The island nation of Maldives is found in the Indian Ocean, southwest of India and Sri Lanka in the Laccadive Sea or Lakshadweep Sea. Comprised of more than a thousand islands grouped in 26 atolls, it enjoys a tropical climate with hot and humid days and temperatures around 24-33°C/75-91°F year-round. The southwest Monsoon brings significant rain to the area from April to October, particularly June to August. Don't let the rain deter you from visiting though, as what you can suspect from the coconut palm and the yellow-fin tuna, symbols of this island nation, the Maldives is a paradise on earth synonym to memorable experiences!
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Scuba Diving in Bell Park, Rockingham, Western Australia Australia
Bell Park is located in Rockingham, which is at about 47 km/29 mi in the south-west of Perth. It is actually a dive site, where you can explore the wrecks of four boats and two air-crafts. Bell Park is an easy and interesting spot, for beginners and experienced divers alike. The average depth here, is at 12 m/39.4 ft and the maximum is at 15 m/49.2 ft. Visibility is medium and varies from 5 m/16.4 ft to 10 m/32.8 ft.
In addition, it is very popular amongst photographers and divers, due to its abundant marine life, including old wives, yellowtails, seahorses and morwongs. It is advisable to take a dive flag, due to the boat traffic. Finally, it should be mentioned that it is one of the most dived spots in the region around Perth, so if you wish to avoid the crowds, you can dive at night or early in the morning.