10 Great Diving & Free Diving Adventures Waiting for You!

Whether you are into free diving or scuba diving, there is nothing more spectacular and relaxing than immersing yourself in the world below the sea. The sounds, the colors and the marine life are all pretty darn amazing. And whether you are swimming in the company of whales or exploring the reefs, diving gives you a great sense of just how magnificent and fragile life under water really is.

If you love to dive and are looking for your next diving camp, retreat or adventure, we have a few great recommendations you won’t want to miss. So, pack your fins, grab your passport and get ready for some truly amazing diving adventures across the globe.

Diving and Yoga Experience in Maldives

Dive into the ultimate fusion of tranquility and adventure as you embark on an extraordinary journey of diving and yoga in the pristine waters of the Maldives on this Diving and Yoga Retreat. 

Imagine descending into the crystal-clear depths, surrounded by vibrant coral reefs teeming with an array of marine life. The Maldives, renowned for its exceptional dive sites, offers an underwater world like no other. Explore breathtaking coral gardens, encounter majestic manta rays gliding gracefully through the water, and witness the vibrant colors of tropical fish creating a mesmerizing underwater tapestry.

As you resurface from the depths, transition seamlessly into the serene practice of yoga against the backdrop of the Maldivian paradise. Picture yourself on a secluded beach or in a tranquil guest house, the rhythmic sound of gentle waves providing a soothing soundtrack to your yoga session.

Don’t miss this amazing getaway.

Dates: Flexible departures

Yoga and Diving Holiday in Ustica, Italy

For those seeking adventure, this Diving and Yoga Retreat includes professionally guided diving courses and snorkeling trips, allowing you to explore the mesmerizing underwater world of the region. Whether you're a seasoned diver or a beginner, their expert guides will ensure  you have a safe and memorable experience beneath the waves. In the evenings, enjoy unforgettable astronomical excursions, where you'll gaze at the starry sky under the full moon, offering a magical glimpse into the cosmos.

To fuel your adventures, indulge in lovingly prepared Ayurvedic cuisine made with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Savor the flavors of traditional dishes that nourish both body and soul, while enjoying the warm hospitality of our hosts. After a day of exploration, retreat to your cozy room, furnished in the local style for a truly authentic experience. Whether you're traveling solo, with a partner, or with your family, our summer vacation package offers something for everyone.

Dates: June 29 to July 6, 2024

Diving Camp & Adventure Holiday in Egypt

Dive into Paradise on this Diving Retreat that you can tailor specifically to your needs. Dive every day or just a few times. Surrender to serenity at our tranquil pool after a morning of diving or a day of pure relaxation. Surrounded by a spacious patio adorned with thatched gazebos and sunbeds, choose between basking in the sun or finding refuge in shaded bliss. Designed with dive enthusiasts in mind, the pool's gradual depth is perfect for scuba training in the pristine waters of the Red Sea. 

Enjoy jaw-dropping dives among slow-growing hard coral teaming with vibrant marine life. Immerse yourself in the natural aquarium of Omar Sukan, where fast-growing hard coral create a bustling metropolis of marine life stretching as far as the eye can see. El Quseir promises an unrivaled diving experience. 

Dates: Flexible Year-round Departures

Kite and Dive in El Gouna, Egypt

Experience an unforgettable Kite and Dive Safari Adventure on the Northern Red Sea with an itinerary tailored for beginners, combining unique exploration above and under the water. This liveaboard safari offers an immersive journey filled with excitement, discovery, and opportunity to delve into the magical underwater world.

Explore the breathtaking underwater landscapes of the Red Sea through guided diving excursions led by certified PADI professional divers. Discover vibrant coral reefs, encounter diverse marine life, and witness the beauty of this renowned diving destination.

For those new to diving, or seeking a more relaxed experience, snorkeling adventures provide an accessible and captivating introduction to the underwater realm, allowing our guests to observe marine life from the surface, and swim with dolphins in their natural habitat.

This kite safari promises to be a true celebration of kitesurfing, adventure, and the undeniable allure of the Red Sea's coastal wonders. Best of all, you’ll stay on a luxurious 10-cabin yacht during your adventure.

Dates: Aug 17 to Aug 24, 2024

Open Water and Advanced Open Course Retreat in Bali, Indonesia

Looking to get Open Water and Advanced Open Water Certified? Complete your PADI Open Water followed by an Advanced Open Water Diver Certification on this Diving Retreat in Bali.

Learn from experienced instructors everything from navigation, buoyancy control, wreck and Night diving and more. 

Dive at some of the world’s top dive sites- Menjangan Island, Tulamben, Pemuteran, and Puri Jati. Their  diving instructors will ensure that you are successfully able to learn and master diving, while exploring some of the best dive sites around the area. 

