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7 Reasons to Explore the Ocean


Guest Post by PADI

The ocean is a miraculous place full of beauty and wonder. From the vibrant marine life to the incredible landscapes that can be found beneath the waters, it isn’t hard to understand why so many people take to scuba diving.

Here are some reasons why everyone should explore the ocean.

Two people scuba diving with a dolphin, showcasing the fascination of exploring the ocean.

Experience the breathtaking beauty of scuba diving in the Red Sea, one of the top destinations for underwater exploration and a must-visit for anyone seeking reasons to explore the ocean.


If you’re interested in ocean conservation, the Project AWARE Foundation is a growing movement of scuba divers protecting the ocean planet – one dive at a time. Through conservation movements like Project AWARE, scuba divers can team together and work on important issues such as Sharks in Peril and Marine Debris. For more information on how you can help protect the ocean and raise awareness, visit and your local PADI Dive Shop.

Interested in learning to scuba dive? Check out the Learn to Dive page to get started.


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PADI Divers carry the most respected and sought after scuba diving credentials in the world. No matter where you choose to dive, your PADI certification card will be recognized and accepted. In fact, on most scuba diving adventures, you’ll be surrounded by other PADI Divers (23 million PADI scuba certifications to date) who made the same certification choice you did – to train and dive with PADI.