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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 Divemaster Internship Gili Islands

Since 2011 Oceans 5 dive resort Gili Air have been providing PADI Professional level training from Divemaster to Instructor rating. During this time we have developed an international reputation as the premier dive company in the Gili Islands, Indonesia. You … Continue reading

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Facts about Hammerheads Sharks

The Hammerhead Shark The Hammerhead Shark. Take one look at this amazing fish and you’ll know how it got its name. The scientific name for its hammerhead shaped head is called Cephalofil. There are 9 different species of Hammerheads: •Winghead … Continue reading

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Facts about Black Marlins

Black marlin (recently reclassified as Istiompax indica, after formerly being known as Makaira indica) are considered by many authorities to be amongst the world’s premiere game fish. They certainly have size on their side, with the all tackle world record … Continue reading

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Do you like to dive in Plastic?

If you have a choice to dive in a soup of plastic, the smell of petrol around you, seeing more rubbish than fish or diving in crystal clear water? The choice is easy isn’t it? Marine debris also affects reefs … Continue reading

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Facta about Stargazers

Stargazers (Uranoscopidae) Stargazers are named for their peculiar appearance with eyes positioned dorsally on the head, usually with protruding eyes that are directed upward. The body is moderately elongate and depressed anteriorly. The large head is almost entirely encased in … Continue reading

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Padi instructor development course (IDC) starts the 16th of November

The Padi instructor development course (IDC) at Oceans 5 dive resort starts the 16th of November. The first 3 days its a IDC preparation, the candidates are practicing their dive skills, dive theory and EFR instructor training. The IDC takes … Continue reading

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Dive Indonesia: Oceans 5 dive Gili Air: 5 star PADI IDC dive resort!

Oceans 5 on Gili Air, Lombok, Indonesia has received the 5 star PADI IDC dive resort status. So that means we can now train divers up to instructor. Oceans 5 offers the perfect location for divers that would like to … Continue reading

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Dive Gili Air: Gili Islands Dive Resort Oceans 5 supports Reef Check survey January 2011

From 28-30 January 2011, our friends from Reef Check Foundation Indonesia visited the Gili Islands again to monitor the development of the reef prior to bleaching and to have a better understanding of the resilience and recovery level of the … Continue reading

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