📷@divingpassport - Seychelles
Scuba diving in the Seychelles conjures up images of crystal clear waters, stunning topography, shallow reefs, wrecks and steep drop-offs, providing habitats for an array of beautiful marine life. Seychelles scuba diving promises a variety of dive sites and warm tropical waters, the archipelago is located close to the equator, which means that for keen divers it is possible to complete 2-4 dives each day.
Diving the Seychelles archipelago located of the mainland of Africa, comprising of 155 islands, is a unique experience. The vibrant culture and art scene, landscapes, topped with worldclass diving makes it the perfect destination to explore. The inner islands are mountainous with cloud forest, whilst the underwater world hosts a unique topography of granite boulders covered in coral and marine life. The diversity of dive sites suits all divers from novice to experienced and Mahe Island is world-renowned for its Whale Sharks and amazing wreck dive sites around Beau Vallon in the North.
Seychelles scuba diving and the marine ecosystem should continue to thrive as The Nature Conservancy and Leonardo Di Caprio Foundation have just joined forces and successfully created the second largest Marine Protected Area in the West Indian Ocean protecting over 400,000 square kilometres of ocean