ContentsTABLE OF CONTENTSGIFTS FOR ALL SCUBA DIVERSUNDER 50 USDSCUBA FIN SPRING STRAPSMASK STRAP COVERGEAR ID TAGSPORTABLE LUGGAGE SCALEDIVE HOUSING BUNDLECAMERA FLOATYSOLAR-POWERED PHONE CHARGEROCEAN-FRIENDLY SUNSCREENGUYLIAN CHOCOLATESDEEP TEA DIVERWATERPROOF SEAT COVERECO-FRIENDLY WEIGHTSFIN SOCKSWATERPROOF KEYMASTER POUCHSCUBA TANK WATER BOTTLEUPCYCLED LAPTOP CASEEXTENDABLE CAMERA HANDLEUK PRO FLEX GRIPWATERPROOF FLASH DRIVETRAVEL MAPMOUTHPIECE FOR JAW FATIGUEDIVE LIGHTCHANGING TOWELKEYCHAIN WITH O-RINGSSCUBA DIVING REPAIR KITREEF FISH ID BOOKLETANTI-FOG GELSCUBA FIRST AID KITWATERPROOF PHONE CASEUNIVERSAL HANGERWRIST LANYARDHAMMERED HEAD BOTTLE OPENERANTI-CHAFE WETSUIT LUBESCUBA DIVER DECALSCUBA DIVER LUNCH BAGDIVE KNIFEDIVE BAGDRY BAGFATBOY LAMZACDIVE SLATETANK BANGERWATERPROOF SPEAKERSGOPRO MASK MOUNTCOLLAPSIBLE WATER BOTTLEJCS SURFACE MARKER WITH WHISTLEEMERGENCY DIVE LIGHTMASK BAGMCNETT WETSUIT SHAMPOOSWIMMING HAIRBANDREEF SAFE TRAVEL BAGSCUBA CALENDARSCUBA PHONE COVERTHERMOSFLASKREEF-SAFE SKIN MOISTURIZERBASEBALL CAP4OCEAN BRACELETYELLOW FLUORO MASK FILTERSCUBA DIVING T-SHIRTSUBSCRIPTION TO DANTRULY, MADLY, DEEPLYMY FATHER, THE CAPTAINPLASTIC OCEANNEUTRAL BUOYANCYTHE SILENT WORLDTHE EXTREME LIFE OF THE SEATHE WORLD IS BLUEDIVER MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTIONGIFTS BETWEEN 50 AND 100 USDCAMERA FILTERDIVE WATCHDIVE ALERTGIFTS OVER 100 USDSCUBA DIVING COURSELIVEABOARD DIVING TRIPGOPRO HERO5CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORSPARE AIR CYLINDERWATERPROOF IPHONE HOUSINGANY AMOUNTDONATION TO PROJECT AWAREGIFT CERTIFICATEGIFTS FOR HIMOCEAN-FRIENDLY SWIMSUITRASHGUARDFLEECESHARK SLIPPERSSCUBA DIVER TIE CLIPGIFTS FOR HEROCEAN-FRIENDLY SWIMSUITFEMALE URINATION DEVICESCUBA JEWELRYFLEECEWOMEN DIVERS HALL OF FAME CALENDARSCUBA MASCARAGIFTS FOR KIDSCREATE-A-MURAL DOLPHIN WALL DECALSSCUBA DIVER BATH TOYMASK, SNORKEL, FIN SETSCUBA DIVER BIBSHARK BACKPACKWATER WINGSDIVE SERIESJOURNEY INTO THE DEEPDIVING WITH SHARKS Are you stumped on gift ideas for your diver friends and family? Not sure what you can get them that is practical and fun? When you’re not a scuba diver yourself, it’s hard to know what gifts will be appreciated. Here at The Adventure Junkies, we’d like to help you out with this list of great gifts for scuba divers! To make it easier for you, we’ve divided the list into sections according to price and added parts for gifts that he would love, gifts that she would love and fun gifts for kids. You can relax – whatever the occasion, there’s something for every scuba diver on this list! cloud-downloadCLICK HERE to Download our FREE Beginner's Guide to Scuba Diving.CLICK HERE to Download our FREE Beginner's Guide to Diving. TABLE OF CONTENTS Gifts for all Scuba Divers Under 50 USD 50 – 100 USD Over 100 USD Gifts for Him Gifts for Her Gifts for Kids GIFTS FOR ALL SCUBA DIVERS UNDER 50 USD SCUBA FIN SPRING STRAPS Check out the latest price on: Amazon | LeisurePro Scuba fins super frustrating to take on and off? Not anymore! These bungee straps will help your scuba friend whip their fins off in a flash and eliminate the need to spend hours adjusting. MASK STRAP COVER Check out the latest price on: Amazon | LeisurePro Getting your mask stuck on your hair is the worst. This neoprene strap cover lets it slide effortlessly over your friend’s silky locks and makes their dive experience just that much better. Dive in comfort! GEAR ID TAGS Check out the latest price on: Amazon When you’ve already shelled out thousands of dollars on dive equipment, you don’t want people getting confused and accidentally grabbing yours! These personalized, easy-to-use labels will help your diver keep track of their stuff on those crowded dive boats. PORTABLE LUGGAGE SCALE Check out the latest price on: Amazon This is an essential tool for any traveler, and even more so if you’re lugging around clunky dive equipment. Beat the surprise excess baggage fees every time with this handy portable scale. This particular model has a 110lb (50kg) limit. DIVE HOUSING BUNDLE Check out the latest price on: Amazon Nurture your diver’s underwater photography skills with a dive housing bundle for their GoPro. Nothing is