Category Archives: sport

Tai Chi Workshop Gili Islands

IDC dive resort Oceans 5 organized this morning a Tai Chi Workshop Gili Islands. For the persons who don’t know what Tai Chi is, here the definition of Wikipedia: T’ai chi ch’uan or Taijiquan, often shortened to t’ai chi, taiji … Continue reading

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PADI Instructor Course Gili Islands July Day 10

IDC Gili Islands July Day 10 The days are easy at the IDC at Oceans 5 IDC dive resort Gili Air, Indonesia. They start at 8.30 and end at 16.30. Maybe the candidates have some homework, but most of the … 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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Padi Instructor Courses (IDC) Gili Islands, Indonesia

Special package for IDC Candidates at Oceans 5 dive resort Gili Air, Lombok, Indonesia! IDCs are conducted every month with Padi Platinum Course Director Camille Lemmens and/or Padi Course Director Sander Buis. Duration of the course is 10-12 days. Padi … Continue reading

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What is coral bleaching?

What is coral bleaching? A coral colony is made up of numerous individual coral polyps. Corals use their tentacles to feed on zooplankton, but depend primarily on microscopic, algae known as zooxanthellae located inside their tissues to provide them with … Continue reading

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Facts about Razor Fish

Diving around the Gili Islands gives you the oppurtunity to see unusual fish, like the Razor fish. You will find the in the harbor of Gili Air, in the front of Oceans 5 dive resort. These are small, unusually shaped … Continue reading

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Facts about Moray Eel

The moray eel is a large species of eel found in warm and temperate waters all around the world. They are also around the Gili Islands. Despite their snake-like appearance, moray eels (along with other eel species) are in fact … Continue reading

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Day 2 PADI IE

Today day 2 starts of the Padi instructor examination (IE) starts at Gili Air. Today it is only the confined water presentations. Oceans 5 candidates are making themselves ready for the final presentation. In a few hours we know more … Continue reading

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Facts about Barracudas

When you are diving around the Gili Islands you have a chance to see at the divesites Sharkpoint, Hans or Halik the Barracuda. Also in the evenings when you pass all the BBQ places for dinner, the barracuda is one … Continue reading

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Facts about Scorpion fish

A scorpion fish is a group of predatory, marine fish that are found amongst coral reefs and in shallow waters in the more temperate oceans. The scorpion fish is most closely related to the lionfish and is most commonly found … Continue reading

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