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Charmaine Harris Dunn

Charmaine Harris Dunn

To Travel Tales & Trails01/04/2016

Scuba Diving in Tobago - Found on Travel Advisory for Trinidad & Tobago.

Tobago’s underwater world awaits your exploration. There is a colorful, vibrant life located along the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. Divers enjoy ideal underwater environments found at designated dive sites located off the coast of Tobago. The "Flying Reef" is where nurse sharks and sting rays can be found. The "London Bridge Rock" is the name given to a huge, bridge-like rock that arches across the surface of the water and then submerges into its depths. It is located near the St. Giles Islands, where turtles, sharks and tarpons frequent.A more adventurous diver can take the plunge into depths of 100 feet to see the wreck of the M/V Maverick, which was once used an inter-ferry island and sits at 100 feet/33 meters. Located close to Mt Irvine, the wreck provides an artificial reef where divers can explore the growing corals and fish that live within it.If your diving goal is to see to the world’s largest coral brain, then you need to go to the waters off the north-eastern end of Speyside, close to the tiny island of Little Tobago. Here you will find the famous Kelleston Drain or the Little Tobago Drift where the colossal brain coral exists. It measures an enormous 10-by-16 feet and looks like a huge boulder from afar. Nestled amid the colorful coral reef, this species of Stony Coral is an awesome sight, with its large-grooved surface that resembles the cerebrum.Whatever your experience of scuba diving, Tobago holds some of the most phenomenal dive sites in the region. It boasts of a variety of diving opportunities, from discovering shallow reefs to recreational drift diving in the oceans currents. Simply head to Speyside -- the dive capital of the island -- where arrangements can be made ahead of time to secure a great dive holiday.

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