The Guam Guide brings you an exclusive interview with Robert G. Wyckoff, a seasoned dive instructor from PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors). Read on for some valuable tips and insights on getting your diving certification and the thrilling world of underwater exploration.
Diving and Water Sports
Guam boasts abundant reefs teeming with ocean life and historical sites! Our guide will walk you through the steps to becoming a certified diver, from choosing the right dive shop to completing your courses.
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.
Guam is a popular destination point for tourists from all over the world. Here are the greatest extreme activities to experience there.
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.
Guam resident Ernie Collier is a pilot for United Airlines with a passion for diving and underwater photography. He shares his striking photos from the deep as well as techniques to capture the beauty of the wet world below. His collection of underwater photography can be viewed at seawallart.com.
While Guam is full of great dive spots, divers living here are also lucky to be just a short plane ride away from some of the most amazing diving spots in the world.
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.