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Like Sharks, Volunteer with Great White Shark Projects

USA | Thu, 20 Nov 2014 | By rubicon | Views [224]

Like Sharks, Volunteer with Great White Shark Project Gansbaai South Africa Bill Mashek      The 1974 film “Jaws” immortalized the Great White but also did more damage to the image of the Great White Shark ... Read more >

Tags: cage diving with sharks, great white shark, sharks, south africa, volunteer travel, volunteer with sharks

Spratly Islands - the hammerhead shark dive

SINGAPORE | Mon, 19 May 2014 | By yauming | Views [1185] | Video

I swam with a school of hammerhead sharks at 30m depth. Surrounded by over 40 to 60 of these magnificent predators I felt no fear. Just a wonderful feeling of awe and respect and humility that these powerful creatures of the deep were allowing me into ... Read more >

Tags: diving, gopro, hammerhead, natgeo, scuba, sharks

Come to our country; there aren't THAT many spiders and snakes

WORLDWIDE | Mon, 16 Sep 2013 | By travel-tips | Views [12114]

Brace yourselves; I am from Australia and downright terrified of spiders. And snakes. And sharks. I squeal and stamp my feet when large cockroaches come near me. Frankly, butterflies give me the creeps. I'm an eight-legged-loathing city slicker down ... Read more >

Tags: australian misconceptions, dangers, sharks, snakes, travel

Chasing Rainbows & Magnetic Attraction

AUSTRALIA | Sun, 7 Jul 2013 | By butterfly-freed | Views [960]

I imagine Magnetic Island to be fairly small and so am quite surprised to find that there are around 3,000 inhabitants, numerous bays to explore with a vast range of accommodation on offer. Booking.com once again steps in and we have found a guest house ... Read more >

Tags: australia, fraser island, glamping, koalas, magnetic island, rainbow beach, sharks, townsville, wallabies

Perhentian Paradise

MALAYSIA | Fri, 5 Jul 2013 | By paulpiorun | Views [1753]

The journey from Ko Phangan to the Perhentian Islands on the east coast of Malaysia was a bit of a nightmare.It consisted of the following ... Taxi, ferry, bus, mini van (arrived in Hat Yai), realised I was not going to make it to the intended border ... Read more >

Tags: amazing beaches, monitor lizards, paradise, scuba diving, sharks, snorkelling, turtles

Dolphin Temptation

AUSTRALIA | Tue, 7 May 2013 | By butterfly-freed | Views [800]

Some things stand out large enough to warrant their own individual entry and today did just that for me. By 7.20am I was on the marina ready to board Temptation. About 20 of us filed through the boarding procedure – swimmers or spectators. Swimmers ... Read more >

Tags: adelaide, brighton jetty, dolphins, eco-friendly, glenelg, sea, sharks, sonar, swim, temptation

Durban

SOUTH AFRICA | Sat, 16 Mar 2013 | By butterfly-freed | Views [486] | Comments [1]

Sunny Durban, the main city in Kwazulu-Natal is home to around 4 million people and a multitude of nationalities and for us, a compulsory one night stop. All today’s drop offs were scheduled for South Beach and ours was the first hostel. Driving ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, baz bus, bunny chow, durban, happy hippo, hostels, natal, sharks, ushaka marine, world cup stadium

Intro to My Hobo Summer

USA | Fri, 20 Jul 2012 | By ohio31392 | Views [220]

So despite all of my travelling I only recently became acquainted with World Nomads. I thought that this is a perfect site for me, but unfortunately my timing is not great. I am in the middle of a long term nomadic experience. I got a job for the summer ... Read more >

Tags: dartmouth, homeless, massachusetts, research, sharks, umass

Cape Town Part 2

SOUTH AFRICA | Wed, 11 Apr 2012 | By travb | Views [187]

The things I have achieved/more or less done during the dates between - March 26 - April 2 are enough to grant it top weeks of my life. Things discussed- 1. Dived with Sharks 2. Saw the most beautiful sunset (twice) 3. Took an amazing wine tour with ... Read more >

