Scuba diving in Visalia
Visalia in Central California is landlocked but not
far away from Monterey Bay where the diving is excellent.
For this reason the Monterey diving centers put a lot of
emphasis on training divers who later can enjoy the
excellent diving opportunities on the Californian coast.
Always dive according to your level of training.
Never enter the water without checking with
Visalia dive centers
for safety, additional information, level required for each
dive site and without being accompanied by a professional.
All the information provided is purely informative for our
readers and shouldn't be used as is to plan your immersion.
Average annual temperature: Between 19°C and 31°C.
(67° F and 87° F)
Coldest time: December
Warmest time: July
Possible to dive all year round.
Visalia offers a great experience for diving and
snorkeling fans. Dive sites near
Visalia have provided a favorable environment for a
variety of fish life. Some of the best places you can dive
in are Santa Cruz on the north of Visalia and Monterey on
the west. The calm water of the area and its variety in dive
sites suit divers with all levels of expertise.
The diving centers in Visalia offer full fledged
courses at all levels. Dive education ranges from beginner
to advanced. The courses are sanctioned by certification
from from internationally recognized certification agencies.
Many schools have a pool for training purposes.
The diving clubs are active and the members meet
every week or so. They can share and exchange their diving
experiences. Dive excursion organization is part of the
clubs activities. Outings are organized to the Californian
coast, other parts of the United States and also to exotic
destinations like the Caribbean Islands.
If you're looking for scuba diving gear you will find
lots of choice in the stores. Some dive centers have a store
incorporated in the school. Otherwise just look out for
stores specialized in scuba equipment.