Playing with sea turtles in the Maldives
Diving holidays to the Maldives are a dream trip, and the answer to where you can dive in the Maldives is everywhere except in the bathtub in the hotel. Get more diving tips below. Snorkeling is also perfect. Could it tempt you?
There are countless suitable dive sites right from the airport to the smallest atolls.
The Maldives has some of the finest coral reefs in the world. They make up approx. 5 % of the total population of coral reefs in the world.
The second reason that so many people choose a diving holiday in the Maldives is that the Maldives has become one of the most famous and attractive dive sites. This is mainly due to the large biodiversity with a myriad of marine animals that vary with the season and not least with day and night. Both corals and smaller marine animals are usually best seen on a night dive. The corals unfold at night in all their incredible colors. Many sea creatures are hunting at night, for example. lobsters, or are just more active at night.
Diving holiday in the Maldives, coral fish
Coral reefs in the Maldives are improving
There are still new dive sites in the Maldives and the good news is that – we have seen signs of some reefs around the world recovering, including the Great Barrier Reef.
It is a long discussion whether you by all means on your dive vacation to the Maldives should go far from away from the main town of Male’ to find the best dive sites or just drive down to the nearest beach at Male’. There are 35 dive sites in Male ‘North and 25 in Male’ south.
The southern atolls are known for the quality of the corals, and there is quite possible to see barracuda and sharks.
The northern atolls, on the large necklace the islands make up, have 6 of the best dive sites within approx. 10 km. Here you will also find diving centers with certified and professional dive instructors.
Diving holiday to the Maldives by HP Reef
The 100-meter-long HP Reef is right next to the airport, where you will find plenty of coral and underwater caves and crustaceans on your dive vacation to the Maldives. Okobe Thila consists of 3 reefs with a great variety of marine animals.
If you really want to see a manta in the sea near the Maldives, you will need to go to Manta Point. Furana Thila also has caves but here the sharks also swim. For information, the Maldives have never experienced a human being killed by a shark.
A liveaboard diving holiday to the Maldives
Diving in the Maldives / liveaboard where you live directly on the diving ship offers the best of tropical SCUBA diving experiences.
Visit uninhabited white sandy islands, which often only extend two meters above sea level and extend into an underwater paradise of wildlife nourished by the Indian Monsoon stream. The crystal clear waters of the Maldives are home to mantas, whale sharks and reef sharks, not to mention the glorious flatworms that hide among wrecks and coral reefs. The Maldives liveaboards offer tours that include world-class dive sites in the North Male Atoll, the Ari Atoll, the Baa Atoll, the Hanifaru Bay, Rasdhoo and many more, including distant atolls in the distant Northern Maldives and the south, where you are quite safe is the only liveaboard both. The adventure calls.
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