Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in South Ari Atoll, Center, Maldives


Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in South Ari Atoll, Center, Maldives

Scuba diving information in South Ari Atoll, Center, Maldives

South Ari Atoll in Maldives is endowed with enrapturing tropical splendor. It is one of the exciting dive locations in Maldives. South Ari Atoll boasts of several world-class dive sites in Maldives. thilas and outer reefs are suitable for exotic diving rather than channels. South Ari Atoll entices divers with its profuse aquatic flora and fauna. Ari Atoll (Alifu) southern area has innumerable dive sites. Hangngnaameedhoo Thila, Dhangeti Bodu Thila, Omadhoo Thila, Tinfushi Thila, Kudarah Thila, Broken Rock Thila, Angaga Thila, Mandhoo Thila, Bulhaalohi Thila, Kandholhundhoo Thila and Ellaidhoo Thila are some of the thilas at southern area of Ali atoll or Alifu. Hangngnaameedhoo Thila is 150 m long with high concentration of marine species. Broken Rock Thila is around 100 meters long and houses fusiliers, trevallies and blue-lined snappers. Dive at Hukuruelhi Faru, the fantastic manta cleaning station. The dive site is easily access by boat in 10 minutes from Rangali and 35 minutes from Mirihi. Kalhuhadhihuraa Faru features caves and overhangs with affluent corals, invertebrates like octopus, sponges and colorful reef fishes. Watch bird-eye trevally, gray reef sharks, eagle reefs, manta rays and white tip reef sharks swimming in the channel. Moofushi Faru, a reef around 2 km long, has caves and overhangs breathing with life like sea fans, whip corals, sting rays, manta rays, napoleon wrasse and sharks. Besides all these dive sites, there are still many dive sites to be discovered. Scuba Diving in Maldives is a must have experience. Almost every resort in Maldives has dive school organizing dive safaris to some exquisite locations and sites. Diving is a perfect way to explore and greet underwater species.

Water Temperature

Average water temperature of 25°C.

Diving Suit

Complete wet suit.

Visibility under water

Visibility between 15 and 30 meters.

Climate

The temperature varies little: the minimum is not less than 23ºC and maximum never exceeds 33ºC, with more than 2700 hours of sunshine every year.

How to get there

Go by plane to the Maldives and then by boat to the islands.

Other Activities

Other activities that can be explored is the windsurfing that can be practiced in small lakes and in the sea, water skiing and fishing, or on board small fishing boats, or with fishing rod. If you prefer you can spend a quiet afternoon on the beautiful beaches.

Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Sites Map in South Ari Atoll, Center, Maldives

Where are located the best diving sites to dive in South Ari Atoll, Center, Maldives? Below, you will find a map of all scuba diving sites in South Ari Atoll, Center, Maldives in which you can dive and snorkel.

Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Sites List in South Ari Atoll, Center, Maldives

Which diving sites are located in South Ari Atoll, Center, Maldives? Below, you will find a list of all scuba diving sites in South Ari Atoll, Center, Maldives in which you can dive and snorkel.


Scuba diving sites and photos from each diving site in South Ari Atoll, Center, Maldives

Which diving sites in South Ari Atoll, Center, Maldives have underwater photos? Below, you will find the list of scuba diving sites in South Ari Atoll, Center, Maldives and a list of underwater photos for each diving site.

Marine Species and photos of each species in South Ari Atoll, Center, Maldives

Which marine species can I observe in South Ari Atoll, Center, Maldives? Below, you will find the list of marine species and the photos for each species.

Underwater Photographers and photos from each photographer with photos taken in South Ari Atoll, Center, Maldives

Which photographers have taken underwater photos in South Ari Atoll, Center, Maldives? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos in South Ari Atoll, Center, Maldives.

Scuba Diving centers in South Ari Atoll, Center, Maldives

Which scuba diving centers can I dive with in South Ari Atoll, Center, Maldives? Below, you can see the list of scuba diving centers in South Ari Atoll, Center, Maldives. Click on “more info” to find out more about each scuba diving center.

Liveaboards in South Ari Atoll, Center, Maldives

Which liveaboard can I dive with in South Ari Atoll, Center, Maldives? Below, you can see the list of liveaboard in South Ari Atoll, Center, Maldives. Click on “more info” to find out more about each liveaboard.

There are no liveaboard available

Accommodation in South Ari Atoll, Center, Maldives

Which accommodation can I rest after my dive in South Ari Atoll, Center, Maldives? Below, you can see the list of accommodation in South Ari Atoll, Center, Maldives. Click on “more info” to find out more about each accommodation.

There are no accommodation available