What if we told you that you can access world-class dive sites by taking a few leisurely strides off the beach? Shore-ly not? Au contraire, mon amie.

When it comes to diving, the quicker you can be in the water breathing bubbles, the better, in our humble opinion. Wherein lies the beauty of shore diving. Exactly what it says on the tin, shore diving allows divers the simplicity of diving straight from the shore.

Aside from stepping into incredible dive sites straight from the beach, shore diving allows divers flexibility in planning their dives (no pesky boat schedules here), not to mention avoiding any seasickness from boat trips. Dive sites' convenient location near land mean snorkellers can also join in on the fun.

From exploring the colourful corals of a resort's house reef or kicking off the beach of some secret spot to uncover a fascinating wreck, shore diving unveils hugely varied marine environments across the world. However, not everywhere is suited for shore diving. Aside from the sites' locations themselves, divers need to consider tides, currents and waves that might affect entry and exit. Not forgetting the need to snorkel to the dive site before descending. Luckily for you, we know the best destinations for shore diving across the world, where the conditions couldn't be better and the sites are simply stupendous...

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Jacqui is our 'Shore Diving' expert and as a seasoned traveller has the inside track on the most memorable adventures.

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