How wonderful would it be just to see what life was like for the underwater creatures that are around this world? Well, if you want to get a clear place to see all of the gracious activities that are hidden underwater, then the best place to go is to Monterey, California. The Monterey Bay Sanctuary attracts divers from around the world, and in one year alone there will be more than 65,000 visitors.
There are always debates about if a wetsuit is needed when you are scuba diving. Although the waters do hit around sixty degrees on occasion, when in doubt bring a wetsuit. The water temperatures have been known to get very low, as with any area that you would scuba dive in. however, no matter how cold the water is, the view of the ocean thirty feet below the water is breath taking.
There are many places in Monterey that you are able to scuba dive at. Some of the most popular places for all levels of divers are:
- Bluefish Cove
- Whalers Cove
- Point Lobos
- Lovers Point
- Pacific Grove
- Monterey State Beach
- San Carlos Beach
- McAbee Beach
For those of you who are more advanced divers the most popular places to dive are at Monastery Beach and Carmel River State Beach. Monterey has actually been rated as the best beach dive in the USA by Scuba Diving Magazine. Come enjoy a day full of fun, and a life full of memories.