The 14 Best Dive Destinations for New DiversBy Nick Lucey
You don't ascend Everest on your first mountain climb. You don't race the Tour de France on a tricycle. But unlike other sports, scuba diving allows you to visit some of the underwater wonders of the world on your first outing. Deciding where to go, however, can be a little overwhelming to the neophyte. The names may sound foreign because many of them are: Kralendijk and Kwajalein, Bimini and Babeldaop. That's why we've sorted through obscure locations and advanced destinations to compile this list of the 14 best places for new divers to get their fins wet.