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Dive in Ambon – About SS Aquila aka SS Duke of Sparta Wreck

SS Aquila aka SS Duke Sparta WreckAre you a diving enthusiast looking for more fun out of the usual diving spots? Of course, you must have tried some of the diving destinations in East Indonesia but if you haven’t tried wreck diving in Ambon Bay, you are missing out on great fun. SS Aquila wreck (originally SS Duke of Sparta) has … Read More

SS Aquila aka SS Duke Sparta Wreck

Dive sites in Ambon

Dive sites in Ambon still remain one of the top diving destinations in East Indonesia. It offers the best of both worlds with opportunities for muck diving down to the bottom of the sea where you will find an amazing array of creatures, coral skeletons and much more. Of course, this diving spot is also … Read More

What You Need To Know About Scuba Diving Hood

If you are interested in scuba diving, it is very important to understand every aspect of the gear you will be using. The gear you use is not only optimized to improve your diving experience but also enhance safety while underwater. A scuba diving hood is one of the most important gears you will need … Read More

How to Choose Your First Underwater Camera

If you are into scuba diving, of course you want to capture every magical moment underwater. This means investing in an underwater camera. Underwater photography is now a popular undertaking with magnificent shots of the marine life being shown to the world. While shopping for your first underwater camera is an exciting prospect, you will … Read More

The Challenges of Wall Diving

If you are an avid scuba diver, you must have come across different perceptions about wall diving. There are those who caution that it is dangerous, but this is one activity you have to try if you really want to experience the thrill of diving. Like any other form of diving, you have to … Read More

Underwater photography – Camera Housing Maintenance

As a scuba diver, you appreciate the magnificent sights you can capture underwater with the best camera. Most of these images will be seen for the first time and it is always a good way to explore the underwater world. There is some mystery that surrounds the underwater world and you can even make … Read More

Close Focus Wide Angle with Snoot

More photography insight from Maluku Divers’ very own photo pro and all-round photography wizard, Mr Frederick Dion gives tips about snoot photography.

At Maluku Divers the main emphasis of the diving we do is finding and photographing small and unusual critters, which is great as we definitely have plenty of both here.

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How to Pack For a Diving Trip

If you will be traveling overseas and need to take your dive equipment, here is a guide that will help you pack everything you need for diving trip.

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Full Gear

Unless you are going to a place where diving is completely unheard of, then you should plan on leaving your weights and dive tank … Read More

GoPro filters 101

One of the best cameras to capture underwater images is the GoPro Video Camera. They come with all kinds of accessories including trigger grips, pole cams, mask mounts, dome ports, selfie poles, spear gun mounts, housing mounts, tray/arm setups, handles, gopro filters and more. With these, divers are able to capture delightful images underwater and … Read More

Back Inflation vs Vest Style BCDs

When a diver is carrying his or her scuba tank and wearing scuba gear, which can be quite heavy, keeping their buoyancy can be tricky. A BCD (Buoyancy Control Device) helps them to maintain it. It is a jacket or vest with air pockets that inflates and keeps them afloat. If you … Read More

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