Return to Hornby Island

[space height=”20″] Our 2016 Hornby Island dive trip finished up this month after a beautiful long weekend with Hornby Island Divers. Our group included scuba divers from Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia. The owners of Hornby Island Diving, Rob & Amanda Zielinski, do an amazing job with both diving and lodging. Saturday, our first day, had…

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Divers Meet Steller Sea Lions at Hornby Island

Its been a fun and exciting 6 days with our March 2015 Hornby Island dive trip, where we spent two days of diving in Puget Sound before heading up to Hornby Island, British Columbia to dive in Canadian waters, and to see the Lions of Hornby Island. Our divers traveled from Florida, Hawaii, California and…

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Trip Update: Aliwal Shoal

Yesterday we had the privilege of diving one of the top 10 dive sites in the world, Aliwal Shoal. The dive site is located about two hours south of Durban in the small town of Umkomaas. Aliwal Shoal was named after an 1849 wreck and features both hard and soft corals, plus an abundance of reef fish and Grey…

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Trip Update: Tala Game Reserve

After 4 flights and 30 hours of travel, I finally made it to Durban, South Africa last Friday. Durban is a beautiful, laid-back city with a Mediterranean climate featuring warm, sunny days and cool, clear nights. After a rest day on Saturday, Christine and I decided to take a Durban city tour and the Tala Game…

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Trip Update: Heading to the Sardine Run in South Africa

I’m currently down in Los Angeles, heading down to Durban for the sardine run off the eastern coast of South Africa. The sardine run in South Africa happens when billions of sardines school up for a spawning event, and then hundreds of thousands of predators converge to eat the fish. Predators include Dolphins, whales, sharks,…

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Scuba Diving in Curaçao

Just a quick post- I’m currently scuba diving in Curaçao, part of the Netherlands Antilles, just off the coast of Venezuela in the Caribbean. While I’m away, we’ll still be running our daily dive tours and taking advantage of the great fall visibility and abundant marine life in the Pacific Northwest. The scuba diving in…

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