Justin’s Mission

I am a scuba addict, and nothing makes me happier than traveling, and diving, and luckily for me, those two things go hand in hand. I’ve focused my life and career around scuba travel, trying to mold a business around my passions. After creating this site, taking loads of PADI courses, teaching myself mediocre underwater photo and video (I don’t think I’ll ever call myself a videographer), I decided to give myself the task of documenting the top 100 scuba diving locations in the world, and showing the world (or at least my audience) each one.

I found out pretty quick that to cross off all 100, its going to take some years, but thats because I am in no rush, and lots of times I even stay in one location for months, or keep on returning. I am also trying to go slow because I am trying to improve my underwater video making skills, for two reasons. First reason is, I think video is the best possible way to convey how great a location is and my feelings towards it. The second reason is, because I am planning on filming my own series based on the best diving in the world, and want to have plenty on the list to include in episodes. But more on my upcoming series later.

Here is a list of the sites that I have crossed off the top 100 scuba diving locations, most linking to articles or videos I’ve made at each one. More coming soon! Make sure to subscriber to get the latest updates.

32/100 finished. In order of crossed off.

  1. Manta Reef, Tofo, Mozambique

    TOFO! At the very beginning of my travels around the world, in the at end 2010, I arrived in Tofo, Mozambique, and got PADI Open Water certified. I was instantly hooked, and you can say this changed the course of my life. The rest is history. By the way, awesome, out of the way, location for whale sharks, mantas and humpbacks.

  2. The dive sites of Dahab, Egypt (Great Blue Hole)

    After a few years of not diving, and just traveling the world, I finally decide to head to Egypt to take more courses, where I have heard its a great location. It is. At first I just listed the Blue Hole on this list, but after spending a year in Dahab, it would do all the other amazing sites a major injustice, such as Canyon and lighthouse and many more.

  3. Abu Galum, Egyptian Red Sea

    One of the most memorable dives I’ve done. You have to get to the Blue Hole, which is where the road ends, then load camels with all the dive gear and ride down the desert coast for an hour to a remote, untouched reef. Amazing journey, and great dive when you get there.

  4. SS Thistlegorm, Red Sea, Egypt

    This is one of the greatest wrecks in the world, and everyone needs to dive it. You can still see lots of WW2 motorcycles and trucks in the hold, boxes of ammo, and even train cars that were on top. Dive this wreck while its still amazing.

  5. Dive sites around Diani, Kenya

    This is probably one of the more surprising dive locations for me. I found out that not only does Diani have one of the best beaches in the world, but it is one of the only locations in the world where you can see the worlds biggest fish (the whale shark) in the morning, and the worlds biggest land animal in the same evening (the elephant). I saw lots more cool stuff as well, and the scuba tourism hasn’t yet taken off.

  6. Bullshark Diving in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

  7. USS Spiegel Grove, Key Largo, Florida Keys

  8. Molasses Reef, Florida Keys

  9. The Vandenberg Wreck, The Keys, Florida.

  10. The Dos Ojos Cenotes, Tulum, Mexico

  11. The Pit Cenotes, Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

  12. Palancar Deep, Cozumel, Mexico

  13. Underwater Museum, Cancun, Mexico

  14. Devils Throat, Cozumel, Mexico

  15. Dubai Mall Aquarium, UAE

  16. Baa Atol, The Maldives

  17. Blue Hole, Gozo, Malta

  18. Cirkewwa, Malta

  19. Great Blue Hole, Belize

  20. The wrecks and reefs of Aruba

  21. Dive sites of Moalboal, Philippines

  22. Dive sites off of El Nido, Philippines

  23. Dive sites around Malapascua, Philippines

  24. Wrecks of Coron Bay, Philippines

  25. Macro diving around Dauin, Philippines

  26. Arborek Jetty, Raja Ampat, Indonesia

  27. Secret Bay, Anilao, Philippines

  28. Seaventure House Reef, Mabul, Malaysia

  29. South Point, Sipadan Island, Malaysia

  30. Barracuda Point, Sipadan Island, Malaysia

  31. Batu Bolong, Komodo Island, Indonesia

  32. Castle Rock, Komodo, Indonesia

 

 

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