Diving is a wonderful activity that allows you the opportunity to explore the water’s depths and all the mysteries that are held there. Unfortunately, there are times when your dive trip doesn’t yield any interesting creatures for you to enjoy. If you want to be sure that your dive will be filled with marine life, then you should consider visiting one of the many aquariums you can dive.
The Florida Aquarium – Tampa, Florida
Shark enthusiasts will definitely enjoy this interactive experience that allows you to dive with a variety of large sharks, barracuda, moray eels, sea turtles, and much more in water that is always at a comfortable temperature and crystal clear. Each guest is paired with their own personal dive master to ensure their safety during the dive. All necessary diving gear will be provided for you, and participants must bring their diver certification card with them. Friends and family not diving are welcome to watch your dive from the exhibit gallery. Following your dive, you may purchase underwater photos that were taken during your experience.
Downtown Aquarium – Denver, Colorado
Enjoy some time diving with the fish in this 200,000 gallon aquarium that is bursting with a large variety of marine life. You will most likely first notice the 400-pound grouper before moving on to the nurse sharks, sea turtles, stingrays, moray eels, and hundreds of other interesting and beautiful creatures. All diving equipment will be provided for you, and you must have a valid SCUBA certification card to participate.
National Aquarium – Baltimore, Maryland
Divers are able to explore an authentic fabricated coral reef teeming with over 500 colorful exotic fish in this 335,000-gallon aquarium. Bonnethead sharks, green moray eels, and porcupine fish make up just a few of the inhabitants. Professional dive staff work with each participant before the dive. You must be at least 18-years-old and SCUBA certified to participate.
These are just a few examples of the aquariums you can dive across America. Any of these will provide a fun diving adventure, and it is the perfect opportunity to show your diving friends and family a great time.