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Experience the enchanting beauty of the Maldives with its overwater villas, crystal-clear waters, and pristine white-sand beaches. For watersports enthusiasts, scuba diving in the Maldives is a must-do activity. Explore the depths of the Indian Ocean on an exhilarating scuba diving adventure in the Maldives.

Discover cave and shipwrecks with the 26 atolls, 200 inhabited islands, and 80 private island resorts bounded by coral reefs and turquoise azure lagoons in Maldives. The diving opportunities in Maldives are varied; including wreck diving, drift dives, and reef dives, catering to divers of all experience levels. Exploring the underwater world in the atolls of Maldives resembles diving in a sheltered lagoon, establishing Maldives as a top destination for beginner divers.

Best Time for Scuba Diving in the Maldives

The scuba diving season in the Maldives varies depending on the region you intend to visit. Scuba diving is available throughout the year in the Maldives. While the rainy season lasts from July to September, diving is still possible during this period. Despite taking the Advanced Open Water course with Reef Oceanic Adventures in August during the peak monsoon season, the experience was fantastic.

The best time to spot manta rays and whale sharks is from June to November. December to April offers tranquil waters and perfect conditions for scuba diving in the Maldives. To determine the ideal timing for scuba diving in the Maldives, consider consulting with Reef Oceanic Adventures.

What is the period of scuba diving in Maldives?

Scuba diving in the Maldives typically lasts 45 to 50 minutes. It is possible to cover 20 meters in 40 to 50 minutes, depending on depth and currents. Please be aware that the maximum depth for all diving activities in the Maldives is 30 meters, regardless of whether you are an amateur or advanced diver.

What is the regular cost of scuba diving in Maldives?

Scuba diving in the Maldives is priced at $70 to $85 (Rs 5300 to Rs 6400) per dive and covers the boat trip, tanks, and weights.