Scuba Diving Locations in Turkey
To the north of the Turkish coastline, there is the Peninsula of Gallipoli. There is a big number of shipwrecks due to the battles in 1915 during the WWI when the British troops tried to take Istanbul. All of these wrecks have now been made home for the fish and the corals of the Aegean Sea and it is many species of life. The highlight of these wrecks is the HMS Majestic, a cargo ship that was hit by a torpedo in 1915. In the centre part of the Turkish Riviera near Davutlar there is one of the most famous scuba diving locations in turkey that attract many divers from all over the world. The sunken Airbus A300 is a 36-year-old plane that is soon to be home for the local marine life. Experts say that this plane will be home to many species like stingrays, barracudas, moray eels and of course octopuses.
Head towards Bodrum and you will find tones of scuba diving locations. From two shipwrecked vessels, a plane to some ancient walls and of course many caverns the sea around Bodrum hides many secrets that sailors are called to find out. To the south part of the Turkish coastline, there is the city on Antalya. The sea around the town offers scuba diving enthusiasts many opportunities to see the amazing underwater wonderland and of course the two shipwrecks. The first is the Gelindoya shipwreck that is believed to be the worlds longest. The second is the Paris II shipwreck that sank in 1917.