The results are in. Based on the opinions of thousands of divers from across the globe, our annual Top 100 Readers Choice Awards showcase the best scuba diving in the world.
Shore diving can be the ultimate do-it-yourself adventure. Beyond choosing your schedule, planning your profile, and staying down as long as you please, you can access sites that some commercial operators wouldn’t touch. We asked locals about eight of the most extreme shore dives on the planet, from British Columbia to Bonaire, Maui, Vanuatu and beyond. Are you up to the challenge?
Australia recently announced the world’s largest network of marine reserves, increasing the total number of protected areas from 27 to 60.
There are a lot of deadbeat dads in the animal kingdom, but an exceptional few ocean species swing the other way entirely. These standup fathers go above and beyond to birth their young amid the bustle and danger of the oceans.
Divers spot an aircraft wreck; jumping sharks; and the colors of Indonesia.
Go eye to eye with one of the ocean’s mightiest apex predators, the great white shark.
Taka has been operating live-aboard dive trips for more than 18 years to some of Australia’s most remote, untouched reefs. Here are the top 3 reasons to dive with Taka, one of the world's best diving live-aboards.
Alexandra Swanson wins lIve-aboard trip to the Great Barrier Reef for her scuba diving certification from PADI
From massive humpback whales to tiny clownfish, the Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Queensland, Australia, is home to an huge variety of marine life. Here are 8 incredible sea creatures divers won’t want to miss.
Looking for an opinion you trust on the world’s best overall dive destination? Top big-animal encounters? Destinations with the healthiest reefs? Look no further — we’ve got the answers.
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