The Maldives. The name of this country alone conjures up images that make most dive enthusiasts float away on a SCUBA daydream. These isolated atolls in the middle of the immense Indian Ocean have sat firmly among the top five tropical dive locations worldwide for decades. This is the place to go for big and

Galapagos – number one destination on the wish list of many divers for a reason. No other place offers such a diversity of big marine animals to be encountered up so closely. I was dreaming about diving in Galapagos because of the endemic marine iguanas long before I even knew I would become a diver