From the surface the endless shimmering blue horizon of the Great Barrier Reef is a delight to behold. Miles upon miles of woven turquoises and sapphire blues fringed by powdery white sands and pristine rainforest have earned the Great Barrier Reef recognition as one of the natural wonders of the world. Yet beneath the glistening waves another world is waiting, one that is alive with colour and charm along the bountiful coral gardens. The best day to discover this underwater Eden is with an introductory dive on the Great Barrier Reef Cruise.
Freedom and Flexibility Beneath the Waves
Scuba diving is all about ducking down beneath the surface and having the freedom and flexibility to move and even breathe underwater. The special equipment employed for diving techniques ensure that you don’t fall short of breath and that you can explore the schools of exotic fish, the gentle reef sharks, the blooming rainbow gardens and more without having to come up for air.
The Great Barrier Reef is one of the most enchanted spots in the whole world to snorkel and scuba dive. From sunken ships to sheer underwater walls, shallow reefs and a myriad of colour, even if you have never ducked down into the deep before, with the introductory dive you can dabble in the delights of diving.
Taking the Plunge
Of course before you plunge in at the deep end you will need to brush up on a few firm skills that will
Check you are in the Clear
Even though the introductory dive doesn’t require previous experience it is essential that you are in tip top health. Individuals who suffer from respiratory problems like asthma or lung or chest diseases will need to talk to their doctor first. Those who suffer from seizures and epilepsy or convulsions of any kind should also seek medical clearance before diving as should pregnant women and those who take insulin for diabetes.
Finding Nemo in a Rainbow Paradise
Diving the Great Barrier Reef is a once in a lifetime opportunity, the thriving waters are teeming with colourful coral life and brightly painted fishes. You can even drift alongside emerald green sea turtles, exotic butterfly fish, and friendly reef fish and if you are really lucky you can of course find Nemo in this exhilarating underwater safari.