Scuba Diving Maps

Dive into the wonderful world of scuba diving

Scuba Diving Maps helps divers, snorkelers and travelers 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 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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The Great Barrier Reef in Australia

Cairns and The Great Barrier Reef

Looking to explore the Great Barrier Reef? Look no further than Cairns and Port Douglas, two gateway locations only 50 kilometers away from the reef. Whether you're interested in a snorkeling or scuba diving day trip, we've got you covered with our recommendations for the best diving centers, dive sites, and liveaboards. Get ready to experience the stunning beauty of the Great Barrier Reef!

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.


A Manta ray in the Ticao Pass in Masbate, Philippines

Manta Bowl - Ticao Pass, Masbate

Located in Ticao Island, Masbate, Manta Bowl Ticao Pass is one of the most famous drift diving areas that lie close to Sorsogon, Masbate, and the rest of the Bicol Region. The pristine sand and cold blue water are home to many creatures of different sea corals, playful schools of fishes, and pelagics such as mantas and whale sharks. To help you discover this hidden pearl in the Philippines, here is a complete guide to Manta Bowl Ticao Pass that features the best diving spots, best diving centers, liveaboard, the best time to visit, how to get there, accommodations and recommendations.

A view of the coast and waters at Coron Bay in Palawan

Coron Bay, Palawan

Discover the underwater wonders of Coron Bay Palawan, home to a rich ecosystem and World War II shipwrecks. Our comprehensive guide features the best diving spots, centers, liveaboards, and recommendations to help you explore this must-see destination. Learn about the best time to visit, how to get there, and find the perfect accommodations for your trip.

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 view from the lighthouse on the Brother Islands, Egypt

Brother Islands

This article is a guide to diving on the Brother Islands, Egypt, known for its crystal clear waters and diverse marine life. It covers the top dive sites, best liveaboards and tips for diving in the Brother Islands. Suitable for all levels of diving, the Brother Islands offer an underwater paradise of colorful fish and coral formations.

Aluminium scuba diving cylinders on dive deck of a scuba diving liveaboard

Best Egypt Red Sea liveaboards

Egypt is one of the world’s top diving destinations as there are plenty of dive sites in the Red Sea, Mediterranean Sea, as well as the Gulfs of Suez and Aqaba. In Egypt, you can find large coral reefs, abundant and colorful marine life, and awesome shipwrecks.

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!

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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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