Diving in Iran is possible in all of its kinds: Free diving, Altitude diving, Wreck diving, Deep diving, Drift diving, Cavern diving, Technical diving Ice diving and Cave diving. As its Mediterranean climate you can find an appropriate location to dive anytime from Spring to Winter.
Although diving is not as popular as hiking in Iran, there are many divers and dive instructors mainly distributed at the southern zones, coastline of Persian Gulf, especially in Kish Island and Qeshm Island.
All diving courses can being trained in Iran. Discover Scuba Diving, Open Water Diver, Advanced Open Water Diver, Rescue Diver, Master SCUBA Diver, Divemaster, Deep Diver, Altitude Diver, Wreck Diver, Search & Recovery Diver, Drift Diver, Enriched Air Diver, Dry Suite Diver, Free Diver, etc.
Persian Gulf with temperature of 34 degrees Celsius in mid Summer is warmer than other seas and oceans as the result, its coral reefs are not as rich and diverse as those in Red Sea or Indian and Pacific ocean. You must add to this factor the important factor of pollution, mainly because of crude refineries pollutants led to Persian Gulf. However, there are beautiful coral reef life especially in restricted areas like Abu Musa, Khark, Faroor and Hendorabi Isles.
In addition to many amazing wreck sites like SS.Raffaello, there are most of fishes from Groupers, Parrots and Rays (sting ,electric and eagle) to Barracudas and Sharks (hammer-head and whale) in Persian Gulf.