Wreck dives are an exciting way of discovering the depths of Thailand’s undersea. You not only get to explore the remarkable sea life and corals, but you will also learn a bit of history exploring shipwrecks.
You’ve decided to explore the wonders of the deep sea and enjoy swimming among the schools of fish, sea turtles, and coral reefs. Before you dive, you need to make sure you have the right scuba diving equipment. Read on to find out what scuba diving equipment entails.
Padi vs. other dive organizations
PADI is the world’s largest and leading scuba diving and certification organization. PADI has global recognition and an extensive presence on almost every beach and diving location worldwide. Your PADI certification can be used virtually anywhere.
PADI’s training is one of the safest and most comprehensive among offerings from other diving organizations.
Sea Turtles have been living in our oceans for more than 100 million years with some species surviving the mass extinction event which wiped out 90 percent of life on earth. The bodily functions of sea turtles are very slow, so they do not need a lot of energy to keep going and this may have helped in their survival.
Imagine a creature from another world that has 9 brains, 3 hearts, and blue blood. It sounds like an alien from another world, but they actually live here on this planet. Their collective name is octopuses and fossil records have shown that they have been around for at least 300 million years which is a long time before the dinosaurs arrived. All species of octopus are venomous but only one (The Blue-ringed octopus) is dangerous to humans.
Scuba diving appears to be so relaxing because of the slow motion style of finning and the perfect buoyancy control used by the diver. With a Gentle kick of the fins it takes very little effort to propel yourself through the water and hover over a beautiful coral reef. So, why do we feel so tired after a day of scuba diving?
Many people are curious about breathing and swimming underwater. Well if you don’t try it, then you will never know. Like the old PADI video says ‘It feels strange the first time’ and it’s so true, those first few breaths you take do seem a little strange. All you have to do is keep on breathing and see where it takes you. Here are some reasons for taking the plunge and learning to Scuba Dive.