Diving

Diving in the Maldives


The brilliantly colorful coral reefs make the Maldivian seascapes amongst the most enchanting in the world.

The central Atolls of North and South Male, Vaavu and Alifu are usually the most frequented and have some of the best diving spots in the Maldives. Divers can also find spectacular underwater life in the Northern and Southern Atolls.

Liveaboards... allow easily travels throughout the Maldives spending a scuba diving holiday experience. See all the accommodations... for scuba diving holidays in the Maldives

Protected dive sites... popular throughout the world include Maaya Thila, Fish Head, Kudha Rah Thila, Banana Reef, HP Reef, Guraidhoo Kandu, Miyaru Kandu. 

Five different dive spot categories can be considered whenever people diving in the Maldives like House Reef (barrier reef which surround the islands), Giri (patch of coral rise up to the surface), Thila (pinnacle coral reef few metres below the surface), Kandu (ocean channel in Dhivehi small passage through the atolls) and Wreck.

Marine life

The Maldives marine coral barrier reef life, fishes, dolphins, whales, turtles, sharks mantas,rays, invertebrates...

Marine Protected Areas

In 1995 the Government of the Maldives declared 15 protected marine areas...

Dive Equipment

For a successful dive in the Maldives only need a basic dive equipment...

Scuba Diving Courses

Maldives dive courses, bubble maker, discover scuba, open water, advanced, rescue, divemaster, instructor & specialty...

Dive Safety

Little tips for safe diving in the Maldives...

Sharks in the Maldives

The White tip Reef Shark and the Grey Reef Shark are two of the most common sharks...

Whale Sharks in the Maldives

Best locations to see the whale sharks are Maamigili South Ari Atoll, Hanifaru Baa Atoll, Gaafu Alifu Atoll...

Manta Rays in the Maldives

Manta rays are the largest rays in the oceans, cleaning stations, Lankan, Madivaru, Hanifaru...

Diving Maps

See the best dive sites in the Maldives, maps of Maaya thila, Fish Head, Guraidhoo kandu, Rasdhoo Madivaru, Miyaru kandu, Fotteyo, GPS positions...