Diving Holidays for Non-Divers!

Here at Oonasdivers we specialize in scuba diving holidays, however we totally understand that donning a mask and fins and taking the plunge isn’t for everyone...

  • With this in mind we have come up with a selection of holidays that mean that no one gets left at home and joining a scuba mad partner/friend/family member on their next adventure is the way forward!

    If you don’t mind getting wet, then we would suggest looking at destinations where the snorkeling can be as impressive as the diving. Murex Dive Resorts in North Sulawesi, Indonesia, has just put together a range of snorkeling packages taking you to world-class sites such as Bunaken Marine Park with its stunning coral reefs, schools of fish, crystal clear waters and countless turtles. Manado Bay offers ‘muck’ snorkeling opportunities and shallow water reefs set on black volcanic sands where unusual critters can be seen.

    Another fantastic destination for snorkelers is the Maldives, stay at one of our wonderful resorts and snorkel Hanifaru Bay in the Baa Atoll where you can see manta rays and whale sharks; or closer to home experience the beautiful corals of the Red Sea at one of Red Sea Diving Safari’s villages where you can find yourself eye to eye with turtles, dolphins, lion fish and even the occasional dugong or whale shark.

  • For thrill seekers Wadi Lahami in Egypt’s Deep South is a great place to learn to kite surf in the sandy bottom lagoon while the divers explore the Fury Shoals. The area is also a bird watchers paradise with its mangrove swamps that are home to heron and osprey, to name but a few. For those wanting peace and quiet how about joining a yoga workshop.

    For culture vultures Egypt is a must, from our diving resorts you can visit the Valley of the Kings and take a trip along the Nile, have dinner in the desert with the Bedouins and take an astro tour under the clear night sky. Gozo is another popular destination for history lovers, and if you want to let off some steam then take a hike along the stunning rugged coastline.

    For sun worshippers in search of long sandy beaches we can arrange non-diving options in destination such as Cyprus and Lanzarote, and Mozambique and South Africa offer this and more with the chance to experience the BIG-5 safari, a once in a lifetime experience.

  • We hope we have come up with some ideas that mean that us divers and non-divers can enjoy holidays together, and if you would like more information please call for more details on 01323 648924, we love to talk!

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