Scuba Diving

40-ton whale filmed jumping fully out of the water like it's some kind of hotshot dolphin or something

An enormous adult humpback whale was filmed breaching fully out of the water off the southeastern coast of South Africa in early July. The massive whale propels its full body out of the water, like it's some kind of fit young dolphin or something.<p>The impressive sight was captured by scuba diver …

Oceans

Great white shark attacks kayaker off California coast

A man kayaking off the Santa Barbara coast was attacked by a shark on Thursday and luckily got away unharmed.<p>Bret Jackson of Los Angeles told KSBY that he was a mile east of Stearns Wharf when the encounter happened.<p>"When I first saw the shark, it was about a foot from my face, grabbing on to the …

Oceans

Michael Phelps says great white shark was toughest foe ever

NEW YORK – Michael Phelps retired from competitive swimming following the 2016 Summer Games in Rio as the most decorated Olympian of all time -- with 28 medals, including 23 gold. But Phelps’ most recent race – which will air Sunday on the Discovery channel – featured his most challenging opponent …

Olympics

Scuba divers raise a pair of World War Two bouncing bombs in time for 75th Dambusters anniversary

Scuba divers have completed a daring mission to raise two historic bouncing bombs, like the ones featured in the World War Two film The Dam Busters, …

Royal Navy

Scout a Wreck Using Electronics

One way to locate the most productive fishing areas<p>Capt. Billy Harbaugh knows a lot of wrecks off the Florida Keys, but this veteran skipper also …

Fishing

Cave diver survives 60 hours with no air, food or light

A diver who was trapped in an underwater cave for 60 hours has revealed that he considered knifing himself to death to end his terrifying …

Lifestyle

Take a look at the best book for Shark Week: 'Shark' by Brian Skerry

In 1982, while diving off Rhode Island, photographer Brian Skerry met his first shark. “I moved closer,” he writes of that initial encounter, “my primal fears suppressed by my desire for intimacy with this magnificent animal.” Closeness and intimacy might not be everyone’s first instinct when …

Oceans

Video of Man Riding Endangered Whale Shark Sparks Outrage

An Iranian fisherman sparked outrage after turning a whale shark into a surfboard and posting the video on Instagram. The whale shark — <i>Rhincodon …

Whale Sharks

The four-year treasure hunt for the hoodwinker sunfish

Sunfish are famous for looking odd. They are the largest bony fish in the world, can grow to over 3 metres in length and weigh up to 2 tonnes, and …

New Zealand

How to avoid a shark attack

The odds of a shark attack are already infinitesimal, but with a few simple precautions, it is possible to discourage them even further.<p>It's sensible …

Lifestyle

Win Southwest Airlines Grand Cayman Trip during Shark Week

Shark Week comes once a year. This year, Southwest Airlines has decorated a plane to celebrate Shark Week. And they’re offering a contest where you …

Airlines

Four Indonesian destinations named best dive sites in Asia by CNN

News website <i>CNN</i> recently ran a listicle article on the 10 Best Dive Sites in Asia.<p>Four of the locations mentioned are from Indonesia, namely Derawan …

Indonesia

Florida's Best Freshwater Scuba Diving Sites

The vibrant reefs of the Florida Keys and excellent drift diving off the South Florida coast are well known in the dive world. But in the heart of …

A deep dive into Michigan's eerie, beautiful Shipwreck Coast

The Shipwreck Coast — a stretch of shallow waters at the southern end of Lake Superior that's littered with hundreds of doomed vessels — can be found in the shadow of the Au Sable Point Lighthouse.<p>How's that for irony?<p>The history in this nook of Michigan's Upper Peninsula is grim. Sean Ley of the …

Lake Superior

Brilliant display as giant Australian cuttlefish mass off South Australia – video

Every winter thousands of giant Australian cuttlefish gather to breed in a stretch of shallow, rocky water off Point Lowly in South Australia. The phenomenon, known as an aggregation, is the only known instance of cuttlefish gathering in such large numbers – it is estimated there can be more than …

South Australia

Freediver reaches bottom of world's deepest pool on single breath with wife swimming by his side in incredible footage

A freediver who reached the bottom of the world's deepest pool on a single breath has been captured in incredible footage.<p>The amazing video shows …

Oceans

The Greatest Shoal On Earth

<b>THE DAY STARTED WITH A POD OF SURFING DOLPHINS</b>, followed by two humpback whales breaching side by side. We were mesmerized, but nothing could compare …

South Africa

Review of the Ameo Powerbreather: Is this the furture of snorkeling?

Croatia's Underwater Winery Is Everything You Didn't Know You Needed

Croatia has crept its way up to the top of people's travel bucket lists, and for good reason: It's got some gorgeous coastlines and delicious food. …

Lonely Planet

This Croatian Underwater Winery Is Honeymoon Goals

You've got mermaid hair, mermaid toast, mermaid smoothies, mermaid everything…so now it's time for mermaid wine. If a Croatian honeymoon wasn't already on your travel bucket list, an underwater winery will make it jump right to the top. Enter Edivo Vina, Croatia's first underwater winery, where …

Live Science

Primeval underwater forest<p>Deep underwater off the coast of Alabama lies a primeval underwater forest that has lain untouched for millennia<p>Middle of …

Nature

Another shark sighting delays J-Bay surf contest; video | GrindTV.com

Another day of perfection at Jeffreys Bay in South Africa, another shark sighting. Today, a rather large great white shark made its way into the …

Surfing

British Masters Express Concerns Over Governance in British Swimming - Swimming World News

Photo Courtesy: Aleksandr Safronov<p>No Comments<p>Publisher of Swimming World Magazine<p>Current Swimming World Issue<p>Trouble Viewing on Smart Phones, Tablets …

Swimming

Isla Mujeres, Yucatan's Magical Paradise

A day trip to the Island of Women is a must for those visiting Cancun and Riviera Maya.

Beaches

See the World's Largest Lizard in This Indonesian National Park

The Komodo Dragon National Park, located within the Southeastern Island of Indonesia, is home to some of the largest lizards on Earth. For nearly 40 …

Nature

Tell us about your favourite scuba diving trips and win a £200 hotel voucher

Share stories of great scuba diving trips you’ve enjoyed anywhere in the world, in tropical waters or off home shores<p>Whether you’ve been on a particularly good dive amid tropical coral reefs or explored a shipwreck teeming with sealife, we want to hear about your experiences. Your tip can be about …

Travel

Gaze Upon the Mother Shrimp That Punches Its Enemies to Death

Peacock mantis shrimp are feisty little creatures best known for hammer-like appendages that help them dismember their enemies punch by punch. But …

Nature

Free diving the world’s deepest indoor swimming pool

Watch as champion free diver Guillaume Néry dives to the bottom of the world’s deepest indoor pool (131 feet deep!) while holding his breath. The …

Extreme Sports

ScubaLab Testers Choice Scuba Diving BCs: Aqua Lung Outlaw

The Aqua Lung Outlaw was chosen as our Testers Choice BC in the back-inflation category by scuba divers during the ScubaLab 2017 BC review. See what …