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My First-Ever Liveaboard Trip

What's it like when you book a liveaboard dive trip for the first time? One writer reflects on her experience.

Best Destinations for Advanced Diving

Looking to explore a little deeper or try out a new underwater skill? Here are the best places for advanced open water divers to visit.

Dive Hotspots: Hawaii, Palau and Bahamas

Planning a trip to one of these top diving locations? Here’s everything you need to know, including when to go, what to see and where to stay.

How to Take Underwater Photos in Palau

Underwater shutterbugs should prepare for wide-ranging conditions in this archipelago of plenty, from World War II wrecks to mantas.

The Best Destinations for Diving Caves, Caverns and Grottoes

These are the greatest places to explore unique geologic formations, according to our annual Readers Choice survey.

Experience Palau’s Best Diving on Black Pearl Explorer

Dive the jewel of the Pacific with Explorer Ventures Fleet.

Five of the World's Most Luxurious Liveaboards

Live in luxury when you dive with any of these boats, from the Galapagos the Maldives.

Dive Travel and COVID-19 Vaccines: What You Need to Know

What dive travelers need to know about COVID-19 vaccine requirements and travel restrictions for liveaboards and popular scuba diving destinations.

The Best Places to Dive with Big Animals in 2021

Great dive locales to encounter major marine life, as ranked by our readers.