Diving in Argentina is one of the best in the Americas with famous diving spots such as Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego and famous dives such as The Beagle Channel in Ushuaia. Argentina is a great destination for scuba divers who love cold water diving and sea lions. A little less known, you can also give a try at diving in El Calafate.
The marine life in Argentina is mostly about sea lions, leopard seals, king crabs, kelp forests and nudibranchs. It’s the right place to go for experienced divers mainly. Due to the water temperatures, regarding scuba gear, it is most common to scuba dive there in a dry suit. The best time of the year is often from October to May. The best dive sites can be reached by boat.
Below you will find all my best scuba diving stories from diving in Argentina. I share my top tips on how to organise your trip, my favourites dives, what is the best itinerary or how to do it without breaking the bank. From a travel budget point of view, Argentina is a higher budget destination, so save up accordingly.