Kalhu Thila

Kalhu Thila is situated right in the center of the atoll and is a small pinnacle with lots of soft corals and overhangs. This is the perfect site to do your night dive. The pinnacle starts from 3 meters and drops down to 28 meters.

During night dives you can frequently spot colorful Feather stars, Flatworms, Nudibranchs, lots of different kind of shrimps and crabs, and Lionfish in action.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 21 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
  • Ripping Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Recommended Training

Navigation

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Night Diving and Limited Visibility

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Perfect Buoyancy

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Scooter / DPV

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Deep Diving

Many exciting and iconic dive sites lie in deeper waters. The SSI Deep Diving Specialty will get you there - safely and with confidence. Learn how to plan and conduct dives to between 18 and 40 meters deep with SSI.

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