Six Fascinating Facts About Moray Eels You Probably Didn’t Know

Moray Eel

1. Weird look Many people feel that an eel’s open mouth gives them a threating look. For us at WWDAS, it looks like they just told a joke and they are waiting for a reaction. 😉The truth is that they are just breathing. Moray eels don’t have bony gill covers on their sides; instead they […]

Photographing Pygmy Seahorses

Philippines liveaboard diving - Southern Visayas 6 nights

Pygmy seahorses are very charismatic and photogenic, but their tiny size makes them both challenging and delicate subjects. Here are a few tips how to best photograph them. • Camera: DSLR camera: The preferred setup for shooting pygmies with a DSLR is the 60mm or 100/105mm macro lens that can achieve 1:1 magnification. If you […]

The Top Six Best Dive Sites Of Solomon Islands

WWII Wreck Week - Solomon Islands

Remote and truly beautiful, Solomon Islands is a diver’s dream destination. Part of the Coral Triangle with a staggering diversity of marine species, coral and dive sites, it somehow remains one of the least dived areas of the world. The Solomons are often called ‘the South Pacific best kept secret’. The country is relatively new […]

How To Photograph Manta Rays

Komodo National Park - 7 nights liveaboard diving

Have you ever wondered how to photograph manta rays? Mayn have asked us this question. And we can fully understand why. There are few underwater images as iconic as the graceful manta ray captured in full flight with a picture-perfect blue background. Photographing manta rays can be challenging due to low visibility and/or presence of […]

Scuba Diving New Year’s Resolutions And How To Keep Them

Full moon spawning - 10 night liveaboard itinerary

Happy New Year! It’s that time of year yet again where we all vow to improve ourselves and make a fresh start with the onset of a new year. Are you making scuba diving new years resolutions this year? Enjoy life to the fullest, lose weight, and spend more quality time with family and friends. […]

How To Photograph Shipwrecks

Truk Lagoon - Aft Mast of the Fujikawa

Wreck photography is a fascinating aspect of underwater photography. Manmade objects under the water make evocative subjects with which divers naturally connect. Almost every wreck has some amazing history, an interesting story, or some unsolved mystery attached to it. Moreover, wrecks make great artificial reefs and marine life is often abundant around them. Unsurprisingly many […]

Are Fish Cleverer Than We Think?

Solomons PNG navigator - liveabord diving

Originally thought to be a skill only possessed by humans, tool oriented behaviour shows how an animal understands the relationship between  the method and the results as well as the purpose of an object.By tool use we mean when an animal uses any kind of object in order to achieve a goal such as acquiring […]

Jellyfish Lake In Palau Has Recovered!

Jelly Fish Lake - Palau

In 2015 and 2016, Palau’s Jellyfish Lake suffered a drastic decrease of jellyfish population due to a severe drought. Many tour operators decided to stop offering this attraction in order to help the lake to recover. Great News Last week, we have received two incredible news from our Palau Cruise Director. Not only the Golden […]

Why Truk Lagoon Should Be On Your Bucket List

Zero fighter hold - Truk Lagoon

People go scuba diving for various reasons. Some divers are primarly interested in the natural beauty of coral reefs, some in the animals that call this environment home and others in wrecks and their history. Whether you like underwater life or shipwrecks, diving in Truk lagoon should be on your bucket list. Here are 4 […]