Ebullient people scouting for excitement often find scuba diving as the real deep sea adventure experience difficult to resist. The thought that beneath the calmest, clearest waters remains the most vivid marine life, thriving with coral reefs and an effervescent undersea experience, gives the adrenaline rush to many enthusiasts. In the search of the most enjoyable and illustrious experience of the underwater world we come across quite a handful of spots which should never be missed.
1. Red Sea, Egypt
The Red Sea diving or popularly known as the Egyptian riviera is dotted with exotic corals, pinnacles, walls, gardens, wrecks, towers and all that can spice up anybody’s underwater experience and make it memorable for years to come. The diving strectches along the entire borderline of the coast from Israel to Sudan borders of Egypt and includes world heritage sites at Luxor, and Cairo. Divers here are promised a dive to see anthias, wrasse, butterfly fish, angelfish, coral groupers, blue spotted rays and also the majestic whale shark.
2. Rangiroa, Polynesia
The clear and calm turquoise waters of the lagoons in Rangiroa in the French Polynesia offers intense drift dives that both beginners as well as seasoned divers hard to resist for repeated trips. The Tuamotu atoll, Tiputa and Avatoru, allow the Pacific passes along the Polynesian islands offers unique underwater encounters be it with sharks of varied species, sea turtles, manta rays, dolphins, jackfish, baraccudas, etc.
3. Rocktail Bay, South Africa
The Rocktail Bay, in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa Diving at the Rocktail Bay, in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, is one of the quintessential underwater world experiences in the world. The diversity of marine life along the marine ecosystem and its pristine state means you can swim along with exotic green turtles, iconoc eels, sharks, and various other luminous reef fish.
4. Turks and Caicos, Caribbean
Popular from the very 70s, these two islands are rich with colorful marine life and also famous for being the third largest coral reef in the world. Easy sighting of humpback whales, dotted with shallow water makes it all the more easy for snorkeling and divers to explore and relax in these Caribbean waters.
5. Belize, Central America
Considered one of the top scuba diving and snorkeling destination, the Belize Barrier Reef, runs the length of the country’s coastline, and has three open-ocean atolls. Excellent for both diving and snorkeling, the barrier reef provides a substantial adrenaline rush for all. From close encounters with sting rays and sharks at the Shark-Ray Alley, the Blue HOle and coral garden diving at the Turneffe Island, the entire trip is spectacular widely spiced with variety and exuberance.
6. Bismarck Sea, Papua New Guinea
The marine diversity is one oft he key features of the diving options at the Bismarck Sea in Papua New Guinea. The micro organisms found here along with the corals, slugs and sponges are spectacular and mind blowing. This place also boast of excellent night diving facility that should not be missed for anything in the world. Biologists have identified a presence of more than 800 bio-species here in these waters which is one of the rarest and uncommonest feature found among any other reefs in the world.
7. Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands
A world heritage site on its own, Bikini atoll also brags to be the world’s top wreck diving spot. The adventure diving introduces to various World War 2 naval fleet and nuclear fleet ship wrecks which in itself is an unforgettable experience. Furthermore, due to lack of any fishing in these waters its sea life is more varied and quantitative than most other sites.
8. Surin and Similan Islands, Thailand
One of the most popular and frequented destination for avid scuba divers is the Surin Similan Islands of in the Andaman Sea. The bets diving season here stretches from mid-October to end of April. The islands at Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock offers spectacular scuba diving options with its leopard sharks, whale sharks and mantas.
However, the dive into crystal clear waters and venturing into the world of micro sea organisms and a plethora of underwater life is an easy way to avoid your every-day world and look for life in its most pristine and soundless existence. It is an experience that none should miss at least once in life.
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