What’s Open for Diving in 2022
Since coronavirus hit it has created chaos worldwide, but some places have been able to control it and have reopened their country to travelers. Here are some dive spots that are open so you can enjoy your 2022!
You are not required to present a negative test for COVID to enter the Bahamas as long as you are vaccinated. If you are not you do require to have a negative test.
This lovely country in Central America welcomes you, as long as you present a negative COVID-19 test to enter. If you don’t have proof of negative COVID test you will be tested in the airport for $50 USD per passenger.
Bonaire is ready to welcome you, diving enthusiasts, to this lovely place. As you can imagine they also have testing protocols for COVID-19, and you are required to have a negative test result within 24 hours of departure to Bonaire.
As long as you have verification of your vaccination (it even rhymes!) you can go ahead and enjoy this great island, so get your gear ready and enjoy nature in this great place to dive.
This island nation welcomes you but you must provide proof of negative test for COVID. If you are visiting Tahiti you have to quarantine for 10 days upon the arrival.
To enter the Maldives you need to have a booking confirmed and follow the rules for the standard safety protocols like wearing a mask, sanitizing, and keeping your distance.
Similar to Thailand, they also have a hotel quarantine of 14 days for unvaccinated travelers. You can check the exact requirements here.
Great dive destinations like Koh Phi Phi, Tarutao National Marine Park, or Koh Tao are there to welcome you, divers, out there. You can find some dive centers in Thailand here. For current updates on protocols for COVID you can get information here.
To get more details on the protocols for entering these countries you can visit these sites: theveryhungrymermaid.com and scubadiving.com.