What is diving in Cebu?
Those who once engaged in diving, can not forget those feelings and impressions. This is just a contemplation of the beauties of the underwater world. Who can dive? We will answer these questions.
Diving is diving and swimming underwater in a special suit with special equipment. Thanks to such equipment, it is possible to be under water for up to 12 hours or more! Of course, it all depends on the purpose of the dive.
During diving, you can carefully explore the seabed, admire the underwater flora and fauna, look into the caves. It is especially interesting to dive in those places where there are ancient cities and artifacts of past civilizations. In general, diving opens up amazing opportunities for people not only to explore the underwater world, but also to learn how to interact with it. This can be both entertainment and active pastime, as well as a type of occupation for people of certain professions.
Those who are engaged in diving are called divers. Scuba diving puts forward certain requirements for a person: for health reasons and age.
Depending on the purpose of the diving, divers may be scientific experts.
Military submarines must carry out repair and construction work of military submarines and ships. Diving researchers study the sea and oceans. For example, the extraction of exotic fish, the search for underwater treasures. Some just enjoy this activity, get acquainted with a completely different world.
Diving on Cebu, cebusite.com
When did dive appear?
The first divers are mentioned by Herodotus in his texts. It is believed that the "birth" of diving occurred in 1943. Jacques Yves Cousteau, a world-famous scientist and researcher of the underwater kingdom, together with his colleague did the incredible - he developed the world's first scuba gear. Thanks to these two talented people, relatively comfortable immersion under water for a long time became available. It turned out to be so successful that it quickly gained popularity. In the same year, the first club of divers was already founded.
Five years passed and Jacques Cousteau demonstrated in the USA. A huge number of scuba diving fans have appeared in America.
In 1953, a French scientist published an article on underwater archeology in the journal National Geographic. The material turned out to be so interesting and fascinating that the number of divers grew rapidly. The USA and France are a source of mass deliveries to different countries of the world.
Diving Moalboal, cebusite.com
What types of diving distinguish?
We are already considering types of divers. As for the types of diving, its classification in this case also depends on the tasks, as well as on the level and degree of preparedness of the diver.
So, there are four types of diving:
Recreational: scuba diving, attracting those who just want to have fun. In many countries of the world there are schools that teach. Some schools even receive certificates of completion.
Technical: Requires serious training and great physical stamina from a diver. This species involves diving under water to study sunken objects. Often technical divers have to dive to great depths, and in some cases even under the ice.
Sports: Participate in various competitions to demonstrate their skills. This type of diving combines different disciplines.
Professional: Professional knowledge and skills can be associated with underwater shooting, studying or training future divers.
Of course, it is better to start with the development of amateur diving.
Cebu Island is a popular resort in the Philippines. Divers from all over the world come here. Unfortunately, there are not many dive centers on the island, however there are numerous sites where you can watch the marine fauna and swim with sharks, stingrays and other animals.
Rest on Cebu
Between dives, you should definitely pay a visit to local attractions. The capital of the island also has the name Cebu City. Here it is worth a look:
Basilica of Minore del Santo Nino;
Fort San Pedro;
Chapel of Last Sapper;
115 km from Cebu there are Kawasan waterfalls with crystal clear water.
Popular places for diving by experienced divers
Moalboal (Here you can to swim with sardines and turtles)
Oslob (Here you can to swim with whale shark)
Diving Oslob, cebusite.com
You can try diving in special schools. There you can also hone your diving and scuba diving skills. But, of course, the greatest pleasure is diving to researchers (even amateurs) of the seas and oceans. How many beautiful and unusual water depths hide!