The Pacific Herring Run: Don’t Miss the Feast!
The Pacific Herring Run: Don’t Miss the Feast! This time of year, the anticipation starts to build for the annual Pacific Herring run that attracts marine life from all over the coastal waters. Peaking in March, this springtime spectacle is heralded by the arrival of massive schools of Pacific herring returning to the protected waters of the isles and inlets around Vancouver Island and coastal British Columbia. Each female herring can produce 20,000 eggs, providing a buffet for marine birds, mammals, and fisherman, while ensuring the repopulation of the species. As the female’s roe matures, they start to school up...
12 Days of Christmas
Over the holidays we have a number of special offers for you! If you are shopping online and have any issues with seeing these specials in your cart, just check in and we'll get you sorted. Day 1 / Dec 5Buy a Waihana Freediving Suit, get sock or gloves free Day 2 / Dec 6Book your Open Water Course and get the Nitrox course free* For each friend invited and signed up get $50 discount on course Day 3 / Dec 7Book Discover Scuba Dive, Buy 1, Get 1 Free Day 4 / Dec 8Purchase the whole set of BCD, Regulator...
Give the Gift of Diving this Holiday Season
We all have that person in our lives that is impossible to shop for! They seem to have everything and each time the Christmas season rolls around, the struggle begins anew. Well, I’ve got great news of you: We have the perfect solution - Scuba Diving! It’s true, we think diving is the answer to everything, but this time it really can be the solution! Diving is a memorable experience, a lifetime certification with a knack for sparking a passionate new hobby and might even inspire a new career path. With consumerism running rampant giving the gift of an experience...
It's Rush Hour in the Rivers
Seven species of salmonids; coho, chum, chinook, pink, sockeye, steelhead and cutthroat, are part of the various salmon runs in the rivers on Vancouver Island and are also the focus of the federal government’s Salmonid Enhancement Program (SEP). The autumn salmon runs mark both the beginning and the end of the salmon lifecycle. Through a remarkable feat of nature, each salmon will return from the open sea to the exact river from which they hatched, to repeat the process, and begin the cycle anew for the next generation of Pacific salmon. There are numerous ways to experience the salmon runs,...
Pacific Pro Dive is Hiring Diving Instructors
Instructors must be absolutely committed to the highest level of customer service and safety. These are primary requirements for consideration and continued employment. Along with the above requirements, only applicants with the necessary experience, work ethic, team outlook, and positive attitude need apply. Willingness to develop additional skills is considered an asset. Ensure all company policies, procedures, programs and systems are adhered to Dedication to excellence in customer service and job performance Demonstrated success in problem solving and delivering results Ensure commitment to and compliance with all applicable PADI rules and regulations. Develop positive relationships with customers and staff Provide...
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