Underwater diving is a fun and exotic water sport. Also, it gives you an excellent chance to checkout some incredible tropical destinations all across the world. Any beginner or expert diver can try this sport and get fascinated by capturing the amazing underwater world. Every experienced diver might have his or hers own list of favorite diving spots. Amongst them, some are just amazing. In the following write-up, we have listed some of the best as well as most popular diving spots in the world.
Great Barrier Reef
As the name suggests, the Great Barrier Reef is one of the most famous diving destinations across the world. It is believed to be the largest system of coral reef in the whole world, which stretch over 3000 kilometers. In fact, it is the only reef on the planet (Earth) that can be seen from space. It also features a host of wildlife including dolphins, green sea turtles, clown fish and humpback whale.
Red Sea Reef
The Red Sea reef is another most beautiful place in the world to enjoy diving. This popular holiday resorts along with its coast are very popular tourist attraction in Egypt. The water of the Red Sea is famous for their magnificent visibility and features few of the most exotic seascapes. There is a wide stretch of coral formation on the reefs; it houses thousands of different sea creatures.
Cocos Island is situated around 300 miles off the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. This jungle-layered island is generally uninhabited and offers an incredible diving escape for diving enthusiasts. This island is a paradise for a shark-lover. Some of the species found in this region include whale sharks, white-tip sharks and hammerheads. Few of the other species include the tuna and mantas.
Great Blue Hole
The Great Blue Hole has been named as one of the top scuba dive spots on the planet (Earth). This place is amongst the top tourist attractions in Belize. This huge sinkhole under the water is close to the Lighthouse Reef and forms a perfect circle of deep blue water. The blue hole is believed to be formed by the collapse of a limestone cave system thousands of years ago. Here, in the Great Blue Hole, the divers get the opportunity to spot many species of underwater animals including angelfish, neon gobies and groupers.
Bunaken is located at the north of the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia. It is the most famous dive and snorkeling areas in Indonesia. The ideal time to enjoy diving in Bunaken is between the months of April and November; however, diving is not restricted at any time of the year. Bunaken is actually a part of ‘the Bunaken Marine Park’ where you can observe more than 70% of all fish species that reside in the western Pacific Ocean. Therefore, it is a pretty good idea for a single dive.
The Maldives might be known for its tropical beauty, but it is also popular for having the best dive spots in the world. It is not only the famous for fascinating regarding diving excursions in the Maldives is not the reef but also the wide variety of species. The reefs around the Maldives are home to parrot fish, colorful sponges, sweetlips and a number of invertebrate species. But, don’t forget to watch out for the barracudas prowling in the water.