The Caribbean has always been a dream destination for divers, but not all of its secrets have been revealed. Every year new sites and programs are offered at some old favorites, and there remain undiscovered pockets in this sparkling sea to impress even the most discerning diver. Mona Island - Puerto Rico About 40 miles off the wild western coast of Puerto Rico, Mona Island boasts one of the last great, untouched shorelines in the Caribbean. Keep reading » The Corn Islands - Nicaragua The Corn Islands are one of the hottest Caribbean diving destinations you’ve never heard of, but that won’t last for long. Keep reading » Grand Cayman - Cayman Islands Divers flock to Grand Cayman year after year to sample its awesome diving, but this popular destination hasn’t played all its cards. New things are brewing that will excite even the most seasoned Cayman veterans. Keep reading » Cancún - Mexico As a serious dive destination, Cancún is often overlooked due to its reputation as a spring break party hot spot, not to mention being overshadowed by neighboring Riviera Maya and Cozumel. Keep reading » Bocas del Toro - Panama This lush archipelago off western Panama’s Caribbean coastline, near the Costa Rican border, remains largely unknown among North American divers, though Europeans and South Americans have dived these consistently calm, warm and marine-life-rich waters for years. Keep reading » Isla de Providencia - Colombia With just 13,000 visitors per year, Isla de Providencia is one of the few remaining Caribbean islands yet to see mass tourism. Keep reading » The Sisters - Tobago Mention Tobago to divers and most who know about this tiny island will immediately say, “Ah, the drift-dive capital of the Caribbean.” Keep reading »
The New Caribbean
Located on Florida’s southeast coast, the Palm Beaches are home to thrilling reef and wreck diving year round.
Want to add a little adrenalin to your diving? See if you're ready for the challenge to dive the world's fastest tidal current: Saltstraumen in Norway.
Check out award-winning photography from BlueSphere Foundation featured artist — and Scuba Diving Magazine's 2011 Sea Hero of the Year — Shawn Heinrichs, working in Tonga.
SCUBA VIDEO: National Geographic provides viewers a glimpse of neon sharks and other neon sea life near the Solomon Islands.
Scuba diving the Santa Maria caves on Malta's island of Comino is a treat for any scuba diver.
Small Hope Bay on Andros is home to the world’s third longest barrier reef, so it’s little surprise that the Bahamas attract the big stuff. What most divers fail to realize is how much macro life abounds in the shallows.
REEF has announced its 2014 Field Survey trips. The Reef Environmental Education Foundation coordinates Field Surveys each year to locations throughout their project regions.
Dive a wall and you’ll know anything can happen. In fact, the deeper the wall plunges, the greater the odds of swimming with the unexpected — from sharks to any number of pelagics.
A dive vacation paradise located off the northern coast of Honduras, Utila and the other Bay Islands are home to pristine white-sand beaches, amazing lush tropical hills, a dazzlingly diverse reef system and unique cultures. Utila has perhaps the most diverse diving geography of the Bay Islands.
In the Bahamas, you’ll find a Caribbean reef shark for every 100 yards of underwater habitat. And when feedings occur, sharks appear in droves, swimming increasingly tighter circles around the divers gathered in an arc on the sand.