The archipelago of the Seychelles is one of the finest aquariums worldwide. After the Maldives Seychelles is probably the best.
You can dive all year round, but most fans and professionals of diving prefer the monsoon season April-May and October-November. During these periods, the sea is calmer, and visibility at a depth in the open sea is 30 m, the water temperature reaches up to 27 degrees. To be protected from the underwater corals simple diving suit and a pair of boots are enough.
There are 15 diving places at the Seychelles, mostly with nearby hotels. The three centers are located on the coast Byu-Wallonia, where every year in early November, a festival of underwater photography Subios takes place. The festival includes exhibitions, lectures, film showings, as well as deep-sea diving. Clearly, this is the best time for the opening of the Seychelles!
Most diving centers offer several programs: from basic training to walk underwater in the open sea, from inspection of the wreckage of sunken ships to night dives, promising extraordinary meetings.
The Association of professional divers of Seychelles (Association des plongeurs professionnels des Seychelles (APPS)) includes nine of the fifteen Centers diving. Typically, teachers and instructors of the diving centers have international patents.
Primary education lasts a minimum of 4 days. The course includes five academic courses and practical training: five exercises in the pool, and four out in the sea. Everyone who wants to go through initial training must submit a medical certificate, be permitted to scuba diving.
Some centers offer to start diving from the shore. Examination of the coastal reef runs at depths of 10 to 18 m with a maximum permissible depth of 30 m.
If you want, can be organized and so-called adventure expeditions to the most remote places, such as the island of Alphonse, and Desroches, coral gardens are indescribably beautiful and very popular. Those divers who have past the course go down to the rocks along the 40 m that adds adventures. Also for fans of deep-sea diving is recommended the island Denis), belonging to the group of the Seychelles.