Whether you’ve already got your PADI diving license or you’re planning to get one soon, this is for you! We’ve rounded up some great spots to go scuba diving in Dubai, and the rest of the UAE! Ready to swim with turtles and explore marine life in the region? From diving at Snoopy Island to diving in Abu Dhabi, here are 3 awesome spots for scuba diving in UAE..
Diving in Fujairah: Dibba Rock & Snoopy Island
Dibba Rock is one of the most beautiful spots for scuba diving in UAE. It’s colourful, clear and you’re very likely to spot turtles there. It’s shallow coral reef gardens make it a great site for snorkellers too! Another great site for scuba diving in UAE, which is quite close to Dibba Rock, is Snoopy Island.
Contact: Freestyle Divers
Diving in Abu Dhabi: Sir Bani Yas Island
On top of being home to a wildlife reserve, Sir Bani Yas Island is also a great site for diving! With its exotic coral reefs and marine life that is unique to the region, night dives and an underwater wreck site to explore, this is one diving spot you need to add to your list!
Contact: Al Mahara Diving Centre
Diving in Dubai: Ambassador Lagoon at Atlantis the Palm
Down to go diving in Dubai.. with sharks? Don’t worry, they won’t bite (we hope)! Atlantis the Palm has a variety of dives, catering to both first timers and pros. You’ll be plunging in to the Ambassador Lagoon to swim alongside 65,000 marine animals, hand-feed the sharks and rays, or explore the ancient Atlantean ruins and artifacts.
Contact: Atlantis The Palm
Read more: Want to get your PADI scuba diving license first? Here’s where to learn scuba diving in Dubai.