The Best Virtual Underwater Experiences to Have Right Now

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Don’t let being home-bound keep you from exploring the sea. Sit back, put on your bathing suit, and enjoy the underwater world from the comfort of your living room.

Take a tour of the Great Barrier Reef with David Attenborough

We’ve heard the tour guides are pretty good over on the Great Barrier Reef! On this 20-minute virtual reality experience, David Attenborough and Professor Justin Marshall take you underwater to admire corals, reef fish, sharks, and more. You’ll hear the reef (yes, hear!) and watch migration paths of the marine travelers who come to visit each year. David highlights the changes that the reef has gone through since he first dived the reef 60 years ago, and why we need to conserve our blue planet more than ever.

What are you waiting for? It’s time to explore the Great Barrier Reef

Freedive with a pod of wild dolphins in the Red Sea

This two-minute 360-degree video takes you underwater off the coast of Egypt. Listen to the clicks and whirs of wild dolphins as the swim together in the Red Sea.

Scuba Dive with sharks in Gardens of the Queen, Cuba

Face your fear of scuba diving with sharks on this 360-degree video dive of sharks swimming around the Gardens of the Queen in Cuba. Check out the quirky sharks at 1:55 searching for a snack inside a bowl of coral.

Swim alongside a whale shark off the coast of Mexico

Whale sharks are undoubtedly one of the most majestic creatures of the sea. Admire the unique pattern of these whale sharks as migrate along the Mexican coastline.

Go on a coldwater scuba dive in Canada

Can you spot the octopus and wolf eel on this coldwater dive? Let dive guide Tiare Boyes show you around on this eight-minute journey through Canada’s green seas. The video was shot with a 360-degree camera, so don’t forget to take a look around.

Get barreled in Tahiti

Beginner and expert surfers alike will love this 360-degree virtual reality experience of catching one of the heaviest waves in French Polynesia. Join surfers Anthony Walks and Matahi Drollet as they get towed into Teahupo’o.

What virtual reality experiences are you having right now to keep you connected to the sea?