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Diving in Dhiffushi

Water Temperature

When to go to Dhiffushi

Climate is tropical in Maldives. Average air and water temperatures stay approximately the same during the whole year — 28-31C/82-87F. There are two seasons — one is hot and humid, which starts on November and another one is rainy and humid, which starts in August. Diving in Dhiffushi is preferable from January to April, as visibility is the best in this time — up to 30m/98ft. The worst visibility is from October to December, due to a lot of plankton in the water. Currents may be strong from place to place and reach up to 2 knots.


What to see
The marine life in Dhiffushi strikes with its diversity. Divers can encounter groupers, snappers, angelfish, butterfly fish, crabs, nudibranchs and yelowtail fish. There is also a ig chance to meet mantas or sharks.

Scuba diving in Dhiffushi

Dhiffushi is a beautiful small island in Kaafu Atoll. It has only two stores and a cafe, but tourists do not visit it for having fun in clubs and restaurants. The main reason to choose Dhiffushi as one's travel destination is its natural beauty. The landscapes are magnificent and look like painted by a very skillful artist. The atmosphere in the area is homely tranquil and gives everyone a perfect opportunity to relax. Local unspoiled beaches washed by turquoise waters are a real paradize for such activities as sun-bathing, snorkelling, surfing, kitesurfing, windsurfing and especially diving. Diving in Dhiffushi is well presented by interesting dive spots. Divers can explore colourful reefs with large coral colonies teeming with small fish, rock formations with large fish roaming around and crevices with small creatures sheltering inside. Scuba-diving in Dhiffushi is great for underwater photography due to multiple marine richesand good visibility. Diving around Fhiffushi is possible on the depth range of 20-35m/65-114ft. Dive sites are accessible by boat and advisable for advanced divers. The most popular dive site in Dhiffushi is Dhiffushi Beru. It is great for drift diving, shark diving and exploring the reefs.