Night diving is your chance to see what the Caribbean Sea keeps at night. So why not to try this experience?
Night diving are commonly carried out between the sunset and the sunrise, this type of diving is very popular among divers and very popular especially in the summer months.
This type of night dives creates a kind of mystery under the water, which draws the attention to many divers looking for new challenges, new experiences; diving at night is magic, everything changes, marine life, even you are not the same when you are at this scenario, this spot that changes completely and becomes into a totally new and different landscape, but sometimes even more attractive.
Divers are not only able to see more variety of marine life, but also the colors of the reefs that are much more intense under his diving flashlight. When divers off they headlights, they will be surprised of the amount of light that is reflected by the Moon and the stars on a clear night.
Another factor that always impresses divers at night is the chemical reaction created by certain types of plankton. The bioluminescence is a phenomenon that occurs when the plankton is moved in the dark, making them give off light.
Before your first night dive, give a read to these short tips:
- Practice in a pool. It is not as ridiculous as it may seem, but if you have access to an indoor pool where you can turn off the lights, or a turndown after nightfall, explore it with your diving flashlight will help you prepare for a night dive in open water.
- Start during twilight. It is easier to put on diving equipment and make the entrance while you still have some natural light to work.
- Plan a shorter and less deep dive.
- You should carry two diving lights, a main and a smaller replacement headlights.
- For a truly unique experience, consider the possibility of a night dive just before dawn and see the underwater world waking up.
Nighttime visibility is an adventure that you cannot miss, reserve this incredible experience with Squalo Divers.