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PADI: Travel with purpose

If you crave adventure and are looking for a way to give back while you travel, becoming a diver should be at the top of your to-do list

Trips of a lifetime: Great Barrier Reef

The world’s largest coral reef system pulses with a staggering diversity of marine life. Dive into a first-timer’s tips for navigating this underwater world. 

Maldives: Into the deep

I’m several metres below the surface when a manta ray ghosts past, almost brushing the mask off my face. I didn’t see it coming. I didn’t hear it coming. And even if humans could hear meaningfully underwater, I’m pretty sure it would have spooked me anyway

Maldives: Top five reasonsto venture underwater

All the reasons why the Maldives is a top destination for water lovers

Thrilling Underwater Shipwrecks to See Around the World

For divers who dare, don't miss these nine destinations with waterlogged moments in time.

Explore the World's Largest Underwater Cave

The world's longest underwater is located near the city of Tulum, on Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula. The discovery connected two previously known flooded caves into one 215-mile-long stretch. The cave holds an important large fresh water reserve that supports great biodiversity. Hundreds of archaeological sites exist in the cave, including evidence of America's first settlers, Mayan culture, and extinct animals.

Top 5: Diving spots in Belize

With abundant marine life and a sprawling barrier reef, Belize should be on every diver's watery wish list