Scuba diving in Kanuhura Corner
Kanuhura Corner is situated on the East side of the Lhaviyani Atoll. It is a mildly sloping outreef with a rounded corner at the entrance to the channel. The top reef right throughout the dive is shallow between 8m up to 5 m/26-16ft, and then it drops down onto a sandy ledge and in some areas it drop off steeply. When there is a low current it is ideal to swim out along the channel edge. The site is suitable for all dever levels, maximum depth is 25m/82ft.
When to go
Scuba diving in Maldives is possible all year round, but it is best during the Northeast Monsoon season from December to April. Water temperatures ranges from 27 to 30C/80-86F.
What to see
The corner has large coral blocks where schools of oriental sweet lips, butterfly fish, groupers, tunas, scorpion fish, hawksbill turtles can be seen; especially interesting are the big-nose unicorn fish– they enjoy playing in the bubbles close to diver’s head. Some types of sharks and at times - stingrays can also be found.