Best places to go scuba diving this Spring

Best places to go scuba diving this Spring

Spring is in the air, and brand-new powers replace the fading feeling of lack of energy over the winter. Ready to explore the underwater world? Now's your chance to experience some of the best dive sites this season offers! Whether you're a novice or an experienced diver, these destinations have something for everyone. From warm and cold waters, deep canyons, mysterious wrecks and colourful coral gardens, Spring diving delivers an unforgettable adventure.


Dorset, UK

Exploring the shore dives and wrecks of Dorset is an ideal way to spend Spring and start the diving season rolling. Yeah bring it on! Maybe not the warmest of waters but with miles of coastline, a variety of habitats, and easy access from Weymouth and Portland, Dorset is perfect for both novice and experienced scuba divers. The Jurassic Coast (a World Heritage Site) in particular offers stunning cliffs and coves encasing millions of years’ worth of history along with some of the best dive sites in Britain!

For those looking for more popular dives, the M2 submarine & Aeolian Sky are top wrecks that won't disappoint. Spring diving in Dorset is an amazing experience - don't miss out and explore this incredible destination with your club or scuba diving buddy. The best way, if you do not want shore dive, is to book one of the scuba diving boat charters departing Weymouth or Portland harbours. 

 Scuba Diving Dorset in Spring

Red Sea diving in Spring

The Red Sea is one of the world's ultimate Spring scuba diving destinations. With crystal clear waters and abundant marine life, it's a must-visit for divers exploring a new corner of the underwater realm. The Egyptian part of the Red Sea boasts some of the most breathtaking dive sites you'll ever see - from vibrant coral reefs to spectacular wrecks. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced diver, there's something for everyone to enjoy here! So come Springtime, why not take your diving skills to the next level with a trip to one of the Red Sea Resorts or Liveaboards holidays?

Red Sea Diving, SS Thistlegorm, Phot: Slawek Kruzolek

Photo: SS Thistlegorm, Slawek Kruzolek

Top wreck diving in Spring

If you are looking for an incredible location to explore on your next scuba diving trip. Look no further than the Zenobia Wreck! This beautiful wreck is one of the top ten wrecks dives in The World and has become a haven for a range of fantastic marine life. Plus, it's one of the best spring scuba diving destinations around! One of the top destinations for recreational and technical diving worldwide.

The MS Zenobia was a Swedish-built Challenger-class RO-RO ferry that sank on 7th June 1980 and rested on her port side between 19m and 42m. She is 172m long and still contains over 100 vehicles and lorries, making it an exciting dive for any explorer looking for something a little different.

 Spring Scuba Diving Zenobia Cyprus Wreck

Top budget diving in Spring

Welcome Spring and welcome to the crystal blue waters of Malta! This Mediterranean archipelago is a great spring diving destination. Divers from all over flock here for its incredible topography - from caverns and rock formations to historical wrecks, there's something for everyone. Many of these wrecks are easy to reach from the shore and make them perfect for casual divers, while technical divers will find plenty of challenging deep dives worth exploring too. Recently, a new wreck was scuttled off Malta’s northeast coast - adding an extra layer of excitement and adventure to a dive trip that already promised much. So why wait? Start planning your Spring diving trip today to explore the best sights beneath the waves.

Spring Diving in Malta - Cath Bates
Photo: Wreck Diving Malta, Cath Bates. 

Top Caribbean diving in Spring

If you are looking for one of the best spring scuba diving destinations, look no further than the Cayman Islands! With devilishly deep drop-offs, wicked wreck dives and some of the most beautiful coral in the Caribbean, the Cayman Islands offer an unforgettable underwater experience. Grand Cayman's North Wall is a must-see scuba site - it plunges deeper than 1800 metres/6000 feet and offers spectacular wall diving with opportunities to spot spotted eagle rays and sea turtles. There are also easily accessible shore dives on great coral reefs with very little current. Meanwhile, Cayman Brac is an excellent choice for divers of all levels--offering a good mix of wall, wreck and reef diving. Springtime is perfect for exploring these dive sites.

 Early Spring Diving Cayman Islands

Bahama Spring

The Bahamas is yet another perfect spring diving destination. With its crystal clear waters, vibrant reefs and diverse array of marine life, it's no wonder why so many scuba divers flock here this time of year. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced diver, there's something to suit everyone in the Bahamas. From New Providence, with its drop-offs close to shore and thrilling shark dives, to Andros, with its wrecks and blue holes, or Grand Bahama Island for those wanting to see dolphins up close - the Bahamas has it all! Spring is the perfect time to explore these underwater wonders.

Welcoming Spring in the Maldives

With a tropical climate and warm temperatures year round, Maldives can be dived at any time. Water temperatures range from 80°F/26°C-86°F/30°C. August-November is considered the best time of year to see manta rays and whale sharks. Jan-April offers great visibility and welcomes the driest/warmest months.

The Maldives is a popular spring diving destination, thanks to its dreamy white sand beaches, excellent reefs and abundant marine life. Drift along the Indian monsoon current, which brings nutrients and divers from one island chain to another. The rock pinnacles – thila – reach up from the depths of the lagoons, offering swim-throughs, caverns and overhangs for exploration. Plus you'll find colorful sponges, invertebrates and gorgonians clinging to the walls! Spring is an excellent time for scuba divers to explore this paradise - book your dive trip now!

 Spring Diving in the Maldives