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Diving in The Pacific

The Pacific is the world’s largest ocean and it offers incredible scuba diving adventures.

Diving in The Pacific

Quick facts

Scuba diving in Australia and the South Pacific enjoys the reputation as being the very best in the world. Exotic marine life, including turtles, sharks, rays and whales, and a stunning seascape with corals, walls, drops offs and wrecks galore make the South Pacific a diver's paradise. Top destinations are Australia with its Great Barrier Reef of course, Papua New Guinea with its pristine dive sites, WWII wrecks and marine life. Fiji is famous for its coral reefs and tiger sharks. Tahiti's beautiful turquoise waters and oceanic drop offs attract large pelagics, especially sharks and rays and vase schools of tropical reef fish. Dive with Humpbacks at Tonga and remember the world famous Chuuk (Truk) Lagoon, home to the entire Japanese 6th fleet, sunk in 1944.

Where to dive

  • Australia

    There is truly nothing like Australia. It is a unique destination highlighted by the diverse scuba diving environments found on this vast continent – the world’s sixth largest country. From the nor...

  • The Cook Islands

    The dreamy Cook Islands in the middle of the South Pacific are the ideal getaway for scuba divers looking for peace and quiet topside but lots of action underwater.

  • The Federated States of Micronesia

    For having so many small islands, the area of Micronesia is a giant in the dive world. Experience manta rays up close, pristine underwater landscapes and some of the world’s best wreck dives.

  • Fiji

    Fiji is known as 'The Soft Coral Capital of the World.’ Here you’ll find some of the most colorful reef ecosystems on Earth. In turn, the outer reefs boast some of the best pelagic and shark dives ...

  • French Polynesia

    Scattered like twinkling sapphires in the turquoise sea, the islands and atolls of French Polynesia are as romantic as they come. Scuba divers be warned, you may never want to leave!

  • Guam

    Untouched by mass tourism, the remote Micronesian island of Guam is the perfect destination for divers ready for adventure. Expect WWI and WWII wrecks, colorful corals and plentiful marine life.

  • The Marshall Islands

    The surreal Marshall Islands hide out in the Pacific Ocean, a playground for divers and explorers of all experience levels. Relax on the beach then take a dip, there’s no rush, here.

  • New Zealand

    Two islands with completely disparate diving, New Zealand's waters offer a wealth of wrecks, fjords and kelp forests that will evoke an awe inspired reaction. New Zealand is truly a land of plenty ...

  • Palau

    Wild and beautiful, Palau continues to hold true to its reputation as one of the best diving destinations in the world.

  • Papua New Guinea

    Papua New Guinea is remote but worth the trip with its astounding marine biodiversity and some of the best scuba diving the Coral Triangle has to offer.

  • The Solomon Islands

    Outstandingly beautiful yet wonderfully undiscovered by the masses, the Solomon Islands promise an idyllic dive vacation. Discover colorful reefs, endemic species and WWII history beneath the surface.

  • Tonga

    Tonga is one of only two places in the world where you can see humpback whales in the water. They pass through the islands between July to October each year.

  • Vanuatu

    Vanuatu is a traveller’s paradise for both top side and underwater experiences - it truly is the land of discovery


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