PADI Specialty Instructor Training

Following the successful PADI IDC and IE on Malapascua at the end of October, the newly certified PADI Open Water Scuba Instructors have all been very keen to gain extra skills and qualifications.  Over the last week we have conducted various PADI Specialty Instructor courses and had lots of fun and seen some great sights […]

PADI IDC In The Philippines…

Our Next PADI IDC In The Philippines… Thresher Shark Divers, on beautiful Malapascua Island in the Philippines, still has spaces on the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) scheduled to start on 11th October 2011.   Our dedicated IDC team of experienced PADI Professionals will be there to support you from the moment you arrive at […]

Shark Conservation…

In deep trouble…   For more than 400 million years sharks have dominated the oceans. These magnificent creatures are widely, and unfairly, regarded as predatory ‘eating machines’ that do not discriminate between fish or humans. This inaccurate fear has earned sharks a reputation as being dangerous and worthy of contempt. As a result, sharks have […]

The Thresher Shark

A few facts about thresher sharks…   Taxonomy The genus and family name derive from the Greek word alopex, meaning fox. Indeed the long-tailed thresher shark, Alopias vulpinus, is named the fox shark by some authorities. The common name is derived from a distinctive thresher-like tail or caudal fin which can be as long as […]

Reef Shark Awareness

Thresher Shark Divers has the luxury of being able to offer great chances of seeing sharks.  Monad Shoal is only twenty minutes away, and is the ony place on the planet where thresher sharks can be sighted on a reliable daily basis !!!  Also the incredible Gato Island is very close, where divers have a […]