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Scooter Diving in Maldives

Scuba Diving is undeniably a thrilling thing to do and with an underwater scooter it’s even more exciting!

Conditions in the Maldives lend themselves perfectly to scooter diving, the long expanses of reefs and intriguing channel edges become your playground as you zoom effortlessly along covering a lot more distance than travelling by fin power would allow.

Ocean currents are part of diving in the Maldives and although we mainly dive ‘with’ the current, sometimes we need to work a little bit, especially near the channels and scooters make light work of this with the additional bonus of conserving your air due to not having to breathe as hard!

It’s not just scooter divers who can deal with currents, the bigger pelagics such as sharks and rays love hanging out in a strong current and, with a scooter, it’s not unusual to find yourself surrounded by sharks and eagle rays in large numbers!

Eagle Rays Swimming Over The Reef In Maldives

Scooter Diving Events

Euro-Divers Vilamendhoo, Lux* South Ari Atoll, Club Med Kani, Kurumba, Dhigali and Meeru all offer divers the chance to experience the thrill of scooter diving. Come and give it a go with a Scooter Introduction and then join our instructors on the dives along with your scooter or take the PADI Diver Propulsion Vehicle (DPV) Scooter Specialty for the freedom being able to scooter diver whenever the opportunity arises.

As part of Euro-Divers’ 5oth Anniversary year celebrations we have a series of ‘special’ weeks throughout 2022 with the following Scooter Weeks included:

  • Scooter Weeks 2-15th May at Vilamendhoo
  • Scooter Weeks 21-27th May at LUX* South Ari Atoll
  • Scooter Week 5-15th July at Club Med Kani
  • Scooter Week 20-26th July at Kurumba
  • Scooter Weeks 9-22nd October at Meeru

Please see our Events Calendar for other celebratory weeks: Diving Events