When we think of diving, we often associate Mexico or the Caribbean Islands.
If you’re from Canada, you know you don’t have to go too far to enjoy the beauty the open seas have to offer.
The fact is Canada boasts of the most miles of coastlines than any other country in the planet. So let’s make the most of it by checking out the coolest diving spots in all of Canada.
There isn’t much marine life to explore on this side of the country. However, it’s home to over 4,000 shipwrecks that all divers can enjoy swimming through and around with. The Great Lakes are a popular option but you can explore others like the Niagara Falls, Prince Edward County, Kingston and Toronto.
Newfoundland and Labrador
If it’s marine life you want, it’s marine life you’ll get. Countless seabirds call this area home plus thousands of wales pass through this area each year, giving us a unique “Free Willy” moment.
What’s more, Newfoundland and Labrador boast of shipwrecks and icebergs every diving enthusiast must explore. It’s home to thousands of shipwrecks, plenty of which are German U-boats that sank during World War II. Furthermore, drifting icebergs are a site to behold in this area. There’s even aquatic life around them!
Soft corals, orcas, wolf eels, sea lions, sharks, dolphins—you name it, British Columbia has it. This area is home to vast marine life, wide array of sea creatures, including massive Pacific octopuses and huge red sea fans. We recommend you check out Vancouver Island, by Victoria and Nanaimo for the finest diving experience you’ll ever have.