Diving – exciting water entertainment, a wide variety of areas which allows you to find an underwater adventure for your taste, ranging from carefree walks among the coral reefs and ending with swimming with sharks and shipwrecks.
a dozen dive sites, among the most interesting places that should be included in your list of dives for each diver – regardless of the choice
of a specific direction. This is a unique place, which in my life is
will definitely visit anyone who is seriously interested in diving and wants to know all
Tiputa Pass, French Polynesia
has the reputation of one of the best places in the world for drift diving, and you will be able
to assess the validity of this statement when I visited here. To get started is to visit
The cavity of Sharks, where it is likely you be lucky enough to meet gray
reef sharks. Try to go with the flow, and on your way you will meet
many other underwater inhabitants, including stingrays, manta rays,
dolphins, Tunas and hammerhead.
exercise with a cross-over that you are not carried away in the opposite direction.
But in some cases (for example, when you visit the caves) should start from their own
The best time for diving in Tiputa Pass – June-July. In this
period is the most chances to meet sharks. The water temperature here
the order of 25-26°C, so dive enough and thin wetsuit
with a thickness of 3 mm.
Gorge Silfra, Iceland
The rift Silfra on
the boundary parts of the world – another the most attractive for divers
around the world a unique place for diving, because where else, if not here,
you can swim between two continents. Geographically dive
occurs in Iceland, but the swimming takes place along the fault between
continental plates of North America and Eurasia, so that the divers there
the opportunity to come into contact simultaneously with the two continents.
Diving in the gorge
Silfra will give some of the most striking impressions from scuba diving, because
the underwater visibility here is more than 100 m, which is related to crystal clear
glacial water, which for hundreds of years naturally hoteltravel due
passing through porous underground lava. Fish are almost never found, but
beautiful rocky landscapes Silfra so impressive that here is
to dive, despite the low temperature of the water.
Diving in the rift
Silfra available year-round, but in summer there may be more
just wanting to immerse themselves in the waters of the unique place between two continents.
The water temperature usually does not exceed 2-4°C, so diving is required
a good wetsuit.
Diving in Fiji
General is very popular, but the most famous and most unique
a diving site attracts divers from all over the world is the Great White wall,
located in the Strait Somosomo.
This unique location makes the abundance of fragile
white corals that create the illusion of a snow-covered ski slope at the
water. The dive starts at a depth of 25 m, but it is necessary to bear in mind the presence of
strong underwater currents, so diving here is suitable for the most experienced
The best period
to go to these places with the purpose to engage in such exciting diving
among the coral forests of Taveuni, from November to April. The tropical waters of Fiji
pleasantly pleased with a temperature of +24 and+30°C, so a 3mm wetsuit is the best
the decision to dive in Taveuni.
The Island Of Guadalupe, Mexico
This is one of the best
places in the world for an unforgettable shark diving. Near the island of Guadalupe
you can meet great white sharks, reaching a length of up to 5-6 m. diving in
crystal clear waters with a lot of these huge predators, no doubt, add
of adrenaline in blood and to flutter your pulse.
To get to
the island of Guadalupe from the harbours in
San Diego and San Francisco. If you want to learn from their own experience that
is diving with sharks, you – is here.
Best period for diving with great white sharks in Mexico from September to December,
but most tourists here is in October-November.
Water temperature in
for the season on average is not less than +18 to+21°C. So moist
wetsuit 6-7 mm is quite suitable option. But the most convenient
will be dry wetsuit.
The wreck site Bianca C, Grenada
In the Harbor
St Diocese in Grenada is one of the most interesting for connoisseurs
the wreck diving sites – a sunken luxury liner Bianca C, known to many
as the “Titanic of the Caribbean”. This is one of the most noteworthy places
In October 1961
years anchored near the coast of Grenada, the liner caught fire as a result
the explosion in the engine room. All attempts to tow the cruise ship to
shallow water were unsuccessful, and the ship went down just a few
hundred meters from the coast. Therefore, the Bianca C is one of the most accessible for divers of wreck sites in the world and just
impressive in its scope and interesting wreck.
