Guam: It's really to dive for!

Guam: It's really to dive for!

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Guam Visitors Bureau

With vibrant reef systems, fascinating marine life and historical shipwrecks, Guam’s exceptional oceanic diversity thrills divers every time they go beneath the waves. There are over 1,000 fish species, 500 coral species, and more than 100 dive sites in the warm turquoise waters surrounding Guam, including unique sites such as the SMS Cormoran and Tokai Mauru shipwrecks—the only place in the world where divers can touch shipwrecks from two different World Wars at the same time.

As a premier diving destination, Guam is one of few places that offers ease of travel, hotel and restaurant variety, and convenient scuba training and certification opportunities. Scuba dive training in Guam is among the most advanced and readily available of anywhere in the Pacific. Even if your visit is just a few days, it is possible to get your diving license and experience a few open water dives before your return flight home.

Full Beginner Course

Many of Guam’s dive companies offer a full beginner course that includes the academic portion, confined water skill practice, and supervised open water dives. The course can be completed within two days and can cost as little as $300. Many of the island’s dive companies are able to instruct in Japanese, Korean, and Chinese languages.

Start Today Online

Students can begin the process of becoming a certified scuba diver even before they arrive in Guam by completing the academic portion online through PADI eLearning. Convenient and flexible, PADI eLearning allows you to work at your own pace, in your own home, and in your own language. With the academic portion complete, you will only need to perform the confined skill dives and open water dives while you’re in Guam.

Experience Diving Without a License

If fitting a dive course into your trip is not possible this time around, Guam has options to ensure you don’t miss out on an incredible underwater experience. Intro Dive is a popular optional tour that includes a guided dive up to 36 feet (11 meters). There is plenty of variety to observe at 11 meters such as giant sea turtles, barges and wartime relics, colorful fish, vibrant coral, and stunning plant life. An intro dive is a great way to dip your toe in the world of scuba diving before committing to the beginner course.

Other Open Water Options

In addition to scuba diving, there are a variety of other ways you can explore and experience Guam’s open waters including snorkeling, SeaWalker, and SNUBA. It is even possible to experience a scuba dive or Sea Trek in a walk-through aquarium.

Whatever your preference is, start planning an unforgettable underwater adventure in the region’s world-class diving destination. Guam – it’s to dive for!

Diving Shops

Axe Murderer Tours Guam

Phone: 989-4401

URL: www.amtguamdiveshop.com

Blue Ocean Sports Guam, Inc.

Phone: (671) 648-5318

URL: www.oceansguam.com

Micronesian Divers Association, Inc.

Phone: (671) 472-6324

URL: www.mdaguam.com

Guam Paul’s Diving

Phone: (671) 649-6482

URL: www.paulsdiving.com

Guam Tropical Dive Station

Phone: (671) 648-4840

URL: www.gtds.com

JNS Divers

Phone: 747-7426

URL: www.facebook.com/jnsdiversguam

Go Dive Guam

Phone: (671) 689-8248

URL: www.godiveguam.com

Coral Dive

Phone: 477-3484

URL: www.coraldive.com

Oceans Guam

Phone: (671) 648-5318

Rainbow Dolphin & Diving

Phone: (671) 646-6743

URL: www.guamrainbow.com

Real World Diving

Phone: 646-8903

URL: www.rwdiving.com

S2 Club Guam

Phone: (671) 688-1163

URL: www.s2club.net/guam

Scuba Company Marine Sports

Phone: (671) 649-3369

URL: www.scubaco.com

Shotguns

Phone: 647-9090

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