Top Scuba Diving Sites Around the World

For the adventurer looking for the unknown and the untouched, we’ve compiled a list of where—and when—to get your fix.

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As anyone who’s ever glimpsed under the earth’s watery surface knows, there’s a whole new world to explore down below. Dive deeper, and it’s a universe unlike anything ever seen on land. Deeper still, and its only what the most lurid dreams are made of. Getting to these sites is never easy, but the results are nothing if not worth the challenge—especially when you add a little luxury on either side of the adventure. Here within, our short list for the very best scuba diving sites the world over, from Indonesia to Mexico, Fiji to Brazil, and beyond.