As a DIY Diver, you are a wizard at fixing problems and diving at your own leisure, after all who wants to deal with a dive shop when you can do everything on your own. Enjoy the perks of MacGyvering through basic equipment fixes and Jimmy Rigging scuba contraptions. If you love to do your own shore dives and blaze your own trail through the water, consider the title of DIY Diver granted.
Be bold, be fearless, be a savvy do-it-yourself scuba diver.
For all those who love to tinker, here are some ideas, projects and inspiration for you next DIY dive endeavour.
West Hawk Lake is one of the best - and most interesting - scuba diving sites in Manitoba. The lake was formed by a meteorite impact 150 million years ago and the crater filled with melting glacier water.
Lake Superior is home to a smorgasbord of fish both big and small. Under the right season spotting fish aggregations are a real possibility.
Saskatchewan may be coined as the prairie wheat-growing province, but there are more than puddles to be scuba-dived in this landlocked place.
Riding Mountain National Park is an island of wilderness surrounded by a sea of farmland, forest and rippling lakes.
Stoney Cove is self-described as the UK’s most popular inland diving center. This quarry is found within the village of Stoney Stanton.
There is a lot to love about Québec. Dive into Les Escoumins and find some of the best scuba diving in the province's Côte-Nord.
Dive into Ontario's wreck junkie heaven. Tobermory's clear water and abundance of shipwrecks make it one of the top dive sites in Canada and the world.
There are more than 200 named lakes across the Temagami region. With the lakes being at the heart of this location's tourism, scuba diving is an activity worth exploring.
Newfoundland is a place chock-full of life, and scuba diving a whale boneyard is one of the many shore diving opportunities this Canadian province offers.
This Valentine’s Day we want our love for scuba diving to inspire you to get into the water and enjoy the world below.
Located at the mouth of Fundy, there are many good reasons that the rocky coastlines of Grand Manan island would be ideal for scuba diving. Thanks to the ocean exposure and changing tides, the outer Bay of Fundy has some of the most dauntingly productive waters in Eastern North America.
Mattawa is a far cry from wonderful diving, but given the region’s strong connection to its waterways - through the Indigenous people, Voyageurs and logging industry - Mattawa begs to be explored.
England may be known for its rainy weather and Stonehenge but don't discount this country's love for scuba diving, particularly on the Jurassic Coast.
Year after year Newfoundland enjoys large marine animal migrations, rich fisheries and icebergs floating down from Greenland, so it should come as no surprise that this province would pair well with scuba diving.
From age-old shipwrecks to lukewarm water, the Saint Lawrence Seaway is considered one of the go-to diving destinations in Ontario.
Submerge yourself into Bonaire's underwater world with this scuba bucket list. It will leave you wanting more from the coral capital of the Caribbean.
Saint Andrews by-the-sea may be small in size, but this summer town packs a pretty big dive punch for scuba divers willing to brave the Bay of Fundy's tides.
When it comes to getting outside and immersed in nature, Ontario Parks is at the top of the list. Not only do the parks boast magnificent nature, but it's hundreds of thousands of lakes make it a real treat for those who love the water.
When diving in Nova Scotia where do you even begin? Do you start in Halifax the province's capital or do you wander beyond to see what the surrounding area has to offer?
Sometimes finding a good dive spot is easier said than done. Shore diving around Saint John, New Brunswick is a testament to how unpredictable the Bay Fundy can be.
From planes to cars, diving Vobster Quay means experiencing a range of underwater sights and covering a lot of ground in little time.
For fresh bubbles, magnificent viz and spectacular wildlife encounters, now is the perfect time to explore the volcanic island of Lanzarote.
Bask in warm water bliss as you explore the tropical dive facility of TODI. From pufferfish to piranha let the flurry of freshwater color envelop you.
The Mediterranean oasis of Spain's Costa Brava is a delight for divers. With wreck dives, shore dives and wall dives just off the coast, to truly explore this destination you must take to the sea.
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 England.
With thrilling shore dives, an amazingly sunny climate and marine animals coming from the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean sea, it's no wonder scuba divers are seduced by the underwater world of Costa del Sol.
As one of the sunshine states top shore diving destinations, Blue Heron Bridge offers some of the best diving in Florida. Mud, beaches, wrecks and small critters, no matter where you dive under the bridge, there is so much to see, explore and photograph.
The crystal clear water of Ginnie and Devil’s spring systems is arguably some of the best freshwater diving in all of Florida. As a scuba diver heading to the sunshine state, make sure to put this spot on your travel itinerary!
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.
With the civil unrest a recent memory, few places in the world lay claim to unexplored waters off its coastline. Let Albania help you become an underwater explorer.
Nova Scotia is full of cold water diving opportunities, particularly around shores of Halifax.
Vibrant and full of outdoor adventures, Croatia, is a dream to scuba dive. Explore the underwater mystery of the Adriatic Sea in and around Dubrovnik.