With clear and warm blue water, white sandy beaches, and overall great visibility, the Maldives is the perfect scuba diving destination.
With hundreds of bustling reefs teeming with diverse marine life, scuba diving in the Maldives can be enjoyed both on a liveaboard or while staying in an island. The Maldives offers a great assortment of dive resorts and liveaboards for all budgets, from budget to high-end. You could be on a liveaboard and have access to multiple dive sites or stay in an island and dive at locations which are close proximity.
Diving is done at a relaxed drift pace as the current sweeps along the chain of 1200 islands. There are variety of dives you can engage in such as reef dives, lagoon dives, channel dives, drift dives, wreck dives to night dives.
Inside each atoll there are multiple lagoons, and coral pinnacles rise up to the ocean’s surface. In the channels there are swim-throughs, caverns and overhangs teeming with colourful marine and coral life. At cleaning stations, you will encounter bigger animals such as the giant manta rays, green turtles and whale sharks.