Wrecks

The Maltese Government scuttled two ships (on one day) for divers off the Island of Gozo. To cover this feature Holiday Diver spent five weeks in Malta to give you the full story the cleaning of the ships in the Maltese dockyards to the day the ships were positioned and scuttled off Gozo. We were then amongst the very first to dive the wrecks of Karwela and Comino Land how did we get on - read the feature get out to Maltaand enjoy them as much as we did!


Taking a picture under the surface can be fraught with problems, with backscatter being one of the main. In Photography we give tips on how to minimise the effects of this definite pain in the proverbial... read more
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TAGGING SEAHORSES
In this edition of Holiday Diver Marine Life we travel to Tenerife in the Canary Islands to tag seahorses on behalf of the Seahorse Trust. There is no doubt that these most unusual fish that can change colour and skin texture are masters of disguise and are to say the least very difficult to spot and photograph. But somehow we overcome the difficulties involved.
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Tenerife holds many surprises for the visiting diver from the Whales and Dolphins that cruise offshore to the Angel Shark that migrate into the shallows to mate during March and April. Throughout the year large Black Atlantic Stingrays are joined by Eagle and other species of Ray and will be seen on the majority of dives especially in the area of Los Gigantes. Wrecks some will say are not abundant around Tenerife, but there is the intact wreck of a passenger aircraft in 30 metres that had to ditch into the ocean after encountering difficulties on take-off .....
TRAVEL

takes us to Taba Heights in Egypt, a little oasis of some five-luxury hotels where The desert sands meet the gentle lapping waters of the Red Sea.
Underwater, the marine life was outstanding in its profusion

 
 
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