Ready to have an adventure below sea level? Check out these destinations perfect for scuba divers.
The Egyptian Red SeaSource: Google
This area of sea is home to ship wrecks offering spectacular views and a piece of history. The water features extensive shallow shelves noted for the variety of marine life and corals. The sea contains over 1,000 invertebrate species and 200 soft and hard corals. This popular dive site is known as the world’s northernmost tropical sea.
The Florida KeysSource: Google
Visit Florida’s southernmost point for some stunning sites. Travel 6 miles off the coast of Key West to explore the wreckage of a former missile-tracking ship that is now home to many sea creatures including barracudas and goliath grouper.
Barracuda PointSource: Google
Prepare yourself to see lots of teeth-baring barracudas at the appropriately named “Barracuda Point” located in Sipadan Island, Malaysia. Explore the large coral reef filled with tropical fish. Don’t be surprised to see a shark or two swim by this popular dive site.
Maaya ThilaSource: Google
Travel to Maaya Thila in the Maldives and check out the vast coral reefs offering a wide variety of marine life. No wetsuit needed in these clear warm waters.
The Blue HoleSource: Google
This dive spot is a must visit. The Blue Hole, located in Belize is a giant submarine sinkhole spanning over 300 meters wide and 108 meters deep. It’s part of the larger Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System and was declared one of the top scuba diving sites by famous explorer and researcher Jacques Cousteau.