Contents1. INSPIRATION2. EDUCATION & REFERENCE3. CAVE DIVING4. SEA LIFE 5. SAFETY & SURVIVAL6. WRECK DIVING7. UNDERWATER PHOTO8. UNDERWATER EXPLORERS9. FREEDIVING Do you ever wonder what are some of the best scuba diving books out there? Whether you’re looking for inspiration or want to learn a new skill, there is a book for you. Here’s some of our favorite books about scuba diving that will expand your horizons and teach you something interesting about the underwater world. cloud-downloadCLICK HERE to Download our FREE Beginner's Guide to Scuba Diving.CLICK HERE to Download our FREE Beginner's Guide to Diving. Image licensed under Disney WikiImage provided by Aqua Lung 1. INSPIRATION Diving The World: Over 200 prime sites and color images to give you the inspiration as well as all the practical information you need to plan your next dive. CHECK IT OUT The World’s Best Tropical Dive Destinations: For divers who love warm water dive travel can get inspiration from these beautiful photos from around the world. CHECK IT OUT Dive In Style: A guide to the best and most luxurious diving on the planet, from the Turks and Caicos, Fiji, Mozambique, French Polynesia, Oman, to Indonesia. CHECK IT OUT Dive Atlas Of The World: A tour of the world’s dive sites. From well-known classics to recently discovered, this global selection will give you inspiration to expand your diving horizons. CHECK IT OUT Fifty Places To Dive Before You Die: Diving experts share the worlds’ greatest dive sites so you can experience these underwater wonders for yourself. CHECK IT OUT *** 2. EDUCATION & REFERENCE The Great Buoyancy Scam & How To Avoid It: A book that takes you deep behind the scenes of modern day scuba diving instruction. It provides divers, new and old, with a valuable resource before signing up for a dive training course. CHECK IT OUT The Complete Diver: A comprehensive guide to the sport of recreational diving. This book includes chapters devoted to diving history, physics and physiology, diving medicine, health and safety practices for scuba divers. CHECK IT OUT PADI Open Water Manual: The book you need to get to become a PADI certified Open Water diver. This is the newest addition with the dive tables included. CHECK IT OUT The Certified Diver’s Handbook: A guide to help you create your own diving adventures on any budget, on any schedule, in waters local or distant, and without the restrictions of group demands. It’s for divers who want to enjoy the sport to the fullest. CHECK IT OUT Scuba Confidential: A guide that will teach you how to master skills and techniques that will make you a more confident, capable and safe diver. CHECK IT OUT NOAA Diving Manual: A reference text that is useful to divers and diving scientists not just within NOAA, but for all those involved in exploring the seas and fresh water bodies of Earth. CHECK IT OUT *** 3. CAVE DIVING Blind Descent: The quest to discover the deepest cave on Earth. Two men spent months almost two vertical miles deep, contending with thousand-foot drops, mile-long belly crawls, and the psychological horrors produced by weeks in absolute darkness, beyond all hope of rescue. CHECK IT OUT The Essentials of Cave Diving: The latest techniques, equipment and practices for scuba diving in caves and caverns. Cave diving has been called the “most dangerous participatory sport.” But with proper training, experience, and guidance, it doesn’t have to be. CHECK IT OUT The Cenotes Of The Riviera Maya: A complete guide including photographs, maps and details of where and how to swim dive and enjoy these beautiful cenotes of the Riviera Maya. CHECK IT OUT Caverns Measureless To Man: The story of the passion of an extraordinary individual who spent his life exploring underwater caves. Sheck Exley will convince you that his death came to him in the midst of the incredibly intense joy he took in diving into the depths of the earth. CHECK IT OUT Beyond The Deep: The Huautla in Mexico is the deepest cave in the Western Hemisphere, possibly the world. Shafts reach skyscraper-depths, caverns are stadium-sized, and sudden floods can drown divers in an instant. This is an account of the decent into this cave. CHECK IT OUT DIVE TRAVELPACKING LISTDon't forget important gear at home!Print out this free dive gear packing list to prepare for your next adventure.UNLOCK THIS LIST 4. SEA LIFE Reef Life: Comprehensive guidebook to tropical marine life featuring more than 1000 color photographs of 800 species of ocean life. CHECK IT OUT Tropical Pacific Fish ID: Guide covering the fish-rich reefs of the Pacific. It contains 2,500 underwater photographs of 2,000 species from four of the best marine life authors/photographers in the business. CHECK IT OUT Florida Caribbean Bahamas Fish ID: Marine life photographs of 683 species and the latest information on what is known about the taxonomy and distribution of Caribbean reef fishes. CHECK IT OUT Baja to Panama Pacific Fish ID: More than 500 photos of 400 species taken in their natural habitat. Includes species common, scientific and family names, size range, description, distinctive features, habitat, behavior, depth range and distribution. CHECK IT OUT The Shark Handbook: Guide for understanding and identifying the sharks of the world. Learn about sharks from their birth to death, their