Diving with Whalesharks

    Brissaire Rocks Mahe Island, Seychelles

    Great shoal with a lot of marine life: snappers, fusiliers and jack fishes, white tip reef sharks, nurse sharks, napoleons, eagle rays...Depending on the season; some sting rays and whale sharks may be seen.Granite formation neayby of two small granite island.
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    Embudhoo Kandu South Male Atoll, Maldives

    The embudhoo is one of the only kandus on the east side of Vaadhoo region, therefore the currents here can be really strong. It is a protected marine area and there are many ways to dive this site depending on the current and interests of the diver.If the current is ingoing, the south part of the…

    Guraidhoo Kandu South Male Atoll, Maldives

    The whole Guraidhoo Kandu is a marine protected area, and has several dive sites. There are two main channels: Lhosfushi Kandu and Guraidhoo Kandu. Between them there is Medhu Faru. The reef is complicated and offers many different ways to dive the site. Is a highlight in South Male and some safaris…

    Hin Daeng Koh Lanta, Thailand

    This dive site has many times been listed as one of the top ten dive sites in the world. It's situated about 30 nautical miles off Koh Lanta and with its diverse and abundant marine life, you are sure not to be disappointed. Located only 500 metres away from Hin Muang, dive centers usually offer a…

    Hin Daeng Koh Lanta, Thailand

    This dive site has many times been listed as one of the top ten dive sites in the world. It's situated about 30 nautical miles off Koh Lanta and with its diverse and abundant marine life, you are sure not to be disappointed. Located only 500 metres away from Hin Muang, dive centers usually offer a…

    Hin Daeng Koh Lanta, Thailand

    This dive site has many times been listed as one of the top ten dive sites in the world. It's situated about 30 nautical miles off Koh Lanta and with its diverse and abundant marine life, you are sure not to be disappointed. Located only 500 metres away from Hin Muang, dive centers usually offer a…

    Koh Chi Koh Surin, Thailand

    Fringe reef off the western side. Depths from 10 - 22m. Average depth 18m. Visibilty 12 - 24m. A variety of hard corals carpet the sea floor. Turtles (hawksbill, oliver ridley, green, and occasional leatherback) are common. Also there is a chance of large pelagics, dog-faced tuna, barracuda. The…
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    L'ilot Island Mahe Island, Seychelles

    This dive site is characterized by being a small agglomerated of rocks that has lots of marine life. It is a good place to do night dives. There may, however, be strong currents in the area.The most common species are a variety of coral species, colored gorgonians, spanish dancers, shrimps and…
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    Lankan Manta Point North Male Atoll, Maldives

    Lankan or Manta point is one of the most exciting dive sites in Maldives. It consists on three cleaning stations (or four) for mantas. It is almost sure to find the big guys here.The most important part is to stay away of the cleaning stations (the base of the rocks). If a diver stands there, the…
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    Lankan Manta Point North Male Atoll, Maldives

    Lankan or Manta point is one of the most exciting dive sites in Maldives. It consists on three cleaning stations (or four) for mantas. It is almost sure to find the big guys here.The most important part is to stay away of the cleaning stations (the base of the rocks). If a diver stands there, the…

    Lankan Manta Point North Male Atoll, Maldives

    Lankan or Manta point is one of the most exciting dive sites in Maldives. It consists on three cleaning stations (or four) for mantas. It is almost sure to find the big guys here.The most important part is to stay away of the cleaning stations (the base of the rocks). If a diver stands there, the…
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    Maaya Thila North Ari Atoll, Maldives

    Maayaa thila is probably one of the most popular dive sites in North Ari Atoll, and is common to find 3, 4 or more dhoanis around with lots of divers around, specially in high season. It is a marine protected area that has a thila at 6m with a diameter of around 80 meters. Around the thila is a wall…

