Dive Stories


Immerse yourself in the underwater world with Dive Stories. PADI presents monthly episodes sharing diving’s most inspirational characters and their narratives with the world. We’re talking scuba, freediving, underwater exploration, travel, conservation, and all things in and around the ocean. Join us as we seek adventure and save the ocean. Hosted by Ocean Allison.


21 Episodes


An inspiring discussion with marine conservation photographer and co-founder of SeaLegacy, Shawn Heinrichs. Shawn shares all about his passion for photographing the beauty and vulnerability of ocean animals, some seriously... more

A fantastical interview with PADI AmbassaDiver and professional mermaid, Brandee Anthony. Brandee shares all about her personal mermaid journey, her epic diving adventures around Florida, and her fundamental passion for... more

An activating conversation with marine conservation diver and Founder of Ghost Diving, Pascal van Erp. Pascal shares all about his experiences removing ghost fishing gear from the underwater world, about... more

An empowering chat with PADI Instructor and Tec Diver, Melodie Treviño. Melodie shares all about her adventures diving in Mexico’s cenotes and beyond, what draws her to technical diving, and... more

A dynamic interview with ocean plastic pollution activist, Kristal Ambrose. Kristal shares all about her efforts to reduce plastic pollution in the Bahamas and beyond, how scuba diving has played... more

An uplifting chat with PADI AmbassaDiver and adaptive diving advocate, Cody Unser. Cody shares all about her personal adaptive diving journey, about the power of introducing people living with paralysis... more

An empowering conversation with Marine Biologist and ocean educator, Dr. Asha de Vos. Asha shares all about her work studying blue whales in Sri Lanka and beyond, the differences between... more

An action-packed discussion with award-winning shark photographers and conservationists, Andy and Emma Casagrande.  This dynamic duo shares all about their shark diving adventures around the world, what it means to... more

An uplifting interview with 13 year old PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Diver and passionate ocean conservationist, Julia. Julia shares all about her experiences as a young diver, the creative... more

An explorative chat with underwater treasure hunter and YouTube star Jake Koehler (Scuba Jake). Jake shares all about the unique treasures he’s found over the years, some seriously epic dive... more

An in-depth exclusive with legendary oceanographer and Founder of Mission Blue, Dr. Sylvia Earle. Sylvia shares all about her pioneering adventures beneath the surface of the ocean, about Mission Blue’s... more

An illuminating interview with Australian Freediver and Founder of The Pressure Project, Adam Sellars. Adam shares what it’s like exploring the underwater world on a single breath, some epic dive... more

An entertaining discussion with ocean exploration and activism power couple, Philippe and Ashlan Cousteau.  This dynamic duo shares all about their motivations to expand the Cousteau legacy, some seriously incredible... more

An explorative chat with PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer and Captain of Expedition Drenched, Nate Porter. Nate shares what it’s like to sail and dive around the world aboard his... more

A dynamic conversation with Founder and CEO of The Ocean Agency, Richard Vevers. Richard shares how he brings his expertise in advertising to the world of ocean conservation, all about... more

An inspiring interview with NASA Astronaut and Marine Biologist Dr. Jessica Meir. Jessica shares some seriously incredible scientific diving stories from the poles to the tropics, all about the similarities... more

An uplifting discussion with shark conservationist Jillian Morris. From the tiny island of Bimini, Jillian shares inspiring shark diving stories, the ways in which diving has shaped her life, and... more

An empowering chat with ocean science communicator Danni Washington - the first woman of color to host an American science TV show. Danni shares all about her background in Marine... more

An in-depth conversation with Thai actor and conservationist Alex Rendell. Alex shares some of his favorite diving adventures in Thailand and beyond, his passion for teaching conservation above and below... more

A profoundly deep and inspiring interview with PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer and Saudi female tec diver Nouf Alosaimi.  Nouf shares how scuba diving has positively changed her life, what... more

A behind-the-lens exclusive with world-renowned conservation photographers Paul Nicklen and Cristina Mittermeier.  This dynamic duo shares some seriously epic and important dive stories, what it means to be each other's... more

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