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Let us show you the magic of the Maldives on this fantastic itinerary. Dive in some of the most spectacular diving areas in the Maldives with the chance of manta ray, whale shark and shark sightings all year round!
Diving in the Maldives is very often found on a divers wish-list of scuba diving holidays. In the Maldives, we are proud to offer our luxury scuba diving fleet liveaboard, sailing a variety of stunning itineraries to highlight the best dive sites in the Maldives. Divers can choose between our other Maldives liveaboard vessels to optimize choice of Maldives diving itineraries, routes, and dive sites.
The Maldives is made up of a stunning group of atolls that play host to an underwater paradise brimming with marine wildlife. Located south west of Sri Lanka in the warm, tropical waters of the Indian Ocean, the Maldives include over 1200 tiny, low-lying coral islands surrounded by white sand. The abundance of marine life in the Maldives can be attributed to the ideal growing conditions the waters provide for coral reef. These coral reefs are home to more than 700 species of fish, many of which are sadly endangered. In the lagoons you can find whale sharks, turtles, octopus, manta rays and the giant Napoleon wrasse to name just a few.
The Maldives is tropical all year round and water temperatures range from 27°C to 29°C. There is no minimum number of dives required by local law and all diving is done from 'dhonis' or tenders to ensure accurate entry and exits points.
Divers have the opportunity to see a huge range of beautiful hard and soft corals as well as the potential to dive with manta rays, whale sharks, sharks, turtles, barracudas, jacks and tuna. Experience the first class diving in this unique underwater world and you may never want to leave!
Rasdhoo Madivaru - Rasdhoo Madivaru Corner is located in the corner of the channel into the atoll. Madivaru has its fame amongst seasoned divers of the Maldives. It has one of the most spectacular and confusing reef formations found in Ari Atoll. Hammerhead sharks emerge in big numbers just before sunrise swimming in large groups. Dolphins, dog tooth tunas along with schools of black snapper are seen at the reef edge during the early hours. Divers get an opportunity to view white tip reef sharks, pelagics, trevallys, little tunas, jacks, ribbon eels, fish leaves tunas, napoleon wrasse and barracudas. Experience the thrilling scuba diving adventure amongst fine coral formations with highest underwater visibility.
Fish Head - also known as Shark Point or Mushimasmingili Thila, fits the classic definition of a Thila - a large isolated flat top reef rising sharply from the inner atoll floor at 40 to 50m to around 10m from the surface. It is one of the best sites for seeing sharks. Featuring a series of caves and overhangs in between where you can see thousands of blueline snappers against a backdrop of black coral bushes and large gorgonians.
Guraidhoo Kandu South - Since the eastern side of the channel is open ocean, large predatory fish can regularly be spotted here. This site is famous for sightings of sharks, schools of eagle rays and the occasional sail fish and hammerheads. The best condition to do the dive is when the current is flowing into the atoll. The dive begins on the outer reef following the current into the atoll. Most of the pelagic species can be observed on the eastern side, where the reef drops off into the deep ocean. At the end of the dive in the channel, along the reef you can find overhangs with plenty of soft coral growth and small fish.
Other important information
Rates: is based on shared twin standard cabins. If you are traveling alone you will sharing with a diver of the same sex. If you wish to upgrade to guaranteed single use cabin the cost of single supplement is 80% of the package.
If you would like to upgrade to upper deck cabin the cost is £100 per person/week
Qualification Needed: PADI Open water or equivalent - although no minimum number of logged dives required, it is recommended that divers are aware that this itinerary is likely to encounter some diving in currents. Please refer to our itinerary checklist for additional information.
Destination good for: Huge range of beautiful hard and soft corals as well as the potential to dive with manta rays, whale sharks, sharks, turtles, barracudas, jacks and tuna
Diving: Reef diving. Normally three per day. Night dives usually two-three but not guaranteed. Trip suitable for all divers, some strong currents might occur. Drift dives and negative entries required.
Arrival/Boarding/Departure: As most flights to/from Male will involve arrival and departures between 00:00-06:00 we recommend that you book a pre-night hotel before your trip. The vessels in Maldives are available to board after 18:00. The official checkout time is 09:00. On leaving the live-aboard and depending on your return flight times, you will be provided with local day use facilities. Please note this does not include the use of a hotel room although these may be available to book at an additional cost. Please contact us if you would like to arrange a hotel room for your last night or for day use. If you decide to upgrade to a hotel room on the final night of your trip, check in will be from 2.00pm and check out will be at 12.00pm.
Transfers: Free arrival and departure transfers between Male airport / vessel / Male airport
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