/// Weekly Summary: Hairy octopus and a fantastic giant flathead!

05 Dec / 2013
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Weekly round-up: hairy octopus in Lembeh, a great photo of a Giant Flathead from Bunaken, and Molas still being seen in Lembongan. Plus we have just announced our Special Offers for next year Jan-Mar, and we found a great deal to get PADI to pay for some conservation!

Happy diving!


Diving in Lembeh

THIS WEEK IN LEMBEH… Hairy Octopus again!! We have been seeing them on a few sites recently and are certainly seeing more at the moment that an any other time! Thanks to Ashleigh Wiley for the great pic of this cheeky one on a pack of cigarettes! Other fun stuff this week includes Stargazers (day and night), Mimic, Wunderpus, Coconut and Starry Night Octopus, Flamboyant Cuttlefish, Ambon scorpionfish, Robust Ghost Pipefish, Coleman’s Shrimp and many more!

We have also done a bit of exploring and found an interesting new dive site that revealed lots of frogfish (hairy and shaggy), coconut octopus, wunderpus, hairy ghost pipefish and pygmy pipehorse so we’ll be paying it another visit soon!

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Diving in Bunaken

THIS WEEK IN BUNAKEN…….We have had some old friends back to visit and they say that they still find the diving amazing! The highlight again was a Dugong, even through the dolphins were also a big hit.

We have also seen Bumphead Parrot fish, Great & Big Eye Barracudas, Napoleon Wrasse, Eagle Rays, Common Reef Octopus, Leaf Scorpion fish, Banded Sea Snakes ,Electric Clam, Ribbon Eels, Juvenile Spotted Sweetlips, Seagrass, Crinoid Banded Boxer & Coral Shrimps, Orang Utan & Candy Crabs and Pontohi Pygmy Seahorse.

Tim & Sara, our DMTs left us this week and have headed down to Lembongan for the next part of their adventure. Thanks for all your help and enjoy Lembongan. But we have a new DMT! Steven, after completing some specialities in Lembeh and his rescue, has now started his DM course.

Thanks Tomas for this magnificent shot!

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Diving in Lembongan, Bali

THIS WEEK IN LEMBONGAN……It’s raining time! But you know what? It was an amazing week for diving. Molas Molas are still around, we had the Mantas back, White tip shark, Bamboo shark, Dolphins, Few kind of Frog Fish, nice nudibranch, and so much more. But what we like as well is our pristine coral!

We had some courses as well with Open Water Students, Deep Adventure Diver, Dive Master Trainee and Theresia who is doing her Instructor Examination today and tomorrow!!! So we wants some likes on this post to show your support to become an Instructor.

More about Diving Lembongan


Special Offers

Last week we announced our special offers for next year Jan-Mar!!

HALF PRICE BUDDY DISCOUNT
Bring your buddy for only 50% of published prices when you book a 5N or more dive package in Lembeh, Bunaken or Bali.
SOLO DIVER PROMO
Get a 10% discount from our package prices when you book a 5 nights or more dive package in Bunaken, Lembeh or Bali.
TEC COURSES DISCOUNT
Get a 20% discount on TEC courses in Bunaken, Lembeh or Bali.

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Critters Watch – Hairy Octopus

We have been seeing Hairy Octopus on a few sites recently, and are certainly seeing more at the moment that at any other time, so what is a hairy octopus?

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Conservation Corner

Here’s a great deal – make a donation to Project Aware today through #GivingTuesday and PADI will make a matching donation up to A$10,000!!

Check out the Project Aware video below as well

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