WE’RE ON A BOAT…

Friday, 05 October 2018 by

We are VERY excited to announce that we’ve teamed up with leading liveaboard experts Blue o Two and can now offer liveboards here in the Red Sea We’re starting off with itineraries from Hurghada or Port Ghalib (to make it easier for all you guys with direct flights… and yet ironically more difficult for us

WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU LEMONS

Saturday, 05 May 2018 by

… squeeze harder? make lemonade.. ? demand to see life’s manager? In my previous life I taught outdoor pursuits in the UK. I taught sports like rock climbing, kayaking and caving not just for fun but also to help groups develop as teams. A large part of this was looking at communication. What does this

2016 WRAP-UP

Monday, 09 January 2017 by

I was doing really well with blogs last year but-one… and miserably failed in 2016. I’m sure all y’all are gutted. Well – they are back so buckle-up. We’ve had some changes over 2016 – people have come in to our little #H2OFamily and some have left. Oli moved to the Cayman Islands earlier in

WHY SO BLUE?

Sunday, 31 January 2016 by

We get many people wanting to rent an underwater camera and it’s understandable; divers want a memento of their underwater experiences and pretty fish. The trouble is, underwater photography is not as clear cut as taking a selfie with the latest smart phone. You need to have brilliant buoyancy control and good air management, otherwise

People often mistake these fish for a Seahorse which they can’t be blamed for – they do belong to the same family and they have similar characteristics. They are long and thin… just like a pipe funnily enough. They do have a dorsal fin but unlike the Seahorse, they do not have pectoral fin. They

ANIMAL OF THE MONTH: SEPT – SEAHORSES

Sunday, 20 September 2015 by

We’re lucky here at H2O Divers, our house reef – Bannerfish Bay is home to Hippocampus jayakarai, more commonly known as Thorny seahorse. Hippocampus comes from the ‘hippos’ Greek meaning horse and ‘kampos’ meaning sea monster. Seahorses are actually fish: they live in water, breathe through gills and they have a swim bladder. Unlike a

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