Calypso Diving Blog

Nudibranch…creature feature!

Nudibranch: Sometimes referred to as 'sea slugs', these colourful little creatures also happen to be one of our favourite things to spot around Boracay. The word 'slug' makes me think of slimy, squidgy, not so beautiful creatures. Underwater nudibranch are the...
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Maniguin Island day trip!

Maniguin Island: When the weather is good and the sea is flat, we try to get over to Maniguin Island for a day of diving. Located around 2-3 hours boat ride from Boracay, not many divers visit there. This means the reefs are still in pristine condition and there is an...
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Project Aware…10 Tips!

Here at Calypso we follow and encourage all our fun divers and students to follow Project AWARE's 10 Tips for Divers to Protect the Ocean Planet. We use these tips during our courses and remind divers of them during our dive briefings. We realise as divers we are the...
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Dive site of the month….Balinghai Wall!

With an abundance of great dive sites around Boracay, its hard to pick a favourite. Balinghai Wall always proves to be a popular one amongst our dive guests. A gentle sloping wall starting at 10-12 meters, Balinghai is suitable for all levels of diver. The bottom of...
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Going Pro at Calypso Diving!

Go Pro with Calypso For the last month we have had the pleasure of being joined by Thomas...a returning guest who decided to take the plunge to Go Pro and take his Divemaster certification with us. A lot of laughs and some fantastic dives have been had and Thomas has...
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New info centre at Calypso Diving!

A new info centre for Calypso Diving: After a couple of weeks of construction, we are very happy to finally open the doors of our new info centre for the dive shop! We are located beachfront next to the Calypso bar and Sensi restaurant. We will be open daily from 8am...
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Calypso Diving beach cleanup!

Calypso Diving beach cleanup! It is estimated as much as 70 percent of the rubbish entering our ocean sinks to the seafloor, and although much of this is likely to be outside the reach of recreational divers, we still have the power to tackle underwater marine debris...
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Working together…

Symbiotic relationships are a special type of interaction between species. Sometimes beneficial, sometimes harmful, these relationships are essential to many organisms and ecosystems. They provide a balance that can only be achieved by working together. Here are some...
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Lets get WRECKED!

We are very fortunate that there are so many wonderful dive sites surrounding Boracay Island...from deep wall dives to shallow reefs and rock pinnacles, giving us the opportunity to see marine life big and small. But on top of that we also have TWO wrecks perfect for...
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Time to Go Pro!

Ever thought that it would be great to have a diving job in paradise and share your passion of the underwater world with others? Then why not take the plunge and Go Pro by becoming a PADI Divemaster! By successfully completing the PADI Divemaster course, you will have...
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Nudibranch…creature feature!

Nudibranch: Sometimes referred to as 'sea slugs', these colourful little creatures also happen to be one of our favourite things to spot around Boracay. The word 'slug' makes me think of slimy, squidgy, not so beautiful creatures. Underwater nudibranch are the...

read more

Maniguin Island day trip!

Maniguin Island: When the weather is good and the sea is flat, we try to get over to Maniguin Island for a day of diving. Located around 2-3 hours boat ride from Boracay, not many divers visit there. This means the reefs are still in pristine condition and there is an...

read more

Project Aware…10 Tips!

Here at Calypso we follow and encourage all our fun divers and students to follow Project AWARE's 10 Tips for Divers to Protect the Ocean Planet. We use these tips during our courses and remind divers of them during our dive briefings. We realise as divers we are the...

read more

Dive site of the month….Balinghai Wall!

With an abundance of great dive sites around Boracay, its hard to pick a favourite. Balinghai Wall always proves to be a popular one amongst our dive guests. A gentle sloping wall starting at 10-12 meters, Balinghai is suitable for all levels of diver. The bottom of...

read more

Going Pro at Calypso Diving!

