Ten Best Places For Scuba Diving

scuba diving best placesAliwal Shoal (South Africa)

Oftentimes dubbed as the Mecca for drivers, Aliwal Shoal is a vivid pageant for marine life and is a resting place for two wrecks – The Nebo (1884) and The Produce (1974) which rusted frameworks formed an establish reef. Diving is most dependable from May to October when visibility is good and the spotted, ragged-tooth sharks are in residence.

Red Sea

Surrounding Egypt, Sudan, Israel, Jordan Saudi Arabia and Eritrea it considered as one of the best places to scuba dive. With the water incredibly clear, divers who have the right scuba gear will effortlessly dive underwater and discover amazing sea life.


With waters offering great visibility, the waters of Malta allow divers to witness the ocean life of octopus and rays of every kind. With stunning limestone formations and steep drop-offs, Malta make this possibly the best diving spot in the Mediterranean

Tubbataha Reef (Philippines)

A National Marine Park located in the heart of Sulu Sea, it is abounded with turtles, stingrays, lobsters, sharks, corals, sponges, sea fans and exotic fishes that perfectly provide a wonderful scuba diving adventure. All dives are drift dives and maximum depth extends beyond 200 feet. It is also classified in the UNESCO World Heritage list.

Sipidan (Malaysia)

It is the only island in Malaysia that is an oceanic island, or an island surrounded by deep water. It gets all the usual coral reef based sea life but also lots of pelagic or open water species such as hammerhead sharks, whale sharks, tuna and barracuda.

Yongala (Australia)

Filled with sea life including manta rays, sea snakes, octopuses, bull sharks, tiger sharks and clouds of fish and corals, The Yongala is a shipwreck in Queensland which sank in 1911. The ship is 90 km southeast of Townsville and 10km away from Cape Bowling Green and is considered as the best dive in the world. However, it is forbidden to enter the ship, and one diver who’ve done it has been arrested and fined for doing it.

Him Mouang (Thailand)

Popularly known as feeding grounds for fishes, it is a worthy fantastic dive. It features large underwater pinnacles, huge schools of fish, corals and gorgonia.

Barra Reef (Mozambique)

A tropical, barefoot paradise, Barra Reef is frequented by Manta Rays, Whale Sharks, dolphins and Humpback whales all year round.

Sha’ab Rumi (Sudan)

It offers a very rich sea life along with very interesting diving areas to explore. Among the variety of fish and sea life include hammer and gray sharks, ideal for experienced divers who enjoy extreme sports.

Diamond Rocks (Ireland)

With a name that comes from the quartz in the rocks that glisten in the sunshine, and is named after a the ship which was wrecked in the 1800s, Diamond rocks offers exceptional visibility to the floor that is full of spider crabs.

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