Tamara is originally from Australia, Melbourne born and raised. Her mother from Papua New Guinea and a diver herself, Tamara had stories of diving wrecks from the war and amazing reefs of her motherland instilled in her from a young age. And so the curiosity started..
This has taken Tamara on a world wide adventure since becoming a professional diver having dived the reefs of Thailand, Maldives, South Sinai, Italy, wrecks & caves of Thailand, Malta/Gozo, Sardinia, France, Spain, Australia and Mexico.
The journey began in Thailand, completing her wreck and cavern/cave courses as soon as the possibility was given, to then go on working as a PADI Staff Instructor and Tec Instructor.
Later to Dahab – Egypt to gain experience for Trimix diving and support diving also to become a TDI Decompression Procedures and Sidemount Instructor.
Tamara moved to Mexico to continue her passion for cave diving in 2014.
The opportunity to work as a Technical and Sidemount Instructor landed her a full time position in Portofino, Italy for the summer season of May – October of 2015.
Now based in Tulum, Quintana Roo she works here a cave guide, recreational and technical instructor often involved in underwater video and photo shoots as lighting, photographers assistant or model.
The curiosity never subsides, she currently working on a trip back to her mothers homeland to dive the sunken wrecks and hidden gems of Papua New Guinea.
TDI Decompression Procedures
TDI Tec Sidemount
PADI Staff Instructor
PADI Tec Deep
SSI Dive Control Specialist
TDI Advanced Trimix
IANTD Advanced Stage Cave
Ocean Reef Full Face Diver and Communication
PADI Gas Blender