Tag: Diving

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Swimming, snorkeling, or diving with whale sharks is high up on many wildlife-watchers’ travel bucket list. Paddling next to the world’s largest non-mammalian vertebrate certainly gives you some perspective! These giants of the sea grow up to 10, 15, or even 20 meters in length, depending on who you ask – making them the double-decker buses of the fish world (a reputation reinforced by Disney’s Finding Nemo). They may be big in size, but little is known about these mysterious marine creatures, only adding to their allure!

Blue Hole Palau

While SCUBA diving is considered extreme to some people, if you are loing to step up your game, try your hand at cave diving. This takes the risks to a whole new level by adding the element of complete darkness, narrow shafts or tunnels that are often difficult to navigate and minimal options when something goes wrong.

Great White Shark Cage Diving

Though sharks are considered some of the most terrifying and dangerous animals in the world, every year thousands of people opt to swim face to face with them. Whether it’s free diving or cage diving, with nurse sharks or great whites; shark diving is one of the most sought after bucket list adventures. Here’s your guide to some of the best shark dives on the planet!

Lankayan Island

An island with pristine waters, so crystal clear that you can’t tell where the sky stops and the ocean begins. A marine protected area, with schools of fish, harmless reef sharks, rays and clusters of coral visible from the shore.