Diving is one of the most exciting sports nowadays. It’s a sport that’s easily accessible to the average person. There are many benefits of diving. Diving actually enhance your well-being, it helps build good mental, bodies and emotional health. How about diving for vacation? Yes, its sound good and fun. Diving vacations offer memorable experiences for all levels of divers. Diving is suitable for holiday activites with family because you get the chance to see some amazing wildlife underwater, helping people to reduce their stres level and it helps people to break a while from screens to enjoy your holiday moments. One of the best places for diving vacation is diving at Komodo Island. Diving Komodo scene is famous over the world for its thrilling drift dives, huge schools of fish, macro critters, millions of reef fish of all size and colors, and great manta ray encounters. Diving Komodo is a year-round activity, most divers will choose to visit the island between April and November, the driest months of the year. Before you go for diving, here are the things you need to prepare.
Getting Your Body Fit Before Diving in Komodo
The first thing to prepare before diving komodo is make sure your body fit and you are in good condition. Diving is super fun but it can also be tiring. There are a couple of easy and fun exercise to keep safe and your body fit, like get walking, train the muscles in your feet by place a stick like object and try lift it up, and wall squats to strengthen your thighs.
Obtain a diving certification
Diving Komodo can be a risky vacation. This is why, you should get diving certification to dive in an open water and you should not attempt to do so without. When you have your diving certification, you have a chance to dive in places where you will encounter sea life, reef, and wrecks.
You should never dive alone, always stick with a buddy or a friend is one of the most important rules for diving. Diving with a buddy gives you someone to share about your experience with, talk about and help you to take a photo.
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Diving Equipment to Explore Komodo
If you are planning on diving in Komodo for the next vacation, here is a dive packing list you need to bring like diving mask, drysuit or wetsuit, fins, scuba tank, regulator, depth gauge, submnersible pressure gauge, compass, dive computer, buoyancy compensator, snorkel, underwater camera, tank bangers, a defogger, dive knives, writing slates, underwater lights, a dive logbook, and of course, a first aid kit. But you won’t necessarily need to get everything on this scuba diving equipment list because every diver is different and make sure that your equipment works well.
Planning a diving vacation is like planning a military operation, you do not want to get stuck on a boat because you forget one of your equipment. The more prepared you are, the safer you are during your dives.