Best Diving Spots in the Maldives – Explore the Splendour of the Marine World

Diving in the Maldives is an excellent activity for it provides guests with the opportunity to explore the wonders that lie calmly below the ocean surface with clarity.



The marine life in Maldives is truly spectacular and is an excellent location to dive and swim with the magnificent Manta Rays. While PADI recommends Kona in Hawaii, Cabo Marshall in Galapagos and Lady Elliot Island in the Great Barrier Reef, tourists visiting Maldives between May and November will be able to witness a flock of Mantas rather than a solitary Manta Ray.

Manta point

Manta point is located off Baros, a small island. Its dive centre is called Dutch run. When you dive about 18 metres to a ledge and sit, you will be able to sight Mantas fly all around you. If you want to have a real experience at the Manta Point, you need to spend at least a month on the barrier reef and have several dives here.

Kudarah Thila

Each part of the Maldives offers something different to experience for divers. If you are heading to the South Ari Atoll base yourself in Maldives Island resorts the likes of Amaya Kuda Rah and plan an excursion to Kudarah Thila which is one of the highlights for divers.

Haa Alifu Atoll

Located at Baarah Thila, Haa Alifu Atoll is a great spot to catch a glimpse of Andaman sweet lips and black finac barracudas as well as beautiful corals. The sandy floor features leopard sharks while the moving currant often attracts large manta ray schools.

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