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September 2019 State of the Union Address

Congratulations, Cameron Miller! He did the thing! Cameron Miller has attained his Global Underwater Explorers instructor rating! Light the beacons, sound the gongs, and we’re not trying to stoke his ego, but Cameron earned every last bit of this through his hard work and commitment to the Alaska diving community. His resume includes: Can teach Fundamentals, […]

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Eight Invades Alaska

The “What, When, Where, Why, and How” for Eight’s Takeover of Dive Alaska What: Eight’s Takeover of Dive Alaska is a lunatic endeavor for only the most intrepid divers, and will be whatever you want it to be: from spearfishing, recreational and technical diving, to exploration, and ice diving. We will have access to a […]

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Tech 1 with Guy Shockey and Dive Alaska

The “What, When, Where, Why, and How” for Tech 1 with Guy Shockey in January 2020. What: GUE Technical Diver 1 is a six-day course aimed at extending divers range to the 170 ft. mark while accruing up to 30 minutes of decompression, using team strategies, equipment, deco gases and trimix to safely plan these […]

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Dive Alaska’s Tulum Takeover, March 8th-13th, 2020

Join Dive Alaska March 8th-14th in Tulum for some awesome cenote, ocean, and cave diving! Space is limited, so Contact Us today to hold your spot!

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Where to Scuba Dive in Anchorage, Alaska?

It’s the most common question for a diver visiting a new shop: “Where ya go diving around here?” Unless you’re traveling to a resort destination, and you can giant stride out of your hotel door into the ocean, divers often trust local shops to point them in the right direction. For Dive Alaska specifically, this […]

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What’s a Divemaster?

This last weekend, we had two gentleman who finished their PADI Divemaster course, and on Monday, I sat down to write the generic “Congratulations to our newest Divemasters! Woot Woot!”-cookie-cutter social media post. And then I stopped. Because the two divers in question, Brian and Connor, deserved more than a generic Instagram pat-on-the-back, a couple […]

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Dive Alaska’s February ’19 State of the Union Address

Gideon Liew and the Return of David Watson Dive Alaska is beyond excited to announce that GUE Instructor Trainer Gideon Liew will be coming up for a Tech 1 and Fundamentals course this May! For those of you who don’t know Gideon, he is one of the world’s foremost dive explorers and dive trainers, and […]

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There’s No Place Like Home for the Holi-diving!

Christmas Party and New Year’s Dives! Dive Alaska is looking forward to doing some downright awesome scuba this winter, and the holidays are the perfect time to ditch your in-laws from out-of-town, and hang out with other divers! Christmas in (Dive) Alaska! We always said we we’re grateful to the Alaskan diving community for all […]

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The Great Unicorn Hunt

The Great Unicorn Hunt What’s the big idea? If you’re here, you’re here for The Great Unicorn Hunt. The Great Unicorn Hunt is Dive Alaska’s 2018 Scavanger Hunt. Hidden around Smitty’s Cove, Whittier, are a number of farm animals with identification tags on them. The idea is pretty simple; find a farm animal, bring it […]

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Where Can I Fill My Avalanche Airbag?

Avalanche Airbags Avalanche bags have seen a massive increase in usage among the ski and sled community as they’ve gotten more affordable and reliable over the years. The principle is simple; if caught in an avalanche, the victim deploys their avi-pack, and either an electric fan or a compressed gas inflates an “air bag” that […]

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