easier than snapping pictures and shooting videos with this tiny device, and now it can travel to 197ft (60m) below! If you don’t dive yourself, now you can travel along with them. CAMERA FLOATY Check out the latest price on: Amazon | REI This simple gadget might just prevent a heart attack or two! Should anything happen to your friend’s underwater camera while they’re diving, this will stop it from sinking to the depths of Davy Jones’ locker. Plus, it’s nice and bright so they can easily spot it when it floats to the surface. SOLAR-POWERED PHONE CHARGER Check out the latest price on: Amazon A solar-powered phone charger is both eco-friendly and incredibly practical. This one is suitable for iPhones as well as other devices, and can even charge two phones at once. It comes with a flashlight and is hands-free for recharging on the go. OCEAN-FRIENDLY SUNSCREEN Check out the latest price on: Amazon Sunscreen is one of the worst offenders when it comes to humans vs. oceans. Don’t be one of those people who are polluting the very reef they came to visit! There are a number of eco-friendly sunscreens out there but this one is specifically designed to be reef-safe, non-greasy and water-resistant. It’s safe to use in freshwater and saltwater. Stream2Sea also make shampoo, conditioner and other beauty products. GUYLIAN CHOCOLATES Check out the latest price on: Amazon Guylian partners with Project Seahorse, a feisty group of researchers who aim to raise awareness about threats to the ocean and work actively with local populations to combat harmful fishing practices. Every time you purchase a box of Guylian chocolates, part of the proceeds go to Project Seahorse. DEEP TEA DIVER Check out the latest price on: Amazon This scuba-themed knickknack takes the cake. Fred the Deep Tea Diver has an awesome name and comes with an “air tank” to balance his weight. Every diver needs one of these! WATERPROOF SEAT COVER Check out the latest price on: Amazon Diving gear has a way of making a person’s car age prematurely! With waterproof seat covers, you can make your diver’s life a lot easier. This one is comfortable and easy to use. Careful, this particular model is suitable for dark interiors only. ECO-FRIENDLY WEIGHTS Check out the latest price on: Amazon | LeisurePro Reduce the harmful effect of lead on the environment with these neoprene lead shot weight bags, coated with a special shell that prevents lead from seeping out into the ocean. When properly cared for, they last at least two years. FIN SOCKS Check out the latest price on: Amazon | LeisurePro These neoprene fin socks will keep your diver’s toes warm and comfortable inside their diving fins or when walking on the beach. WATERPROOF KEYMASTER POUCH Check out the latest price on: Amazon | LeisurePro A convenient way to keep all your cards in one place without having to worry about losing them or getting them wet. This model comes with a lanyard and is safe for storing electronic key fobs. SCUBA TANK WATER BOTTLE Check out the latest price on: Amazon | LeisurePro We all know we’re not supposed to use plastic water bottles anymore. Why not step up your scuba game a notch and use this nifty stainless steel bottle modeled after a diving tank? It’s BPA-free and 100% recyclable, in addition to being super lightweight. And, of course, an incredible trendsetter! UPCYCLED LAPTOP CASE Check out the latest price on: Amazon This ingenious company has taken it upon themselves to “upcycle” the leftover neoprene from the wetsuit industry. The result is these beautifully crafted laptop and tablet covers, each one hand-numbered and limited-edition. EXTENDABLE CAMERA HANDLE Check out the latest price on: Amazon Make it even easier to shoot video of those amazing macro critters nestled in the reef! This glorified selfie stick for your diver friend’s GoPro weighs practically nothing and folds up nicely to fit into a suitcase. UK PRO FLEX GRIP Check out the latest price on: Amazon | LeisurePro Help your friend get the perfect shot with the easy-to-maneuver UK Pro Flex Grip, which can accommodate an underwater camera on one end and a flashlight on the other. Perfect for night diving and compatible with GoPro 