Kauai’s Niihau

Get a first-hand look at diving in Kauai’s Niihau. The diver discusses searching for the Niihau volcano and more.

Diver swims behind a giant sea turtle

Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, Texas

Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary has corals and small reef fish, but keep your eyes open for larger predators like whale sharks. Learn more about diving this Texas marine sanctuary.

A giant manta ray swims

Howe Sound Photo Gallery

After reading about Howe Sound in Local Diving, discover more of the beauty of North America’s southernmost fjord in this photo gallery.

red Irish lord fish at Howe Sound

Why Newfoundland?

Newfoundland is Canada’s most eastern point and is not often considered a must-do dive destination. Hopefully, this article will change that. Learn more about why diving Newfoundland is world class.

Diver explores the engine room of a shipwreck

Thunder Bay Photo Gallery

Becky Kagan Schott provides a photo gallery of images from the shipwreck destination of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in Lake Huron.

Engine room of the Norman at Thunder Bay

Lake Michigan

My first dive in the Great Lakes was 20 years ago. I remember vividly the descent into dark green water. Soon after that dive I moved to Florida with my family and forgot all about the Great Lakes because I had warm water and tropical reefs in my backyard. Fast-forward to five years ago and […]

A diver explores an old wooden schooner shipwreck

Bonne Terre Mine

Located in Missouri, Bonne Terre Mine was closed in 1961 and has since been converted to a haven for scuba divers. Read more about how to dive at Bonne Terre Mine.

Diver approaches pile of old railroad ties

Diving in a Time Capsule

Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in Lake Huron off the northeastern coast of Michigan has nearly 100 known shipwrecks, and others are still being discovered. The oldest shipwreck there sank in 1849, but many wrecks are from the mid- and late 1800s to the early 1900s. The location, history and variety of ships — from wooden schooners to freighters — make Thunder Bay special. The wrecks are at various depths, ranging from the snorkel zone to recreational and technical diving levels.

A closed-circuit rebreather diver checks out the yawl boat off the stern of the Cornelia B. Windiate.

Keystone Jetty, Washington

Keystone Jetty is as standout in the long list of Washington-state dive sites. A diver can find a bevvy of interesting sea creatures. Learn more about how to dive Keystone Jetty.

An old male wolf-eel chomps a crab.

Washington’s Olympic Peninsula

The Olympic Peninsula, at the tip of Washington state, has impressive topography, stellar marine life, interesting rock formations and much more. Learn more about diving the Olympic Peninsula.

Several orca whales pop their fins out of water