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Top 5 Caribbean Scuba Diving Destinations | MojoTravels

Top 5 Caribbean Scuba Diving Destinations | MojoTravels

We’re gonna need a bigger boat! That is to make sure we hit all these awesome locations. Welcome to MojoTravels and today we’ll be counting down our picks for the top five Caribbean destinations for scuba diving 2019 are you a fan of our videos be sure to subscribe to mojo travels and ring the bell to be notified about our latest videos for this list we’re taking a look at the best places for scuba diving in the Caribbean in 2019 according to scuba diving comm number 5 Turks and Caicos Islands with well over 40 islands and Cays to choose from of which only eight are inhabited the Turks and Caicos Islands offer underwater explorers diversity privacy and some of the Caribbeans most impressive dive sites the Caicos Islands and the Turks Islands are separated by the Columbus Passage also known as the Turks Passage a channel which serves as a migration route for countless species of marine life including sea turtles dolphins and humpback whales this makes Turks and Caicos one of the best places in the Caribbean for getting up close and personal with some of the region’s largest underwater creatures the archipelago is also famous for its wall diving with the islands of Grand Turk palm of the Columbus National Marine Park and West Caicos being two of the best spots for seeing vibrant coral and large schools of fish as well as nurse sharks eels and fat fish home to the third largest Barrier Reef on earth Turks and Caicos offers divers the chance to experience Caribbean scuba diving at its finest number four bone air technically a special municipality of the Netherlands the island of Bonaire lies roughly 50 miles off the coast of Venezuela in the southeastern region of the Caribbean Sea with a fringing reef that you can swim to excellent underwater visibility and limited to no currents poner has been dubbed the shore diving capital of the world for decades the island has fastidiously protected its marine life with the bone air National Marine Park serving as a global example for how to protect manage and grow marine resources as such bone heir has developed a reputation for its abundance of diverse and colorful sea life with more than 400 70 species of fish and 57 species of coral populating its waters while you won’t find any large fish in bone Ayers waters there are a handful of awesome wrecks worth checking out with no hurricane season to speak of diving in bone air is a year-round activity number three the Bahamas despite the horrible destruction of Hurricane durian which many Bahamians will be recovering from for years with more than 700 islands to explore and a climate that allows for year-round diving the Bahamas are still a diverse paradise here you’ll find variety on land at sea and below the surface with land-based shops and dive aboard accommodations available for all skill levels and a plethora of dive sites for fans of walls reefs wrecks sharks or all of the above voted the best place in the Caribbean and Atlantic region for big animal diving and wreck diving in scuba diving magazine’s 2018 Readers Choice Awards diving in the Bahamas means close encounters with hammerheads bull sharks tiger sharks and much much more an hour off the coast of New Providence you’ll find schools of silky sharks in Sharkboy while the trip to Bimini means hammerheads and lots of them while on Bimini be sure to check out the sapone erech which ran aground nearly 100 years ago all told the Bahamas are home to more than 40 wrecks 32,000 feet of cave passages and hundreds of miles of stunning reefs and some of the clearest waters in the world what more does a diver need number two Cayman Islands it’s not just a tax haven it’s a haven for divers – comprised of three islands Grand Cayman Cayman Brac and Little Cayman the Cayman Islands are actually exposed peaks the only visible part of an underwater Ridge that plunges deep into the Caribbean Sea with its dramatic drop-offs and plummeting walls the Caymans are ideally suited to wall diving aficionados with grand Caymans north wall and little Caymans mixing bowl firmly entrenched as the best wall diving sites in the region while you’ll see plenty of coral and sea life during a wall dive a surefire way to ensure you get up close and personal with the locals is by visiting stingray city these shallow sandbars serve as the eating place for swarms of southern stingrays well while intimidating our totally harmless for a combination of wall rec and reef diving Cayman Brac is where it’s at it’s there that you’ll get the chance to dive the captain Keith Tibbets shipwreck something every diver worth their salt needs to cross off their bucket list number one Mexico with coastlines on the Pacific Ocean the Gulf’s of California and Mexico as well as the Caribbean Sea not to mention a vast network of freshwater caves Mexico is arguably the best Caribbean destination for scuba diving with thousands of dive sites for all skill levels to choose from the question you should be asking yourself isn’t which site you should visit but how many if it’s ocean wildlife you seek then Isla Mujeres off the coast of Cancun Isla San Pedro in the Sea of Cortez and the small island of Guadalupe are must visits there you’ll find whale sharks sea lions and great whites respectively if reef diving is more your speed then the island of Cozumel is where you should strap on your fins and for something completely different check out Musa an underwater museum with more than 500 life-size sculptures finally if it’s caves you seek then be sure to check out chin not a dos ojos in tulum in Mexico diving diversity is the name of the game do you agree with our picks check out this other recent clip for mojo travels and be sure to subscribe and ring the bell to be notified about our latest videos

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