Muthafushi Thila

Muthafushi Thila is a small pinnacle dive site. This site is great for avid photographers and those who enjoy diving slow and looking around to discover all the life this reef has to offer.

This dive site is covered in yellow net coral, hard corals, and anemones. The pinnacle is teeming with small reef fish and is also a great refuge for sea turtles.

Level

Level

  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 19 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Macro Spot

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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