Got back from our diving trip safe and sound. It was one of the best experiences of our lives. 10 dives spread out over 3 days. The boat we were staying on was pretty nice, there was a good mix of people on the trip from various parts of the world and very different personalities. That is one of the great things about diving is it brings together all sorts of people who all have a passion for diving.
We did our first night dive which was pretty incredible as you cant see anything other than whats in the beam from your torch. As we were doing the advanced course we had to acquire certain skills and experiences to pass. We did a deep dive to 30 meters. Because your taking in more air because of the pressure you have to slow your breathing down so feel really calm and chilled out. We also did our first dives alone without an instructor which was a very scary idea but it was amazing to have the freedom to go where ever you want to explore. We were taken by a smaller boat 200-300 meters away from the main boat then made our own way back. We also had to develop the skills we already had so we improve as divers. We feel even more confident now than we did before and I think I love it even more now.
It was pretty incredible being on the Great Barrier Reef. We got to see white tip and black tip sharks and there not vegetarian but scared of divers. We got to see hawksbill and green turtles, moray eels, barracuda, sting rays and heaps of other fish varying in size, colour and shape.
My first response after our final dive was when and where is our next one going to be. We are not sure if were going to get he chance to do another dive as it is expensive compared to our budget. The only bad thing about it was the 5.30am wake up calls to be in the water by 6am but once youve dived in it certainly wakes you up!
Well just wanted to say we had go back ok, safe and sound.
Jack and Liz