2 and 3. WATERPROOF FLASH DRIVE Check out the latest price on: Amazon A waterproof flash drive is a great way to back up photos on a dive trip. This one is waterproof, x-ray proof, magnet proof and shock proof, plus it comes with a 5-year warranty just in case your friend manages to destroy it despite all of that! TRAVEL MAP Check out the latest price on: Amazon Every diver dreams of one day voyaging to far-flung places on this planet to seek out underwater treasures. Help your loved one remember where they’ve been and plan where they want to go next with this travel map. MOUTHPIECE FOR JAW FATIGUE Check out the latest price on: Amazon | LeisurePro One of those things that drives you crazy when you dive a lot is jaw fatigue from clamping down on the regulator. Help your diver beat it with this clever mouthpiece, available in a range of sexy colors. DIVE LIGHT Check out the latest price on: Amazon | LeisurePro Does your friend poke around a lot of nooks and crannies? Love to go cave diving? A dive light is an invaluable tool that helps bring the underwater world to life, right in front of their eyes. CHANGING TOWEL Check out the latest price on: Amazon Help your diver avoid awkward situations with this nifty one-size-fits-all changing towel. Made of thick microfiber, it’s great to use for changing in and out of a wetsuit or to keep warm between dives. Comes with a hood and handy pockets for storing a phone and other small items. KEYCHAIN WITH O-RINGS Check out the latest price on: Amazon Save the day with this pack of spare O-rings! This small keychain is a convenient way to store a few spare O-rings; it’s well-sealed to prevent from losing them. These will always come in handy! SCUBA DIVING REPAIR KIT Check out the latest price on: Amazon | LeisurePro If you want to go all-out, invest a little more in this scuba diving repair kit. The kit includes wrenches, screwdrivers, pliers, tie wraps, silicone grease and O-rings, everything your friend will need to patch up minor technical problems on their dive trip. REEF FISH ID BOOKLET Check out the latest price on: Amazon | LeisurePro Set the stage for your diver’s next trip with a waterproof reef fish ID booklet. It’s fun to know what you’re looking at! You can get different ones according to which region they’ll be visiting. Better yet, get them the three-volume Reef Fish, Reef Creature and Reef Coral (2013) set. This one covers the species of Florida, the Caribbean and the Bahamas but there are sets available for other regions as well. ANTI-FOG GEL Check out the latest price on: Amazon | LeisurePro Need I say more? We all know a foggy mask can ruin a dive – with this anti-fog gel, you don’t need to worry about that anymore! Priceless. SCUBA FIRST AID KIT Check out the latest price on: Amazon For all the little things that can go wrong on a dive trip, it’s nice to have a first-aid kit. This one treats everything from seasickness to dehydration, as well as minor stings, burns and skin allergies. WATERPROOF PHONE CASE Check out the latest price on: Amazon | LeisurePro Bringing your phone on a boat is always a little risky. Minimize the risk with a waterproof phone case – this one even allows you to take pictures and videos in shallow water. UNIVERSAL HANGER Check out the latest price on: Amazon Now your friend can organize all their scuba gear in one place! Universal hangers help things like wetsuits and hoods dry faster and keeps it all from getting lost. For a truly deluxe experience, consider splurging on the Underwater Kinetics version, which has its own built-in fan. WRIST LANYARD Check out the latest price on: Amazon | LeisurePro A wrist lanyard can always come in handy. An easy way to hang diving accessories from the diver’s wrist. HAMMERED HEAD BOTTLE OPENER Check out the latest price on: Amazon There are tons of ocean-themed corkscrews out there; this one is classy and practical at the same time. The “Hammered Head” by Umbra is a dual corkscrew and bottle opener in the shape of a hammerhead shark. Excellent quality-price ratio. ANTI-CHAFE WETSUIT LUBE Check out the latest price on: Amazon Anyone who has ever struggled out of a damp wetsuit knows how much of a pain it can