The website Scuba Travel, specialist in scuba diving, presents the top 10 sites selected by their reader, to practise this wonderful water sport.
Anyone who can swim, can discover the wonders that live underwater, you only need a series of basic training in specialized centers, which carry out the minicourse and get the title, as well as learn about the necessary equipment, techniques, security, communication… to make the first dives and acquire fluency and confidence under the water.
If you are an amateur or an expert diver, you know that every dive is a different experience, it all depends on the water conditions and the animals around us. There are different types, such as recreational diving that offers numerous possibilities as cave diving, fresh water, at night, under the ice… as well as more specialized methods such as photographic and archaeological diving.
If you’re interested in learning firsthand the amazing underwolrd life and do it in the best locations, consider the following world’s coasts.
1. The Yongala, Australia
This is an area near the coast of Queensland in which there is an old shipwreck full of life: manta rays, sea snakes, octopus, turtles, bull sharks and tiger, and spectacular coral reefs.
Experts say that is the best place in Micronesia to enjoy a marine specie in particular: the sharks.
3. Barracuda Point, Sipadan Island, Malaysia
The waters of this amazing island located in the state of Sabah are covered by a great wall of coral that favors the proliferation of clouds of fish, barracudas and sharks.
4. Thistlegorm, Red Sea, Egypt
Less than a day boat from Sharm el Sheik, is the SS Thistlegorm, a ship sunk in the Red Sea, whose wreck is one of the most beautiful dives, because you can explore the waters between motorcycles boots, rubber bullets, aircraft wings ….
5. Shark and Yolanda Reef, Red Sea, Egypt
It is known worldwide for its thousands of WC ‘s remaining in the seabed, making it the habitat of countless species.
6. Navy Pier, Western Australia
Only 300 meters from the shore of the Gulf of Exmouth you can enjoy an amazing underwater world with strange fish varieties under the dock diving.
The lights placed underwater in the ocean attract plankton, which in turn attracts the majestic manta rays of Hawaii.
8. Big Brother, Red Sea, Egypt
The Brothers, or El Akhawein, are two small islands in the Red Sea surrounded by wild currents, which wax a perfect setting for diving.
It is very deep water, because it was a huge cave 124 meters deep in ancient times, surrounded by coral reefs and inhabited by sharks.
An ideal place for spotting large pelagics fishes such as whale sharks and manta rays, other huge fishes, beautiful corals and an amazing variety of exotic fishes.
Around the world, there are many more places where conditions are optimal for diving, such as Aruba, the southern Caribbean Sea, the famous archipelago of Fernando de Noronha, the classic Cayman Islands, Roatan, a beautiful island in Honduras and Cozumel, considered World diving mecca.