Did you know that these days it is very easy to get to and fly between the best dive destinations in the world? Low cost air travel and plenty of regular routes is great news for the keen diver and means you can combine more than one world-class diving destination into your trip itinerary.
Imagine a dive holiday combining Bali and the Similan Islands, or Sipadan and the Maldives or even diving in Fiji after the Great Barrier Reef!
There are some fabulous possibilities if you have the time and the imagination…..
Dive the Similan Islands and Bali!
How about combining a Similan Islands Liveaboard cruise with a dive safari in Bali? The Similans are world-renowned dive sites offering stunning underwater topography and thriving coral reefs. The island of Bali and its neighbouring isle of Nusa Penida have numerous and diverse dive sites boasting a feast of marine life. Imagine diving these two stunning tropical locations in one trip?
How easy is it? Phuket is the gateway to liveaboard cruises visiting the Similan Islands and you can fly direct between Bali and Phuket with Air Asia in just 3 ½ hours – it’s that easy! To get to Phuket or Bali, there are direct international flights with carriers such as Thai Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Air Australia and KLM.
Dive at Sipadan Island and the Maldives!
Are you ready for some thrilling drift dives with lots of shark action on a Maldives Liveaboard cruise? And then how about hopping over to Malaysia to experience the fabulous diving at Sipadan where you can stay in one of the tropical resorts on Mabul Island or Kapalai, or take a Liveaboard cruise.
How easy is it? Both Male in the Maldives, and Tawau (the nearest airport to Sipadan) have direct flights from Kuala Lumpur. If you time your flights right you can simply land in KL after diving the Maldives and then straight away be on a plane to Sipadan! What a combination!
Dive the Great Barrier Reef and Fiji!
The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest and most famous reef and apart from fish galore, it is home to several species of turtles, sharks, dolphins and whales. Experience the best diving the reef has to offer on a liveaboard cruise departing from Cairns. And what could be better then following that with stunning colourful diving in the ‘Soft Coral Capital of the World’, Fiji?
How easy is it? You can fly direct from Sydney or Brisbane, Australia to Nadi in Fiji with Jetstar, Virgin Blue and Air Pacific. There are numerous daily flights between Sydney and Cairns or Brisbane and Cairns to access the Great Barrier Reef with Jetstar, Virgin Blue, Sunstate and Quantas.
There are countless examples of destinations that can be combined as we have shown you, and you don’t have to be limited to Asia-Pacific. We can even make your Cocos and Galapagos dreams come true!
If you’d like to combine your favourite destinations in one trip or tick off a few of those on your bucket list, then just let us know and we’ll help you create the perfect itinerary!
Have a look at our Scuba Diving Video Library for even more inspiration!
So if you’re excited about the possibilities for your next diving trip contact Dive The World for more information right away. Call us on +66 (0)83 505 7794 or send us an email.