Do you want more than just a day at the beach this holiday? Try visiting the underwater shipwrecks and coral reefs. Interestingly, these two sites have abundant life in and around them; you have to see it to believe. From the plants to sea creatures, the beauty down there is like nothing you’ve ever seen before.

So, what does it take to spend a few hours in the open waters? First, you need to have zero chills. That will help you stay relaxed, and probably maintain a less than usual breathing pattern. The rest is a walk in the park. But here are some things you need to consider before making the plunge.

Training

Breathing underwater is not a regular thing. So there is a need to familiarize yourself with the breathing, navigation, and safety equipment. It is the easiest part, and the idea is to know how to use the equipment correctly, and get a feel of being in the water for extended periods.

The Gear

After several hours of pool training, you’ll be ready for the open waters. And the only thing standing between you and the plunge, is the equipment. If you are not a professional, your best option is hiring the apparatus from a dive shop. They are usually in good shape, but you should do a mini inspection just to be sure.

Taking the plunge

The trip starts with a boat ride to the diving destination. And it takes anywhere between four to six hours of adventure, depending on the number of air tanks you buy. However, most of the small creatures are quite shy, but there is always something spectacular to see. So don’t forget to bring the camera.

Overall, a discovery diving adventure is a memory you’ll carry around for the rest of your life!