SCUBA Diving Vacations

If you are interested in working as a diver for a season or looking for a place to get wet doing a diving internship or maybe you’re trying to get away between ski seasons, you may be interested in looking for jobs at the world’s top dive destinations.

Jobs in the world’s top dive destinations may be harder to get.
But on your next trip to Hawaii you may as well look into it!

But don’t worry; there are still plenty of jobs. Different divers enjoy different types of diving. Some divers love coral reefs, or drift diving, or drop offs, or wildlife, or deep dives, or ship and plane wrecks, or warm waters, or clear waters. Every sea and ocean offers new and exciting things. Be sure to pick what you are interested in and your job will be more enjoyable.

It would be impossible to list every cool dive site in the world. But here a few notable locations that will give you an idea of what is out there and where you may want to consider looking for employment.

This is a good place to start your search, but always remember to do a little research before you take any new job.


  • Red Sea – Wildlife unlike anywhere else in the world call the Red Sea home
  • Sodwana Bay, South Africa – The place to go for sharks


  • Belize – Home of the Blue Hole and the 2nd largest reef system in the world
  • Bell Island, Newfoundland – World War II shipwrecks
  • Cozumel, Mexico – Visibility, Drift dives, and coral reefs all make for a solid dive destination
  • Dominican Republic – Famous for cave diving and shipwrecks
  • Dutch Springs, Pennsylvania – 50 acre lake built as a SCUBA amusement park
  • Galapagos, Ecuador – Darwin invented the theory of evolution in this home of unique species
  • Great Lakes – Shipwrecks are in abundance
  • Hawaii – High quality diving. Try Molokini off Maui’s coast.
  • Honduras – Go during whale shark season
  • Pacific Northwest – Tons of underwater life and one of Jacques Cousteau’s favorite places to dive
  • Playa Del Carmen, Mexico – Only place in the world with freshwater caverns called cenotes


  • Byron Bay – Mix of tropical and temperate marine life
  • Great Barrier Reef – World’s largest coral reef system


  • Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands – American and Japanese World War II wrecks litter the water
  • Maldives – Far from anywhere makes these islands home to unique aquatic life
  • Niue Island – Diverse marine life enjoys the endless visibility
  • Papua New Guinea – Reefs that are completely untouched with a wide variety of diving situations
  • Phuket, Thailand – Reef diving in clear waters
  • Sipadan Island, Malaysia – Wall dives and coral reefs all over
  • Truk Lagoon, Micronesia – Location of 100’s of World War II plane and ship wrecks
  • Yap, Micronesia – Famous for manta rays


  • D-Day Beach, France – Plenty of wrecks to explore
  • English Channel – Countless wrecks over the centuries have made this busy waterway a hot bed for wreck divers
  • Mediterranean Sea – A long history makes for interesting dives

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