Diving the Atlantic Ocean Around 20% of the Earth’s surface is covered by The Atlantic Ocean, the 2nd largest ocean in the world. If you are looking for adventure, you will find the Atlantic Ocean is the best choice. Explore the best dive destinations in this region such as Cayman Islands, voted one of the top dive destinations in the world, and Mexico with its famous sinkholes called “cenotes” and the Great Maya Barrier Reef, or some hidden gems located in France and Spain. Two of the most sought-after activities are shark diving and swimming with dolphins, where you will encounter these friendly creatures in the wild. © iStock/Nigel WallaceGermanyGermany is a nation of divers with the Baltic sea, countless alpine lakes with crystal clear waters and indoor diving centers.Learn more © iStock/Nigel WallaceBelgiumDiving in Belgium offers an enormous variation for divers. There are ancient wrecks in the North Sea, plus wonderful lakes with with crystal-clear waters.Learn more © iStock/Nigel WallaceSwedenExplore Sweden’s top diving spots: Baltic Sea wrecks, industrial heritage quarries, West Coast fjords, lakes, rivers, and winter ice diving.Learn more © iStock/Nigel WallaceBrazilThe best diving destinations in Brazil are located in the Northeast where you will find better visibility and temperature.Learn more © iStock/Nigel WallaceUnited KingdomThe UK is a region with a lot of important history, economic and political power and, as an island nation, a lot of great diving locations.Learn more © iStock/Nigel WallaceIrelandIreland is not often thought of as a dive destination, Jacques Cousteau once stated that scuba diving in Ireland is some of the best diving in the world.Learn more © iStock/Nigel WallaceSouth AfricaSouth Africa offers a dazzling variety of dive sites to explore.Learn more © iStock/Nigel WallaceUnited StatesFrom ice diving in Alaska, to majestic kelp forests of the West Coast to deep haunting wrecks of the East Coast, experience the most diverse dive sites of USA.Learn more © iStock/Nigel WallaceChileChile offers a pristine environment with many undiscovered dive sites.Learn more © iStock/Nigel WallaceNamibiaMost diving is done inland in Namibia with astonishing caves and various sinkholes.Learn more © iStock/Nigel WallaceArgentinaScuba diving in Argentina should be on every adventurous diver’s bucket. Argentina offers offers various dive environments from subtropical to subpolar waters.Learn more © iStock/Nigel WallacePortugalDiving in Portugal not only offers vacationers a unique mix of underwater conditions and landscapes but will keep you busy above the water as well.Learn more © iStock/Nigel WallaceCape VerdeA Cape Verde diving adventure awaits just a few hours by flight from Europe.Learn more © iStock/Nigel WallaceSão Tomé and PríncipeSao Tomé and Principe offer dramatic landscapes with torrents and waterfalls along its slopes, white and black sand beaches, sheer cliffs dropping into the sea.Learn more © iStock/Nigel WallaceSpainFrom the cool Atlantic waters of the Bay of Biscay in the north, to the warmer Mediterranean Sea to the south, Spain is perfect for year-round diving.Learn more © iStock/Nigel WallaceCanadaThe last wild frontier, Canada, has a well-kept secret: the spectacular diving that can be done here.Learn more © iStock/Nigel WallaceNetherlandsThe Netherlands offers some of the best diving locations in Europe with three great diving regions in, Zeeland, the North Sea, and Utrecht.Learn more Discover the wonders of the deep with SSI's blog Join us on an exciting journey of discovery and learn more about exhilarating diving adventures, dedicated conservation initiatives, and innovative educational opportunities that will help you illuminate the extraordinary beauty of the underwater world. Let's explore the underwater world together and delve into the hidden wonders beneath the gentle waves.