Calypso Diving Blog

Whitetip Reef Shark…creature feature!

Whitetip Reef Shark: Many divers coming to Boracay express their desire to catch a glimpse of a shark! The most commonly sighted shark around Boracay waters is the Whitetip Reef shark. We love to see them as they move so effortlessly and gracefully through the water....
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Adopt a Dive Site with Project Aware!

Projects AWARES's Adopt a Dive Site: Project AWARE’s Adopt A Dive Site aims to involve dive centers and resorts around the world in ongoing, local protection and monitoring of their favorite underwater sites. Monitoring actions are based on Project AWARE’s flagship...
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Dive site of the month…Fridays Rock!

Fridays Rock: Fridays Rock is one of the dive sites here in Boracay suitable for everyone! Both Open Water level divers and experienced divers definitely won't be disappointed. Named Fridays Rock as its situated in front of Fridays Beach Resort (not the most creative...
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Turtles…creature feature!

Sea Turtles: My personal favourite creatures to come across underwater are turtles! Effortlessly graceful with its movements and a great photo subject! We are lucky in Boracay to have two of the seven species of sea turtle...the Hawksbill and Green turtle. They are...
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New artificial reef outside Calypso!

New artificial reefs on Calypso House Reef: If you have ever done a beach dive just in front of Calypso Diving Resort, you will know that there is a LOT of sand, a few reef patches, some rock formations and seagrass....Oh and more sand! But now divers will have...
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Dive Site of the month…Yapak 2!

Yapak 2: Most of our team would say that Yapak 2 is the most interesting and challenging dive site Boracay has to offer. With no reference line and free decent into the big blue and potentially strong current, this dive site isn't for the beginner. We normally do a...
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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...
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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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Whitetip Reef Shark…creature feature!

Whitetip Reef Shark: Many divers coming to Boracay express their desire to catch a glimpse of a shark! The most commonly sighted shark around Boracay waters is the Whitetip Reef shark. We love to see them as they move so effortlessly and gracefully through the water....

read more

Adopt a Dive Site with Project Aware!

Projects AWARES's Adopt a Dive Site: Project AWARE’s Adopt A Dive Site aims to involve dive centers and resorts around the world in ongoing, local protection and monitoring of their favorite underwater sites. Monitoring actions are based on Project AWARE’s flagship...

read more

Dive site of the month…Fridays Rock!

Fridays Rock: Fridays Rock is one of the dive sites here in Boracay suitable for everyone! Both Open Water level divers and experienced divers definitely won't be disappointed. Named Fridays Rock as its situated in front of Fridays Beach Resort (not the most creative...

read more

Turtles…creature feature!

Sea Turtles: My personal favourite creatures to come across underwater are turtles! Effortlessly graceful with its movements and a great photo subject! We are lucky in Boracay to have two of the seven species of sea turtle...the Hawksbill and Green turtle. They are...

read more

New artificial reef outside Calypso!

New artificial reefs on Calypso House Reef: If you have ever done a beach dive just in front of Calypso Diving Resort, you will know that there is a LOT of sand, a few reef patches, some rock formations and seagrass....Oh and more sand! But now divers will have...

read more

Dive Site of the month…Yapak 2!

Yapak 2: Most of our team would say that Yapak 2 is the most interesting and challenging dive site Boracay has to offer. With no reference line and free decent into the big blue and potentially strong current, this dive site isn't for the beginner. We normally do a...

read more

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...

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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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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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