Netherlands: Scuba Diving

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Netherlands Scuba Diving

Diving in the Netherlands is mostly done in rivers, lakes, the many oceans surrounding this tiny country, and even in the canals. You'll find water in all of its forms everywhere in the Netherlands, as it is situated below sea level and it rains a lot. If you are looking for spectacular and pleasant diving waters, then the Netherlands is not your destination. The water is pretty cold and the visibility is never the greatest all year-round, but there is lots to see provided you go in for a close-up look. The Dutch people love diving and they will find a reason to dive in any kind of water, no matter how murky. Some of the most popular dive sites are in Zeeland, a province in the Southwest, the Vinkeveense Plassen a cluster of lakes in the middle of the country and the Wadden Sea, where there is also a sea lion rescue centre.