Whether you are just starting to scuba dive or you are an experienced diver, there are plenty of countries you can visit to discover some of the world’s most incredible dive sites. Some of the best diving spots in the world are located in Europe, the Philippines, Australia, Honduras, the Maldives and Indonesia.
The Philippines has an archipelago of over 7,000 islands. It is part of the Coral Triangle, a region of the world that features 20% of the world’s coral reefs. The islands are also home to two UNESCO world heritage sites.
The waters are teeming with life. Divers will find dolphins, sharks, turtles and schools of fish. The best time to visit is from March through November.
The waters are also home to manta rays and reef sharks. The reefs are kaleidoscopic. Among other things, the reefs are home to pygmy seahorses.
In Indonesia, divers can explore the underwater volcanic mountains and trenches. The waters of the Red Sea are home to more than 200 species of soft and hard corals. The waters are also teeming with whale sharks. The north of the Red Sea is a great place to see these magnificent creatures.
Malta is a country that has a lot to offer to the scuba diver. It boasts warm Mediterranean waters and extraordinary natural rock formations. The waters are also filled with record numbers of nudibranchs.
The waters are also home to some of the world’s best wreck diving. Malta is also home to the infamous Messerschmitt BF 109, a three engine passenger jet aircraft wreck that was used in world war two.