Rasdhoo Atoll

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Access
From Boat
Diver Level
Novice
Depth
Average: 15 m
Maximum: 35 m
Visibility
Average: 5 m
Maximum: 20 m

Rasdhoo Atoll is located northeast of Ari Atoll (Maldives) and attracts divers who seek larger species. The dive sites around the island are Hammerhead Point (also known as Madivaru Corner: a reef with a ridge, caverns and overhangs at 25-30m/82-98ft) and Madivaru Channel (a channel with a strong current, overhangs, and a drop-off at 30m/98ft).

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When to go

Although it is possible to dive at Rasdhoo Atoll throughout the year, the best conditions are from January to May. The average sea temperature is 27-28C/81-82F, while the air is 29-31C/84-88F.

What to see

The highlights of Rasdhoo Atoll are dolphins and hammerhead sharks, but reef sharks and large manta rays are also seen often. It is easy to spot grouper, parrotfish, snapper, surgeonfish, and triggerfish in these waters.

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