Splendid view through the porthole.
This is why you don't swim in the Tennessee River
Slight heart attack
At least we can agree on something
Let's go snorkeling, they said. The water is so clear, they said.
Wait for it
Off the side of an aircraft carrier in the middle of the ocean
4 shades of blue in Antarctica and they’re all scary
Above and Below
Painted this for a personal project, and its no secret I used this sub for some inspiration
Orca chasing you
Photo from my brother who’s in the middle of the Gulf working on an oil rig
Just thinking about this makes my stomach ache.
A Howling Abyss
from the nz navy facebook page
This tastes like ship
Megalohydrothalassophobia - the fear of large things in the water. Does this qualify?
Grand Turk 700 foot ocean drop off
You’re casually strolling through a modern art exhibition when...
This was probably the most irrational childhood fear that I had
Drone footage of a Whale passing below a boat.
32 of the most bizarre deep-sea creatures discovered so far
Drone crashes into the water, getting a stunning view of the lake bed.
Do you want to get eaten? Because that’s how you get eaten.
This is the swimming hole from my home town in Texas. It's the mouth of an underwater cave system that still holds the unrecovered bodies of divers.
On a boat but still underwater
Calm blue ocean
I went swimming in a huge crater and... Well, it turns out I definitely suffer from Thalassophobia.
Look at those waves hahaha ...
Old picture of a scuba diver and a shipwreck
Caught in the storm
Preserved in ice. By Dennis Loebner.
This pic of a leopard seal always shits me up
Breaching in the middle of the night.
Building bridge foundations on a river
I'm the captain now
A single drop of seawater magnified x25
Who knows what's down there...
Galapagos Shark near Howe Island (photo @darrenjew).
No thank you
A phone keeps recording as it falls off a cliff in Hawaii
Let me take a closer look at this fin swimming my way
Since 50% of the posts here don't fit the rules anyways
Underwater propeller polishing on a tanker to reduce fuel consumption
In Lake Travis, Texas, you can watch Jaws while sitting in an inner tube
I hope this hasn't already been posted here. Diver caught in an undersea current.
No no no is indeed correct
I tried playing subnautica for ten minutes, most terrifying game I've ever played
I just peed a little. In my pants...
Take a dip
Fishing near crocodiles
The reef dropped off into this abyssal green nothingness.
Never knew this was the situation here in Maldives
A temple in Thailand
This is the oceanic pole of inaccessibility, aka Point Nemo. This is furthest place you can ever be from land.
Underwater restaurant, Snøhetta, in Norway
Found on Reddit, thought it belonged here too!
Pretty, but scary
Taken from a fishing boat in Antartica
Tropical Storm hitting Hang En cave in Vietnam (WAIT FOR IT)
In lecture my professor showed us this picture taken on her research vessel. Instantly knew where to post it.
Even through ice, heck no. x-post
calm before the storm
this is strangely beautiful
The water is so dark...
Bobbing around in the Indian Ocean.
When that shadow creeps in 😱
Taking my first cruise! Wish me luck, this will be my room for the next 2 weeks...
Killer's in the water
USS Indianapolis rescue, sharks surrounding sailors
The size..... imagine seeing something in the waves
It's the slowness of the roll that got me
Deep Water Swell
So much volume is scary!
Coming up from the depths and behind you
if a submarine breaks down in the water and the crew all dies, then it will be a big metal pod filled with dead bodies that floats around, and moves 10 feet a day.
Light rays, river rocks
Surfers noping a giant wave (x-post from r/gifs)
This sign in an underwater cave
One of the most fundamentaly terrifying things I've ever seen
Yeah no I’m good
7 meter female shark
So, you wanna work on an offshore rig...
No life jacket. Tied to whatever’s at the end of the line.
Driving on a flooded highway in China
Rare giant squid sighting in Tokyo Bay
My feet got that feeling
The Dark Part of the Water...
The water must be cold as hell and land can't even save you.
This hotel room
Imagine if this was a tsunami
This is kinda terrifying to me for some reason
Turning your flashlight on underwater
I saw this on Instagram and in a single second I finally understood this sub
Drew this with black ink, and then had the colors inverted.
Whirlpools are actually terrifying, you guys
Why I never bathe in lakes and rivers
None treasure worth
Snowing at night in the middle of the ocean
A single chair at the bottom of the ocean
Out fishing...and getting some unexpected results
Almost sucked under the ship
Let's explore what's down there...
The beauty and terror of the abyss
it looks alive.. (michal pelka photography)
Diving into a water tunnel in a bog... don’t get your foot caught on a root.
This is scary
What waits patiently in the dusty water?
This dream home is literally a nightmare I've had
Winner photo of NatGeo's 2015 Travel Photo Contest by Anuar Patjane Floriuk shows the sheer enormity of a humpback whale with her calf compared to a group of divers
This makes me extremely uncomfortable
My friend scuba dives for fun (often at night) and takes photos. This was at the Atlas wreck in North Carolina. I told him he's nuts
It’s pretty only because I’m not there.
It creeps me out how dark the water is
IT WANTS TO PULL US DOWN
Technically, this isn't r/thalassophobia material, but fuck. this. regardless.
Freediver suspended above the deep
The way it sinks back into the depths.
the thought of somehow ending up in that water
Wave crashing over a photographer
Kayaking in whale territory
That sinking feeling
There’s something particularly terrifying about the idea of water you can’t even float in.
took this in my pool
Or completely terrifying. Whatever works for you
You tread water for hours shouting for help, then something touches your foot...
Diving into the unknow
Somethings you just needa stay away from
Underwater cliffs just freak me out..
Diving into deeper, darker waters
An average 1,700 containers are lost overboard every year. Most of them don't sink, but instead hide just below the surface, held up by trapped pockets of air. Without radar, there's nothing you can do if you're going to hit one at night except pray it doesn't sink you.
When you're swimming and feel seaweed touching your feet..... But actually.....
Always look before jumping.
Free-floating home on the ocean.
Calamari for days
Amusement park in an old salt mine.
Imagine if this was the case
Waiting on the dock when suddenly...