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8 Best Places to Go Kelp Diving

Underwater kelp forests stretch along thousands of miles of coastlines worldwide. Teeming with marine life, these destinations are home to the best kelp-diving experiences.

Standout Stay: Glamping and Diving in Western Australia

Not all eco-luxury properties are created equal. But at Sal Salis, operated under lease with Australia’s Department of Parks and Wildlife, no detail was spared, making it an ideal jumping-off point for eco-conscious divers looking to explore Australia’s other World Heritage reef.

Join the Pelagic Party in Byron Bay, Australia

On Australia’s most easterly point, Nguthungulli Julian Rocks is a lesser-known spot with some of the best diving in Australia.

Peep Show: Dive with Hundreds of Thousands of Spawning Cuttlefish in South Australia

The typically inconspicuous giant Australian cuttlefish puts on a spicy performance during mating season 

Carl Charter Named April Sea Hero for Making the Underwater World Accessible to Nondivers

More than 30 years of marine conservation work led PADI Pro Carl Charter to shift his focus to what really matters: marine education, and creating opportunities for everyone to experience the beauty and wonder of the ocean.

Australian Teen Shalise Leesfield Named 2022 Sea Hero of the Year

The conservationist secured local government grants to tackle marine pollution locally and championed a Hope Spot at Fish Rock, one of her favorite dive sites—all at age 15.

Dive Hotspots You Should Have on Your Radar

These are the best sites, hidden drops and seasonal experiences in the Philippines, Cayman Islands and Australia.

Five Incredible Dives On Ningaloo Reef, Australia's Overlooked Treasure

This UNESCO World Heritage reef has the world’s largest whale shark aggregation and is home to one of the world’s best shore dives.

What It's Like Diving Australia's Neutrally-Buoyant Wonder Reef

Created by artists and engineers, Wonder Reef’s nine spiral flute structures form a floating reef off the coast of Queensland.