Scuba diving is a wonderful way to escape the monotony of your day to day life. If you have never dived before you can easily get your certification at a local pool near your home. Once you are certified you are all set to strap on that tank and explore these 6 stunning scuba diving locations, just don’t forget to make sure your insurance covers scuba diving.
Swim With Turtles in Maui
Turtle Town is in Maui, Hawaii and it is a fantastic area for scuba divers and snorkelers to interact with Green Sea Turtles. The turtles are gentle and naturally curious and they will approach swimmers and get within 10 feet of them. Make sure you bring your underwater camera so that you can get some great photos of these beautiful and endangered animals.
Enjoy the Colours of the Coral Reef
Cairns, Australia is famous for being the place to go if you want to dive The Great Barrier Reef. The coral reef is alive with colour and you can see different colours of coral, brightly coloured schools of fish, sharks, sea turtles and different kinds of rays.
Peruse The Coastal Waters Of Panama
Panama is fabulous for scuba divers and it is one of the few places in the world where you can easily dive in the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea in one day. The water in the Pacific is filled with different species of sharks, different species of whales, dolphins, and turtles. The Caribbean Sea is filled with crystal clear water and you can see fascinating ship wrecks, and explore the stunning coral reefs of Bocas del Toro.
Explore Dubai’s Shipwrecks
Dubai is a beautiful city that is known for its towering buildings, fabulous tourist attractions, great shopping, and its world class golf courses. But there are plenty of opportunities to scuba dive here. The Zainab is off the west coast of Dubai and it is spread over a 70 metre area in 30 metres of water.
If you dive during the day you can swim through parts of the interior of the ship. There is plenty of marine life surrounding the ship and you can see large rays, yellow snappers, batfish and barracuda as well as the shellfish that are attached to the hull.
Discover Grand Cayman
Grand Cayman is the most popular of the Cayman Islands and it is filled with plenty of fabulous accommodation, beautiful beaches, and it has a fun nightlife. It is also a great area for scuba divers. The waters off the coast have very little current and they are filled with plenty of ship wrecks, and exciting marine life like barracuda, schools of brightly coloured fish, and turtles.
Explore The Coasts of India
India is a great place for diving and you can enjoy the waters of the Arabian Sea if you dive from Goa, Murdeshwar, or Lakshadweep. If you dive from Andaman and Nicobar Island or Pondicherry you will be exploring the Bay of Bengal and its clear turquoise waters that are teaming with fascinating marine life like scorpion fish, lion fish, sharks, and many more. In the Arabian Sea you can expect to see sights like whales, turtles, and stone fish.