36 episodes

For the world's best scuba diving you need to go to Asia - and there's so many amazing places to dive, it can be hard to know where to start. Each episode of Dive Happy helps you get acquainted with a particular dive hot spot, explaining what makes it so special, what you can hope to see and some practical notes on how to get there and what to think about when planning a trip.

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Dive Happy: The Best Places To Go Scuba Diving In Asia Chris Mitchell

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For the world's best scuba diving you need to go to Asia - and there's so many amazing places to dive, it can be hard to know where to start. Each episode of Dive Happy helps you get acquainted with a particular dive hot spot, explaining what makes it so special, what you can hope to see and some practical notes on how to get there and what to think about when planning a trip.

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    Tonga's Humpback Whales

    Tonga's Humpback Whales

    Listen now | The remote kingdom of Tonga in Polynesia is home to humpback whales for a few months each year. Tim Rock explains what it's like to be in the water with these amazing mammals. 

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    • 32 min
    Tubbataha Reef Diving

    Tubbataha Reef Diving

    Widely regarded as the best dive location in the Philippines, the remote, UNESCO Heritage listed Tubbataha Reef is worth the effort the visit. Tony Exall explains why. 

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    • 29 min
    The Father Of Palau Diving: Francis Toribiong

    The Father Of Palau Diving: Francis Toribiong

    The Diver Who Fell From The Sky is Simon Pridmore's fascinating biography of Francis Toribiong, the man who put Palau diving on the map. Tim Rock discusses his contributions to Simon's book and his enduring friendship with Francis.

    Full show notes with links to the various people and places mentioned, along with a complete transcript of the episode, are at https://divehappy.com/palau-diving-francis-toribiong-podcast/

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    • 44 min
    Sogod Bay Diving

    Sogod Bay Diving

    Diving in the Philippines' Sogod Bay is so good we're returning to Southern Leyte's best-kept secret, this time with underwater videographer Tony Exall

    Full show notes with links to the various people and places mentioned, along with a complete transcript of the episode, are at https://divehappy.com/sogod-bay-diving-podcast/

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    • 36 min
    LAMAVE Volunteer Whale Shark Research

    LAMAVE Volunteer Whale Shark Research

    LAMAVE (Large Marine Vertebrates Research Institute) has pioneered whale shark research in the Philippines through the collective efforts of volunteer helpers. Jessica Labaja explains LAMAVE’s ongoing research and education mission.

    Full show notes with links to the various people and places mentioned, along with a complete transcript of the episode, are at divehappy.com/lamave-volunteer-whale-shark-research/

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    • 29 min
    Dream Job: Marine Biologist

    Dream Job: Marine Biologist

    Being a marine biologist sounds like a dream job for divers, but what's the day-to-day reality? Dr Simon Pierce describes what it's really like as a full-time occupation. 

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    • 27 min

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Excellent podcasts. As a diver i can go along with chris. Honest and informative. 🥟 respect

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