If there was ever a place, called underwater paradise on earth, it would be at the Raja Ampat Islands. Located on the northwest end of New Guinea Island in Indonesia, Raja Ampat is an archipelago with more than 1500 islands, coral reefs and sandbars, situated in the Coral Triangle and surrounded by the majestic Pacific Ocean.
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Scuba Diving in Old Kona Airport Beach, Kailua Kona, Hawaii USA
The town hosts many interesting historical sites and is famous for its Kona Coffee cultivation and the crystal clear sea. Kona International Airport is located at fifteen minutes in the south of the main town. Along the sea side, there are shops and schools to buy or rent diving gear, as well as take lessons if you are a beginner.
However, Old Kona Airport Beach is not recommended for beginners. It is a very exciting spot for scuba diving with an average depth of 8 m/26.2 ft and maximum depth 15 m/49 ft.
The bio-diversity of the bottom is outstanding. The sea is reef coral with medium current and excellent visibility. You will come across lobsters, coral reefs, colored tropical fish and lava tubes. Divers should be careful of sea currents, boat traffic and dangerous species.