Created for snorkelers and divers of all levels and their vacation partners, this comprehensive guide to the world’s best dive destinations offers the ultimate travel itineraries for above and below water. In this illuminating compendium, National Geographic travel expert Carrie Miller and dive master Christian Taylor reveal the 50 top destinations for both scuba divers and their vacation buddies. The result of a yearlong research journey, this beautifully illustrated guide offers unique itineraries with a wide range of options for divers of various levels, snorkelers, or landlubbers, providing the perfect vacation to satisfy everyone on your trip. Featuring tips on what to do, what to see, and where to be on land and at sea, each location includes top-rate shared experiences from unique hiking adventures to day-trip opportunities and sailboat tours, as well as solo excursions for when divers and land-based travelers choose to go their own ways.
With crucial tips on where to go, what to do, and where to stay—plus how to preserve these precious destinations—this is the ultimate guide for divers, adventurers, and everyone in between.