Fully revised and updated, this award-winning book vividly portrays the full spectrum of the diving experience. Its authors share the adrenaline rush of observing great white sharks in a feeding frenzy, the fascination of exploring a coral-encrusted wreck, the exhilaration of finding yourself enveloped by the 'wings' of a school of manta rays, and the enchantment of snorkelling over exquisitely coloured coral reefs. Aimed at divers, photographers and all those lured by the hidden wonders of the seas, this magnificently illustrated book transverses the globe, focusing on 75 world-class dive sites in waters as diverse as the icy Northern Atlantic and the tropical seas of the Pacific. The locations range from remote unspoilt offshore reefs accessible from live-aboard cruisers to well-frequented sites with popular resorts. The informative text describes the main features of each site, the quality and uniqueness of its marine life and notable attractions on land, as well as covering practicalities such as underwater visibility and site accessibility.