Certain underwater locals attract scuba divers from across the globe to seek out mysterious shipwrecks and encounter a wide spectrum of sea life. Australia's Great Barrier Reef will always have a devoted following, as will the turquoise waters of the Mexican Caribbean and the stories Great Blue Hole in Belize. But, seeing as the earth is 70 percent water, there are countless extraordinary places to dive while also avoiding the snorkel-masked masses. Check out these five awe-inducing scuba adventures that are just slightly off the beaten path, but no less exquisite. Read the full Forbes Travel Guide article here!