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Diving in Dhangethi

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When to go to Dhangethi

Dhangethi has a tropical climate. The best time to dive in this area is from December to May. The average air temperature is 27-31C/81-88F. The water temperature averages 26-29C/79-84F. Visibility is around 20m/65ft. What to see Scuba diving in Dhangethi is an interesting experience. Divers can spot fusiliers, pufferfish, moray eels, lionfish, nudibranchs, eagle rays, turtles, Napoleon wrasses, batfish, devilfish, stingrays, and whale sharks.

Scuba diving in Dhangethi

Dhangethi is not the largest island, but is one of the most picturesque islands in the Maldives. This charming green island is framed with white beaches and the azure waters of the Indian Ocean. It is famous for its ancient tradition of building boats, which can be seen in numerous sheds along the coast. Narrow streets with bright houses create a unique atmosphere. The island has various things to offer tourists, such as souvenir shops, several cafés on the coastline, and cozy accommodations. Dhangethi is famous for its underwater world, especially for whale sharks. Diving in Dhangethi is a unique chance to visit protected places and admire striking reef clusters teeming with multiple schools of fish. The average depth is 15-30m/49-98ft. Currents are medium, about 1-2 knots. The dive sites can be accessed by boat and are suitable for divers of different levels. Most popular dive sites Dhangethi has several dive sites. The most popular sites are Dhangethi Beru, Dhangethi Corner, Vakaru Beru Thila, Medhu Thila, Thinfushi Ethere Thila, and Hani Thila. These sites provide excellent opportunities to explore reefs and rock formations with descending layers of corals and sponges.