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The Pacific is home to some of the most spectacular tropical island paradises, many surrounded by the best coral reefs in the world. Whether you are looking to get into snorkeling for the first time or want to embark on an undersea adventure of scuba diving, look no further than the waters of the Pacific Ocean. For some great inspiration, when planning your next diving expedition, be sure to check out these not to be missed diving spots in the Pacific – and you never know, you might even find Nemo and his friends!
For adventurous divers, who are looking for more of a challenge, head straight to the coast of the Philippines, where regions such as Escareco Point, the Canyons and Shark Caves can be found. As the name suggests, the deep waters of the Shark Caves are home to a number of hidden crevices, which hide the white tip reef sharks that breed and sleep in the area.
The islands of Hawaii are known for their magnificent diving conditions, in particular Kauai, which offers divers the chance to swim with endangered monk seals. This region is popular with a range of divers, all displaying differing levels of expertise. Underwater caverns and towering caves make this a truly spectacular destination for divers. Along with the endangered monk seal, divers will also have the opportunity to see some of the rarest fish species in the world, including the pelagic fish.
Tahiti is blessed with not only being home to some of the best dive sights in the world, but is also complimented with luxury accommodation and sumptuous cuisines. A popular honeymoon destination, Bora Bora provides the perfect destination for first time scuba divers and those who like to snorkel. The most popular type of accommodation in Bora Bora is overwater bungalows, and with good reason. Stepping out from your luxury living into the glistening waters of the South Pacific, travelers can fulfill their holiday dreams with endless days of diving.
The Munda region of the Solomon Islands is commonly referred to as holding the title for the best dive spots in the entirety of the Pacific. From the phenomenal drop-off on the Munda coastline, divers will discover a magical underwater paradise awaits them, where reef sharks, eagle rays, rare fish and historical shipwrecks can be seen.
One of the most well-known dive areas in the world, the Galapagos Islands is famous for both regular tourists and diving enthusiasts. The main draw card for many divers to the region is the chance to see larger marine life much closer to shore, in comparison to most other dive sites.
Whether it is your dream to dive amongst and observe the magnificent shark life that call the waters of the Pacific home or you choose to take a romantic journey through the depths of Tahiti, these dive spots are the perfect destinations for nature lovers and marine enthusiasts alike.
Written by Barbie S.
As one of perks for travel bloggers, Barbie will be taken on a holiday to Maldives and stay in one of the overwater bungalows and explore the region in five-star style. Barbie has recently completed her PADI diving courses and is looking forward to testing her skills underwater in Maldives.