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Ambassadors, British Columbia, Canada, Club dives, cold water diving, freediving, Marine Life, Pacific Pro Dive, Scuba Diving, Tofino, Ucluelet, vancouver island -

Summer is arguably the most enjoyed season across Canada, but Vancouver Island summers are the perfect blend of warm sunny weather, and a climate that is conducive to adventuring. Not too hot, not too cold and you can explore from the tops of the mountains to the depths of the ocean!

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Ambassadors, British Columbia, Canada, cold water diving, giant pacific octopus -

In every ocean, just beyond our shores, lives an animal with characteristics we think of as “human” – intelligent, social, curious, gentle, and fierce. They build cities, use tools, and collaborate with other species to hunt. They have personalities – some are bold, while others shy. These animals can change their skin colour, texture, and body shape in the blink of an eye and see in wavelengths beyond our vision. Recent studies reveal octopuses’ consciousness, sophisticated decision-making, and unique personalities. On tropical reefs, in frigid waters, from the shoreline to the deep sea and everywhere in between, the octopus have made a home. Join us as we reveal the ‘Secrets of the Octopus’ now streaming on Nat Geo TV, Disney Plus and Hulu.

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Ambassadors, bare, bare sentry, cold water diving, drysuit, Pacific Pro Dive, Scuba Diving, vancouver island -

Since 2017, I've been diving in a Sentry suit and I can easily say the best drysuits I've ever owned are from the BARE Sentry series. It's built for the demanding conditions of cold-water environments, but also gives flexibility for control and movement. Many suits I've used in the past had thick neoprene materials, which are great for thermal protection and abrasions, but lacked any flexibility. I would often have flashbacks to being a child that was stuffed into a thick snowsuit and unable to bend my arms. However, the BARE Sentry (Men’s)/ Guardian (Women’s) suits are a game changer....

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Ambassadors, British Columbia, Marine Life, Pacific Pro Dive, vancouver island -

(Photo by Shannon Groenewegen) With the abundance of world class diving here on Vancouver Island, it is no wonder a passionate dive community has developed in the area. There are some that have saltwater running through their veins, so these dive addicts are a perfect choice to become Pacific Pro Dive Ambassadors, mirroring our passion and enthusiasm for the oceans. 

 We would like to introduce the first of our Ambassadors, Krystal Janicki. Krystal embodies the life of an adventurer, always smiling ear to ear after every dive and looking forward to the next marine life encounter. Born and raised in Campbell...

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