Fabulous Snorkeling and Scuba destinations

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If you’re keen on a snorkeling or scuba diving holiday this season, read on for some suggestions of some of the world’s most fabulous destinations for water-based vacations.

The Galápagos Islands

Made famous by the legendary Charles Dawin, the Galápagos Islands are found off the Pacific coast of South America. Here you will get incredible views of large marine animals such as sharks, dolphins, whales, and turtles.


This archipelago is situated southeast of the Philippines and offers the perfect watery destination for the whole family. Jellyfish Lake is an isolated body of water that contains millions of jellyfish that don’t sting. The coastal reefs are also spectacular.


The Great Barrier Reef

The world-famous Great Barrier Reef is located off the northeastern coast of Australia. At over 500,000 years old, this system of reefs is enormous and full of marine life. Expect to see shoals and shoals of tropic fish, as well some larger marine life.

The Maldives

Smack in the middle of the Indian Ocean, The Maldives consists of more than 200 islands with beautiful sandy beaches. The crystal clear water offers over 700 species of fish, as well as coral, sharks, and octopuses.