Experiences

Why complete the PADI Divemaster course? Much more than just a certification.

The PADI Divemaster course is one of the most rewarding scuba diving certifications you can complete. This’s not just because it’s one of the most time consuming, or because it is the first professional qualification. The Divemaster course is so fulfilling because it provides you with invaluable skills and unforgettable experiences that enrich many aspects of your life, not just…

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Advice, Experiences, The Island

So, what is there to do on Gili Air?

We all know that Gili Air is famous for scuba diving. Exploring the crystal clear waters, swimming through schools of colourful fish and hanging out with turtles, is certainly one of the best ways to spend your time. But what about those surface intervals? Or perhaps your loved ones or travel buddies are not interested in wiggling into a wetsuit…

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Advice

How to choose the best scuba diving shop for you.

So, you’ve just arrived in paradise or maybe you’re about to jet off to a new destination. You can’t wait to get underwater, but you don’t want to take the plunge with just any diving shop. In most scuba diving destinations, the streets and beach fronts are littered with an overwhelming number of diving shops offering day trips and courses, but…

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Experiences

Nicole’s diving dream came true!

Shark warrior Nicole at Gili Air

My diving dream! My name is Nicole Dergosits and I came to Gili Air from America in May 2017 to get my open water scuba certificate. I have never scuba dived before and I was so excited but also a little nervous.  As I am deaf, I needed to get clearance from my doctor at home to be able to scuba…

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Experiences

Gili Shark Conservation Divemaster Internship

  Addie’s Gili Shark Conservation Divemaster Internship If you are an aspiring marine biologist with a love for diving and the ocean, the Divemaster Internship through the Gili Shark Conservation (GSC) project is the perfect project to take on. Any PADI professional will tell you the divemaster course is fun and challenging, and added to the responsibility of being a…

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