Discover Norway's best-kept secrets on a scuba diving adventure

Scuba diving is up there with surfing, sky jumping, base jumping and motorway speed driving as one of the most adrenaline filled sports available to man. Granted, no destination can match the Blue Great Hole in Belize as a scuba diving spot, but Norway has several scuba diving hotspots that are the best kept secret in the sport. The hotspots are unique and less crowded. Below are a couple of them.

1. Saltstraumen

This is the hidden gemstone for divers. Past divers has confessed that they have never quite had such a satisfying diving experience. It is never crowded and you can do your underwater exploration with no problems.

2. Gulen

Located south of Sognefiord, this spot is popular as a shipwreck dive spot. Frankenwald Shipwreck is 90 percent intact and has drawn hundreds of divers to the spot.

3. Lofoten Islands

Lofoten Islands have been touted as the most scenic place in Norway - both on the ground and underwater. The Islands boast rich forest kelp, a welcoming party of fishes, whales during winter and crystal clear water.

4. Narvik

Narvik is Norway's Shipwreck diving capital. It has German, English and Norwegian Shipwrecks from the Second World War. Actually, you can even view a German war plane at Lake Hartvikvannet.

5. Solandet

This is another diving spot famous for shipwreck diving. The most famous wreck is Freighter MV Seattle that sunk outside Kristiansand.

Other unknown dive spots in Norway include; Naeroy, Lake Lygnstoylsvatnet, Trondheimfjord, Finnmark among others. If you want to have your scuba diving sessions in style and in less crowded spots, Norway is your best bet.

Norway is a rich country with exclusive hotels. It offers its guests luxurious lifestyles and scuba diving lessons that are unavailable anywhere else in the world. Over and above the lessons, you will be given a scuba diving expert to take you to the diving spots. A diving experience in Norway beats anything you have experienced anywhere. Besides, the diving spots have much more than the regular spots…in addition to marine life, you will get to see the war ships used during the Second World War.

by Kennedy Runo on 01/02/2014 in Outdoor Activities