Best diving in Asia & the Pacific

From India to The Philippines, from Japan to New Zealand, Asia and the Pacific Islands represent most of the dream destinations for most scuba divers. The Coral triangle formed by Malaysia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and the Philippines has on display some of the most incredible marine biodiversity. In the heart of the Pacific, islands like Hawaii or French Polynesia offer pelagic action with sharks and manta rays. The Asia-Pacific region is also the home of several Marine World Heritage Sites such as The Great Barrier Reef and Ningaloo Reef in Australia, New Caledonia, Tubbataha Reefs in the Philippines and the Ogasawara Islands in Japan.

You can find my personal favourites with the ♥ symbol.

You can also visualise all the incredible dive sites on my World Dive Map. If you have questions or suggestions, please join our Facebook group “Scuba diving in Asia-Pacific“.

Special note: destinations promoting unethical activities such as feeding and baiting have been excluded from this list.

 

Best diving in Asia

 

Best diving in the Pacific

Hawaiian Damselfish and Antler Coral - scuba diving in Middle Reef Molokini Crater Maui Hawaii USA


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