Most of parts in our world are consist of the ocean. Ocean is absolutely beautiful and it has their own unique aspect of beauty especially from its amazing underwater scenery. There are countless of beautiful diving spots around the world. As we can see together, diving and snorkeling are the examples of sport which is popular around the world. The divers are seems to have endless desire to exploring and capturing the stunning underwater sceneries. This article will provide you with the information about the most popular diving spots around the world. I believe that this article will be good news for you, especially for those who seek to capture the beautiful underwater sceneries. If diving and snorkeling is not into you, don’t worry because these spots are still offering you with their hidden beauty waiting to be revealed. So, are you ready to explore them now?
1. Similan Archipelago, Thailand
Alright here we go, our first destination is located in Thailand. You will see the Similan Archipelago in there. This amazing archipelago is located in the west part of Andaman Ocean. The Similan Archipelago is considered as one of the best archipelago in the world and it’s really suitable for diving. The Similan Archipelago is consisting of 9 tropical islands along with the bright sandy beach. There are two favorite diving spots in this archipelago. You can see the stunning coral reefs on the east and granite stones on the west part of it. Several ocean biota are likely appeared in this spot are triggerfish, stingrays and the other wonderful sea creatures.
The second best diving spot is Maldives. Maldives is a name of archipelago which is located in the Indian Ocean. This archipelago will offer you with their amazing underwater sceneries. You can see many kinds of rare ocean biota such as parrot fish, sweetlips, colorful coral flowers, barracudas, and various invertebrates. Don’t want to get wet? Relax, because Maldives is also built an underwater restaurant for those who want to feel beautiful moment watching the sea creatures without wet feeling at all. So how is it? Are you interested?
3. Cocos Island
The next perfect destination for diving is Cocos Island. This island is located around 300 miles from the Costa Rican coastal line. Most of these islands are not populated yet. Cocos Island will give you the unforgettable experience by exploring the underwater scenery in here. If you want to see sharks, then this island is your perfect destination. There are lot of shark species located in here start from whale shark, hammerhead shark and the most famous of all, great white shark. You can also see the other species such as manta ray and tunas in here.
4. Sipadan, Malaysia
The next destination is located in Borneo, part of Malaysia. Sipadan will give you the beauty of underwater scenery which is suitable for the divers. There are a lot of exotic species located in here such as turtles, hammerhead sharks and beautiful fishes. However, this remarkable diving spot is closed for some reason. However, you can still dive in here but it’s only limited for 120 persons per day.
5. Palau, Palau
Palau is the best diving spot located in the Micronesia. This place is famous for its World War II ship ruins. There were a lot of ocean wars in here and that is why shipwrecks are abundant in here. You can feel the historical moment of World War II by seeing the remains of ships and airplanes which are sleeping eternally on the seabed. However, you will not only seeing the shipwrecks and planes in here but also various sea creatures such as lionfish and the other amazing fishes.
6. Bunaken, Indonesia
Okay, the next popular diving spot in the world is located in Indonesia. Welcome to Bunaken Island. As one of the best diving spots in the world, Bunaken will offering you with many kinds of fishes and wonderful reefs. The best time to dive in this island is during April until November. There are clownfish, marlin, tuna and other sea creatures waiting for you to come and greet you with their warm beauty.
7. Great Blue Hole, Belize
The next popular diving spot is the Great Blue Hole. This place is located in Belize. Great Blue Hole is officially registered as one of the best diving spot in this planet. This place is also the best tourism destination in Belize. If you ever looked this island from above, you will see circular shape reef which is very unique. This place was formed as the result of erosion toward the caves which are located in this reef archipelago around thousand years ago. You can see the angelfish, groupers and neon gobbies in here.
8. Galapagos Archipelago, Ecuador
The next destination in search of popular diving spot has brought us to Ecuador precisely in the Galapagos Archipelago. This archipelago is the second biggest national sea park in the world with their 70.000 kilometer per square in width. Unlike the other diving spots on the list, Galapagos Archipelago is not offering the beauty of coral flowers as the main attraction. However, you can see the natural scenery of sea creatures in here. There are rare species of sea creatures such as hammerhead sharks and Galapagos sharks. Galapagos archipelago is not only offering you with their ocean tourism but also offering you with many kinds of air and land animals’ attractions. Some of the scientists are believe that all of the bird species in the world are originated from this archipelago.
9. Red Sea, Egypt
The next destination of popular diving spot is the Red Sea. Red Sea is located in Egypt. This place is considered as the best diving spot in the Africa and Middle East. Red Sea is also well known as the popular diving spot in the World. Clear water and the amazing ocean biota is the main attraction in this place. Red Sea is also the home of thousands reef formations and sea creatures.
10. Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Great Barrier Reef is the most popular diving spot in the world. This place is also the biggest underwater national park in the world. There are more than thousands of reef formations along the 3.000 kilometers around the Great Barrier Reef. You can see the clownfish, humpback whales, dolphins and green turtles in here. Trust me, the Great Barrier Reef is the best diving spot in the world, ever.