Best Underwater Travel Experiences

1. Great White Shark Diving, Gansabaai, South Africa

Great White Shark Diving, underwater adventure is considered to be top 10 adventure vacation. The excursion to “Shark Alley” – a shallow narrow channel between the islands of Geyser Rock and Dyer Islands begins at Gansbaai’s picturesque Kleinbaai Harbour on the east coast of South Africa.  The excursion is approximately 4 -5 hours but varies according to the tour operators. The cage diving is safe, fun filled and once in a lifetime adventure experience. The diving cages are specially designed to withstand the bite of the Great White sharks. The peak season to visit is from May to October.

2. Underwater wedding at Trang, Thailand

There are many Thai couples from Thailand and all around the world who plan this special and unique place for their wedding. The stage is located just off the Pak Meng beach under water in southern Thailand. The ceremony takes place in pure Thai tradition and culture. The wedding ceremony basically held on the Pak Meng beach, however the marriage registration takes place under water close to Koh Kradan. After the registration, friends and relatives attend the wedding parties. This underwater wedding ceremony takes place from 12th to 14th February every year.

3. Underwater Hotel – Sleeping with the Fishes, Fiji

This underwater hotel at Poseidon Undersea Resort is 40 feet deep in the water of a private island of Fiji. It offers a 5 star facilities with six restaurants, seven bars, water sports center, library, theater, conference room, wedding chapel, tennis court, nine-hole golf course, and much more.  An elevator takes the hotel guests underwater to this 24 suites hotel and to the luxury apartment. The suites are housed in innovative pods over the sea bed and are covered by the acrylic domes which are linked to the upper surface by an elevator. When sleeping on the bed the guests will enjoy the beautiful view of the fishes over head and not the night sky.

4. Ultimate Fish Supper, Maldives

The Ithaa restaurant is a unique undersea restaurant in the Conrad Rangali Maldives. It offers unique underwater dining experience with 180° views of reef and marine life while sipping champagne cocktails and sampling Maldivian-Western fusion cuisine. It is the world’s first all-glass, undersea restaurant, 16 feet below the sea level and provides the lifetime’s best underwater experience. Best time to visit this under ocean restaurant is from December to March.

5. Jules Undersea Lodge, Florida

The Jules Undersea Lodge is the only underwater hotel in United States situated off the coast of Key Largo, Florida. The lodge is converted marine laboratory offers – just provides enough space to fit six people. The rates include meals – delivered from the surface in waterproof containers – as well as unlimited tanks for dives in the lagoon.An advance booking for the two bedrooms at Jules’ Undersea Lodge is must for the lifetime best underwater experience. The guests must be certified divers or have to take a special introductory dive course.

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