Top Dive Destinations for Travel with Kids in 2022 (Post COVID)

Top Dive Destinations for Travel with Kids in 2022 (Post COVID)

Children

Family scuba vacations don’t have to be difficult if you can find the right place. While trying to balance our desire to get back under the sea with our need for family time spent with the kids, it’s even better being able to do both. Here is a list of dive destinations that provide safe, easy, and fun diving to enjoy with your kiddos!

Top Dive Destinations for Travel with Kids in 2022 (Post COVID)

Top Dive Destinations for Travel with Kids in 2022 (Post COVID)

Children

Family scuba vacations don’t have to be difficult if you can find the right place. While trying to balance our desire to get back under the sea with our need for family time spent with the kids, it’s even better being able to do both. Here is a list of dive destinations that provide safe, easy, and fun diving to enjoy with your kiddos!

1000 Islands Diving

1000 Islands Diving

USA Diving
The 1000 Islands area is known as one of the world’s best freshwater diving destinations. Many local divers call it the “Caribbean of the North”. Like its southern cousin, the crystal clear waters around this 1864-island archipelago in the Saint Lawrence River are the final home for ships from around the world. Over 200 shipwrecks, some dating back to the War of 1812, are preserved beneath the surface here. So let us look at a few of the best dive sites in the 1000 Islands area, as well as the conditions and underwater life you are likely to encounter there.
Diving With Sharks - Top 5 Destinations

Diving With Sharks - Top 5 Destinations

Marine Life Encounters
Swimming with sharks is a heart-pounding adventure and a bucket-list experience for many divers. If you are one of them, be sure to add these five amazing destinations to your must-dive list for the best shark encounters in the world.
Top 5 Most Romantic Diving Destinations

Top 5 Most Romantic Diving Destinations

Embarking on a diving adventure with a loved one is an incredibly rewarding experience - you get to feel the thrill of shared discovery, work as a team and support each other, strengthening your mutual trust, honesty, and respect. Besides, many of the world’s best dive sites are found in tropical idylls that lend themselves perfectly to romance. So, with Valentine’s Day upon us, let’s take a look at five of the most romantic dive destinations that will be perfect for a getaway with that special someone.

Scuba Travel: Diving in Iceland

Scuba Travel: Diving in Iceland

Cold Water Diving

When we think about a winter diving trip, exotic destinations with sun-draped beaches is often the first thing that comes to mind. However, instead of escaping the cold on a tropical getaway, you may want to try and embrace it, opting to visit the true winter wonderland - wild and otherworldly Iceland.

Diving in Costa Rica

Diving in Costa Rica

Caribbean
Costa Rica is a true nature lovers paradise. Bordered by the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea in the heart of Central America, Costa Rica is a prime ecotourism destination that boasts some of the world’s most biologically diverse habitats. The country’s rainforests, mountain paramos, cloud forests, savannah, dry forests, ancient cave systems, and river gorges give refuge to more than 500,000 animal species.
Best Places to Scuba Dive in WNY

Best Places to Scuba Dive in WNY

Shipwrecks
Most people associate scuba diving with crystal clear waters, schools of colorful fish and tropical destinations. In reality though, there is much more to the sport than that. The numerous lakes, springs, rivers and sinkholes often available to divers right at their doorstep offer some fantastic sites with amazing landscapes and cool critters to discover. The WNY area, for instance, is famous for its world-class shipwreck dives. Two of the Great Lakes, Lake Erie and Lake Ontario, touch state boundaries and had ship traffic for nearly 400 years. That’s 400 years of wrecks, many of which are perfectly preserved having sunk in fresh and relatively cold water.
Diving Vacation With Kids - Tips for a Stress-Free Trip

Diving Vacation With Kids - Tips for a Stress-Free Trip

Children
Planning a dive holiday is often a big investment in time, money and effort, especially if you decide to take kids along. Factoring a child’s needs into your travel arrangements can be difficult, however, a family diving vacation will create some amazing bonding opportunities and give you a chance to introduce your loved ones to your hobby. So here are a few things to remember when going on a dive vacation with kids.
Health And Beauty Tips For Your Dive Vacation

Health And Beauty Tips For Your Dive Vacation

Travel Tips and Planning

Dive vacation is a unique chance to experience both topside attractions and the wonders of the underwater world. Avid scuba divers can optimize their adventure by planning ahead, reading up on popular dive sites, researching trip options and preparing their equipment. However, sunburn, bug bites, stomach aches and tangled hair can undermine even the best laid plans. So here are a few health and beauty tips that will help you avoid unpleasant surprises during your scuba vacation.

Budget Stretching Travel Tips

Budget Stretching Travel Tips

Travel Tips and Planning
Dive travel can be expensive, especially if you don’t live near any good dive sites. However, appropriate planning and some flexibility will help you get the most out of your money while on vacation. So, we have composed this list with some general tips as well as scuba specific advice that will hopefully save you a few dollars when planning your next trip.
Diving in the Sea of Cortez

Diving in the Sea of Cortez

Mexico
The Sea of Cortez, also known as the Gulf of California, is a 700 mile (1,126 km) stretch of water that separates the Baja California peninsula from the Mexican mainland. The sea, sheltered from the swells of the Pacific Ocean is usually very calm. It contains numerous islands, pinnacles and rocks around which are countless Liveaboard dive sites. What makes the Sea of Cortez truly special, however, is its unique and rich ecosystem. Unforgettable encounters with hammerheads, sea lions, mobula rays, wild dolphins and whale sharks - all in just a few days of diving - are pretty commonplace in the Sea of Cortez.
8 Best Places to Dive During the Winter

8 Best Places to Dive During the Winter

Caribbean
Winter is in full swing, and there are certainly many things to love about it, such as layering all your favorite clothes into one outfit, drinking hot chocolate and having snowball fights. However, it also usually means that you have to pack away your scuba gear and wait until summer for your next domestic dive vacation. Sure, there is ice diving in the Great Lakes or Hudson River, but by far not everybody takes pleasure in plunging into the frigid water. So, we have decided to turn your attention to those parts of the world where waters remain unfrozen and climes allow to enjoy some lovely diving.

Places for Diving in the World

Caribbean
Thinking about where to go for scuba diving? Scuba diving is one of the most popular recreational water sports in the world today with an ever-increasing number of enthusiasts and diving sites where scuba lovers can enjoy their favorite sports. Check out the list for some of the extraordinary places for diving in the world and decide which one you are going to visit next.

Diving Vacation: Your Time on Land

Travel Tips and Planning
As an avid scuba diver, you are having the time of your life on your diving vacation. You have spent numerous hours in the water - but what about your time outside of the water? Regardless of how many dives you've taken throughout your trip, it's always nice to spend some time onshore, exploring the different sites and restaurants. We at Dip 'N Dive have a few suggestions when it comes to taking a break from the water and enjoying your dry time.

Diving Vacation: 5 Tips for Bad Backs

Diving Fitness
Just like any other sport, scuba diving requires a certain amount of physical strength and well-being. That’s not to say that if you have, for example, a bad hand or an aching back that you cannot participate. The key is to let your condition be known and work around it, rather than trying to push through the pain to just follow along like everyone else. Back problems can be common issues to all athletes, and with scuba diving especially, you need to take precautions to avoid injuring yourself more. Here are five tips to always remember when diving with a back problem.