A Day in the Life of an Arctic Cave Diver

Cave diving is hard but doing so in the arctic may be even harder. Read a journal-style entry of what it’s like being a cave diver — physical demands, freezing temperatures, animal encounters, but at least there is hot chocolate.

A diver hovers amid the white limestone walls of Dolinsjö Cave in northern Sweden.

Cozumel Revisited

Cozumel is a year-round diving destination boasting colorful reefs and doesn’t involve many extensive travel logistics. One diver shares his opinion about why he loves going back to Cozumel.

A female diver swims next to a sea turtle.


Tubbataha is located in the Sulu Sea in the middle of Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines. There are nearly 500 species of fish, 373 species of coral and more marine critters.

An octopus finds debris on the sandy bottom to build a protective dwelling.

Safer Diving For All

DAN’s HIRA initiative uses incident data and risk-prevention strategies to help identify hazards in the dive industry. Learn more about this HIRA plan.

A man stands in a fill station and fills his cylinders


Ocean populations of sharks and other marine critters are in decline, but the Galápagos remains unpolluted and packed with sea creatures. Learn more about diving in the Galápagos.

Indiana University divers relocate the previously lost Cannon #5 on the San Pedro after it was uncovered by Hurricane Irma.

North Sulawesi Trifecta

In North Sulawesi, Indonesia there is a sprawling 1,100 miles of coastline. The is home to astonishing coral reefs and a rich diversity of ocean life. Divers have a lot to look forward to.

A snorkeler explores the pristine reefs of the Bunaken National Park in the shadow of Manado Tua volcano.

Cayman’s Sister Islands

Cayman’s Sister Islands, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman, offer divers a lot of explore — amazing marine life, geography sculpted by volcanic activity, mangrove-shrouded lagoons and much more.

Deck guns of a sunken war craft

The Emerald Sea

British Columbia is surrounded by scuba hotspots. There are difficult currents to traverse, magnificent sea creatures, shipwrecks and much, much more.,

Vancouver Island, British Columbia at sunset