North Male

Maldives

The Republic of Maldives is an archipelago consisting of 26 atolls situated in the Indian Ocean. This chain of islands, stretching across in a north-south direction, lies across the equator between 7° 6′ 30″ and 0° 41′ 48″ south and between 72° 32′ 30″ and 73° 45′ 54″ east of Greenwich. The closest neighbours of Maldives are India (595 km) to the north, Sri Lanka (670 km) to the northeast and the Chagos Archipelago (550 km) directly to the south.

What may be found

Maldives Attraction

Group 39

Haa Alif Atoll

Thila dives and channel dives good for all levels

softcoral

Haa Dhaalu Atoll

Thila dives suitable for all levels

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North Ari Atoll

Very good thila (under water pinnacle) dives

Leopard shark

Shaviyani Atoll

Deep thilas and change to see the leopard shark

Stingray 1

Noonu Atoll

Mostly thila dives for all levels

schooloffish

Raa Atoll

Good macro life, mostly thila (underwater pinnacle) dives suitable for all levels

Turtle 3

Lhaviyani Atoll

Kuredu Express - channel dive for more experienced divers

Hanifaru Higher Res

Baa Atoll

Hanifaru Bay for Manta and occasional whaleshark. Only in summer time!

nursesharkst

Vaavu (Felidhe) Atoll

Alimatha night dive - famous night dive with nurse sharks

Whaleshark Aerial

South Ari Atoll

South Ari - famous for snorkeling and possibly diving with the whale sharks all year round

mobulaschool

Rasdhoo Atoll

Rasdhoo-Madivaru for pelagic with beautiful reef formations.

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North Male Atoll

Manta point - cleaning station for mantas (active summer time only)

Napoleon wrasse

South Male Atoll

Channel dive for pelagic

eaglerayst

Meemu Atoll

Meemu - mostly channel dives for pelagic

Whaleshark2

Thaa Atoll

Whale sharks by night - back of the boat

Bogenstirn-Hammerhai, Sphyrna lewini, Familie, Hammerkopf verbessert vielleicht den Geruchsinn, wird bis ueber vier Meter lang, lebt in Tiefen bis zu 270 Meter, im Freiwasser, Hammerhaie leben oft in Gruppen, alle Arten sind lebendgebaerend, die imposanten Kraftpakete jagen nicht nur im Freiwasser, sondern auch Bodennah, Cocos islands, Costa Rica, Mittelamerika, Pazifik | Scalloped hammerhead shark, Sphyrna lewini, Cocos Island, Costa Rica, Middle America, Pacific Costa Rica, Cocos Island

Laamu Atoll

Mostly channel dives for experienced divers

Shark 7

North Gaafdhal

Channel dives for experienced divers only. Itineraries including this atoll are only executed (Jan/April)

silky shark

South Gaafdhal

Channel dives for experienced divers and deep blue dive for silky sharks. Itineraries including this atoll are only executed (Jan/April)

Foammulah

Famous for tiger sharks, thresher sharks and pelagic in general - experienced divers only

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Addu Atoll

Wreck and manta cleaning station - suitable for all dive experience levels

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Maldives

The Republic of Maldives is an archipelago consisting of 26 atolls situated in the Indian Ocean.

Haa Alif Atoll

Thila dives and channel dives good for all levels

Haa Dhaalu Atoll

Thila dives suitable for all levels

North Ari Atoll

Very good thila (under water pinnacle) dives

Shaviyani Atoll

Deep thilas and change to see the leopard shark

Noonu Atoll

Mostly thila dives for all levels

Raa Atoll

Good macro life, mostly thila (underwater pinnacle) dives suitable for all levels

Lhaviyani Atoll

Kuredu Express - channel dive for more experienced divers

Baa Atoll

Hanifaru Bay for Manta and occasional whaleshark. Only in summer time!

Vaavu (Felidhe) Atoll

Alimatha night dive - famous night dive with nurse sharks

South Ari Atoll

South Ari - famous for snorkeling and possibly diving with the whale sharks all year round

Rasdhoo Atoll

Rasdhoo-Madivaru for pelagic with beautiful reef formations.

North Male Atoll

Manta point - cleaning station for mantas (active summer time only)

South Male Atoll

Channel dive for pelagic

Meemu Atoll

Meemu - mostly channel dives for pelagic

Thaa Atoll

Whale sharks by night - back of the boat

Laamu Atoll

Mostly channel dives for experienced divers

North Gaafdhal

Channel dives for experienced divers only. Itineraries including this atoll are only executed (Jan/April)

South Gaafdhal

Channel dives for experienced divers and deep blue dive for silky sharks. Itineraries including this atoll are only executed (Jan/April)

Foammulah

Famous for tiger sharks, thresher sharks and pelagic in general - experienced divers only

Addu Atoll

Wreck and manta cleaning station - suitable for all dive experience levels

Maldives

The Republic of Maldives is an archipelago consisting of 26 atolls situated in the Indian Ocean.