Snorkeling is an exciting recreational sport and a great activity to explore the fascinating ocean floor. Here are 10 of the most beautiful diving places in the world that are appreciated by diving enthusiasts.
1. Similan Island, Thailand
Similan Island in the western Andaman Sea is considered the most beautiful diving area in Thailand. This sea area has 9 islands, covered with tropical forests and romantic white-sand beaches. However, the scenery under the ocean is even more impressive.
There are 2 swimming spots on Similan Island. The ocean scene in the east is beautiful with many coral reefs and reefs. Meanwhile, the ocean bed in the west has many massive granite rocks surrounded by layers of coral. The depth here is from 15 – 40m, is home to many species of fish and animals living in deep-sea sand.
2. Underground rock circuits in the Maldives
The Maldives is famous for its tropical beauty and also because it has some of the best diving spots in the world. The interesting and attractive thing for tourists in ocean-bed tours in the Maldives are not unique reefs, but also much lively marine life.
The reefs surrounding the Maldives are home to parrotfish, sweetlips fish, colorful seaweed, and many other invertebrates.
3. Bunaken, Indonesia
Located in the northern part of the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, Bunaken is one of the most popular diving spots in Indonesia. The best time to snorkel in Bunaken is between April and November.
Bunaken is a part of Bunaken Marine Park where you can see more than 70% of fish species living in the Western Pacific. This is a great and ideal tourist destination for swimming and exploring the ocean.
4. Blue wormhole, Belize
The deep blue hole is located 96 km from the coast of Belize and is one of the top diving spots in the world. This large deep hole is located near Reef lighthouse and takes the shape of a circle of deep blue water.
Green holes are formed due to the collapse of the limestone cave system thousands of years ago. Here, visitors can find sea creatures such as fa iry fish, grouper fish, luminescent grouper.