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Your Ultimate Guide to Scuba Diving in Bali

From world famous wreck diving to rare Mola Mola encounters, the Indonesian island of Bali is a tropical paradise both below and above the water.

Perhaps the best known island in Indonesia for surfing, culture and beaches, Bali also offers up great diving. It’s easy to get to, has a wonderful scuba infrastructure and enjoys a wealth of offshore

Your Ultimate Guide to Scuba Diving in Costa Rica

With coasts on the Caribbean and Pacific and famous islands like Cocos, Bat and Catalina, every diver is sure to find his own adventure in Costa Rica.

From Cocos Island in the Pacific to Cahuita National Park along the Caribbean coast, diving in Costa Rica is a wild affair. Cocos Island and, to a lesser extent, Bat Island are famous

Your Ultimate Guide to Scuba Diving in Malaysia

Imagine rolling off a boat into a funnel of barracuda then gliding over pristine coral reefs full of sharks, turtles and macro critters. This is Malaysia.

With hundreds of tropical islands to choose from, diving in Malaysia is sure to satisfy even the pickiest of divers. Along the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia, you’ll find protected reef diving in

The Ultimate Guide to Scuba Diving in Cocos Island

Home to huge schools of hammerheads, plentiful pelagics, deep pinnacles and highspeed drifts, Cocos Island is a scuba diver’s haven in the open blue.

Named one of the top ten dive areas by PADI, Cocos Island has long attracted scuba divers to its wildly diverse waters. The convergence of nutrients also attracts a large number of pelagic species making

Your Ultimate Guide to Scuba Diving in Indonesia

With more than 18,000 islands, 600 coral species and 3,000 fish species, it’s no wonder Indonesia is one of the top diving destinations in the world.

Diving in Indonesia is as varied as tropical waters get. Its equatorial location combined with astounding biodiversity make every dive in Indonesia a great one. From Sumatra to West Papua, you’

The Ultimate Guide to Scuba Diving in the Galápagos

Often considered the pinnacle of any scuba diving career, the remote Galápagos Islands of Ecuador are home to hammerheads, penguins, seals and more.

Made famous by Darwin, the Galápagos Islands are a magnet for scuba divers from around the world. The remote location, separated from the continent by the deep sea, along with the perfect mixture of temperature and nutrients

The Ultimate Guide to Scuba Diving in South Africa

From huge great white sharks to thousands of tiny sardines, diving in South Africa promises marine life encounters you’ll remember for a lifetime.

From adrenalin-inducing encounters with Great White Sharks to thousands of tiny sardines in tight-knit chains, South Africa offers divers a bit of everything. On the west coast, you’ll find temperate reefs with colorful invertebrates. Whereas

The 6 Best Dive Sites in Raja Ampat

Raja Ampat is one of the top dive destinations in the world but even here there are some dive sites that stand out form the rest. The following are the dives I enjoyed the most during my last trip.

Blue Magic

This site is a small east to west ridge, which rises to only 10 meters, and is composed of

The Ultimate Guide to Scuba Diving in the Maldives

Boasting whale sharks, manta rays and superb liveaboards, the 26 paradisiacal atolls of the Maldives offer scuba divers an unforgettable experience.

Most of the diving in this paradisiacal island nation is defined by pinnacles (thila) and channels (kandu). These are created by the unique topography of the atolls. Pelagic marine life is enticed through the current-swept channels and congregates around

5 Things You Need to Know Before Diving in the Maldives

The Maldives are (or should be) on every diver’s to-do list. With its perfect white sand beaches, warm water, and stunning marine life, it is absolutely one of the best dive vacations out there. Before you book a trip to this excellent Indian Ocean island nation, here are 5 things you should know on the best time to go,

The 5 Best Dive Sites in Ari Atoll, Maldives

I worked as a diving instructor in the Maldives for a few seasons, and I had the privilege of living there for a couple of years. Maldives is a phenomenal place for diving: the water is warm, the sea is flat, and the marine life is stunning.

The Maldives is one of those places where diving is “comfortable”. I mean,