Scuba diving Poor Knights Islands in New Zealand serves up some of the world’s most unique diving. Washed by warm tropical currents, these temperate islands abound with subtropical marine life.
Macro life in the Mergui Archipelago is abundant and diverse. Here’s the first of a two-part guide to what you’ll see.
The best scuba diving in Krabi offers drop-offs, reefs, wall dives, swim-throughs, and caverns that are home to over 200 species of fish and 80 species of coral.
The diving in the Maldives is iconic, with everything from macro to manta rays. Here are our picks for some of the best scuba diving in the north Maldives.
Although the Galapagos is by far the country’s most famous dive destination, you can also dive with giant manta rays in Ecuador along the coast.
The best diving in Sulawesi ranges from walls to reefs to pelagics and macro. With so much to see, here are a few of our choices for must-dives.
Umzumbe in KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa is not a particularly famous dive location, but last November two divers discovered a coelacanth.
You’ll cover some serious nautical miles when diving with blue and mako sharks in South Africa — but the long boat ride will be well worth it.
White Star Park near Gibsonburg, Ohio offers 800 acres of lovely scenery, and features White Star Quarry, a freshwater lake perfect for a day’s diving.
While Tahiti is the most famous island in French Polynesia, divers know that Rangiroa is tops for underwater action.
Veterans Park at Redondo Beach is best known as a dive-training site, but it’s also a relaxing shore dive for experienced divers.
The water is cold but usually clear and filled with life when diving British Columbia. Here are some tips to make the experience even more enjoyable.
For a temperate-water destination, Melbourne has some of the most enthusiastic divers in Australia. And after diving Melbourne’s piers, it’s easy to see why.
Lake Tahoe, which straddles the border of California and Nevada, is renowned for stunning topside scenery. But the scuba diving in Lake Tahoe is lovely as well.
Cross the famous watery graveyard of Iron Bottom Sound from Honiara, capital of the Solomon Islands, and you’ll find a hidden gem for lovers of wrecks and reefs: Tulagi.
Although it doesn’t typically pop to mind when considering a dive trip, an underwater prison in Estonia makes for an incredibly unique dive.
Australia’s newest wreck, the ex-HMAS Tobruk, provides divers with another great reason to explore this stretch of the southern Great Barrier Reef.
The South African Cape is well known for fabulous dive sites thanks to the meeting of the Indian and Atlantic Oceans. Miller’s Point is one such site.