Maldives Deep South
The Deep South of Maldives dive safari will take you to the 3 southernmost atolls – Addu, Fuvahmulah and Huvadhoo and have fast become known for its crystal-clear visibility, healthy corals and big fish encounters. This safari is strictly for the most experienced diver with minimum of 100+ dives due to the strong current and challenging conditions.
Airport: Gan International Airport (GAN)
Trip Duration: 7 to 11 Days Trip
What to see
The thrilling channel dives offer the opportunity to dive with mantas and eagle rays, napoleon wrasse, abundant reef fish, whale sharks, tiger sharks, thresher sharks, whitetip, grey reef, blacktip, hammerheads and oceanic manta rays.
- Laamu Atoll
- Huvadhoo Atoll
- Fuvahmulah Island/Atoll
- Addu Atoll
Dive Site Information
- Best time to visit: February and March.
- Water Temp: 27-30°C,
- Air Temp: 27-30°C
- Visibility: 10-30 meters
- Current: medium to strong
- Depending on the itinerary, you may sail from Male to Addu or the other way round.
- Gan International Airport. There are six flights a day with Maldivian airlines from Male and direct flights from Colombo with SriLankan Airlines three times a week.
Health & Insurance
- Dive Insurance compulsory for this trip. We also strongly advise you get adequate travel insurance. Please check your travel insurance policy for your diving needs. If not covered then we recommend DiveAssure for single trip policy cover.
- Dive Computer compulsory on this trip.
- Follow Safe Diving Practices at ALL times plus No Deco Diving and No Solo Diving.
Fuvahmulah Atoll a tiny single-island atoll in the middle of the ocean, is the crown jewel of diving in the Maldives. The surrounding deep water provides a unique dive site that attracts pelagics and has become a tiger shark sanctuary. It’s the best place to encounter magnificent predators such as great hammerheads, silky sharks, thresher sharks, whale sharks, oceanic white tips, and large pelagic fish. The dive site is extremely challenging and deep so only experienced advanced diver should attempt the dive.