The Best Scuba Diving Sites in The US

Here we highlight 11 of what’s been called the best scuba diving sites in the USA.

Sport Diver has compiled a list of awesome dive sits that are found across the United States.  So lets see what their list entails.

Monterey, California
The Point Lobos State marine Conservation area offers the best diving in the vicinity of Monterey Bay. However, there is a restriction of 30 divers per day and reservations must be made in advance. Visibility extends 80 ft. and the marine life includes leopard sharks, rock cod, harbor seals and abalone.

Watch Scuba Diving Monteret Bay, CA

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Black-Water Diving off Kona

Black-Water Diving off Kona

Dive black-water and observe odd an bio-luminescent marine life. Located three miles off Hawaii’s Kona coast

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Bonne Terre Mine

Bonne Terre Mine

Bonne Terre, Missouri
Dive 3 square miles of tunnels of an abandoned mine. everything was flooded, picks, shovels, machinery … etc. This old abandoned mine attracts divers from across the world.

See our post on diving the Bonne Terre Mine for more details.

Denver Aquarium Diving

Denver Aquarium Diving

Denver’s Downtown Aquarium –  Denver, Colo.
The 400k gallon tank houses a number of shark species… you can become part of their main attraction.

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Morehead NC also offers great wreck diving experiences as seen in the video below.

 – Morehead, North Carolina (USCG Spar cover photo)

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Some of their other top dive sites in the US include:

 – Bellingham, Washington
 – Key Largo, Florida
 – Smudges, Baranof Island, Alaska
 – Santa Catalina Island, California
 – Freeport, Texas
 – Oahu

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