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Vanuatu Vanuatu

Five hundred miles to the west of Fiji is a group of 83 islands known as Vanuatu. It was previously called New Herbrides until it gained independence from the U.K and France in 1980. The Y-shaped group of islands supports primarily an agricultural society with more than eighty percent of the population growing food on traditionally owned land for personal consumption. The main island of Efate is the primary tourist destination with Espiritu Santo offering some of the best diving.

Utila Whalesharks Honduras

There are 11 dive shops and three resorts on Utila each with a dive operation. Considering the size of the island that is a large number of operations. Utila boasts that it is the cheapest diving in the world but actually there is a wide assortment of operations and pricing from bare bones to almost full-service diving. However, on most boats the dive staff does not take your tanks and some ladders are down right impossible to ascend.

Solomon Islands Solomon Islands

Nestled in the warm Equatorial South Pacific waters off the coast of New Guinea is the group of islands known as the Solomons. This chain of islands has long been known for their fierce headhunting tribes, which has led to the islands remaining isolated until only recently. These islands offer unspoiled diving adventures, with many areas virtually untouched.

Socorro Islands Mexico

Isolated in the Pacific waters 225 miles south of Cabo San Lucas Baja and 400 miles west of Guadilahara is the Archipelago de Revillagigedo also known by the largest island, Socorro. This group of uninhabited islands affords spectacular pinnacle diving, large friendly Manta Rays and the unexpected visit by schools of Hammerhead sharks, Whale sharks and the occasional Humpback Whale.

Roatan, Honduras Honduras
Rancho Kapu, Peninsula de Osa Costa Rica
Raja Ampat Indonesia

There is a very special place where the Pacific and Indian oceans meet and make up part of the Coral Triangle. At the confluence of these two massive bodies of water is an area so rich in marine life that the best scientists of the world are challenged to name the species. More different species of fish and corals can be seen on a single reef than in the entire Caribbean Sea.

New Britain Island and East of Lae Papua New Guinea
Mira Olas, Pavones Costa Rica

Mira Olas Lodge

Marquesas French Polynesia
Maldives Maldives
Layang-Layang Malaysia
La Paloma Lodge Costa Rica

La Paloma Lodge is the ultimate of adventures with one of the most biologically intense places on Earth

Islands of Micronesia Micronesia

This articles covers the best diving in the group of islands know as Micronesia. These include: Palau, Truk Lagoon, Yap, and Pohnpei.

Fernando de Noronha Brazil

Off the coast of Brazil is an island where the natural world is very protected. Very few divers are allowed in so as to not spoil the natural beauty.

Diving in Indonesia Indonesia
Costa Rica Overview Costa Rica

This is a collection of articles written by Robert Aston, Denise Stansfield and others about this most exciting destination.

Coiba National Park Costa Rica
Cocos Island Costa Rica

Out of the mist......appears the vertical cliffs of the island from the movie Jurassic Park. The cliffs are alive with waterfalls dropping to the rocks and ocean below. At any moment one expects to see a Brontosaurs poke its head from behind a towering palm. Sharks, sharks, sharks is what Cocos Island is all about. It is the large schools of Scalloped Hammerhead sharks that draw us to these waters.


Caribbean Islands Caribbean Netherlands
Aldabra Atoll Seychelles

Isolated in the tropical water of the South Indian Ocean, north of Madagascar and to the east of Africa, the ecosystem of Aldabra is unlike any in the world. The sheer size of the lagoon creates a dynamic with dramatic effects on all of its inhabitants.