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The Dive Sites of the Maldives (Dive Sites of)

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Published by Ntc Pub Group .
Written in English


  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Travel,
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • India,
  • TRV,
  • TRV003040,
  • Asia - India,
  • Scuba & Snorkeling

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8243365M
ISBN 100844248487
ISBN 109780844248486

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Synopsis This illustrated practical guide provides coverage of the dive sites of the Maldives. Each regional chapter includes a directory, giving information on resorts, as well as useful addresses and phone numbers. Also included are features on marine topics and conservation issues.5/5(2).   Buy on Amazon. Dive Maldives: A Guide to the Maldives Archipelago is a must-read and ultimate book on scuba diving in the Maldives. This practical diving book by Tim Godfrey, an informative and more than 20 years of research book on diving.A recommended book for all divers and also travelers to experience and enjoy diving in the Maldives. Diving in the Maldives is a unique experience, whether you are an experienced diver or a is such a wide variety of dive spots that it will not be difficult for you to find your own marine d along the steep walls, discover the vibrant life in the channels that take shape between the islands, follow the trail of history by swimming through the shipwrecks, or go deep. The maldivian islands present an (almost) unmatched quality, and many of their dive sites are among the most famous in the world. If, because of its geographical location, the best way to discover the Maldives remains the liveaboard dive cruise, it is also equally possible to appreciate maldivian beauty by choosing one of the numerous postcard.

The Sheena is an authentic Maldivian Liveaboard. Dive sites include Meemu Atoll, North & South Male Atolls, the unexplored Gaafu Alifu Atoll and even up to Felidhoo Atoll. The Maldives are considered to be THE dream destination for luxury holiday makers. Thereby, the islands are not only ideal for tourists seeking peace, but also one of the most popular diving destinations. Almost every hotel has its own house reef directly on its doorstep, so that frequent divers in particular get their money’s worth. In many ways, Banana Reef on North Male Atoll is the Maldives dive. It is one of the first sites that started attracting visitors and divers from around the world and it offers a sample of everything that makes diving in the Maldives great: corals, caves, big fish, and overhangs. A quieter, relatively undisturbed atoll, Laamu is known for its vast shoals of fish. Deep passages offer plenty of nooks to explore and fewer channels result in excellent visibility. One of the most beautiful dive sites in the Maldives, Fushi Kandu hosts a marine medley of .

The density and diversity of the underwater fauna of the Maldives have made this archipelago one of the most popular destinations for divers. At the Maldives dive sites, there is the largest concentration of reef manta rays in the world, with an estimated population of 5, to 7, rays.. As for the large number of whale sharks in the archipelago, that is a scientific mystery that remains. Addu Atoll is the most southern atoll in the Maldives and offers unique, gorgeous surroundings and wonderful diving as well as endemic wildlife and an abundance of coconut palms due to the unique top Ari Atoll. Home to some of the Maldives’ best dive sites, . For more information please contact our dive center: [email protected] Dive Sites. Manta Point. This dive site is a cleaning station located between about 15 and 30 meters. Between December and April is the best time to see the magnificent manta rays. During this period the dive boat goes there two to three times per week. South Ari Dive is the First ever PADI 5 Star Dive center at South Ari Atoll. We are located in Dhangethi island and Drift Thelu veligaa Resort, which is the Center of the Best Dive sites in the Maldives. All famous dive sites are located within 5 to 45 minutes of traveling from our dive center in Dhangethi.