be. Make a diver’s life way easier with this eco-friendly wetsuit lube, which reduces chafing without getting everything all slimy. SCUBA DIVER DECAL Check out the latest price on: Amazon | LeisurePro Give your diver the gift of this simple but elegant scuba diver car decal that broadcasts their love for scuba diving. SCUBA DIVER LUNCH BAG Check out the latest price on: Amazon This fun lunch bag is decorated with the scuba version of the classic evolution sketch. Easy to carry thanks to the straps, the bag doubles as a small tote bag or children’s backpack. DIVE KNIFE Check out the latest price on: Amazon | LeisurePro A dive knife is super handy for getting out of tight places. Equip your diver with a good one, like this model by Cressi which features a stainless steel blade with a quick-release locking mechanism. DIVE BAG Check out the latest price on: Amazon | LeisurePro The Mares Cruise Mesh duffle bag is the perfect size for lugging around personal dive gear such as fins, mask and snorkel and wetsuit. The mesh exterior allows for easy rinsing and drying in the bag itself. DRY BAG Check out the latest price on: Amazon | LeisurePro Dry bags are arguably one of the best inventions ever. The best part is that this bag folds up small when not in use – perfect for bringing on the plane. FATBOY LAMZAC Check out the latest price on: Amazon The Fatboy Lamzac is a blow-up chair that weighs less than 3 pounds and takes two minutes to inflate – and it floats, so you can bring it in the water! Ideal for budget liveaboards with uncomfortable seats, or any trip where you get to go swimming between dives. DIVE SLATE Check out the latest price on: Amazon You can’t go wrong with a dive slate – this gift is always useful. The Promate Underwater Dive Slate has a compass and glows in the dark for those night dives! TANK BANGER Check out the latest price on: Amazon | LeisurePro A tank banger is a simple but crucial piece of dive equipment. Wrapped around the diver’s tank, pulling it will make a loud sound. Can be used to call for help or just get someone’s attention. WATERPROOF SPEAKERS Check out the latest price on: Amazon This year, give the gift of music. Liven up your dive mate’s liveaboard trip with the Ecoxgear Bluetooth Portable Audio System, very cheap considering the speakers are waterproof! Better yet, give them their very own diving playlist to go along with it! GOPRO MASK MOUNT Check out the latest price on: Amazon | LeisurePro Yet another GoPro attachment but a very handy one. With the affordable Scubapro mask mount, your diver won’t have to worry about losing their GoPro. And you can see the dive through their eyes later with the video footage! COLLAPSIBLE WATER BOTTLE Check out the latest price on: Amazon Packing a water bottle can be a pain since they take up so much room. This revolutionary Freeday Gear collapsible water bottle folds down to a fraction of its size and can be stuffed into even the fullest of suitcases. JCS SURFACE MARKER WITH WHISTLE Check out the latest price on: Amazon This surface marker buoy signals your location to topside and makes sure the boat doesn’t lose you! Bright-orange and easy to see, plus it comes with a whistle for catching attention. EMERGENCY DIVE LIGHT Check out the latest price on: Amazon Hopefully, your friend will never have to use it, but an emergency dive light is nice to have in conjunction with a whistle or other noisemaker. This one by Innovative Scuba Concepts can be seen from more than a mile away and features seven modes, including strobe and SOS. Battery charges last up to 80 hours. MASK BAG Check out the latest price on: Amazon | LeisurePro A perfectly fitting mask is hard to find and once you do track one down, you want to keep it in perfect condition. Help your scuba friend protect their mask and snorkel with this sturdy mask bag, which includes a side pocket for storing defog gel. MCNETT WETSUIT SHAMPOO Check out the latest price on: Amazon | LeisurePro This wetsuit cleaner and conditioner removes residue like algae, salt, chlorine and the bacteria that grow in this lovely damp environment. The result is a wetsuit that smells nicer and lasts longer. It’s also all right