anatomy, how to distinguish one shark from the next, how their teeth are developed, how they hunt and attack, and their importance and purpose within our eco system. CHECK IT OUT *** 5. SAFETY & SURVIVAL Deco For Divers: A diver’s guide to decompression theory and physiology. This book allows the average diver to fully understand the principles behind this fascinating aspect of diving. This book bridges the gap between introductory books and source scientific information. CHECK IT OUT Diver Down: Real world scuba accidents and how to avoid them. Each of these tales is accompanied by an in-depth analysis of what went wrong and how you can recognize, avoid, and respond to similar underwater calamities. CHECK IT OUT Scuba Diving Safety: A full range of underwater environments, as well as dangerous marine life, entanglements, and equipment failures, this vital resource is an essential reference for every underwater enthusiast. CHECK IT OUT *** 6. WRECK DIVING Shadow Divers: The true adventure of two Americans who risked everything to solve one of the last mysteries of World War II. CHECK IT OUT Deep Descent: Adventure and death diving the Andrea Doria, the ultimate deep water wreck that is known as the Mount Everest of diving. CHECK IT OUT Pirate Hunters: Finding and identifying a pirate ship is the hardest thing to do under the sea. But two men—John Chatterton and John Mattera—are willing to risk everything to find the Golden Fleece, the ship of the infamous pirate Joseph Bannister. CHECK IT OUT Setting The Hook: From the moment the Andrea Doria settled on the sea floor in 240 feet of water, skilled sport divers have risked their lives to simply touch the “Mount Everest of wreck diving.” Not all returned alive. CHECK IT OUT SS Thistlegorm: The true story of the greatest wreck of World War II. The author brings together personal and often dramatic accounts from a variety of close to the action witnesses. These include surviving crew who were traced and interviewed by the award-winning BBC television producer Caroline Hawkins in 1993. CHECK IT OUT PLAN & PREPARE FOR YOUR FIRST LIVEABOARD TRIPPLAN & PREPARE FOR YOUR FIRST LIVEABOARD TRIPThis free ebook will walk you through everything you need to know about liveaboard vacations...from how to choose a boat, to what to pack and more.UNLOCK THIS GUIDELET US HELP YOUGET YOUR SCUBA FIXFor more email-based advice and inspiration, select additional areas of interest below. GET STARTED DIVINGLIVEABOARD DIVINGDIVE TRAVEL DEALSDIVE DESTINATIONSGEAR UP FOR SCUBA UPDATE PROFILESKIP FOR NOW 7. UNDERWATER PHOTO The Underwater Photographer: Practical examples take you step-by-step through the basic techniques from photographing shipwrecks, divers, marine life and abstract images to taking photographs at night. CHECK IT OUT Underwater Videos For Divers: Professional underwater photographer, filmmaker, and explorer Jill Heinerth shares tips and techniques for SCUBA divers interested in shooting better underwater video. CHECK IT OUT Advanced Underwater Photography: A reference for divers who already have strong diving and underwater photography techniques who want to learn the skills necessary to create professional-quality images. CHECK IT OUT *** 8. UNDERWATER EXPLORERS Silent World: Jacques Cousteau’s memoir that chronicles the early days of underwater adventure. This books include the development of his invention, scuba, his first dives with scuba, and his travels under the sea during World War II. CHECK IT OUT The Human, The Orchid, And The Octopus: Cousteau describes his deeply informed philosophy about protecting our world for future generations CHECK IT OUT Sea Change: The adventure story of Sylvia Earle’s three decades of undersea exploration, an insider’s introduction to the dynamic field of marine biology. CHECK IT OUT *** 9. FREEDIVING Manual of Freediving: The only comprehensive manual for the beginner to intermediate freediver. Now updated with more than 500 pages and new sections. CHECK IT OUT Deep: Freediving, Renegade Science, and What the Ocean Tells Us About Ourselves. A voyage from the ocean’s surface to its darkest trenches, the most mysterious places on Earth. CHECK IT OUT One Breath: Freediving,Death, and the Quest to Shatter Human Limits: A guideA gripping and powerful exploration of the strange and fascinating sport of freediving, and of the tragic death of America’s greatest freediver. CHECK IT OUT Breatheology: Most of us breathe inefficiently. Only when you become aware of your breathing and how to train it, you will be able to learn to breathe properly. Your body will immediately absorb more oxygen and after a short time you will have more energy and gain greater mental calmness. CHECK IT OUT SCUBA DIVING RESOURCESTABLE OF CONTENTSSCUBA DIVINGTABLE OF CONTENTS 1. BASICS 5. SCUBA EQUIPMENT 2. DIVING COURSES 6. UW PHOTOGRAPHY 3. SPECIALTY DIVING 7. LIVEABOARD DIVING 4. DIVE SAFETY 8. DIVING DESTINATIONS 1. BASICS 2. DIVING COURSES 3. SPECIALTY DIVING 4. DIVE SAFETY 5. SCUBA EQUIPMENT 6. UW PHOTOGRAPHY 7. LIVEABOARD DIVING 8. DIVING DESTINATIONS Disclosure: The Adventure Junkies is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, we will receive an affiliate commission at no extra cost for you. We also use other affiliate programs like REI, LeisurePro, Diviac and Liveaboard.com.