12 Times Life Underwater Was Better Than Anywhere Else

22 April 2016
Read Time: 1.1 mins

Even the most intrepid explorers have yet to fully navigate Earth's underwater worlds. Almost as fascinating as space, anyone who's spent time under the surface recognises that other-worldly feeling.

There are plenty of places to visit our fishy friends – the Maldives, Belize, the Great Barrier Reef and the Caribbean will all suffice. But for now, let's take a look at why a simple dive will transport you to the most memorable of destinations.

1. That Time You Found The Perfect Bed

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2. When Colour Seemed Infinite In The Maldives

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3. The Moment Size Mattered In New Zealand

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4. When You'd Never See Anything Like It Again

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5. The Second You Saw What Most People Miss

6. Visiting This Playground In South Australia

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7. Receiving The Best Cuddle In Tahiti

8. When You Felt The True Destruction Of War

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9. When Sydney Gave You Another Nightmare

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10. Discovering Forgotten Treasure

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11. Making Friends On The Great Barrier Reef

12. Meeting This Poser

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Ben Stower

I love the kind of travelling that is one part strategic planning and two parts spontaneous adventure. Whether I'm exploring my local city or a small town in the middle of nowhere, I'm always hoping to find something no one else has discovered.