Learn to Scuba Dive

Funny Diving Moments – It Could Only Happen to a Diver!

Funny Diving Moments – It Could Only Happen to a Diver!

Scuba diving is a serious sport and you need to know how to handle lots of different situations, should they ever arise.  This comes through proper training, experience and lots and lots of diving.  But diving is not always serious – we have a lot of laughs diving and often because of funny things that we or our […]

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10 Reasons Why Scuba Divers LOVE Diving

10 Reasons Why Scuba Divers LOVE Diving

If you ask a group of scuba divers why they love scuba diving so much, you’ll receive a multitude of different replies.   We asked some of our regular divers why they enjoyed scuba diving so much. This is what they had to say. Can you relate to their replies? The whole fantastic array of creatures […]

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Have you Checked Your SMB Today?

Have you Checked Your SMB Today?

Most divers these days should carry an SMB (Surface Marker Buoy) or “Safety Sausage”, which they deploy before they ascend to the surface.  This alerts other boats in the area that there are divers below and to warn them to keep their distance.  This also alerts their dive boat that divers will be surfacing (and […]

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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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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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Real Divers:  Georgina Jones

Real Divers: Georgina Jones

This week’s Real Diver Georgina Jones is passionate about exploring the underwater world and getting to know the creatures that can be found there.

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How I became a Mermaid – Katia’s Story of Learning to Dive

How I became a Mermaid – Katia’s Story of Learning to Dive

I started diving only a few months ago and I’m already hooked! I must admit, at first I was very afraid to try this whole diving thing. Naturally, you think of the first thing all normal human beings think of: “but what about the sharks?!” Honestly – I’m one of those extremely naive people who are terribly afraid of […]

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10 Top Reasons Why People Become Scuba Divers!

10 Top Reasons Why People Become Scuba Divers!

Scuba diving is an amazing hobby-slash-lifestyle-slash-sport that once learnt, can bring you a lifetime of adventure, excitement, travel, relaxation, fun, entertainment, meeting new friends and a whole lot more, depending on the type of diving you prefer…. We asked some of our regular divers why they learned to dive and this is what they had […]

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Real Divers:  Louis van Niekerk

Real Divers: Louis van Niekerk

Real Divers features the divers we’ve encountered over the years – people just like you, who have decided to venture into the exciting underwater world of scuba diving.  Here’s a glimpse into why they learned to scuba dive and what makes scuba diving so special to them. This week’s Real Diver is Louis van Niekerk […]

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7 Great Reasons Why You Should Learn to Scuba Dive

7 Great Reasons Why You Should Learn to Scuba Dive

1.  It’s beautiful under the ocean I’ll never forget my first dive; it was like swimming in a magical forest with sunlight glittering through the kelp which swayed gently in the surge, drawing patterns in the sand.  There were rocks covered in pink, orange and purple sponges, sea urchins and anemones of every colour I […]

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