Are you the kind of person who envies all those divers who get to explore the amazing world that lies beneath the waves? Have you envied the ones who get to dive to the depths of some of the most exotic underwater sites in the world? Well, the good news is, in countries like the Maldives you have the chance to enjoy such underwater exploration without even getting wet!
The Whale Submarine Tour in Maldives offers travellers a unique chance to actually head underwater in a special submarine and enjoy the fantastic sights of a magical marine world. Setting off from Male, the submarine takes you on an unforgettable journey in air conditioned comfort. Of course, if you would rather get hand- on diving experience you can always look to stay at an all inclusive Maldives resort that offers access to dive training and tours like Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives.
The great thing about the Whale Submarine Tour though, is that the whole family can share this adventure together. The dive itself is around one and a half hours and takes place during the day or at night, each offering different experiences. The journey begins with a descent to about 25 metres where you have the chance to see some vibrant corals and colourful reef fish. Be on the lookout for such marine species as yellow box fish and even turtles.
Next, you continue your descent to a depth of 40 metres where you can observe a coral garden and ocean-current permitting will even get to see fascinating marine life within a cave. Keep your eyes peeled for you may even catch glimpses of a huge grouper as well as white tip reef sharks. Sometimes the tour will also include stops at a shark feeding area or a submerged shipwreck adding to the thrills. The night time excursion is a wholly different experience inclusive of a chance, if you are lucky, to see sleeping manta rays!
Caleb Falcon is a travel writer who specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers. Google+