The Top 100 Gold List of operators, resorts, live-aboards, underwater experiences (i.e., best wall, shore and wreck sites), dive bars and more was determined on a “popularity contest” basis. Rankings are based on the total number of responses, regardless of category.
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.
Many divers think they need a plane ticket and passport to have a truly dramatic underwater experience like swimming with manta rays, encountering a whale shark or finning across a coral reef in a wild open ocean. That’s probably because they haven’t heard about the remote gems in our Gulf of Mexico about 100 miles off the Texas/Louisiana coastline.
Our globe-trotting field reporter spent a day diving with the Scuba Diver Girls
Scuba Diving's 19th annual Top 100 survey, from Best Destination Overall to the top destinations for wrecks, walls, shore diving and more.
Over the next several days, we'll post the results of our 19th annual Top 100 Readers' Choice Awards. Today, Best Destination for Diving in the Caribbean & Atlantic, Pacific & Indian Oceans, and North America.
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.
The Top 100 Gold List of operators, resorts, liveaboards, experiences (such as best wall, shore and artificial-reef sites), beach bars, topside attractions and more was determined on a “popularity contest” basis.
In the world’s self-proclaimed sharks tooth capital, history-hungry divers are constantly on the hunt for ancient predators’ remains.
A first look at Michigan's Grand Traverse Bay Underwater Preserve.
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