Category: Wreck diving

Discover the collection of my best wreck diving stories around the world, from the Liberty shipwreck in Bali to Scapa Flow in Scotland.

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SS President Coolidge : a wreck diving adventure to Vanuatu

Towards the end of my long summer stay in New Caledonia, there was an adventure that was too tempting not to do. New Caledonia will remain as one of the best scuba diving destinations in the world for me, but if there is something it doesn’t have, it’s a good shipwreck. Knowing its neighbour country, Vanuatu, had one of the best WWII shipwrecks in

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The Carthaginian II : wreck diving in Maui

I had a thrill shore diving in Maui and diving into the crater of Molokini but the Carthaginian II was the only opportunity I had to go wreck diving in Hawaii. It was such an exciting dive with excellent visibility and a close encounter with a white-tip shark along the hull at 30 m deep. The steel-hulled sailing boat built in 1920, was brought

Le Rubis, submarine wreck diving in French Riviera

A few miles ashore from Cavalaire, French Riviera, lies at 40 m deep a famous submarine of WWII: the Rubis (Ruby in English). Cavalaire is about an hour driving from Toulon and about 30 minutes from Saint Tropez. The 66m submarine was part of the French Navy and built in 1931. During WWII she sank 22 battleships and was nicknamed the “Comrade of the

Diving Malta: a shipwreck paradise in South Europe

I wasn’t supposed to go on summer holidays that year. But when one of my dive buddies told me he found good deals on return flights for the end of July, in the middle of the peak season, 1 hour and 200€ less on my bank account later, I had booked a 10-day diving trip to Malta. I had visited the Mediterranean island country once

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Becoming a certified wreck diver in Malta

With scuba diving in tropical colourful reefs, I think wreck diving should come next on the list of reasons why people dream of becoming scuba divers. The legends of famous ships and their hidden treasures are often the reasons to explore these historic artificial reefs. Whether you are passionate by the history of the ships, or you just love the challenge of scuba diving through a complex

USAT Liberty : wreck diving in Tulamben, Bali

If you are looking for the best places to scuba dive in Indonesia, you need to go to the north-east of Bali. At the end of a curvy road, up and down the hills, between the jungle and the rice fields, lies on a black pebble beach the village of Tulamben. Without the periodical wrath of Mount Agung, Tulamben would have stayed a tiny

Diving Scapa Flow: an epic road trip from Edinburgh to Orkney

Scapa… Flow… If you are a passionate wreck diver, you know how much of a legend this scuba diving destination is. If this the first time you hear about this place, let me tell you its story and history, and you’ll understand why you need to put diving Scapa Flow on the top of your scuba diving bucket list in Europe. Located at the