Scuba diving in Kuda Giri Wreck
The Kuda Giri wreck is an interesting dive site in South Malé in the Maldives, which includes both a small wreck and pinnacle. They create an artificial reef full of marine life. It is possible to penetrate the wreck in a few places, and the bow section is located quite shallow. There is hardly any current around here.
When to go
Divers can dive in the warm waters of the Kuda Giri wreck are throughout the year, but the period from December to May has more favorable conditions. The southwest monsoon causes more rain and waves between June and November. The average water temperature is 26-29C/79-84F, while the average air temperature is about 28-30C/82-86F.
What to see
The Kuda Giri wreck features numerous small creatures among its colorful sponges, tube corals, and orange cup corals. Batfish, glassfish, gobies, shrimp, and triggerfish are common residents of this dive site. There is a good chance of spotting turtles, wrasses, eels, octopi, and sometimes even a guitar shark.