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Scuba Diving In Northern-Central Africa

The sweeping expanse of coastline around Northern Africa hosts an incredibly varied collection of scuba diving opportunities. From the warmer waters of the Indian Ocean on its Eastern seaboard to the tepid waters of the Red Sea along the western … Continue reading

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Top Ten Scuba Dives in Malaysia and Indonesia

Glassy waters, endless ribbons of beach, Disney-movie undersea landscapes: it’s no wonder that Malaysia and Indonesia are such compelling destinations for a scuba diving holiday. There’s no dearth of diving here, as there are hundreds of popular diving spots in … Continue reading

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Top Seven Dive Sites in Southern India and Sri Lanka

India is renowned for its diverse culture and innumerable tourist destinations. With the majestic Himalayas bordering the north and Indian Ocean surrounding the south, the country always fascinates tourists with its splendor. If you’d rather explore underwater mountains than higher, … Continue reading

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Best Scuba Diving Destinations in Chile

When divers plan a scuba diving vacation, their thoughts often go to equatorial paradises. There’s no denying the magnetic pull of bathtub-warm waters and the classic underwater scenery of the tropics. However, although palm-shaded resorts attract the majority of world-traveling … Continue reading

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Mediterranean Diving – The Birthplace of SCUBA

Warm water, classic dive sites, mild currents – the Mediterranean’s where it’s at. ‘Nuff said! 1. Venice and environs: Italy is one of the world’s most magnificent and storied countries, and its underwater grandeur is on par with the scenic … Continue reading

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Hot Tips: Scuba Diving in the Persian Gulf

The Persian Gulf, located at the northern point of the Arabian Ocean, is a vital part of the ocean system. Since the Gulf of Oman separates the Persian Gulf from the ocean itself, with Saudi Arabia on one coast and … Continue reading

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Discovering The Gambia: Scuba Diving in Cape Verde

Cape Verde is a small country located about 570 kilometers/350 miles off the West Coast of Africa. It is made up of 10 islands. The islands were used as a trading point during the Atlantic Slave Trade and heavily trafficked … Continue reading

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Five Top Scuba Dives in Hawaii

The waters are always warm in the South Pacific! That’s not the only reason that Hawaii is such a fantastic place to rack up some scuba dives, either: it’s easy to travel here from the States, it’s easy to find … Continue reading

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Way Off The Radar: Scuba Diving In Morocco

Most folks who go to Morocco will come back with a camera full of parched desert scenery. If you’re looking for damper vistas than camels trekking across picturesque sand, you may be surprised to learn that Morocco is an absolute … Continue reading

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Five Essential Scuba Dives In South America

The Galapagos The Galapagos Islands, located 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador, are on the ‘to dive’ list of any globetrotting diver worth their weight in seashells. We all learned that Charles Darwin’s 1835 visit culminated in ‘The Origin … Continue reading

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