to use on drysuits, booties, gloves, you name it. SWIMMING HAIRBAND Check out the latest price on: Amazon All long-haired divers will have struggled with their silky locks at some point. Cold-water divers especially will know the agony of having their hair snag on that rubber hood! This quick-drying swimming hairband keeps hair in one place and out of the way. REEF SAFE TRAVEL BAG Check out the latest price on: Amazon This handy gift basket covers all the basic necessities: defog gel, sunscreen, lip balm, hand sanitizer, wetsuit cleaner and even gel for treating jellyfish stings. Your friend will be the most popular person on their liveaboard boat! SCUBA CALENDAR Check out the latest price on: Amazon Your diving friends are always daydreaming about their next scuba trip anyway. Unleash their imagination with this beautiful calendar featuring underwater images of turtles, sharks, seahorses and more in exotic locations such as La Paz and Cozumel. SCUBA PHONE COVER Check out the latest price on: Amazon Underwater scenes with their bright colors make the perfect backdrop for phone covers. This one, designed for the Samsung Galaxy S7, features healthy coral reefs in the Red Sea. THERMOS Check out the latest price on: Amazon Make sure your friend has a piping-hot or refreshing cold drink after their dive. This stainless steel 16oz travel mug keeps drinks cool for 18 hours and hot for 7 hours. It also features a built-in tea hook for tea bags or tea infusers. FLASK Check out the latest price on: Amazon See if you can spot the scuba diver nestled calmly amongst the schooling sharks on this stylish silver flask. The perfect way to add a little something extra to a long day of diving. REEF-SAFE SKIN MOISTURIZER Check out the latest price on: Amazon | LeisurePro Eternal Summer skin moisturizer with aloe vera helps protect skin against the damaging effects of the sun and air pollutants. It’s reef-safe and eco-friendly. BASEBALL CAP Check out the latest price on: Amazon | LeisurePro Minimize sun exposure on the boat with this trendy scuba diver baseball cap. The clever design also makes it useful for keeping your head warm on cool-water dives. 4OCEAN BRACELET Check out the latest price on: 4Ocean Your friend can wear their love for the ocean on their sleeve with this gender-neutral bracelet. The 4Ocean foundation promises to remove one pound of garbage from the ocean for each bracelet they sell. The bracelet itself is made from 100% recycled materials – the beads from glass bottles, and the cord from plastic water bottles. YELLOW FLUORO MASK FILTER Check out the latest price on: Amazon | LeisurePro This is a nifty gadget that any diver will be dying to try out. The yellow barrier filter gives you a fluorescent underwater experience at a very reasonable price. For the diver who wants to try something unique! SCUBA DIVING T-SHIRT Check out the latest price on: Amazon Broadcast your friend’s love for diving with this classic I’d Rather Be Diving t-shirt, available in men’s and women’s sizes. SUBSCRIPTION TO DAN Check out the latest price on: Divers Alert Network You can’t go wrong with a subscription to the Diver’s Alert Network. This trusted organization provides insurance and emergency medical evacuation assistance to its members, plus a magazine that publishes 4 issues a year. TRULY, MADLY, DEEPLY Check out the latest price on: Amazon Ali Bin Thalith, a marine photographer from Dubai and trained in France and London, has put together a collection of underwater photographs taken on his dive travels over a span of ten years. The resulting book showcases an inspiring array of marine species, from macro to pelagic and everything in between. MY FATHER, THE CAPTAIN Check out the latest price on: Amazon Get up close and intimate with the legendary Jacques Cousteau through the eyes of his son, who has decided to carry on his father’s legacy in film, undersea exploration and environmental conservation. A touching look at the life of the “father of scuba diving.” PLASTIC OCEAN Check out the latest price on: Amazon Charles Moore tells the story of how he stumbled upon the infamous plastic island that is the scourge of the Pacific Ocean. Admittedly