7 Videos That Explore the Mysterious and Majestic World under the Sea

Strap on your virtual snorkel and get a glimpse into underwater marine life

Jul 28, 2014
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The world’s oceans and seas house an extraordinary amount of diverse creatures, plants and ecosystems. Take a dive into this intriguing environment with these seven captivating videos.

1. WHALES UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL
A simple kayak trip on the Puerto Madryn, Patagonia Argentina for this unsuspecting couple becomes an in depth whale encounter complete with one whale getting a bit friendly!

2. SCUBA DIVER PARADISE
With over 19 million views, this scuba diving paradise is a site to behold. Shot in the Fiji islands and Toga, be privy to the inner workings of huge schools of tropical fish, colorful coral reefs, sharks, underwater caves and a slew of diverse marine life.

3. THE 1,000 DOLPHIN STAMPEDE
Passengers aboard a dolphin and whale watching boat got an amazing surprise when they were greeted by over 1,000 wild dolphins. A quite rare occurrence, this special moment happened in Southern California which has the greatest density of dolphins per square mile than anywhere on earth.

4. SLOW LIFE
Delving deep under the sea, this video gives us a rare glimpse into the lives of corals and sponges. Using timelapse to capture these fascinating mobile creatures, this video was made using state-of-the-art technology as well as lots of patience.

5. A REAL LIVE DOLPHIN BIRTH
This video doesn’t take place in nature but rather at Dolphin Quest Hawai'i. The undeniable miracle of life unfolding is simply breathtaking.

6. THE BEAUTY OF JELLYFISH
These strange creatures are better known for their potential to sting, but this clip shows them in a completely different light and the results are mesmerizing.

7. ONE OF THE MOST MYSTERIOUS UNDER WATER CREATURES 
Narwhals, also known as unicorns of the sea, have a tusk which is actually an enlarged tooth with sensory capabilities. Learn more about these beguiling whales and their migratory habits with this excellent video from BBC One.

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