Discover Turkey, home of scuba diving
Turkish turquoise waters usually offer superb visibility and many treasures. Come and explore our turquoise coastline that has it all; rich underwater fauna, caves, and shipwrecks thousands of years old. That is why scuba divers often call Turkey as the wonderland.
Turkey is the best place to go scuba diving with its turquoise waters and submerged world. Divers can discover underwater caverns, sunken ships and even the remains of ancient cities. If you just prefer a different perspective, you will enjoy exploring Turkey's sights underwater.
Scuba diving has really taken off in Turkey in recent years, partly due to the clear, warm waters visibility of 30 metres is not uncommon and the wealth of historic and natural treasures to be observed under the water. But also because, compared to many other destinations, Turkey represents excellent value for money. The diving season usually runs from April to November.
A great variety of fish species, coral reefs, wrecks and all other underwater beauties are waiting to welcome diving lovers at diving destinations such as Kas, Antalya, Cesme, Bodrum, Fethiye, Marmaris.
Within the seas of Turkey, divers can discover a fascinating submerged world, from underwater caverns to sunken ships and even the remains of ancient cities.
On a visit to Turkey you can expect to find warm, clear waters and a large number of dive sites. The underwater scenery is varied and interesting, with tunnels, caverns and rocky pinnacles providing divers with plenty to explore.
There are also a lot of wrecks along the Turkish coast, both recent and modern. However many of these sites are protected by law so cannot be dived on, although more are being opened up with time. It is also common to find the remains of pottery and amphora while you are diving.
There are lots of diving schools through Turkish coasts catering for everyone from beginners to experts. Turkey attracts particular attention for its diving centres in the Mediterranean and the Aegean Sea and the natural beauty of the seas. Numerous diving centres and their experienced teams will open doors to a whole new world where you can experience a different dimension of freedom.
Underwater Treasures, Kas, Antalya
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