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Diverse Diving Holidays

There is no denying that diving is one of the most popular holiday activities of today. People come from far and wide in the hope of experiencing some of the world’s best diving spots in Australia, Thailand, South Africa and the Caribbean. Forming such an important sector of the tourist industry, it comes as no surprise that there are many different kinds of diving holidays available. Here’s a quick look at a few favourites:

Gone are the days when diving was an activity limited to those with rather unlimited holiday budgets. Diving is now accessible to and affordable for a vast range of travellers. Some of the best budget diving locations are to be found in South East Asia, particularly in Thailand and off the north east coast of Malaysia. Great value diving training centres, for those seeking to obtain their first divers’ qualification, can be found along the coasts of picturesque Thai island Ko Samui or Ko Phi Phi. Equally friendly on the wallet are the diving facilities to be found off the shores of the Pehrentian Islands in Peninsular Malaysia. Whilst these are both great budget locations, be aware that not all dive sites in Thailand and Malaysia will be so cheap. Major tourist destinations like Phuket are sure to be much pricier.

Holidays that incorporate diving can also be arranged through travel agents such as Thomas Cook. Have a look at their website to search for one of their package holidays that suits your interests. A package will usually include accommodation, one or two meals per day, international transport, transfers, diving equipment and instruction or supervision as appropriate. A package holiday can save you a lot of time in the organising of your holiday, but it is worth comparing a few different packages to see which suits you best.

Scuba tours can also make for a luxury break. Tours organised by Maldives Scuba Tours include top of the range accommodation, featuring spectacular swimming pools, spa facilities, four poster beds and delicious breakfast foods to set you up for your day of diving.

So whether it’s a budget break or a five star getaway you are planning, you are sure to be able to find a way to make diving a part of your holiday this year.