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Scuba Diving Destinations

Published by thompsontina78, 2015-08-13 07:35:21

Description: The best scuba diving destinations in the world. Have a look at this amazing dive sites.


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issue #1INDEX4 Roatan, Honduras6 Gran Cenote, Mexico8 Boracay, Philippines10 Anse Chastanet, Saint Lucia12 Zanzibar, Tanzania14 Similan Islands, Thailand16 The Blue Hole, Egypt18 The Great Barrier Reef, Australia20 Coral Garden, Bali22 Atolls, MaldivesCREDITSAustralia: @eutrophication&hypoxia, @Sarah_AckermanBali: @Chika, @Ilse Reijs and Jannoud HuttenEgypt: @MarkEdley, @Mattk1979, @mercurydogHonduras: @stokesMaldives: @EdgarBarany, @HaniAmir, @MarkEdley, @Muha, @notsogoodphotographyMexico: @DiveKarma, @edwardotis, @shukkaPhilippines: @4 klippe i havet - Philippines Department of Tourism, @boracay george tapan, @coralnicoboxethaiSaint Lucia: @ Anse Chastanet & Jade MountainResort


issue #1Roatan is a scuba diving vacationparadise where you will find canyonconfigurations, dramatic walls, coralgardens and coral-encrusted wrecks,cracks and crevices to explore.You will be able to meet up withschools of fish, turtles and raysswimming gracefully. You will alsoenjoy excellent diving conditions asthe weather rarely affects diving on theentire island.

MAGAZINEGran CenoteMexico Gran Cenote is located in the Yucatan Peninsula, just outside Tulum in Mexico6

issue #1The area counts with 7,000 cenotesbut Gran Cenote is a must see,with its large beautiful garden cenoteand its white sand beach.The caves are easily accessible forscuba diving, and by just stickingyour face into the water you willbe able to see huge stalagmites,stalactites and columns.Cavern divers will enjoy this circularshaped cenote and its underwaterwonderland.

MAGAZINEBoracay Boracay is the most popular tourist destination Philippinesin the Philippines. Boracay is paradise for divers due to the vast array of facilities on the island such as international dive centers and quality resorts. Dive sites are situated all around the island with either shore access or by a short boat trip. The reef marine life is simply astonishing and wreck divers will be pleased by some original wreck dives.8

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MAGAZINECAhnasestanetSaint LuciaAnse Chastanet is located in thenorth of the town of Soufrière inSaint Lucia.10

issue #1The place is really famous for excellent scubadiving as it offers crystalline and warm waters.Anse Chastanet is in one of the most scenicsettings the Caribbean has to offer, withabundant marine life. The entire region isprotected as it has been vested into an awardwinning marine reserve (SMMA) since 1995.Besides the pristine beauty of St Lucia’s coralreefs, Anse Chastanet also comprises of amarine plateau and dramatic slopes that fallaway to a depth of more than 140ft.

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issue #1The Zanzibar archipelago is a fabulousplace to visit on your scuba divingholiday. Not yet a very populardestination, its stunning seascapes,diving conditions and the growingamount of resorts will soon makeof Zanzibar a must-dive place.The seascapes made of coralsand colorful marine life will pleaseyour eyes and your lens, if you area photographer. From reef to walls,there is a spot for every level of diver.

MAGAZINE The Similan Islands are the best scuba diving destination in Thailand due to their exceptionally preserved marine life. Open to the ocean, the dive sites are preferably suited for advanced divers, but be sure that open water divers will also find some good and easy spots to dive.SIsilmanildansThailandNine jewels in the Andaman Sea

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MAGAZINE TheHBloulee Egypt A site 130 feet deep on the Red Sea16

issue #1There are some spots that diversaround the world dream about.The Blue Hole is one of those.Located in Egypt, eastern Sinai, 8 kmnorth of Dahab.This is a famously dangerous sitefor scuba diving. Imagine the northof Dahab, a few kilometers fromthe city, a water hole with a bottomlocated at more than 100 meters below thesurface. At 55m underwater, you will find anarch, about 10 meters long, giving accessto a fall of more than 700m.This is one of the treasures that Dahabhides.

MAGAZINEBaTrrhieerGRreeaetfAustraliaWorldly renowned for incredible underwater

issue #1Bommies, coral reefs and abundant marinelife stretch for the entire 2300 km long reef.Great Barrier Reef offers a range of divingexperiences for beginners and experienceddivers. Diving expeditions depart daily fromall major towns and cities along the coast andfrom most island resorts.No matter where you stay on the reef, you’realways within a 20 to 60 minute boat ridefrom an excellent diving spot.The Great Barrier Reef in Australia is one of thenatural wonders of the world and a great placeto indulge in the best diving.

MAGAZINECGoarBraadllien Located in Tulamben, Coral Garden is a splendid dive site20

issue #1Coral Garden, located in Tulamben,Bali, is a splendid dive site reachinga depth of 15 metersYou will enjoy marine life suchas the beautiful blue ribbon eel,fantastic coral, sponges and manyspecies of reef fish. It is easy todive in Coral Garden and it willplease the divers who expectto see a healthy reef.

MAGAZINEAtollsMaldives One of the most wonderful places for diving in the world22

issue #1Atolls is, according to its visitors, agreat place to dive, with crystallinewaters, stunning fauna and flora andconstant warm water temperature.The Maldives archipelago hostsnearly 700 species: white tip sharks,gray sharks, groupers, manta rays,eagle rays, stingrays, moray eels, bluewith yellow rays, turtles, sharks, whalesare often seen from the surface, coralhard and soft, and large schools oftropical fish.Dive trips are done either by day orhalf-day on “tillas” (ergs), drooping orpasses.


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