Ever since diving celebrity Jacques Cousteau raved about Pulau Sipadan's diversity of marine life, this dive mecca has been indisputably the most famous scuba destination in Malaysia. It is located off the east coast of Sabah, Malaysia's eastern most state, and lies on the north-eastern corner of Borneo, the world's third largest island.
Palau is recognised by divers-in-the-know as being among the best in the world. Unusually, there is not one main attraction in Palau - it has everything: big schools of fish, lots of sharks, healthy reefs, World War II wrecks and history, and the world-famous Jellyfish Lake and Blue Corner.
The SS Yongala is one of the best dive sites in the world and in Australia. It is actually considered by many people as THE best wreck dive in the world! It is located closest to Townsville in Queensland. The Yongala Shipwreck is a 110m former steel passenger and freight steamer.
The SS Thistlegorm Wreck is one of the best dive sites in the world and is actually considered by many as THE best Wreck dive in the World! The SS Thistlegorm is a World War 2 ship wreck located in the North of Red Sea in the Strait of Gubal. It is a former 128m long British transport ship sunk in 1941 after a German air attack.
A drift dive is the norm from Shark?s reef to the Yolanda wreck where you will be rewarded with a sea floor full of hammerheads, reef sharks, barracudas, and large tuna.?Glide past the litter of toilet bowls and sinks to smaller species such as jackfish, batfish and a variety of stingrays.
Belize has many world class dive sites to captivate you. Today, however, we will go over my favorite trip - the Blue Hole trip. Several dive shops on the island offer snorkeling or dive trips to the Blue Hole, made famous by world renown diver Jacques Costeau. The Blue Hole is located inside one of Belize's three atolls, the Lighthouse Reef atoll.
Rated as one of the best places in the world to dive with whale sharks, Richelieu Rock is easily the best site in Thailand for this amazing activity. Encounters with the whale sharks, the largest fish in the ocean, are rare almost everywhere in the world.