Scuba Diving Maps

Dive into the wonderful world of scuba diving

Scuba Diving Maps helps divers and non-divers to discover, plan and book their next trip.

Our scuba diving travel guides include information about the best diving centers, liveaboards, dive sites, diving courses and recommended places to stay. With our scuba diving travel guide, planning and booking your next trip should be hassle-free!

Liveaboards

Liveaboards are a perfect getaway if you are looking for comfortable and stunning diving trip as you will dive on the most remote diving locations.  

Even if you are not a diver, these trips provide you the best snorkeling places, gorgeous views and relaxing moments.

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Australia

A helicopter view of the Buccaneer Archipelago in the Kimberley region, Western Australia

Darwin Harbour

Here is the complete guide for those who are dreaming of exploring the wonders of Darwin, located in the Northern Territory of Australia. Experience the fun diving at its famous dive sites, feel the tropical heat and be amazed by the mystery enveloping the shipwrecks underwater.

A scenic view of the James Price Point near Broome, Western Australia

Western Australia & Perth

Compared to other the Australian dive destinations, scuba diving in Western Australia and Perth is less crowded which is great if you would like to explore dive sites with fewer tourists. To help you discover this fantastic dive spot, here is a complete guide to Western Australia diving that features the best diving centers, liveaboards and dive sites.

The Tasmanian Devil can only be found on Tasmania, Australia

Tasmania

Surrounded by mesmerizing, spotless and moderate waters, Tasmania offers a wonderland for scuba diving activities. In this guide, we have outlined the best diving centers, liveaboards and dive sites in Tasmania.

Philippines

Swimming and snorkeling between thousands of Sardines just in front of Moalboal, the Philippines

The Sardine Run in Moalboal, Cebu

Image that you are swimming between thousands of sardines. Well this is possible just in front of the beach in Moalboal, Cebu. We also described the secret spot of the sardine run and the free option to experience this!

A drone photo from Pescador Island, the Philippines

Pescador island, Cebu

Located in front of Moalboal (Cebu - Philippines) and only by a 20 minutes boat ride, Pescador Island has stunning dive sites which you must visit when staying in Moalboal.

A turtle swimming around Apo Island, the Philippines

Apo Island, Negros Oriental

Hailed as one of the 10 top dive sites across the globe, Apo Island in Negros Oriental is a must-see Philippine diving destination. Home to over 650 species of fish and 400 coral species, this marine reserve can give you the dream dive that just awaits you. To help you discover this magnificent dive spot, here is a complete guide to Apo Island Diving that features the best diving spots, available diving centers, and liveaboard, best time to visit, how to get there, accommodations and recommendations.

Egypt

Blue fishes and corals in the Red Sea, Egypt

Marsa Alam

Marsa Alam offers the most fascinating dive sites in the south area of Egypt. Clown fishes, angelfishes, barracudas, scorpion fishes, moral eels, napoleon wrasses, butterfly fishes, and many other species can be found in this area. Some dive spots, including the famous Elphinstone Reef, are home to a variety of shark species like hammerhead sharks, white-tips, silky sharks, and grey reef sharks. In this guide, we have summarized the best dive sites, diving centers and liveaboards!

A cannon of the shipwreck ''the SS Thistlegorm'' in Egypt

Sharm el Sheikh

Sharm el Sheikh in Egypt is one of the main tourist destinations of Egypt and is located in the south of the Sinai. Due to its location between the Gulf of Aqaba, Straits of Tiran, and the Gulf of Suez, its also a popular diving destination. One of the famous diving destinations are Ras Mohammed National Park and the World War II ship wreck the SS Thristlegorm. Here is a complete Sharm el Sheikh diving guide to explore the best dive sites, diving centers and liveaboards!

A view of the dive site ''The Blue Hole'' in Dahab, Egypt

Dahab

Located on the southeastern coast of the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt, Dahab is an must-see diving destination! This place offers fantastic scuba diving opportunities that will surely satisfy the thirst of underwater explorers. Dahab scuba diving is mainly done from the shore, with a jeep transfer to take you to the best dive sites like the world-famous Dahab Blue hole, surely making your diving experience truly remarkable.

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A green turtle in the Ocean near Sipidan, Malaysia

PADI vs SSI certification for scuba diving: Which one to choose?

In general, there are two options to obtain your diving certifications: With PADI or SSI. In this blog post, we have outlined the differences between the PADI certificate and the SSI certificate and also provided our recommendations.

A flag of the scuba diving insurance company DAN on the beach

Best scuba diving insurances

There are some risks involved with scuba diving. In case an accident happens during your scuba diving dive/trip, you would like to get the necessary emergency evacuation and medical treatment. However, there are also significant costs involved. These costs can be covered by a scuba diving insurance.

Scuba diving packaging list

Packaging for the first time your diving or snorkeling gear and don't know what to pack? or just want to check whether you have everything packed?

Use our diving holiday packaging list!

Great white shark cage diving

Ready for some adrenaline pumping?

Go cage diving with the magnificent great white shark! These sharks can reach up to 6 meters (20 feet). You will feel powerless once you enter the cage and face these animals.

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