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Top 10 Scuba Diving Sites Around The World

Posted on December 18, 2009 | Adventure Travel , Top 10One Comment



Scuba Diving is the most extraordinary thing to do, while one is chilling-out at any tropical island. Diving beneath the land, where the life is only dependent on water is a wonderful place to be in. Being there denotes being wet, experiencing a state of mildness and tranquility and exploring vast coral reefs swarmed with marine life and plants. Below, one comes across a new world and a new habitation that is breathing life. Also, one gets to experience varied

colorful facets of multi-faceted nature. So, whether you are on a lookout for a vibrant start or on a search for moving to new places, I have compiled a list which encompasses top sites for diving allover the world.

The Blue Hole

Snuggling in Belize, The Blue Hole is the most popular dive site across the world. Actually, Jacques Cousteau has played a crucial role in popularizing this site as he was the one who brought the Blue Hole under the limelight, by asserting it as one of the top site for scuba diving across the world. The waters of Blue Hole are impeccable and pure, which gives divers a splendid opportunity of observing rare marine life that includes reef sharks, bull sharks and hammerheads.

blue hole scuba diving

Thailand

Thailand proffers numerous dive sites such as Phuket, Similan Islands, Surin Islands, Ko Tao and Surin Islands. Divers have a wide-ranging option to pick up from, because of which there is no doubt of attaining fine experience. Apart from these, there are many other diving sites lying across the country. However, if you want to gain the finest diving experience, then head to Ko Tao or Similan Islands. In addition to fine dive experiences, Ko Tao is a pocket-friendly dive site as one can learn scuba diving at economical prices.

thailand scuba diving

Gili Islands

Located in Indonesia, the Gili Island is latest burning spot gaining large tourist crowds. Tourism has started flourishing in this region, but not without a reason. This is because of the magnificent reefs and crystal clear waters that add to the charm. One can soothe their eyes with stunning natural visuals. Also, the cheap price factor compared to the adjacent Bali Islands, has been a major reason to the booming tourism sector.

Gili Islands

Sipadan

Sipadan can be found in Malaysia. Perhaps, it is one of the five best dive sites across the globe. Sipadan is a safe haven to abounding life that comprises of namely cave systems, turtles, dolphins, sharks, bright fish and dazzling coral. Apart from these, you can find so many things that too in such a great volume, that your head might burst.

sipadan scuba diving

Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is undoubtedly world’s favorite diving spot. Lying off the coast of Queensland in Northeast Australia, the Great Barrier Reef is known worldwide. Acknowledged as the largest tropical reef around the world, it is teeming with abundant tropical sea and coral life, one could have ever thought of. Tour to this country is incomplete without a visit to Great Barrier Reef.

Great Barrier Reef

Hawaii

Hawaii offers some of the best scuba diving experiences. Hawaiian Islands boast profuse varied wildlife and natural reefs. The North of Hawaiian Island was formulated as the leading marine reserve in the entire US, eventually proffering great diving opportunities for upcoming tourists.

Hawaii scuba diving

Micronesia

Micronesia is one of the top dive sites of South Pacific. This tropical island is encircled with bright coral reefs, offering amusing sights to the divers. The spectacular Blue Wall is one of the most eye-catchy sights of Micronesia. Also, Micronesia is immaculate, cheap and accessible dive site worth visiting.

micronesia scuba diving

Boracay

Boracay is virtually a diving paradise. Sitting cozily in Philippines, this tropical island offers every thing that other popular dive site has to offer. Abundant marine life and reef systems adorn this site. After you have done swimming in its pleasant waters, rejuvenate your eyes with enthralling views of beach.

Boracay scuba diving

Fernando de Noronha

Located in Brazil, Fernando’s bright blue waters shelter abundant marine life. Dive in the waters and get up-close and personal with water creatures such as dolphins, turtles and many more.

Fernando de Noronha

Egyptian Red Sea

The Egyptian Red Sea boasts crystal clear turquoise blue waters. The view of the water itself can awe struck anyone. It also possesses some of the world’s best dive sites. Its colorful reefs flaunt diverse marine life.

Egyptian Red Sea

Whether you are a novice or a professional scuba diver, the dive spots tracked in my list are world’s best scuba diving sites. Each of these spots can captivate your senses.

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  • Jacob says:

    I am ready with my diving suit and bags, anyone joining me? After this I can’t even stop for a minute to be away! mind blowing placs for divers and to do one of the scariest and most exciting adventure!

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