It’s hard to imagine that 71 percent of the planet is covered by the ocean, have you ever thought about exploring the world beneath the sea? It is like a delusion of fantasies with magical creatures underworld.
I know it’s difficult to choose your favorite dive spot with reefs and wrecks just to make things easier I have listed down the most beautiful top 10 scuba diving destinations according to the latest rating for most visited scuba dive spots in 2019.
1. Barracuda point in Sipadan Island, Malaysia
Is the most famous scuba destination in Malaysia. It is located in east coast of Sabah, Known as world’s third largest island. Most of the divers attracted by the tropical scenery and the sight of blue sky beneath the sea, and come across reef sharks and turtles. Barracuda point is one of the big fish capitals of the world!
2. Blue Corner Wall in Palau, Micronesia country in Oceania
Blue Corner Palau is one of the most enthralling scuba dive sites in the world. you will see beautiful coral formations and different shark species and snappers circling just beyond the reef wall.
3. The Yongala, Australia
The famous S.S. Yongala shipwreck is one of the best dives on the planet. Most of the dive enthusiasts from around the world take last city breaks to immerse themselves in Great Barrier Reef in Yongala. This diving experience will inspire people who are passionate to explore tragic history and leap into witness marine life under the ocean.
4. Thistlegorm, Egyptian Red Sea
The Thistlegorm is a dreamland for wreck admirers, to explore history of British fifth army based in Alexandria and it’s one of the the most famous dive site in the Red Sea.
5. Shark and Yolanda Reef, Egyptian Red Sea
The wreckage of the Yolanda sank in 1980, between Yolanda and Satellite Reef, you’ll come across with Shark Reef with its gorgonian fans, soft and hard corals and lots of small reefs.
6. Manta Ray Night Dive, Kailua Kona, Hawaii
The Manta Ray Night Dive in Kona is one of the most fascinating diving spots in Hawaii. Underwater lights placed on the ocean floor attract infinite amounts of plankton, It’s one of best activities that you shouldn’t miss in Hawaii.
7. Great Blue Hole, Belize
The Great Blue Hole is a massive underwater sinkhole that lies off the coast of Belize. Scuba divers and snorkelers have been cruising the surface waters for decades, but very few explorers have dared to leap into deeper and explore what lies at the bottom.
8. USAT Liberty, Bali, Indonesia
The rich biodiversity of the seafloor attracts underwater photographers, naturalists, and divers passionate about marine biology. Dive in Tulamben is recommended for both macro lovers and ambiance photographers, as the colorful marine life stands out against the volcanic black sand sea bed.
9. Richelieu Rock, Thailand
Famous for whale shark sightseeing and opportunity to witness big schools of pelagic fish such as jacks, barracuda and batfish. It’s one of the best places for Macro photography with such creatures as ghost pipefish, harlequin shrimp, frogfish and seahorses.
10. Navy Pier, Western Australia
The Navy Pier is one of the top 10 shore dives in the world, primarily due to its vast range of marine life, there are 200 different species, including big schools of trevally, snapper and barracuda, as well as graceful firefish, angelfish, moorish idols and a Goliath grouper.