    Maaya Thila North Ari Atoll, Maldives

    Maayaa thila is probably one of the most popular dive sites in North Ari Atoll, and is common to find 3, 4 or more dhoanis around with lots of divers around, specially in high season. It is a marine protected area that has a thila at 6m with a diameter of around 80 meters. Around the thila is a wall…
    Scalloped Hammerhead

    Rasdhoo - Madivaru Rasdhoo Atoll, Maldives

    On the south side of Madivaru island in the Rashdoo island is this worldwide famous site for Hammerhead Sharks encounters. The reef formation is spectacular and quite confusing, as it has two pools with sandy entrances, forming like bridges at 15m, with the pools at 20 to 30m.This dive site is…
    Dive in Ras Nasrani

    Ras Nasrani Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

    This site can be accessed by four wheel drive vehicle as well as boats. The reef drops from the shallow bays to a wall down to 60m+ with many caves and overhangs. The best diving is among the big coral heads (or ergs) in the shallow areas. A good spot for Spanish dancers and coneshells in the sandy…
    Dive in Ras Nasrani (ray)

    Ras Nasrani Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

    This site can be accessed by four wheel drive vehicle as well as boats. The reef drops from the shallow bays to a wall down to 60m+ with many caves and overhangs. The best diving is among the big coral heads (or ergs) in the shallow areas. A good spot for Spanish dancers and coneshells in the sandy…
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    Richelieu Rock Koh Surin, Thailand

    Probably the best divesite in Surin Islands, and also in Thailand is the world renowned Richelieu Rock, which lies 18km east of the Surin islands and is a small limestone outpost carpeted with thick pink and purple corals. Locals call it "Plo Nam", and rumor says it was discovered by Jaques…

    Richelieu Rock Koh Surin, Thailand

    Probably the best divesite in Surin Islands, and also in Thailand is the world renowned Richelieu Rock, which lies 18km east of the Surin islands and is a small limestone outpost carpeted with thick pink and purple corals. Locals call it "Plo Nam", and rumor says it was discovered by Jaques…
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    Richelieu Rock Koh Surin, Thailand

    Probably the best divesite in Surin Islands, and also in Thailand is the world renowned Richelieu Rock, which lies 18km east of the Surin islands and is a small limestone outpost carpeted with thick pink and purple corals. Locals call it "Plo Nam", and rumor says it was discovered by Jaques…

    Shark Bank Mahe Island, Seychelles

    Very abundant reef fishes. The eagle rays here are huge. Possibility of pelagic fish encounters.
    White Tip Reef Shark

    Hafza Thila North Ari Atoll, Maldives

    Great dive site as there is a cleaning station for sharks. The best way to do this dive is with the current. Jump in from the boat and descend as fast as possible to the end of the thila. It might be necessary to "climb" a little bit along the top of the thila. Once the current point is reached,…
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    Maalhoss Thila North Ari Atoll, Maldives

    On the northern side of Maalhoss there is the Maalhohu Uthuru Kandu, and in the middle this thila. The top is at 6m and in the south part there is a group of caves starting at 7m. They keep descending at a maximum of 25m. Inside lots of black coral (coloured white). This is a nice place for…

    Angaga Thila South Ari Atoll, Maldives

    This is a rounded and small thila 1,5km south west of Angaagau island. Starts at 10m and drops slowly to 30m. There is a big cave on the north part with a very good life. The thila is about 80m long, so is easy to circle it in one dive to find the groupers and grey reef sharks, swimming usually in…

    Ras Gamila Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

    Ras Gamila ("Delightful Cape" in Arabic) separates a vast and rather shallow sandy lagoon from the sea. It is an interesting place for a fine drift dive that is not too difficult. It is perfect at 12m-15m gliding you northwards over many large colonies of Porites coral, splendid Acropora corals…

    Ras Gamila Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

    Ras Gamila ("Delightful Cape" in Arabic) separates a vast and rather shallow sandy lagoon from the sea. It is an interesting place for a fine drift dive that is not too difficult. It is perfect at 12m-15m gliding you northwards over many large colonies of Porites coral, splendid Acropora corals…

