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Diving in Redang

Postby sgdivers » Sun, 07 Mar 2010 7:40 pm

Planning to dive at Redang during Good Friday. Anyone has been there? Need some advice.

Also looking for companies, let me know if you are interested. =D

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Postby pinkbam » Fri, 12 Mar 2010 11:28 pm

Have you already booked your tickets?
I am interested, but has limited budget :oops:
By the way, I never dive before and will be very excited to have a try.

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Postby sgdivers » Thu, 18 Mar 2010 7:24 am

pinkbam wrote:Have you already booked your tickets?
I am interested, but has limited budget :oops:
By the way, I never dive before and will be very excited to have a try.


Yeah, have booked the Redang trip with Dive Asia Now. Don't think you would want to do your open water dives at Redang, the referral dives there are quite pricey.

You may want to consider doing your open water dives at Tioman with one of the local dive shops first before going for further trips.

Wanna join the redang trip as a non diver? hehehe

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Postby byn » Thu, 18 Mar 2010 5:45 pm

my gf just return from Redang, she said was great.
err... when is good friday and how many days are you going?

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Postby sgdivers » Thu, 18 Mar 2010 6:00 pm

byn wrote:my gf just return from Redang, she said was great.
err... when is good friday and how many days are you going?


it's between 1 and 4 april, leaving on the night of 1 april. So it's about 3d3n. u keen?

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Postby byn » Thu, 18 Mar 2010 6:18 pm

ahh... have to give it a miss, its month end (for march) where work is unavoidable. sorry, no idea when good friday is, though may...

enjoy yourself, with the sharks maybe... :)

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Postby sgdivers » Thu, 18 Mar 2010 6:20 pm

byn wrote:ahh... have to give it a miss, its month end (for march) where work is unavoidable. sorry, no idea when good friday is, though may...

enjoy yourself, with the sharks maybe... :)


lol no worries. take care man, hope to join u next time.

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Postby byn » Thu, 18 Mar 2010 6:25 pm

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Postby pinkbam » Thu, 18 Mar 2010 7:31 pm

I'd want to try diving and enjoy the beautiful landscape.
Do you go there by coach or by air? I am wondering if all the room are full now.

By the way, Good Friday is April.2nd.

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Postby pinkbam » Thu, 18 Mar 2010 7:42 pm

Hi, I searched on the internet. It says there are two kinds of dive: skin dive and scuba dive. Which kind will you do?
If for a person who cannot swim, is he able to do skin dive?

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Postby sgdivers » Thu, 18 Mar 2010 7:59 pm

pinkbam wrote:I'd want to try diving and enjoy the beautiful landscape.
Do you go there by coach or by air? I am wondering if all the room are full now.

By the way, Good Friday is April.2nd.


we are going there by coach. Not sure if there's any more vacancy, but u can send an email to info@diveasianow.com to check. The person I liaised with is jackson, he's quite helpful and prompt with replies.

Btw I am not sure abt the skin diving, maybe some pros out there can advise?

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Postby cinder » Thu, 18 Mar 2010 8:12 pm

not a pro myself, just happen to know.
skin diving = free diving = dive without any breating equipment but your own lung

theoritically you can scuba dive without the ability to swim (even though it's not recommended and you wont be certified without some swimming ability), but you cant do skin dive without the ability to swim - since skin dive is basically swimming under the water!

i know this is bit out of topic, but can't help myself not to ask:

pinkbam wrote:
Hi, I searched on the internet. It says there are two kinds of dive: skin dive and scuba dive. Which kind will you do?
If for a person who cannot swim, is he able to do skin dive?


Question to pinkbam: why didn't you search in the internet in the first place on what skin diving is, and whether you need to be able to swim or not - since you've got the info from internet searching??? not that i am complaining, but just wondering why...??

have fun diving!

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Postby pinkbam » Thu, 18 Mar 2010 8:36 pm

It is easier to get the answers in forum.

So many people, like you, cannot help not to express themselves.


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