slightly depressing reading material, this book is nevertheless fascinating for its insights into how plastic affects our health and the health of the ocean we love. NEUTRAL BUOYANCY Check out the latest price on: Amazon This is a must-read for anybody interested in the origins of scuba diving. Tim Ecott covers the history of our fascination with the ocean, from the times of Aristotle through the diving bells of the sixteenth century and finally the present day. This serious reading material is broken up by interesting anecdotes of Ecott’s own diving travels to the four corners of the world. THE SILENT WORLD Check out the latest price on: Amazon Jacques Cousteau pioneered modern scuba diving with the invention of the Aqua Lung, which allowed divers to breathe underwater for the very first time. Read up on his earliest underwater adventures in this 50th anniversary edition of his memoir. THE EXTREME LIFE OF THE SEA Check out the latest price on: Amazon This book is for anyone fascinated by the weird and amazing creatures that lurk in the depths of the ocean. Stephen and Anthony Palumbi include a cautionary note on how human activity is threatening these natural wonders. THE WORLD IS BLUE Check out the latest price on: Amazon Following up on her influential 1996 book, Sea Change: A Message of the Ocean, internationally renowned ocean ambassador Sylvia Earle in partnership with the National Geographic once again prods us to reduce overfishing and take steps to protect the ocean. Of course, there are countless tomes dedicated to the wonders of the deep. For more inspiration, check out our list of the 39 best scuba books. DIVER MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION Check out the latest price on: Amazon Diver is a great diving magazine produced in Canada with content covering gear reviews, specialty diving, photography and diving in North America and around the world. Get your loved one a year-long subscription to the print version for only $30. DIVE TRAVELPACKING LISTDon't forget important gear at home!Print out this free dive gear packing list to prepare for your next adventure.Plus, you'll get exclusive content in our newsletter to help you make the most of your time underwater!UNLOCK THIS LIST* You will get weekly emails with practical diving advice that complement the information contained in the packing list. You can always opt out of these emails. GIFTS BETWEEN 50 AND 100 USD CAMERA FILTER Check out the latest price on: Amazon | REI A color filter is an investment and may seem pricey for what it is. But it will make a world of difference to your diver’s underwater photos. They’ll appreciate it every time they go diving and they’re able to create lifelong memories! Be sure to buy the right color filter according to the color of the water where they do most of their diving. DIVE WATCH Check out the latest price on: Amazon | LeisurePro Every diver can use a dive watch, and the nice thing about this present is that you can choose from a wide variety of styles. You can choose ones that have functions such as dive duration, depth, water temperature and an alarm for ascents that are too rapid. Or, go a bit more in-depth and get a full-on dive computer. DIVE ALERT Check out the latest price on: Amazon | LeisurePro This two-in-one safety device combines a topside air horn and an underwater noisemaker for emergency situations. The Dive Alert is reported to be audible up to one mile away. Photo by istockphoto.com/portfolio/viewapart GIFTS OVER 100 USD SCUBA DIVING COURSE Check out the latest price on: Amazon Get your loved one started on their scuba journey with a PADI Open Water e-learning course, or help them advance their skills with a specialty diving course or the Advanced Open Water Diver course. If you’d like them to get their feet wet but don’t want to splash out on a full-on course, you can also consider the Discover Scuba diving course. Explore the full range of PADI courses to see what they’ll like best, or get them a gift certificate for them to choose by themselves. There are also courses for kids and youth listed further down the page. LIVEABOARD DIVING TRIP Check out the latest price on: Diviac | Liveaboard If you really love your diving friend, why not give them the trip of their lifetime? If you’re a diver yourself you could even go with them! Although the price tags might seem daunting, there are quite a few affordable trips out there that give you several days of diving with everything included, for under $1000. Even two or three days on a liveaboard is an amazing gift! For inspiration, check out our article on the best budget liveaboard trips. GOPRO HERO5 Check out the latest price on: Amazon GoPro has redefined underwater photo and video with its easy-to-use design and crisp, clear images. With this amazing gift, your diver can capture those once-in-a-lifetime memories with minimal effort. The GoPro Hero5 is waterproof to 10m without a housing and features 4K video and 12MP photos. CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTOR Check out the latest price on: Amazon Keep your diver safe from carbon monoxide with a carbon monoxide detector. This one is easy to use and can be controlled with a smartphone or by itself. SPARE AIR CYLINDER Check out the latest price on: Amazon | LeisurePro Set your diver’s mind at ease with a spare air cylinder, a small cylinder that contains 3 cubic feet of air for emergency situations. No fancy setup or complicated instructions –they can just take a breath whenever they’re in a tight spot. WATERPROOF IPHONE HOUSING Check out the latest price on: Amazon | LeisurePro This is a fantastic investment for diving friends who are addicted to their iPhone. Depth-rated to 60m, this case allows divers to shoot videos and take pictures with the trusty phone they already know how to use. ANY AMOUNT DONATION TO PROJECT AWARE Check out the latest price on: Amazon | Project AWARE Donate to Project AWARE to help fight against pollution and lobby for protection for the ocean’s vulnerable species. This non-profit organization, originally founded by PADI, plays an instrumental role in marine conservation around the world. Another easy way to give is through Amazon Smile. Just click on the Amazon Smile link before you purchase your gift on Amazon and part of the money will go to Project AWARE, at no extra cost to you. GIFT CERTIFICATE Check out the latest price on: LeisurePro Scuba gear is pretty personal. If you’re not sure what size to get, or which items your diver is missing, get them a gift certificate to LeisurePro, which has just about every dive-related piece of gear under the sun. PLAN & PREPARE FOR YOUR FIRST LIVEABOARD TRIPPLAN & PREPARE FOR YOUR FIRST LIVEABOARD TRIPEnter your name and email to get instant access to the Quick Starter Guide to Liveaboard Diving, which has been used by hundreds of people to plan and prepare for their diving adventures! Plus, you'll get exclusive content in our newsletter to help you make the most of your scuba safari!UNLOCK THIS GUIDE* You will get weekly emails with practical diving advice that complement the information contained in the guide. You can always opt out of these emails.LET US HELP YOUGET YOUR SCUBA FIXFor more email-based advice and inspiration, select additional areas of interest below. GET STARTED DIVINGLIVEABOARD DIVINGDIVE TRAVEL DEALSDIVE DESTINATIONSGEAR UP FOR SCUBA UPDATE PROFILE SKIP FOR NOW GIFTS FOR HIM OCEAN-FRIENDLY SWIMSUIT Check out the latest price on: LifeFourTheElement These sleek swim shorts slip on comfortably under a wetsuit. They are 100% biodegradable, chlorine- and salt-resistant and made from recycled nylon salvaged from abandoned fishing nets. RASHGUARD Check out the latest price on: Amazon | REI Protect your scuba diver from nasty scrapes with this rashguard, which fits like a glove and is designed to minimize discomfort. FLEECE Check out the latest price on: Amazon | REI This fleece jacket by Patagonia is ideal for wearing under a drysuit in cold-water diving, or simply for throwing over your shoulders to warm up after a dive. Made with fabric that is bluesign®-approved and available in men’s and women’s versions. SHARK SLIPPERS Check out the latest price on: Amazon For the super mature male diver, get these plush, terrifying shark slippers. All right, these are available in women’s sizes, too, but