    Ras Gamila Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

    Ras Gamila ("Delightful Cape" in Arabic) separates a vast and rather shallow sandy lagoon from the sea. It is an interesting place for a fine drift dive that is not too difficult. It is perfect at 12m-15m gliding you northwards over many large colonies of Porites coral, splendid Acropora corals…

    Ras Gamila Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

    Ras Gamila ("Delightful Cape" in Arabic) separates a vast and rather shallow sandy lagoon from the sea. It is an interesting place for a fine drift dive that is not too difficult. It is perfect at 12m-15m gliding you northwards over many large colonies of Porites coral, splendid Acropora corals…

    Ras Umm Sid Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

    The south side of the headland offers a superb gorgonian forest on the drop off. The plateau is bursting with life and swarms of reef fish. The possibility of spotting whale shark or manta exists at the corner.

    Million Hope Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

    The Million Hope was a Bulk Cargo Carrier of 16,339 GRT built at Koyo Dockyard, Mihara-Hiroshima, Japan.Originally named the Ryusei Maru upon her being launched on 10 June 1972, she was 174.6 meters in length,24.9 meters in beam, and 10 meters in draught, with twin 6-cylinder diesel engines and a…

    Alimatha Jetty Night Dive Felidhu Atoll, Maldives

    A night dive in front of Alimatha resort's jetty. Popular among diving safaris in the Maldives.Lots of nurse sharks, stingrays, jacks.
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    Bay Ternay Marine Park Mahe Island, Seychelles

    Bleached coral reef in Bay Ternay National Marine Park.
    green turtle at bay ternay

    Bay Ternay Marine Park Mahe Island, Seychelles

    Bleached coral reef in Bay Ternay National Marine Park.
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    Bay Ternay Marine Park Mahe Island, Seychelles

    Bleached coral reef in Bay Ternay National Marine Park.
    marble ray

    Bay Ternay Marine Park Mahe Island, Seychelles

    Bleached coral reef in Bay Ternay National Marine Park.
    hawksbill turtle

    Bay Ternay Marine Park Mahe Island, Seychelles

    Bleached coral reef in Bay Ternay National Marine Park.
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    Fesdu Wreck North Ari Atoll, Maldives

    Fesdu wreck is a 30m long fishing boat, sitting on a sand slope alongside a small thila. Sealife is abundant: soft corals, glassfish, moray eels, groupers… The best dive is start at the wreck and spend some time around, even looking inside, and 10 or 15 minutes before hitting deco go to explore…
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    Fish Head - Mushimasmigili… North Ari Atoll, Maldives

    Mushimasmingili Thila is a very wide area, protected as a marine park, and the SE corner is known as The Fish Head. This was a classic shark fishing point, but not anymore since the area was protected. Usually is easy to find grey reef sharks here among other fishes. The top of the reef is 10m deep.…
    Bat Fish

    Shark Island Koh Tao, Thailand

    Huge boulders and rock formations, stunning soft corals. drift diving for the experienced. The island is really good, sometimes if is not to much current is posible go around the island.You always see Polka Dot Nudibranch here, often turtles and sometime you can see whalesharks too. Its the only…
    PolkaDot Nudibranch

    Shark Island Koh Tao, Thailand

    Huge boulders and rock formations, stunning soft corals. drift diving for the experienced. The island is really good, sometimes if is not to much current is posible go around the island.You always see Polka Dot Nudibranch here, often turtles and sometime you can see whalesharks too. Its the only…
    Porcupine Puffers

    Shark Island Koh Tao, Thailand

    Huge boulders and rock formations, stunning soft corals. drift diving for the experienced. The island is really good, sometimes if is not to much current is posible go around the island.You always see Polka Dot Nudibranch here, often turtles and sometime you can see whalesharks too. Its the only…