The earth’s oceans are teeming with natural beauty and there’s no better way to appreciate it than to experience it up close. Whether you’re an experienced scuba diver or first-time snorkeler, these seven reefs are among the best in the world. From the Great Barrier Reef in Australia to those off the Florida Keys, these underwater ecosystems are bursting with color and life begging to be observed.
Paste Travel’s Bucket List columnist Lauren Kilberg is a Chicago-based freelance writer. Her travels have found her camping near the Pakistani border of India and conquering volcanoes in the Philippines.