Go Pro with Calypso For the last month we have had the pleasure of being joined by Thomas...a returning guest who decided to take the plunge to Go Pro and take his Divemaster certification with us. A lot of laughs and some fantastic dives have been had and Thomas has...

read more

New info centre at Calypso Diving!

A new info centre for Calypso Diving: After a couple of weeks of construction, we are very happy to finally open the doors of our new info centre for the dive shop! We are located beachfront next to the Calypso bar and Sensi restaurant. We will be open daily from 8am...

read more

Calypso Diving beach cleanup!

Calypso Diving beach cleanup! It is estimated as much as 70 percent of the rubbish entering our ocean sinks to the seafloor, and although much of this is likely to be outside the reach of recreational divers, we still have the power to tackle underwater marine debris...

read more

Working together…

Symbiotic relationships are a special type of interaction between species. Sometimes beneficial, sometimes harmful, these relationships are essential to many organisms and ecosystems. They provide a balance that can only be achieved by working together. Here are some...

read more

Lets get WRECKED!

We are very fortunate that there are so many wonderful dive sites surrounding Boracay Island...from deep wall dives to shallow reefs and rock pinnacles, giving us the opportunity to see marine life big and small. But on top of that we also have TWO wrecks perfect for...

read more

Time to Go Pro!

Ever thought that it would be great to have a diving job in paradise and share your passion of the underwater world with others? Then why not take the plunge and Go Pro by becoming a PADI Divemaster! By successfully completing the PADI Divemaster course, you will have...

read more

Calypso Dive Team Pretty in Pink!

[:en] Last weekend the Calypso Dive and Resort team gathered together for their annual party. A great excuse to get unite all the staff, enjoy some great food, sing karaoke, sip a few drinks and enjoy a great time together! This year the theme was 'Pink', and all the...

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Calypso Dive Team’s favourite underwater critters!

[:en]As dive instructors we spend A LOT of time in the ocean...but its never gets boring as each dive lets us encounter such a huge variety of marine life and dive sites. People ask me what my favourite underwater creature is...theres too many to choose! But the dive...

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Scuba diving adventures for kids!

[:en]Scuba diving can be a great family activity and something you can work into your vacations and weekends. But we get asked quite often how old children need to be to start diving and what options are available to them. So hopefully we can answer some of those...

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Women’s Dive Day 2017 at Calypso Diving!

[:en] The 15th of July saw us celebrate the third Women's Dive Day. Started in 2015, the aim was to encourage more women into the male dominated activity and bring women divers together to share their experiences and have some fun! We were join by female divers, both...

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Specialty PADI courses at Calypso Diving!

[:en]With so many PADI speciality courses on offer, the instructors at Calypso often get asked, "Which one should I do?"or "Which one is the best?" There is no one answer to these questions and each speciality course is designed to teach you new techniques and give a...

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Time to level up to a Rescue Diver!

[:en]Most divers we speak to are happy once they have completed the PADI Advanced Open Water certification. However, some are determined to level up and master invaluable skills needed to prevent, manage and solve problems that can occur before, during and after a...

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Time for a holiday?!

[:en] Is work taking its toll? Do you find your mind wandering to blue skies and white sands? Need to feel the sand between your toes? If you are feeling the need to escape to tropical paradise then heres a few reasons why Boracay should be top of the list! Previously...

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Dragon eggs and Code Blue

[:en]If you dive in Boracay you will see them in several dive sites, the hollow domes with holes through them. Some people call them space balls, others call them dragon eggs. The reef buds have many names, but just one clear purpose: help regenerating the dying coral...

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Yapak – the best in Boracay

We often get the question “which is the best dive site around here?”, and here at Calypso there are as many answers to that question as there are dive professionals.  After some discussions, we decided that the best way to settle this once and for all would be to ask...

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CADI

In October last year we were happy to welcome Cadi, the replacement to our old faithful dive boat Isla. Cadi is bigger, bluer and more comfortable than Isla, and she has served us well on many dives and day trips so far. But even the best needs an update every now and...

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