The mantas at Lankan

The mantas at Lankan

The month was quiet at Kurumba. We had the chance to look into servicing our diving equipment. The divers had the great chance to encounter so many Mantas at Lankan Manta point. The behavior of the Mantas is interesting under the water this month. They seem to have a lot of energy flying through the Continue reading

Manta mania at Lankan this June

Manta mania at Lankan this June

Manta mania at Lankan Manta Point this June June was very quiet so we had a lot of time to look into our equipment servicing and diving center maintenance… And we had very successful Manta sighting at the cleaning station! The dive site Lankan is an outside reef which all level of divers can dive Continue reading

Mantas are coming back

Mantas are coming back

Mantas are coming back to the Lankan cleaning station With the help of Manta Trust we were able to ID the manta we encountered, which is known as Salsa (MV-MA-0069). Salsa is a mature female manta that was first identified in November 2004 at Lankan Beyru, North Male. She is quite the ‘show off’ and Continue reading

Diving Kurumba Maldives

Diving Kurumba Maldives

The IUCN Maldives Biosphere Reserve Survey Team was exploring the Kurumba house reef.:) This project aims to advance coral reef resilience, focusing on improving ecosystem management for climate change adaptation and megafauna’s species protection in the Maldives. We found in one of our famous dive site Black color frog fish and we do look forward Continue reading

First in Paradise

First in Paradise

A recent article on Sport Diver Magazine Article written by Al Hornsby and titled “First in Paradise” was released in February 2017. The article rounds out Al’s Maldivian odyssey with a visit to Kurumba, the island where the Maldives’ tourism industry was born more than 40 years ago. You can read the article here: First in Paradise Continue reading

January in Kurumba

January in Kurumba

December and January started with some changes in the diving team. Nikolai and Natalie have moved to Euro-Divers Vilamendhoo for a few months. Assistant Dive Center Manager Hussein Ali changed from Euro-Divers Vilamendhoo as Dive Center Manger in Kurumba with his wife Leila Wirz Ali. Hussein is Maldivian and Leila is from Switzerland, speaks German Continue reading

Diving Kurumba in June

Diving Kurumba in June

June has been a quiet month here at Euro-Divers Kurumba, with plenty of free time to work on finishing our beautiful new dive centre, and upgrading our dive boat. Bad weather kept us out of the water on a few days, but it hasn’t stopped the mantas and reef sharks sightings, and although we have Continue reading

Kurumba Maldives

Kurumba Maldives

November saw a lot of friendly faces returning to Kurumba Island Resort Maldives. And remember that the friendly faces who bring us chocolate are even more welcome (thanks Pascal and Tanina!) 🙂 Glorious weather and strong currents meant that the reef sharks were out in force, and we caught the last of the manta season before they head for Continue reading

Kurumba Maldives

Kurumba Maldives

October has been an extremely busy month here at Kurumba Maldives. Our new Diver Propulsion Vehicles have proved very popular during Advanced Open Water courses (although the jury is still out as far as the fish are concerned!) and we have seen more and more Euro-Divers repeater guests coming back to the island. Your loyalty Continue reading