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Why You Should Go Scuba Diving on Vacation

While you are on vacation, there are plenty of activities you can engage in. To make your trip worthwhile, you should try experiencing things you can’t do at home. Scuba diving is an exciting experience that you should take advantage of while on vacation.

It’s Fun

Scuba diving is an experience unlike any other. You have the opportunity to see a part of the world that not many get to. When you scuba dive, you get to explore below the surface of the ocean and swim without any restrictions. You don’t need to come up for air. You can simply keep exploring. Many people have also described scuba diving as a very peaceful experience. It’s quiet and personal and you get a chance to take a break from the rest of the world. At the end of the day, you can say you did something that not many people have a chance to.

See Ocean Life

Going to an aquarium gives you a good glimpse of the creatures that live below the surface of the ocean. However, nothing quite compares to seeing them thriving in their natural habitat. Scuba diving allows you to take a peek at the incredible animals living in the ocean. You can see all kinds of fish as well as dolphins and turtles when scuba diving. It’s a chance for you to get up close and personal with these animals. Just make sure you respect their habitat and give them proper distance. You’ve come down to their world as a visitor.

Dive Down to a Wreck

The ocean is an incredible place, but it does come with its risks. Plenty of storms have brought boats and ships of all sizes down to the ocean floor. While scuba diving, you could have a chance to explore these ocean wrecks. When you dive to a wreck, you get to learn more about the history of it and you are given a chance to explore something from a different time. Diving to a wreck will offer a more varied experience than just diving to a coral reef. It can be an extraordinary experience.  

If you have the chance to scuba dive while on vacation, don’t pass it up. It’s a unique opportunity that can give you plenty of memories you’ll cherish forever. Take a chance and explore the wonders that come along with scuba diving.

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by Virgin America Flight Attendant
TJ Newman



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