Category Archives: oceans

Potecting the reefs

Oceans 5 is protecting the reefs. Every week Oceans 5 dive resort organizes a free reef clean up in the harbor of Gili Air, Indonesia. A lot of people are asking us, why is our dive shop doing this and … Continue reading

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New PADI instructors Gili islands

It is official! The Gili Islands have got another 6 new PADI Instructors. The training of the instructor has be done by Trawangan dive on Gili Trawangan and IDC Dive resort Oceans 5 Gili Air on Gili Air. Both PADI … Continue reading

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IDC Gilis August Day 7

IDC Gilis August is almost over! The last room presentations for our IDC candidates. To make it a bit harder for them Course Director Sander Buis gave them some objects and names that the candidates had to use in their … Continue reading

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PADI Instructor Course Gili Islands July Day 9

IDC Gili Islands, Lombok, Indonesia The IDC Gili Islands is almost over, the candidates have done almost all assignments and have listen to the IDC presentations of PADI Course Director Sander Buis. Today the IDC candidates were in the morning … Continue reading

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PADI Instructor Course Gili Islands July Day 8

During a Padi Instructor Development Course (IDC) you need a time for yourself, not thinking about the upcoming IE, not thinking about physics, etc. That’s why the candidates had a half day work at day number 8. The day was … Continue reading

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IDC Gili Islands July Day 7

IDC Gili Islands July Day 7 Today the candidates started in the 25 meter pool at Oceans 5 IDC dive resort, confined open water presentation 3. The skills free flow regulator, deep water exit and cramp removal. All these skills … Continue reading

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IDC Gili Islands July Day 4

The IDC on the Gili Islands goes smoothly. The candidates had today their first classroom presentation and confined open water presentation. The day started at 8.30 after a quick briefing of PADI Course Director Sander Buis, the candidates Pascal, Marcos … Continue reading

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Padi Seal Team Indonesia

PADI SEAL TEAM Why take this course? The PADI Seal Team Course is for the younger divers who want to get involved in diving the the pool completing “Aqua-missions” using full scuba equipment specially designed to fit them in a … Continue reading

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Padi IDC staff instructor

If you’re serious about professional scuba instruction, and want to be more than an instructor (perhaps work in PADI Instructor Development Centers/Career Development Centers, own your own PADI dive center/resort, or progress to becoming a PADI Course Director yourself), then … Continue reading

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Can you tell us the age of a fish?

One way to tell the age of a fish is by looking at its scales. They have growth rings just like trees. These are called circuli. Clusters of them are called annuli. Each annuli show one year. Like the picture … Continue reading

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