Dates: Flexible Departures

Yoga and Diving Retreat in Mauritius

Discover the Serenity of Yoga and the Depths of Diving in Enchanting Mauritius on this Diving and Yoga Retreat! 

Immerse yourself in turquoise waters, catch a glimpse of vibrant marine life, and take part in transformative yoga sessions. 

The tropical island of Mauritius has it all- sun, sea and exclusive white sandy beaches. This retreat is also located a few minutes walk (200 metres) from the famous beach of Trou Aux Biches village. Surrounded by strong reefs, this area provides a fantastic haven for great lagoons, long stretch of beaches (8 kms) for trekking, and shallow and warm sea water for great swims. In February, the sea water warms up to 29 degrees.

Dates: Flexible Departures

Freediving Retreat in Indonesia

This Freediving Retreat was created with the concept that everyone can learn to freedive, and by doing so, can change their lives for the better. You won’t be aiming for depth. Or  for numbers. You’ll challenge yourself  to focus on the process of getting there. After all, everyone can use a little more of this present-moment thing, right?

Join this week of creativity, inspiration, community, and everything wet. Sure, you’ll freedive with the mantas, some turtles, and some super healthy reef systems - but the best place is in the middle of the Big Blue. 

Dates:April, May, June and July Departures

Shamanic Water & Free Diving Journey in Mexico

Head to Yelapa, for this Free Diving & Spiritual Adventure. Yelapa is home to beautiful beaches, a 60-foot-high waterfall, a quaint authentic village, and plenty of beautiful trails to hike, wander, and explore.

It is only accessible by boat, a 45-minute ride from Puerto There are no cars or traffic in Yelapa, so it is the perfect place to unwind.

Yelapa is one of the few remaining places on Earth where the original inhabitants still reside on, own, and control their own land.

This retreat is designed to enable you to step into your full power through a variety of water initiation practices. It is designed to help you face your fears and build up your self-confidence so you can successfully freedive. 

Their experienced team will hold space for you to feel safe. You’ll participate in a deeply healing Harmonic Waterflow Therapy. Encounters with dolphins are known to be heart opening and lifting up the spirits of humans. Music integration circles and creative journaling will enable you to create a version of yourself that you want to be. Your integration starts during the retreat with sharing circles and continues on Zoom after the journey.

Dates: Nov 24 to Nov 30, 2024

Mindfulness, Meditation and Snorkeling Retreat in Savusavu, Fiji

True-it’s not diving, it is snorkeling. But we would be remiss for not adding this great Underwater Retreat and Adventure to Fiji. 

Enjoy mindfulness, meditation and some pretty incredible snorkeling. You’ll see a wide variety of hard and soft coral, abundant fish life, and glorious warm waters. 

There’s science in combining meditation, mindfulness and snorkeling and when you couple this with the beauty of the Fiji beaches and reefs–you get the perfect combination.

Dates: Nov 2 to Nov 9, 2024

FreediveCertification Course & Swim with Dolphins in The Bahamas

Discover the allure of freediving, where inner strength, discipline, and harmony reign. If you've yearned to immerse yourself in the underwater realm at your own pace, lingering beneath the surface until your breath beckons you back, then this Freediving Certification Course is for you. 

Led by Jillian Rutledge, a seasoned instructor certified by Apnea Academy International & PADI Freediver, alongside co-host Anne Gordon managing logistics, this freediving certification course promises to be truly amazing.

Central to freediving is the marine mammal dive reflex (MMDR), an innate human ability to adapt to submersion with calm efficiency. Through proper training, you can refine these skills and safely explore beneath the waves, guided by experienced instructors who nurture your unique underwater potential. This is a PADI Freediver course.

Complementing your certification journey is a week-long adventure of swimming with wild dolphins! Each day, after your course sessions, you'll share the waters with Atlantic Spotted and Bottlenose dolphins, known for their friendly interactions with humans over decades.

And if you are looking to stay longer –there are also 7-Day Freediving Trips to this same spot available.

Dates: June 13 to June 16, 2024

In the End

Whether you're looking to dive into the turquoise waters of Fiji or free dive with dolphins in the Bahamas, we have something for you this year. From the reefs of Bali to the incredible underwater playground in the Red Sea, there's no shortage of amazing diving, free diving and snorkeling destinations across the globe.

We've highlighted some of our top picks for diving and snorkeling trips coming your way in 2024. But there are so many more we have for you-and we are really just scratching the surface. 

So, if you're interested in one of these diving trips or want to check out some others–please get in touch and we’ll be happy to send you further information. And if you are new to diving or free diving, but want to give it a go on one of these trips--be sure to check out these 5 tips for beginner divers.


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