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  • Knit the official Diversnight beanie

    23 september 2023
    Diversnight on Saturday, November 4th is getting very close, but you still have time to knit the official beanie! If you have fast hands, you can even make some for your friends.
  • Diversnight 2023 has opened

    15 september 2023
    Autumn is approaching, which means Diversnight is just a few weeks away. Dive clubs and dive centers can register their night diving events from Saturday, September 16.
  • The story behind Diversnight

    24 oktober 2019
    The international night dive Diversnight has taken place on the first Saturday of November since 2005. But did you know it all started because of a pink lightstick and cake?
  • Knit your own Diversnight sweater

    02 september 2021
    Tone Svee Dahl founded Diversnight back in 2005, and now people are diving all over the world on the first Saturday of November every year. She has also designed the official Diversnight sweater.
  • Are you diving in Narvik this fall?

    10 juli 2022
    If you're a wreck diver, the spectacular WW2 wrecks in Narvik are certainly on your bucket list. But before you get in the water you need permission from the harbourmaster.
  • 12 tips for diving in Norway

    25 mai 2022
    Need some inspiration for your next dive holiday? Look no further – here's an overview of great places to visit along the Norwegian coast, which offers lots of exciting diving.
  • Great wreck diving in Norway

    16 juni 2022
    One Ocean Dive Resort outside Kristiansand in the southern part of Norway offers great wreck diving and beautiful underwater scenery. Book your stay now!
  • Dive the world's strongest maelstrom

    05 februar 2023
    Saltstraumen in northern Norway offers spectacular underwater scenery and unparalleled drift diving. It's simply one of the most exhilarating dive experiences in the world.
  • Looking for a great domain name?

    21 august 2020
    If you're planning to open an online store and sell scuba equipment to an international audience, you need a catchy domain name. Now you can own
  • Learn how to freedive in Oslo

    09 juni 2023
    Freediving has become increasingly popular over the last few years, for good reasons. Learn how to do it when Frivannsliv holds an English course in Oslo.
  • New book on nudibranchs

    07 juni 2023
    Bernard Picton and Christine Morrow have released the long-awaited second edition of their book on nudibranchs – almost 30 years after the first edition. Most of the species in the book are found in Norway.
  • Spectacular video of Sao Paulo

    11 april 2023
    Because of the unique cargo, the wreck of the German steamship Sao Paulo is often called «Norway's Thistlegorm». When you watch this video, you'll understand why.
  • Join the 2023 Nudibranch Safari

    16 desember 2022
    In March 2023 it's time for the next edition of the famous Nudibranch Safari at Gulen Dive Resort on the Norwegian west coast. If you love nudibranchs, you should join this fun workshop!
  • Spectacular squid ball video

    16 oktober 2019
    Three divers had a spectacular encounter in the Ørstafjord on the Norwegian west coast when returning from a dive on the wreck of S/S Radbod – a giant squid eggball.
  • Norway's most famous wreck

    06 januar 2020
    On January 6, 1940, S/S Frankenwald got caught by the current, foundered and sank on the Norwegian west coast. Today, it's Norway's most popular and iconic wreck.
  • Norway's iconic twin wrecks

    16 desember 2019
    On December 16th, 1944 the German freighter MV Ferndale and rescue steamer Parat was sunk by allied aircraft on the Norwegian west coast. The twin wrecks are one of the most iconic dive sites in Norway.
  • Celebrate World Octopus Day

    08 oktober 2019
    Octopuses have three hearts, nine brains and blue blood. A variety of species can be found in around the globe, we're celebrating this amazing creature with some exciting videos.
  • Diversnight 2022 to open soon

    12 september 2022
    Autumn is approaching, which means Diversnight is just a few weeks away. Dive clubs and dive centers can register their night diving events from Saturday, September 17.
  • Job openings at Gulen Dive Resort

    16 juli 2022
    Do you want to work in Norway? Here's your chance: Gulen Dive Resort is looking for three instructors or divemasters for the rest of the season, with the option to stay on in 2023.
  • – The Ocean is alive, powerful and moving

    12 juli 2022
    What can you learn about life by freediving with orcas, whales and sharks? Or sailing through The Great Pacific Garbage Patch? Check out freediver Siri Østvold's inspiring TEDx talk.
  • Two new apnea records for Norway

    27 mai 2022
    In April, Malin Vedøy Uthaug from Oslo Freediving Club set two new national apnea records, in Constant Weight with monofin (CWT) and Constant Weight with bi-fins (CWT-B).
  • New world record under the ice

    06 mars 2022
    South African freediver Amber Fillary reached her goal and set a new world record after swimming a very impressive 90 meters (295 ft.) under the ice without fins Saturday.
  • Covid-19 causing trouble for Diversnight

    04 november 2020
    Local restrictions imposed after the recent rise in Covid-19 infections has forced two Diversnight events in Norway to be canceled. Diversnight organizers urge everyone to follow local guidelines.
  • Visit Plura unveils plans for new dive resort

    27 oktober 2020
    Cave diving specialists Visit Plura wants to turn the municipality of Mo i Rana in northern Norway into the «Cave Capital of Scandinavia» and has unveiled $2M plans to build a new dive resort.
  • Is this Norway's coolest nudibranch?

    19 september 2020
    Norway – and the World – has another nudibranch species. The recently discovered Dendronotus yrjargul was found by divers in Trøndelag and has been described by experts at the Norwegian Museum of Science and the University of Moscow.
  • The wreck of German cruiser «Karlsruhe» found

    06 september 2020
    The last of the large German warships sunk during the Second World War has been found at 490 meters depth 13 nautical miles south-east of Kristiansand on the Norwegian south coast. «Karlsruhe» took part in the attack on Norway on April 9, 1940.
  • Yet another nudibranch species for Norway

    02 september 2020
    Nudibranch expert Torkild Bakken at the Museum of Science in Trondheim was surprised when underwater photographer Erling Svensen e-mailed him this image. It shows a species never before been found in Scandinavia.
  • New nudibranch species described in Norway

    11 august 2020
    After a few years and studies of hundreds of specimens, a group of scientists based in Bergen, Norway has published the description of a new nudibranch species – Polycera norvegica.
  • Spectacular wreck found near Bergen

    15 juli 2020
    For three years, a group of divers has been working on documenting the wreck of the salvage steamer «Draugen» at 120 meters depth (390 ft.) outside Bergen on the Norwegian west coast. See the documentary here!
  • Norway opens up for dive tourism after COVID-19

    26 juni 2020
    The Norwegian government and health authorities have announced that the border will open for tourists from Schengen and EEA countries from 15 July, on the condition that the COVID-19 infection level is under control in the countries in question.
  • One Ocean Dive Resort with fast, new RIB

    25 januar 2020
    One Ocean Dive Resort on the Norwegian south coast has acquired a fast RIB to increase range and offer even more wrecks to visiting divers. – Now we can dive anywhere from Mandal to Lillesand, says owner Carlo Golfetto.
  • Good news for Danish and Polish divers

    12 januar 2020
    Low-cost airline Norwegian is opening seven new direct routes to Norway this spring, giving European divers even easier access to the spectacular diving on the Norwegian coast.



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