Top 3 Coral Reefs Around the World

Great Barrier Reef in Queensland, Australia.
Great Barrier Reef in Queensland, Australia. Photo by Chad Taylor on Unsplash

Do you love exploring coral reefs? Whether you enjoy snorkeling or scuba diving or are exploring underwater life, it’s always fun to travel to new places and discover unfamiliar sites around the world. With tons of reefs to explore, how do you narrow it down to the top ones? Don’t worry—we’ve done it for you. Here are the top three coral reefs around the world.

Koh Samui, Thailand

Known for palm-fringed beaches, coconut groves, and mountainous rainforests, Thailand’s second-largest island Koh Samui is full of colorful reefs that have a wide variety of marine life. You’ll find everything from whale sharks and manta rays to nudibranch and macro-critters.

Marsa Alam, Egypt

This Southern Egyptian town located on the Red Sea is known for its sandy beaches and coral reefs and it’s an amazing place to scuba dive. There are tons of fish that are every color imaginable.

Great Barrier Reef, Australia

The world’s largest coral reef system, the Great Barrier Reef, is located in the Coral Sea off the coast of Queensland, Australia. It has over 2,900 individual reeds and 900 islands. There are even hidden dive sites even though it’s one of the most popular dive locations in the world.