Tag Archives: fish

What are Lionfish Doing in Cyprus?

What are Lionfish Doing in Cyprus?     Scientific name: Pterois volitans/miles   Common name: lionfish         Last week Scuba Monkey finally encountered the lionfish which have been seen at the Cliffs dive site at Konnos point. … Continue reading

I Dream of Scuba.

When I Sleep I dream of scuba. Scuba diving is my life, I have done nothing else nor could imagine leaving my underwater family. Every customer that comes through Scuba Monkeys doors leaves as a friend, every instructor I meet … Continue reading

Why All Inclusive Cyprus Holidays are Bad News

  We have all felt the temptation of booking that all-inclusive week in the sun. It is just so easy to pass the controls of your holiday over to someone else, to just hit a single “pay once” button and … Continue reading

Wedding celebration at Scuba Monkey

Aphrodite is the Goddess of love, and she was born here on the Island of Cyprus. This fact, and the perfect weather, make Cyprus one of the most popular places in the world to get married. Judit and Andrei did … Continue reading

Why is the Ocean Blue? What is blue exactly?

The deep blue ocean. The rapture it has over us is mesmerizing and has captivated divers since man made the first rudimentary snorkel out of a hollow reed.  But what actually makes the blue, well – blue? As a diver … Continue reading

The Night Dive: Full Moon & BIOLUMINESCENCE

Words cannot describe how beautiful our full moon night dives are.  As the sun sets, the vibrant colours of daylight dives are reduced to an eerily calm darkness.  The ocean’s colourful fish disappear and in their place nocturnal creatures start … Continue reading

Why Nudibranch are my favourite underwater creature.

Often called a a ‘sea-slug’, these beautiful and colourful creatures are my absolute favourite thing in the world.  What is a nudibranch you ask? Well, a nudibranch is a marine snail that has evolved over the millennia and has lost … Continue reading

Bubblemaker program…..diving for the 8-10 year olds.

The kids can join in too! The Bubble-Maker program allows your child to go to a maximum depth of 2 meters…..feeding the fish and playing games with one-to-one instruction. Don’t you remember how exciting even a small dam was as … Continue reading