Tags: cape point, cape town, houts bay, sharks

Moreton Bay

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 29 Apr 2011 | By p-j | Views [357]

Point Lookout Shark Feeding Frenzy:   Next stop, North Straddie.   Luckily we didn’t listen to the weather forecast which predicted rain and storms all weekend.   The weather was glorious.   According to Lonely Planet North Stradbroke Island ... Read more >

Tags: bait fish, beaches, north straddie island, sharks

Sharks and Snorkelling - Egypt

EGYPT | Sun, 3 Apr 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1317]

If you're not a diver, you probably don't know that the Red Sea is one of the premier locations in the world for diving, water sports and all things both fun and aquatic. If you do know this fact about Egypt and if, in fact the diving is one of ... Read more >

Tags: africa, egypt, sharks, travel-health, water

Swarthy Swashbucklers * Phil Collins * Nautical Hazing Rituals

CANADA | Thu, 31 Mar 2011 | By rikleaf | Views [1068] | Video

Today I was a millionaire…well at least I lived how I’d live if I were a millionaire.  It all began with a magnificent invitation to join Zara’s uncle aboard his sailboat for a couple days. That was how we found ourselves heading ... Read more >

Tags: australia, family, refuge bay, rik leaf, sailing, sharks, world tour

IN SEARCH OF THE GREAT WHITE SHARK!!!

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 15 Mar 2010 | By vantastic_sa | Views [1994]

After a whole lot of fun swimming with sea lions we prepared to face the ultimate predator of the ocean, the Great White Shark! We arrived into the Harbour at 6am to board the Calypso Star boat with a couple of Kilkennys and a few tablets to prevent ... Read more >

Tags: calypso star, danny green, great white sharks, port lincoln, shark cage diving, sharks, south australia, trent, vantastic, victoria

Call Me Jonah!

SOUTH AFRICA | Tue, 28 Jul 2009 | By agnew1 | Views [567] | Comments [5]

Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think that I, some one who is terrified of the open expanse of the ocean and its seamlessly bottomless depth and of all its big, sleek, silent, deadly animals, would ever find myself bobbing around in the middle ... Read more >

Tags: diving, dolphines, sardine run, sharks, snorkeling, south africa, whales

The Big Bite: Aussie sharks & crocs

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 4 May 2009 | By safetyhub | Views [8290] | Comments [3]

"Crikey!  It's dangerous Down Under!"  ...Or so goes the cliched view about Australian wildlife. Most travellers to Australia are surprised and relieved to arrive and find that the beaches are not swarming with sharks and Croc Dundee ... Read more >

Tags: australia, crocodiles, oceania, sharks, travel-health, travel-safety-tips

shark, mantaray, shark, kingfish, shark, shark

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 26 Jan 2009 | By skitobe | Views [2056]

Descending slowly, you see them cruising below you. They are grey nurse sharks and there are lots of them! Sleek and smooth, like docile underwater greyhounds, they just cruise past: above, below and beside you. Swimming with the strong cold currents, ... Read more >

Tags: diving, sharks, worldnomads

... and along came the shark

AUSTRALIA | Tue, 13 Jan 2009 | By chiclet | Views [869] | Comments [1]

Igår tog vi vår första surflektion på en ganska öde strand, strax söder om stan. Det var ungefär lika svårt som jag kom ihåg, men efter någon timma och några kallsupar fick vi hyffsat bra kläm på att fånga vågorna och ta oss upp. Sen kom den. Hajen. ... Read more >

Tags: sharks, surfing, sydney festival

Palau

PALAU | Sat, 27 Dec 2008 | By pshah13 | Views [732]

Wow wow wow - Can't describe Palau in any other way! One of the best dive spots that I have ever been to and what superb diving! I am now joined by Prabha and also Christina whom I met whilst diving in Lakshadweep. We dived with Nico from Neco Marine ... Read more >

Tags: blue corner, eagle rays, german channel, manta, palau, sharks, turtles

 

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