Papua New Guinea has long been a divine Ithaca for divers and snorkellers alike – standing as the ultimate underwater finale for those who have spent their lives logging dives into a scruffed-up notebook, or re-watching ocean documentaries to get their weekly fix.

Thailand, “The Land of a Thousand Smiles”, a country proud of its unique landscape, of its tropical beaches and temples submerged by rainforests. But maybe most of all, its incredible underwater scenery.

Situated in the heart of Southeast Asia, Cambodia may not strike the seasoned diver as being a potential diving mecca. For so many years it has remained relatively unheard of in terms of marine tourism, but for those who have geared up to encounter its underwater world, they have resurfaced with a sense of awe that only a “great dive” could bring upon them.