Category Archives: #divefit

Trip Alert! Umkomaas 19-22 April 2019

  Umkomaas is an ideal destination for divers. It is home to the Aliwal Shoal which has become synonymous with shark diving opportunities. This reef attracts over 1200 species of fish, sharks, whales, rays and turtles. This is not its only appeal as it is an incredible location for wreck diving. You’ll never be bored […]

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Single or double lenses?

What type of mask do you prefer? Single lense mask or double pane mask? Why do you prefer this type of mask? It differs from person to person, from diver to diver. As for me I prefer a single lense mask because it feels like I see more with the single lense. When I dive […]


What do you think about sharks? How do you feel about a lot of sharks being vulnerable and endangered? In all the the worlds water there are Around 440 Known Species of Sharks! There are many iconic species of sharks – the Great White in the film Jaws was burned into popular culture, for better and for […]


You don’t have to be “advanced” to take the PADI Advanced Open Water Course. You see it’s designed to advance your diving, so you can start right after earning your PADI Open Water Diver certification. The course helps build confidence and expand your scuba skills through different Adventure Dives. You try out different specialties while […]


GEKO DIVERS SCHOOL GEAR IS NOW FOR SALE As you all know our school gear is in great condition. To keep our gear new and ensure we have the latest and best gear around we sell it every 1 to 2 years. The gear is well looked after and it has been serviced regularly. Below […]

cape town diving

What do you think about Cape Town diving? Cape Town Diving  Scuba diving in Cape Town is challenging due to the water temperature and occasionally visibility. The kelp forest, the marine life and the the wrecks make up for it though. battling the elements will definitely be worth the fight. False Bay  In false bay […]

Apeks RK3 fins

APEKS RK3 FINS The Apeks RK3 is designed by Apeks in collaboration with the US military and are known for their outstanding performance and reliability. The Apeks RK3 is a rugged thermoplastic fin featuring an over-sized foot pocket to accommodate drysuit boots and a spring strap for easy donning and doffing. The RK3 is available […]


You’ve probably heard the term balanced and unbalanced, Piston and diaphragm, Pilot and down-stream, applied to regulator designs. Regardless of which type you own, an overhaul regulator service involves similar steps. As the general service technician one of the most frequently asked questions I get is how often I need to service my gear, and […]

#GekoFit: Scuplted, strong legs

Strengthening your legs is not only beneficial as a scuba diver, it is essential to keep your legs strong, sculpted and healthy. Here are a few great exercises to do to strengthen them at home with the use of no to little equipment. 1. Single leg deadlifts – 20 x 5 per leg 2. Single […]