DiveAdvisor is a comprehensive tool for modern divers. Our app is designed to be multi-purpose and any scuba diving enthusiast will find something of interest. To summarize, the app features:
Manually aggregated scuba certifications directory, including PADI and SSI.
A directory of over 6000 dive shops around the world with contact details and in app messaging.
A directory of over 19000 dive sites for scuba diving.
Carefully written dive advice articles on over 90 destinations and regions.
Over 300 non-advice articles - including tutorials on underwater photography.
A directory of over 1000 marine animals - with photographs.
Fresh scuba article published every 3 days by paid and dedicated team of writers.
Inbuilt digital logbook with function of digital verification by dive shops.
Ability to manage social profile and follow entities.
Contribute and review user generated data such as dive logs and scuba reviews of dive shops & dive sites.
Dive Shops & Dive Sites
All Dive Shops & Site are placed on a map and allows for an easy overview of the correlation between sites & shops. The interface allows for an ability to quickly find dive shops or centres and message them.
All user generated content: reviews, dive logs, media and articles are tagged to dive shops & dive sites.. Dive Shops are able to claim their listing and input a wide range of information about their business.
Each country has a profile page which aggregates all information associated with that destination. This includes, all dive logs, media, reviews tagged to any entity within that destination as well as a hand written articles that provide advice on the best way to scuba dive in the respective destination.
Marine Animals are perhaps one of the main attractions of scuba diving. Observing marine life in its natural habitat is a highly rewarding experience and defines diving for many divers.
We currently have information on over a 1000 marine animals including pictures, size and depth.
The directory of marine animals is connected to the logbook and allows divers to enter animals through a suggestive interface.
Studying marine life before or after a dive can be rather informative and enhance the scuba dive.
Through manual research we have come up with a directory of scuba certifications of all the major certifying bodies such as PADI, SSI, CMAS etc. Scuba Diving is a great hobby but one must be prepared for the dive. Our directory would enable you to see a list of all certificates by for e.g: PADI, along with prerequisites, basic information and minimum age for each scuba certification.
You could for example want to get the SSI Dive Guide certification and want to know certifcates to get first.
We have PADI, SSI,ACUC, CMAS, IANTD, NASE, NAUI, SDI-TDI-EDRI and UTD in our directory.
Please note: we are not affiliated in any way with PADI, SSI or any other scuba body.
Diver Profile & Digital Logbook
The app allows divers to build a profile of their activity as a scuba diver which will also be available on diveadvisor.com. Only part of the functionality available of the website is available through mobile. For e.g: the dive stream, a feed of all activity posted by users or tagged to entities that you follow: e.g dive sites, divers, dive shops and destinations.
The logbook allows users to tag logs to dive sites and dive shops, as well as marine animals.
Articles & Underwater Photography
The articles tab displays a regularly updated feed of scuba diving related articles with a strong emphasis on underwater photography as well as marine life, scuba destinations and any anything else relevant to diving. Articles vary from tutorials on underwater photography to blog posts about a particular region.
In summary, diveadvisor is a great resource for anyone looking to maintain a digital logbook, an interest in diving, underwater photography or find info on scuba certifications. Happy Diving.firstname.lastname@example.org for all feedback