There are different types of travellers in the world. Some like to relax and stay in, while others like to explore the destination as much as possible. The latter type like to be adventurous and try out different sports around. One of the most popular ones is scuba diving and snorkeling. Here are a few international destinations that should be on your bucket list if you like to experience the beautiful marine life!

1. Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

At these islands, you’re likely to find bigger sea animals as opposed to the coral marine life. Here you’ll witness sea lions, humpback whales, dolphins, orcas and more.

2. Great Barrier Reef, Australia

The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef ecosystem in the world. So, it should definitely top your list of places to visit for snorkelling. It as a variety of coral marine life that you’re gonna love to explore.

3. Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles

This is a popular diving destination and you’re likely to find nurse sharks, sea turtles, and parrot fish among a lot of others.

4. Palawan, Philippines

Dive into the Bay of Donsol where you will find white sharks or visit Cowrie Island to say hi to some beautiful starfish!

5. Kealakekua Bay, Hawaii

A beautiful coral marine life is what you’ll witness here. As the famous circumnavigator, Captain James Cook was killed here, there is also a monument that is dedicated to him which is now a tourist spot. Quite close to that, is the spot that’s perfect for diving.

6. Maaya Thila, Maldives

Since the diameter of Maaya Thila is only 80 meters, it’s easy for divers to circumnavigate. You’ll be able to encounter parrotfish, Moorish idol, and tall fin batfish too.

7. Koh Tao Island, Thailand

There is a resort here that’s dedicated to scuba diving. While it is a beautiful place to do so, we suggest you head out there in a big group as it is said to be a bit unsafe.

If you’re planning an adventurous holiday any time soon, make sure to add these to your bucket list! Tell us your favourite in the comments below.

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