isn’t this just the quintessential “cool dad” gift? SCUBA DIVER TIE CLIP Check out the latest price on: Amazon Give a scuba diver tie clip to your sophisticated scuba friend and spice up their business meetings or their nights on the town. Photo by istockphoto.com/portfolio/jag_cz GIFTS FOR HER OCEAN-FRIENDLY SWIMSUIT Check out the latest price on: LifeForTheElement The print on this swimsuit pays homage to its origins: abandoned fishing nets that were salvaged from the ocean. Like the men’s version, this swimsuit is 100% biodegradable, chlorine- and salt-resistant. FEMALE URINATION DEVICE Check out the latest price on: Amazon PADI notes that holding your urine can lead to a bladder infection, and not drinking enough water can make you more susceptible to decompression sickness. On small dive boats with no bathrooms, you’ll make your female diver friend’s scuba trip much more comfortable with this female urination device. SCUBA JEWELRY Check out the latest price on: Amazon There is tons of jewelry out there with beautiful scuba-inspired designs. Some of our favorites are this gender-neutral scuba diver glass pendant by Zulasurfing and this vintage scuba helmet necklace by KeyLimeBay. DiveSilver has a nice sterling silver jewelry collection – we particularly liked the sea turtle pendants. FLEECE Check out the latest price on: Amazon | REI This fleece jacket by Patagonia is ideal for wearing under a drysuit in cold-water diving, or simply for throwing over your shoulders to warm up after a dive. Made with fabric that is bluesign®-approved and available in men’s and women’s versions. WOMEN DIVERS HALL OF FAME CALENDAR Check out the latest price on: WDHOF This calendar features inspiring pictures of women divers. Proceeds go towards grants for women divers, ensuring empowered female divers for generations to come. SCUBA MASCARA Check out the latest price on: Amazon For socially conscious divers looking for a good water-resistant mascara, this is a sure winner. Paraben and cruelty-free, The Balm Scuba Mascara is a match made in heaven! GIFTS FOR KIDS CREATE-A-MURAL DOLPHIN WALL DECALS Check out the latest price on: Amazon This fun dolphin wall decoration will brighten up a child’s room and help instill an early love for the ocean. The material is waterproof and eco-friendly and can be applied to any smooth surface. SCUBA DIVER BATH TOY Check out the latest price on: Amazon Kids will have a blast at bath time with this awesome scuba diver bath toy which swims in water and crawls on land! Start exploring underwater in total safety from a very early age! MASK, SNORKEL, FIN SET Check out the latest price on: Amazon | LeisurePro This set includes everything a child needs to start snorkeling in the pool or in the ocean. Made by Cressi, the well-known scuba brand, and featuring a snorkel with a splash guard. SCUBA DIVER BIB Check out the latest price on: Amazon Scuba parents will love this adorable scuba diving toddler bib. What better way to get a toddler interested in the wonderful world of scuba diving? SHARK BACKPACK Check out the latest price on: Amazon Kids are guaranteed to get some serious street cred with this stylish shark backpack. It comes with a padded back and shoulder straps and is suitable for all ages. Hey, you could even get it for your friend who’s still a kid at heart! 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DIVING WITH SHARKS Check out the latest price on: Amazon The shark edition of the popular National Geographic Kids Adventures series is sure to be a hit with avid mini-explorers. Featuring real-life stories and lots of colorful photographs. SCUBA DIVING RESOURCESTABLE OF CONTENTSSCUBA DIVINGTABLE OF CONTENTS 1. BASICS 5. SCUBA EQUIPMENT 2. DIVING COURSES 6. UW PHOTOGRAPHY 3. SPECIALTY DIVING 7. LIVEABOARD DIVING 4. DIVE SAFETY 8. DIVING DESTINATIONS 1. BASICS 2. DIVING COURSES 3. SPECIALTY DIVING 4. DIVE SAFETY 5. SCUBA EQUIPMENT 6. UW PHOTOGRAPHY 7. LIVEABOARD DIVING 8. DIVING DESTINATIONS Disclosure: The Adventure Junkies is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, we will receive an affiliate commission at no extra cost for you. 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