What gives the best scuba diving? Dive resorts or Liveaboards? How do the best scuba diving resorts compare with the best liveaboards?

Dive Resorts or Liveaboards? That is the Question

Those who regularly dive on Liveaboards will tell you it’s the best way to dive, whilst those who don’t, wonder why you’d want to spend a week’s vacation cooped up on a boat! So we explored the merits of each – for you to see the other side – and maybe try it.


Sub-adult Mimic Surgeonfish at Turtle Bay on Norman Reef, aboard the Sea Quest. Scuba dive holiday, travel planning tips for Great Barrier Reef - where, when, who and how

Deep Sea Divers Den’s OceanQuest Liveaboard

What do you think about when you’re diving? Certainly not next week’s shopping, not tomorrow night’s dinner, not even the next dive. You’re immersed in the here and now: the little screenplay that’s going on right in front of you…