Dense kelp forest of brown stalked sea weed Ecklonia radiata on rocky reef in Leigh, New Zealand. Thick canopy of kelp fronds limit light penetration and create unique habitat and quiet twilight atmosphere.
A short footage from our recent trip to Maitai Bay in Northland. We met this school of juvenile blue maomao while snorkeling in shallow water above rocky reef covered with brown weeds. Slovak Kratučké video z nedávneho výletu do zátoky Maitai v Northland. Stádo mladých “blue moamao” sme stretli počas šnorchlovania okolo útesu porasteného hnedými […]
October 2017 I am well behind with on-line logging of my dives. We had a busy time after our return from Europe. It’s not that I was not diving, I just didn’t have enough time to write posts about it. Here are some pictures from the Leigh area, they are all from shore dives. Slovak […]
9/6/2017 (621) It was not what the title suggests. Goat Island was fine, I was lazy. It was my another dive with a half-full tank. Also I didn’t want to swim far away so I decided not to cross the channel, but to explore the overhangs and crevices under the rocky platforms on the right […]
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22/3/2017 (617) Perhaps I should not tell anybody about this dive. I tried a spot in the urban area of Milford. The beach is lovely there, but the visibility is usually close to nothing, the bottom is quite flat, silty and it’s shallow. The weather was great, it was calm and right before the high […]