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Lhaviyani Atoll

25 liveaboards
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  • Depth max:

    40 m
  • Visibility:

    to 30m
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Abundant sea life

Lhaviyani Atoll, also known as Faadhippolhu Atoll, is a group of 54 islands. The area is famed for its beauty and abundant sea life and some of the best scuba diving sites in the Maldives. Divers can discover here walls, reefs, caves, and pinnacles. Diving and Liveaboards here is available for divers of all levels of experience. The dive sites of Lhaviyani Atoll are full of marine life, including sharks, mantas, rays, turtles, hundreds of butterflyfish, Napoleon wrasse and plenty of unicornfish, lobsters, barracuda and more. The sessile life consists of some sea whips, black coral bushes, small fans, table corals and sponges. Among popular dive sites located off Lhaviyani Atoll are Felivaru Kandu, Kuredu Express, Kanuhura Corner, Kuderu Caves, The Shipyard, Fushifaru Kandu, Fushifaru Corner.

When To Go Diving

Diving in the Lhaviyani Atoll is a year-round delight, but there are periods when the underwater spectacle reaches its zenith. The months of November to April offer the best conditions, with calm seas and excellent visibility allowing divers to fully immerse themselves in the marine spectacle. During this time, water temperatures hover around a balmy 28°C (82°F), inviting even the most cold-blooded of creatures to revel in the warmth

What to see

Towering coral formations rise from the ocean floor, forming intricate labyrinths of tunnels and archways that beckon explorers to venture deeper. clown triggerfish, butterflyfish, humphead parrotfish, and eagle ray (Aetobatus narinari) make a majestic appearance

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