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Best Scuba Diving

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Best Scuba Diving

I'll be making my way from Izmir to Antalya and was hoping to possibly get a dive or two in while I'm on the coast. I'm going to Bodrum, Fethiye, Dalyan, Patara, Kas, Olympos/Cirili, and Antalya. Which area has the best diving? Also, I am certified, but it's been about 4 years since my last dive, so a dive that would be nice but also easy to get back into it would be great.

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1. Re: Best Scuba Diving

My husband has done several dives in Turkey and so far Kas has been the best. He went with sirena dive when we were there and thought they were excellent and will be using them again when we are there in a few weeks.

Also when we are in Turkey in May he will be diving from Adrasan which is just along the coast from Cirali, you can't dive at Cirali I think it's due to the turtles. If you are going on holiday after that I will let you know what he thought of that.

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2. Re: Best Scuba Diving

The divimng at Bodrum is pleasant but nothing very special to see.Kaş however is the dive capital of Turkey!

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The nice thing about Kas is that the diving is not far by boat (20 minutes), you go out in the morning and come back to shore for lunch before the afternoon dive. (Compared with diving out of Fethiye, when you're out all day and it's about 2 hours to the good dive spots).

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4. Re: Best Scuba Diving

I would say the best diving along your trip is Kas. But there is also diving off the Üç Adalar (Three Islands) - popular among scuba divers. which can be acessed by Tekirova.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KvwTIv8nGqw

actually the three islands can also be seen from the beach of Cirali however there is no diving in Cirali as it is a protected beach and historical area..

another member has also mentioned Adrasan.

be sure to bring your PADI licence

also there is a interesting dive off Kemer..The Paris II wreck, that is shown as one of the 100 diving centers in the world and was sinking during world war I, exist in 33 meters deep down at the open sea of Kemer Marina.

http://www.octopus-kemer.com/diving-in-kemer/

Edited: 04 April 2012, 09:06
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5. Re: Best Scuba Diving

I have been diving since only 2011 and already tried many locations in different countries. Obviously KAS is one of the best locations in Turkey with several different diving spots. We had great fun with our professional guides with international certificates (PADI and CMAS).

Have a look at below link for possible options at KAS, ANTALYA, TURKEY

http://www.apollodiving.com

Kind Regards from Ozan @ Dubai

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