Big eye, Philippines. Photo by Stephane Rochon.

A dive site atlas made by divers for divers
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Add a dive site

Use this form ONLY for a dive site! Do not post here information about a region or multiple dive sites.

Fill in the following fields. Read the comments carefully before submitting your data!

HELP: confused ? WannaKnow how to fill in the form, which zone to use, how to add a new zone, etc..??

First, check the tutorial, secondly check the FAQs, and lastly, ask us directly.

Dive site location in the atlas
Country selector*

Zone Selector

Select the zone of the atlas where this spot is located.

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New zone? To suggest a new zone, select its parent in the tree view; click on the button below; then enter the new zone name.
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New zone name
Display advanced atlas location fields
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The dive site
Name of the spot*
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Please do not submit it again!
Please, do not use special characters, and check the right spelling of the dive site!
Alternative name
Location

Set location to ensure this dive site appears on the Country and Zone maps:
Without this important information, the addition of your dive site may be delayed!

This is an interactive map! Use controls to pan and zoom this map.

Step by step procedure to set the spot location using this map:

  1. Tip: If you add another spot of the same zone, recenter the map to the previous location
  2. Use the zoom and pan controls to go to the location area
  3. Double click to center the map to the correct location, or drag the marker
  4. Zoom in to the maximum of the map resolution to ensure the location is accurate
  5. Wait a second to display existing spots of the area and check for duplicate
Set location from GPS device

Use this GPS Advanced form to manually add GPS coordinates.

Latitude
Degrees
Minutes
Seconds
North
South
Longitude
Degrees
Minutes
Seconds
East
West
Precision
Exact
Approximate
Datum

You can use one of the three GPS coordinates formats:

  • Degrees and decimals of degrees (DD). Example: 33.641389° S - 78.841111° W
  • Degrees, minutes and decimals of minues (DM). Example: 33° 38.48334' S - 78° 50.46666' W
  • or Degrees, minutes and seconds (DMS). Example: 33° 38' 29'' S - 78° 50' 28'' S

Take care of what format you are using! For example, if your format is using DM, do NOT use the seconds fields...

If you retreive a GPS coordinates from Google Maps / Google Earth, make sure to set the datum to WGS84.

Dive site access

Set a description for someone who does not know the area!
Please, do not describe the zone access, but the dive site access! The dive site itself has a dedicated text area.

Access type
By boat
From shore
By boat & from shore
Access time
Instant access
Short walk from shore (< 5min)
Short boat time (< 10min)
Good boat time (< 30min)
Long boat time (> 30min)
Live-aboard
Don't know
Access easyness
Easy to find
Hard to find
Don't know
Dive site quality
Rate the dive site
Great
Good
Standard
Why not
Poor
Diver experience
All divers
CMAS * / OW
CMAS ** / AOW
CMAS *** / Rescue
CMAS *** / DiveMaster
Kamikazes/Trimix
Don't know
This is the minimum level required to dive the dive site !
Biology intrest
None
Poor
Interesting
Outstanding
Don't know
Dive site infos
Average depth* m
ft
Maximum depth* m
ft
Current
None
Low ( < 1 knot)
Medium ( 1-2 knots)
Strong ( > 2 knots)
Don't know
Visibility
Low ( < 5 m)
Medium ( 5 - 10 m)
Good ( 10 - 30 m)
Excellent ( > 30 m)
Don't know
Dive type
Fresh water
Lagoon
Drift dive
Wreck
Ice
Wall
Deep
Cave
Sharks
Big fishes
Reef
Ambiance
Shoal
Pool
Week Frequency
Empty
Few divers
Crowded
Ultra crowded
Don't know
Week-end Frequency
Empty
Few divers
Crowded
Ultra crowded
Don't know
Dangers
Depth
Current
Dangerous species
Harpooning
Boat trafic
Nets
Explosives
Dive site activities
What kind of activities are possible for this dive site. Multiple choices possible.
Marine biology
Children dive
Night dive
First dive
Dive training
Snorkeling / Free diving
Speleology
Orientation
Photography
Handi-diving
Additional Information

Some more information about this dive site ?
Description of the site, spot highlights, history of a wreck, etc.

Send pictures, maps and/or landmarks/Seamarks of the dive site.

Do NOT Send pictures under copyright (that means, no pictures scanned from magazines or books, no pictures taken on third party Internet websites).

Original materials only please !

Maximun size for a file is 3 Mo. Files type must be JPEG. Check the size BEFORE "Submit" to avoid wasting your time!

First file
Add caption

Second file
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Third file
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For files already under copyright, you can send professional URL to be referred.

Reference URL


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Identity of correspondent & publication options

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Name*
E-mail Address*
Country*
Non logged users
By default, your personal information (real name & email) will not appear into the dive site datasheet. Check these cases if you want to (un)publish them.
Community users
By default, only your username will be shown, with a link to your community profile.
Publish my name
Publish my email
Add to my favourites
  By checking the "Add to my favourites" option, this dive site will be automatically added to your favourites once validated.
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