Jul
6
2011

Scuba Diving in Redang

It was Day 2 in Redang. The weather was fine and the sea was calm. Darling decided to try scuba diving..
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So we took a slow walk along the bridge leading to the diving site.

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The diving rates. Since Darling is just ‘discovering scuba’ and will be diving with no license whatsoever, he was charged RM160 for equipment and coaching. I wanted to try too but the gas tank is very heavy hence I chickened-out :(

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They assisted him in putting on the diving gear.

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There goes the heavy gas tank. There are several sizes of gas tanks available (with the same pressure) to suit your size but I still find them heavy! @[email protected]

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Darling adjusting his goggles.

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Here he was taught how to breathe using the mouth piece. It is not easy to suddenly breathe through your mouth instead of your nose but he got the hang of it after a while :) *Gigit bang, jangan tak gigit! *

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All geared up and down he went. He was also taught how to ‘float walk’ in the bottom of the sea. It’s like walking on the moon?! Macam-lah he pernah walk on the moon! >_<

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About an hour later, he resurfaced! Yeay! Darling is back! Phew.. *wipe sweat* By then it was already getting dark. He gestured the thumbs up sign means he’s happy-lah!

Asked him what he saw under the sea and he answered he met a mermaid, siap asked  for her FB lagi! Mau kena lepok my Darling nih!!! (=_=)

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Contented with his underwater experience…

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Ready to take the equipment off his back :D

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A very happy Darling :D Dah! Now let’s go for dinner! :P

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    i wanna try scuba diving too one day!!!

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      Ken,

      Faster go before you have anaks! :p

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    Your Dah.. looks like a young boy here after scuba diving.. maybe mermaid's fault? hehehe..

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    never did scuba diving before leh, the most is snorkeling because i'm still a bit afraid of water.. anyway, maybe i shall go and get a diving license during one of my trip, if possible.. :)

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      SK,

      You can try like what my hubs did. No need license wan.. just go cuba cuba :)

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    it must be fun!

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      it shud be fun lah. look at his grin oso can see he's happy :D

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    Scuba diving! never had that experience :( sad sad, you never bring me! Lol!

    do mermaids have fb? can i get their contacts too? XD

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      isaac,

      i shall connect u to my hubs. u guys can share the mermaid.. lol :P

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    Wahhhh!!!! Going deeper and deeper…. LOL!!!

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      STP! U getting notti! :P

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    I bet it must be fun! Really wish to try that… And I think night time scuba diving is even more challenging! :P

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      eeee.. night time scuba! scary :D That time the mermaid wont let my hubs go how?! haha..

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    This entry make me think about my Redang trip many years ago. That time with hubby (boyfriend then). We didnt go for scuba, just snorkelling and seeing the little white sharks swimming around us.

    We even thinking of going back, this time with the kids, but got to wait for my younger one to grow bigger. Now still small to enjoy the fun in beach and sea.

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      yes Rose,

      Must wait for the little baby grow bigger a bit. then can enjoy the sand :)

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    When I was in Redang, my travel partner went for scuba diving but I did not! Snorkelling in the deep sea also scary already, want me to go scuba diving? LOL!!!

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      When Jam went, you should go with him lah… nothing to be afraid of wat! *cheh wah.. macam I pernah go!* :P

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    Some more, my travel partner later told me he suffered pain while scuba diving – made me more scared of trying it!! Glad William came back in one piece and met a mermaid as well! : D

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      That was why I *wipe sweat* when I saw William came out of the water! phew…

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    Btw, did William sign something that said if anything happens to him during scuba diving, it will be completely his responsibility and risk? I shuddered at signing that! : D

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      err… did he? ada kah? must ask him on this.. i tak realised that part oso?

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    I think I will stick to snorkelling which I am starting to love! : )

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      me too ! :D but then, wait until u get the swordfish racing towards your bread!!!

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    Not cheap also hor …. >.<

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      ok lor, once in a blue moon…

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    I have a diving license but I have not dived for years…I am so sad. :(

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      Tekkaus,

      Fuiyo! U have a diving license? Uber cool!!!

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    love the photos on yor blog. You are good in taking great photos.

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      Thank you Caca :)

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    great adventure and with beautiful scenery

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      Yes, beautiful indeed :)

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    Your Darling so brave. *thumbs up* I think I don't even dare to go snorkelling coz I can't swim. :(

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      Mummy Gwen,

      I cant swim neither but I went snorkelling :D

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    Met a mermaid. Facebook. ROFL!!! Scuba diving is a must try!!! :D

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      I so wanted to try! but the gas tank puts me off :(

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    What a cool experience to 'meet a mermaid'… wakkakakakak!

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    there was one pic where u n william went snorkeling..then who took care of ethan?

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      Rach,

      We took turns. He go me jaga, I go he jaga :)

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    aiyo!! y la u dnt go!! ask william to help u angkat d tank while underwater. xD

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      yeah cantik! :P he sees mermaid dy, he'll forget me! :P

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    ROFLMAO @ mermaid and siap asked for FB!! *speechless*

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    I've tried snoorkeling but not scuba diving, Redang looks like a great place to organise a holiday trip.

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