Liveaboard Diving in Southern Atoll Maldives
Maldives without a doubt is always known as one of the top dive destination. Attracting divers from all corners of the world to take a dive holiday in the state of art liveaboards.
In recent short period of time Maldives diving has got much more exciting taking a
hype about Southern Atoll liveaboard Tours.
Southern atolls are rarely explored by dive liveaboard until recent time as to its remote range and vast amount of travelling. But now with domestic flights in operation you can opt to take a 1 week tour for a liveaboard expedition in this range.
What is So Special about South Atoll tours?
Southern Atolls are famous for the big pelagic and some of the uncommon species in Maldives sighting. Meemu thaa and laamu can offer some excellent fish life along side with Hammerhead , Sailfish , Sharks , Mantas and do have high chances of seeing whale shark.
Huvadhoo being the deepest lnter atoll in Maldives the shifting current are most ideal for the big pelagic fishes. Starting from Grey Shark , Whale Sharks , Silkies and even tiger sharks are among the highlights of the dives within this atoll .
Some of the exciting diving sites in this areas,
Villigili Channel – Maareha – It is likely to see hundreds of grey reef sharks and even passing by Eagle Rays in this channel dive.
Kondey Coral Garden – It is a healthy coral garden with a beautiful keeping close to the reef you will get to see a beautiful amount incredible healthy coral and fish life. Sight is generally an easy dive but should be careful not to damage the healthy corals.
Further deep to South we cruise to Fuvahmullah for some unexpected sightings in the most hyped dive sites of Southern Atolls. As to the special appearance of tiger sharks, tresher sharks , ocean manta rays are just the ocean celebrities to show up in the dives to Fuvah Mulah Dives . Not to be missed Mola Mola , the sunfish also have appeared in this area to greet the avid divers travelling here in hope to see these big pelagic fishes.
Southern Atoll diving route is without a doubt the best dive route to be taken in Maldives. It is a bit expensive then the normal routes but worth every penny as there is no substitute to diving in Southern atolls of Maldives.
How to join one of these Southern Atoll Tour?
As the route is long and traveling is long , now liveaboards will be programing month long expedition to station in this area.
There will be tours of 1 week to 2 weeks at the best period to dive in this region.
Clients have to take domestic at least to one of the leg . At rare times you might require to take arrival and departure by domestic flight.
You will be advised on the best option available for such tour depending on the date you preferring.
Is this route good for a novoice diver?
Southern Atoll Maldives dive route is an advance dive route which is mostly summed up with drift dives . It is mostly recommended for experienced divers and specially for the repeating divers to Maldives who have already experience Maldives current and divings.
As Maldives standard N. Male – Ari Atoll is an exciting route not to be missed with any new diver coming to Maldives as to get to know how Maldives dives are done. As Maldives has lot of drift diving as a whole.
Some of the Special Southern Atoll Tours offered :
Coming soon .