Introducing South Korea
What better place to dive than South Korea? Even its nickname, “The Land of the Morning Calm,” invites visitors to kick back, relax, and spend a nice, warm sunrise getting ready to hit the seas. Home to 5,000 years of civilization, it’s got bustling Seoul, but it also has so much more. Hit its shores to find a whole new array of vibrant life.
April through October
When to dive
South Korea is home to four distinct, very nice seasons.
Korean, English, Chinese
Korea is consistently ranked as one of the safest countries on Earth, and has top notch healthcare. The G20 nation has all modern amenities, and the water is drinkable in most municipalities.
Health and Safety
Confucian norms are still followed to an extent, and this applies to drinking culture as well. The youngest person at the table will pour drinks for everyone with an empty cup, and if the oldest person toasts, everyone drinks. Apply this to food and culture, and you’ll be fine.
Rooms in small motels can be found for as low as $30USD a night, it all goes up from there. Dives will cost anywhere from $60-$150USD on average. Street meat is very popular, as is sharing food. Typically you’ll find it cheaper to eat out than cook at home.
What to Expect When Diving in South Korea
Cenote & Blue hole
Mines & Quarry