonderful guests who have made this possible by taking the time to write great reviews.  We appreciate any and all feedback, and hope that we can continue to keep […]

Fish Fact: Black-Tip Reef Sharks

The Black-tip Reef Shark This elegant shark is commonly found in the Komodo National Park. When we dive in the north of the park, at dive sites Castle Rock, Crystal Rock and The Couldron, and in the centre of the park at Tatawa Besar and Manta Point they are regularly spotted. Appearance/Size The black-tip reef […]

PADI 100% AWARE Partner

What is PADI’s Project AWARE? Firstly, what does it stand for? AWARE stands for Aquatic World Awareness Responsibility and Education, most PADI divers have heard of it but don’t know very much about it.  Originally formed in 1989, it is a global movement of scuba divers “Protecting Our Ocean Planet – One Dive at a […]

World Ocean Day

World Ocean Day It’s World Ocean Day, and here at Divine Diving (www.divinediving.com) we’ve been doing our bit for the environment today.  We all met up this morning at 7am at the pier at the night market and went to Pulau Bajo.  Dive staff, divemaster trainees, guests, and the boat crew all got involved in […]

All hands on deck!

Captains Log With the boats on dock, the crew is working hard to prepare for the upcoming adventures after the rainy season. First, remove everything, and we mean everything, the boats are bare. Second, strip the wood of all paint and treat everything for waterproofing. Naring is having a complete refit where we are making […]

Divine Diving proudly presents her brand new website!

Quick overview about diving opportunities in Komodo? Finding daytrip or liveaboard cruises for Komodo National Park? Booking dive holidays complete with accommodation, diving and transport? On the new website of Divine Diving you can find all information quickly and easy. Divine Diving is proud to present with the start of 2017 a new online face: [...]

Day Trips Komodo – onboard ‘Naring’

A few weeks ago, we posted an article about the advantages of joining our liveaboard cruises in Komodo. Today, we would like to share with you the advantages of doing daily diving trips onboard our vessel ‘Naring’! Budget Although a liveaboard is not as expensive as you might think, the cheaper option to dive in […]