Diving In Maldives

Diving in the Maldives is on the bucket list of most divers. Dive sites in this island nation are among the most popular in the world.

The Maldives is an archipelago in the Indian Ocean, located South of India and North of Sri Lanka. It consists of 1,192 islands and atolls and is home to over 400 species of fish and 500 species of corals. The Maldives is packed with aquatic wildlife and scuba diving experiences to make for a great diving holiday.

It is common to see turtles, whale sharks, and manta cleaning stations. There may be shark action on the reefs and in the channels.

Many underwater photographers agree that the Maldives is among the best places to photograph marine life. Because of the variety of fish and coral species.

With warm, clear water, white sands, and clear underwater visibility, the Maldives is both a year-round visitor attraction and a fantastic dive destination.

No matter what your diving passion is, you’re sure to find it in the Maldives.


scuba diving in the maldivesEuro-Divers Maldives began scuba diving activities at resorts in the Maldives in 1972. Safety and professionalism have established us in the industry.

We aim to provide fun and memorable scuba diving and water sports experiences to our customers.

Our philosophy comes from our love for the environment and the ocean.

Euro-Divers is dedicated to protecting the world’s most important ecosystem.

Working with the Manta Trust, we continue to expand research on the manta ray population of the Maldives. We support Project AWARE in its efforts to preserve the beauty of the Maldivian islands.

If you see manta rays, you can send your images and sightings to the Manta Trust’s Manta Ray Project. The Maldives is home to the world’s largest reef manta ray population.


5 scuba diving maldives gaafu dhaalu atoll Diving In The MaldivesWe’ll help you to find the best diving courses and trips to suit your needs and wishes.

PADI diving courses are available at 5-star dive centers. From beginner to more advanced diving skills.

You will find qualified multilingual PADI Instructors and Water Sports Guides who will give you a personal and friendly service.


Our PADI dive shops offer diving courses for beginners to professionals, PADI Specialty courses, diving excursions, and free diving at selected dive centers.

Divers with certification can choose from a wide range of daily diving trips. Divers can participate in a variety of activities.

Shark dives, reef dives or night dives – or special fluorescent dives — full-day diving, wreck dives and special trips are available.

Service is a pleasure for the team. On board, you’ll find your diving equipment and tanks. Certified Enriched Air divers can get unlimited free Nitrox at all of our dive shops in the Maldives.

For amateur divers, advanced divers and professional divers, the Maldives are restricted to 30 meters of scuba diving.


November to May is the most pleasant season to visit the Maldives. During this period, the Maldives enjoy fantastic sea conditions and clear visibility, making scuba diving one of the best activities.

7 scuba diving maldives gaafu dhaalu atoll Diving In The MaldivesAt many dive sites, you will find many types of fish and marine life.

Turtles are everywhere in the Maldives. The clear water and blue-green sea are home to hawks bill and green turtles.

There are barracudas, napoleon wrasse and reef sharks. White tip and black tip sharks spotted eagle sharks and large marbled rays.

The strong currents bring in much large pelagic fish such as sharks, mantas, and tunas.

From May to July, the weather is can be unsettled and the visibility may be less than in the high season. As the southwest monsoon currents increase plankton, manta rays and whale sharks are more common.

No matter what you like to do, you will fall in love with the Maldives.

The Maldives house the best luxury resorts in the world. White sand beaches and crystal clear water are sourced from the local desalination plant. The island resorts are quiet and peaceful for a diving holiday.

A great place to dive with big fish like whale sharks, reef sharks and manta rays.


With wide sundecks, diving boats are comfortable and spacious. There is any safety equipment needed to keep your diving safe and enjoyable onboard.

Some of our dive centers offer private speed boats for diving and snorkeling excursions. Between dives, you can enjoy refreshments.


To keep high safety standards, we service our diving equipment every year for your best comfort and safety.

We believe prevention is the best medicine, we recommend calling a specialist in diving medicine before participating in scuba diving activities.

There are decompression chambers in all diving areas. We care about you and want to make your diving holiday a safe, fun and unforgettable scuba diving experience.


9 scuba diving maldives gaafu dhaalu atoll Diving In The MaldivesIn addition to diving centers located in some of the best resorts in the Maldives, water sports centers are available at selected island resorts.

Euro-Divers has opened water sports facilities to let our guests take advantage of this unique location.

You can spend your day sailing a catamaran or exploring the water surface with a kayak.

Awaken your inner thrill seeker with jet skiing, wakeboarding, water skiing, fly boarding, or windsurf around the crystal-clear blue lagoon.

The Maldives is a perfect environment for most popular water sports. Suitable for solo, couples or families.

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