Many of the decks
collapsed under the pressure of time, but Bianca C is still decent
attention of the sunken vessel. For underwater research available a pleasure
deck with bridge and pool. It is these places turned into a real
an underwater colony for flocks of Barracuda.
this wreck site in the Gulf of Molinere, is another no less attractive
divers place underwater Park of 65 sculptures, covering an area of 800
sq. m. When doing snorking in these places, not feeling spent
in a surreal world. Hundreds of corals and different marine flora entangled these
the statue that turned this underwater Park unique in the marine realm.
The best time to
diving in Grenada is a dry season lasting from January to may. Water temperature
there is rarely less than +26+28°C, so a wetsuit with a thickness of 3 mm is
enough for diving.
Stingray city, Cayman Islands
City skates on
The Caribbean is a unique place for scuba diving. The depth of the dives here
is only 4 m, but interesting is the place with many rays with
which you can easily swim next door. There are more than 30
different types of rays that are so used to tourists that scurry
around the divers like a friendly puppy.
Grab a handful
squid, and you won’t even notice that the first slope will rush to meet you,
nose in hand with production, and will calmly eat with your hands. Diving with
the rays will be absolutely boring, when the production will compete
a few rays.
Any time of the year
can be suitable for diving and swimming with the stingrays near Grand Cayman
Islands. The water temperature is constant throughout the year and is about
+26+28°C, so 3mm wetsuit will be enough.
the island of Los’s consists of two rocky islets, one of which has
form natural arches. Coastal waters and the coast of these Islands became
a haven for a colony of California sea lions, of which there
there are more than two hundred individuals. These representatives of the marine fauna can
to reach a length of three meters and weigh more 300 pounds.
particularly playful, so I like to keep the company of divers, swimming in the
door. And if large adults try to stay away from people
the curious kids accompany divers everywhere. A single young marine
the lion even gained a special fame because he learned to jump in the boat to
divers and begged for food.
for diving here is between August to November when the water is especially warm
and transparent. Wetsuit 3 mm will provide sufficient protection when diving in
Truk Lagoon, Micronesia
In the list of connoisseurs
wreck diving is located in the waters of the Pacific ocean, Truk lagoon is hardly
not the first place, because so many sunken equipment (and
ships and aircraft) never to meet. Numerous Japanese
the court, defeated by the us air force, are buried at the bottom of the ocean in this
Among the most
interesting underwater sites of Truk lagoon, it is worth noting the 132-meter ship Fujikawa
Mara. The ship in a vertical position at a depth of 34 metres
surface. It is invaded by soft corals and is the home of many
reef fish. Here you can find shells, machine guns, wings and fuselages
In combination with
amazing visibility, warm water and lots of unique representatives
marine life this dive site is just a dream of any diver, not just
lovers of wreck diving. The most favorable conditions for diving here
the period from June to September. The water temperature is constant and is about +27°C,
therefore, diving will fit both short and long wetsuit with a thickness of 3
Salt island, British virgin Islands
95 m “Ron”
was one of the main ships of the Royal Mail Steam Packet, which often can be found in the vast
The Atlantic. This ship travelled from Britain to the Caribbean
the pool and back. In 1867 the Rhone was anchored, but the weather became dramatically
Instead of trying to avoid a storm, the captain decided to go
the open sea, where the ship was in a real hurricane – the most powerful, which
ever been to the British virgin Islands. “Ron” sank near
island salt. The ship broke in two and went under water along with 125
the passengers and crew.
“Ron” has been
under water for nearly 150 years, so that all its wreckage has long been overgrown with sponges and
coral turned into artificial coral reefs, which have
abode to many wildlife species. All this makes the dive
the wreck of this vessel one of the most exciting underwater
adventure. “Rona” is also one of the venues for the underwater filming. In 1977, this place was chosen for the filming of the movie “the Abyss”.
This dive site
available all year round, but in August and September, the waters here are the most well
warmed up. Water temperature in the range of +26+29°C, so you can
safely choose to dive short or long (at its discretion)
Manta Point, Maldives
Manta – view of some of the
the largest undersea rays, the clash that for the first time in
time diving makes a lasting impression. The weight of these
sea giants can reach up to 1.3 tons with a wingspan of up to 7 meters.
Manta mainly feed on small crustaceans and plankton, using their
capture head fins.
Manta point (or Lankanfinolu)
– one of the places in the Maldives where the most common of these
rays giants. The depth of the dive near the reef varies from 12 to 50 m.
It is best to go on scuba diving with manta rays near the North malé Atoll in
the period from February to March. The water temperature is about 28°C.
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