Indigo Scuba joins forces with M.Y. Galaxy in the Red Sea

Indigo Scuba joins forces with M.Y. Galaxy in the Red Sea

We’ve been diving in the Red Sea since 2005 and, to ensure our customers get the very best service and experience, have always preferred dealing directly with the owners of the liveaboards we use. We are therefore delighted to announce that we have signed a partnership agreement with the owners of the M.Y. Galaxy, a […]

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When is the best time to dive in Gordon’s Bay?

When is the best time to dive in Gordon’s Bay?

The best time to dive in Gordon’s Bay is between October and April/May. Gordon’s Bay is located on the eastern side of False Bay and during these months, the south easterly wind blows offshore, causing the surface water to move northwards along the coast, away from Gordon’s Bay.  This movement is then compensated by an upwelling […]

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Saturday Swimming Lessons at Indigo Scuba

Saturday Swimming Lessons at Indigo Scuba

A big welcome to our latest swim teacher, Caroline! Caroline is a Swim Schools International swim teacher, teaching Saturday classes at the indoor, heated swimming pool at Indigo Scuba in Gordon’s Bay. “Growing up in a small coastal village in the eastern cape, we spent every opportunity swimming in the river and sea.  That was […]

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Become a Qualified Swimming Teacher!

Become a Qualified Swimming Teacher!

  Do a Swim Schools International Swim Teacher course with Indigo Scuba this coming November and earn extra income by teaching babies, toddlers, children and adults to swim – at your own home, when it suits you! Indigo Scuba will be hosting the following Swim Teacher Courses the week of 7 November: Level 1; Level […]

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What Gear Must I Buy For My Open Water Diver Course?

What Gear Must I Buy For My Open Water Diver Course?

The answer, in short, is “nothing”. We recommend that you do not purchase any scuba diving equipment before you sign up for your courses at Indigo Scuba as one of the first things we will teach you is how to choose the right gear that will give you many years of happy, comfortable dives. Whilst […]

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Dive Site Spotlight:  Blousteen, Gordon’s Bay

Dive Site Spotlight: Blousteen, Gordon’s Bay

Average Depth: 10 m Maximum Depth: 18 m Entry Type: Boat Dive Site description: Blousteen is quite far from Harbour Island in Gordon’s Bay and takes 20 minutes to reach.  It is a really nice, sheltered dive site and as it is relatively shallow, dives are nice and long. It is close to the shore […]

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Gordon’s Bay’s Top 10 Nudibranchs

Gordon’s Bay’s Top 10 Nudibranchs

Gordon’s Bay is one of the best places in the world to see nudibranchs.  I kid you not! With the nutrient rich water feeding the plants and organisms that nudibranchs eat and live on, nudibranchs just thrive here in Gordon’s Bay. On most dives you will see at least 10 different species of nudibranch, and many […]

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Everything You Need To Know About Cape Fur Seals

Everything You Need To Know About Cape Fur Seals

Cape Fur Seals are found in False Bay, particularly along the Gordon’s Bay Coastline and Seal Island all year round.  We often see them on our ocean safaris and they are frequent visitors to us on many of our scuba dives. We enjoy observing them – but how much do we really know about them?  […]

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How Long is an Open Water Scuba Diver Course?

How Long is an Open Water Scuba Diver Course?

This is an interesting question, as much of this depends on you. Part 1: Theory The first part of the course is theory-based and this you do online, at your own pace. How quickly you work through this will determine how long the course eventually takes. The theory could take you a month, it could […]

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Will I need to renew my scuba diving certification?

Will I need to renew my scuba diving certification?

The simple answer to this is “No”. If you are a qualified diver, you have your certification for life. That’s what’s so great about learning to scuba dive – once you have your certification, you have it.  No need to re-do the course after “x” number of years. However, if you haven’t been in the water for […]

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