Cold Water

It takes a special kind of diver to gear up in layers upon layers of heavy, bulky equipment and make the plunge into cold water.

Being a cold water diver is not for everyone, but it allows you to explore above and beyond what most divers get to see. Productive waters and untouched expanses of ocean are a few things that come to mind when we think of cold water diving, but there are many more reasons to brave bone chilling waters.

Suit up and dive in to some of our favorite cold water diving articles, after all, a little cold never hurt anyone.

COLD WATER BLOG POSTS
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An Airplane Outer Shell In The Chepstow Quarry In Wales, United Kingdom
Wales: Welcome to the Chepstow Diving Jungle

Nothing compares to the thrill of diving to a helicopter, airplane, army car, and double-decker bus all in one dive. Don't miss this epic diving jungle in Wales.

Green and White Jewelled Anemone Seen Scuba Diving in Carnac, France
France: The Underwater Gardens of Carnac

Who says cold water diving can’t be filled with color? Plunge into Carnac, France and explore the bountiful anemone gardens, intricate macro life, and delicate fragility below the surface.

A Lone Diver Floating Under The Water Of Peniche, Portugal No Watermark
Portugal: Go Scuba Wild in Peniche

Backroll into to the cold water world of Portugal's Berlengas Island Natural Reserve. Located off the coast of Peniche, this underwater paradise will have you have you gurgling with excitement into your regulator.

Purple Gorgonian In Portugal Hero
Portugal: Blowing Bubbles in Sesimbra

For land loving travelers, Portugal has got it all, but if you are a scuba diver, this beautiful European country can easily fly’s under the radar. Pending the cooperation of the tides, wind, and weather, there are neat things to see and plenty of good macro life these cold and productive waters.

Looking off the Point at the Old Sow Whirlpool on Deer Island New Brunswick
Canada: Diving in the Bay of Fundy’s Whirlpool

Submerging into the cold waters of Deer Island is one of the best ways to appreciate the vibrant array of color the Bay of Fundy hides beneath her surface.

Flat Fish On The Bottom Of The Atlantic Ocean In Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada No Watermark
Canada: Shore Diving in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia is full of cold water diving opportunities, particularly around shores of Halifax.

A Macro of a Pouty Fish in the Zeeland Saltwater Lake
Netherlands: Shore Diving in the Province of Zeeland

The world knows the Netherlands for their windmills and clogs, but what is not as well known is the excellent shore diving in the southern province of Zeeland.

The Clear Water Of The Silfra Fissure With The Scuba And Snorkel Entry Ladder In The Distance No Watermark
Iceland: Scuba the Silfra

Iceland may be close to the Arctic circle, but that didn't stop us from diving into the clearest water on the planet.

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