September 21, 2020

UK’s Daily Express names Cayman Islands among the BEST spots for scuba diving [‘Cayman Islands is the king of all Caribbean diving sites’]


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MAPPED: The Red Sea and among the BEST spots for scuba diving

By JYOTI RAMBHAI From Daily Express UK

Depending on where you are travelling to, scuba diving seems to one of the activities offered to hundreds of tourists.

And with an increasing number of websites offering, advice, lessons and selling equipment, it can get a little confusing as to where exactly should plane your underwater trip.

Everyone will have a varied criteria as to what they want to see once they are out there, and different companies will offer different resources,

So here, reveal some of the best spots to go scuba diving and why.

Scuba diving: Cayman Islands is the king of all diving sites

This British Overseas Territory is known as the “king of all Caribbean diving sites”.

Aside from the fact it has good weather all year round, the Cayman Islands offers the best opportunity to see an array of saltwater marine from stingrays to angel fish.

Punta Gorda, Costa Rica

If you are after something a little different, then then Costa Rica’s has an exquisite underwater world.

You can witness schools of fish and the eagle rays. Those wanting a bit more adventure can visit Murcielagos or the islands of the Catalinas where they will be able to see manta rays, sharks, multi-coloured tropical fish and stunning coral reefs.

Beqa Lagoon, Fiji

Although Fiji is famous for its numerous diving sites, the Beqa Lagoon is by far one of the best.

Its unique underwater topography and colourful soft corals are what set this diving site apart from others. Witness incredible formations and tropical fish in the Side Streets, Nisici Rocks and Ceasar Rocks.

Red Sea, Egypt

The Red Sea is one of the most famous scuba diving sites and is known for its unique underwater ecosystem and vast number of reefs.

The Ras Mohammed is probably one of the well-known spots where you can enjoy the marine life in super clear waters.

Palau, Micronesia

Palau has been rated as the “hottest dive spot” on this planet.

It is well-know for is huge numbers of pelagic fish and strong currents. This popular diving spot also offers the opportunity to go swimming with dolphins.

, Ecuador

Originally made famous by Charles Darwin and now, the Galapagos Islands are known for its marine life.

This is the idea spot for divers who want to explore fishes such as sting rays, golden rays, whales, white tip reef sharks, pelagic fish, marine iguanas and more.

Ambergris Caye, Belize

Known for its warm waters and diverse ecosystem, the Ambergris Caye offers stunning views of marine life.

From swimming alongside nurse sharks and stingrays to the vast variety of reefs, it is certainly one of the top places to go scuba diving.

Great Barrier Reef, Australia

The Great Barrier reef is an incredible, awe-inspiring world underwater and

is by far one of the most unforgettable places to go scuba diving.

It offers a colourful splendour of reeds and is the home to countless fish species including the great white shark.

Bali, Indonesia

Scuba diving in Bali is particularly popular among tourists, with hundreds coming from all over the world just to witness its marine life.

In particular there are schools of fish swimming in the waters and you can join the.

Cozumel, Mexico

At Cozumel you have the option go snorkelling as well as scuba diving; and if you choose to dive there so many things to explore underwater.

This particular spot is well-known for its 19 unusual reefs, caves and underwater caverns.

Kailua Kona, Hawaii

Hawaii was once believed to have the largest marine reserve in the world – although Australia now holds that title.

Not only can you witness range of underwater animals from giant sea turtles and fish to sharks, sting rays and whales, but the ocean floor has been lined with underwater lights. If you opt for a spot of night diving you will able to see infinite numbers of plankton.

Koh Tao Island, Thailand

This island in Thailand is specifically dedicated to scuba diving.

This is because it is surrounded by colourful reefs and ideal if you want to see grey reef sharks and whale sharks.


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