Diving in Fuvahmulah is the ultimate underwater experience. One of Fuvamulah’s biggest draw is diving with Tiger Sharks at Tiger Zoo. Probably the only dive site in Asia that guarantees Tiger Shark sightings every day. Divers can be treated to Tiger Sharks with lengths of up to 4-meters. This site has a great possibility of observing them all year round, from shallow to deep, sometimes dozens of them at a single time.
Tiger sharks are not aggressive. There hasn’t been any incidents of shark attacks in local waters. Is highly recommended to get certified as an Advanced Open Water Diver before your visit. Alternatively, if you have time, you will be able to get certified on the island and there are multiple dive schools which offer basic to advanced dive courses.
One of the biggest population of Oceanic Mantas and Mobulas use Fuvahmulah reef as a cleaning station throughout the year. Great and Scalloped Hammerheads, Whale Sharks, Mola-Mola (Ocean Sunfish), Humpback and Pilot Whales visits seasonally.
The luckiest Scuba divers can encounter upto 7 different types of sharks in a few dives. Thresher Sharks, Silver Tips, Grey Reef Sharks, Tiger Shark, Whale Sharks, Hammerheads, White Tips Reef Sharks.