Guam is home to diverse scenic spots perfect for an array of activities. If you’re looking for an island where you can explore prehistoric caves, lush greenery, and picturesque beaches, Guam may be the one for you.
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For wet and wild nightlife, don’t look to Tumon, but to Tumon Bay. Surrounded by more than 100 km2 of coral reef, Guam’s shores are home to hundreds of tropical fish, crustaceans, mollusks and mammals, many of which don’t become active until after dusk. Bring a bright light, a brave heart, and a full tank. A plunge into the inky black sea will reveal a landscape as far removed from the day’s rainbow reefs as some strange and alien planet.
In the diving world, Chuuk Lagoon is considered the gold standard of wreck diving. During World War II, Chuuk was the base of operations for the Japanese military. They fortified the island with bunkers and armaments that still litter the island. The deep, natural harbors also served well as the holding area for the Japanese Navy.