Scuba diving in Rasfari

From Boat
Diver level
Average: 6.56 ft
Maximum: 49.2 ft
Average: 65.6 ft
Maximum: 98.4 ft

Rasfari is located near North Malé Atoll, Maldives and features some gently sloping drops, walls, and a plateau. The reef is in a healthy condition, and the current is light to moderate. Rasfari is a paradise for watching huge manta rays at their cleaning stations and eagle rays flying by.

When to go

The best time for diving at Rasfari and spotting manta rays is the dry season, from January to April. There tends to be a lot of rain and wind from June through November. The average water temperature is 26-29C/79-84F, and the air usually ranges between 28-30C/82-86F.

What to see

Colorful corals are full of triggerfish, parrotfish, trumpetfish, and angelfish, while smaller rocks hide crustaceans like shrimp, lobsters, and starfish in between them.

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