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The Unofficial Guide(r) to the World's Best Diving Vacations (Unofficial Guides)

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The Series with More Than 4 Million Copies Sold! From the publishers of The Unofficial Guide® to Walt Disney World® "A Tourist's Best Friend!" —Chicago Sun-Times "Indispensable" —The New York Times The Top 10 Ways The Unofficial Guide® to the World's Best Diving Vacations Can Help You Have the Perfect Trip:
  1. 18 premiere worldwide diving destinations described and evaluated including the Caribbean, Hawaii, Australia and beyond
  2. Over 200 fantastic dive sites, from coral reefs to shipwrecks
  3. Regional profiles of each destination, including history, statistics, and advice on international travel and local customs
  4. Destinations are rated for water and weather conditions, dive site conditions, and abundance of marine life
  5. Dives for every experience level and inclination
  6. Extensive information on protected marine parks, refuges, and reserves
  7. Details on dive services and packages, including resorts that cater to divers
  8. Dive shops near every dive are rated for service, equipment, and facilities
  9. Local medical facilities and how to access them in emergency situations
  10. Lodging, dining, and entertainment options for your time back on land
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Synopsis:

This new and exciting guide will help both novice and experienced divers plan the underworld trip of their dreams. All types of diving environments are included, from coral reefs and kelp forests to shipwrecks, caverns, and caves. It includes exciting dives for advanced divers and also features:
  • The best places to get certified and the top-rated dive centers worldwide
  • Diver-friendly lodging from affordable to luxurious, plus other adventures to take while on shore

About the Author

Author Jean Pierce has been diving since 1985. She now works as a divemaster with her husband Kris Newman. Reeldivers, their California dive business, provides dive support to underwater film productions, such as the Warner Brothers movie Sphere. In addition to being a PADI divemaster, Pierce is Nitrox-certified with the International Association of Nitrox and Technical Divers and cave-certified with the National Speleological Society/Cave Diving Section. She has written for scuba magazines like Dive Training and Sport Diver, and she authored the dive guide Diving and Snorkeling Cayman Islands. She is a member of the Society of American Travel Writers and is a recipient of a Lowell Thomas Award, a Maggie Award, and the Bahamas Discovery Award. Pierce and her husband are also avid underwater photographers, supplying much of the photography for their published work.

Contributor Brenda Fine wrote the chapter on Fiji Islands diving. Also a member of the Society of American Travel Writers, she has been diving since 1986. Her byline appears regularly in a variety of national travel publications.

Table of Contents

List of Maps.

Acknowledgments.

About the Authors.

1. Introduction.

2. Australia's Great Barrier Reef & Heron Island.

3. The Bahamas.

4. Belize.

5. Bermuda.

6. Bonaire.

7. California.

8. Cayman Islands.

9. Mexico's Cozumel.

10. Curaçao.

11. Fiji.

12. Florida: The Keys.

13. Florida: Miami Beach.

14. Hawaiian Islands.

15. Honduras: The Bay Islands.

16. North Carolina: The Outer Banks.

17. Palau.

18. Saba.

19. Turks and Caicos.

Index.

Reader Survey.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764562204
Author:
Pierce, Jean
Publisher:
Wiley
Author:
Fine, Brenda
Location:
New York
Subject:
Water Sports
Subject:
Reference - Guides (General)
Subject:
Scuba & Snorkeling
Subject:
Scuba diving
Subject:
Deep diving
Subject:
Travel: Special Topics
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
1453583
Series:
Unofficial Guides
Series Volume:
no. WQ-95-74.
Publication Date:
20010329
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
506
Dimensions:
8.29x5.29x1.20 in. 1.26 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This new and exciting guide will help both novice and experienced divers plan the underworld trip of their dreams. All types of diving environments are included, from coral reefs and kelp forests to shipwrecks, caverns, and caves. It includes exciting dives for advanced divers and also features:
  • The best places to get certified and the top-rated dive centers worldwide
  • Diver-friendly lodging from affordable to luxurious, plus other adventures to take while on shore
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