Fainu Corner

This is a drift dive suitable for all levels. Beginners drift past the upper overhangs at 10-15m, while the more experienced divers head deeper at 25m to take a look at the overhangs there. The relatively steep reef is fully covered with soft coral when there is a current. Nitrox / Deep specialties recommended.

Eagle rays, zackis, gray reef sharks, stingrays, and nurse sharks, plus lots of lobsters and some snails and crabs. There is also lots of colorful soft corals.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 21 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Ripping Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Dive
  • Wall/Drop Off

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

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A simple, mostly calm dive site.Very suitable for the first boat dive since the beginning lighter sandy bottom.Big blocs with schooling fish of different species are here encountered. The reef falls on very slowly from 2m down to about 11m and then aplateau run out at a depth of 20-24m.

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Drift dive with the current flowing from the western tip of Kinohlas along the north side towards the small Thila. Lots of fish on the top of the reef, some really nice little overhangs deeper. Experienced divers dive to the thila, beginners stay over the overhangs and slowly ascend the Sandy Slope

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The reef top has something of a lunar landscape, despite or precisely because of this it is often a very special dive. The northern side often serves as a starting point when the current is draining from a steep wall over a sandy plateau to a normal slope. Manta rays between the end of September and November

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A very nice drift dive over several hundred meters along the island of Kottefaru. The top reef is made of hard corals that drop from 4 to 8m, sloping down to 15m, then a wall that drops far more than 30m. On the top reef between June and November the site becomes a cleaning station for mantas.

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Great thila with many small overhangs that often serve as shelter for rays, nurse sharks and turtles. Soft corals and extremely many anemones !! Due to its location in a canal, a current must always be expected. We, therefore, recommend having experience with currents or a * special * dive.

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Kottefaru Anemone Thila

This fantastic pinnacle gets its name from a blanket of anemones covering the top of the reef. There are 2 large overhangs on opposite sides of the thila full of interesting corals and glass fish.

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Kottefaru Wall

This spectacular wall site, located in the Southeast of Raa Atoll, makes for an interesting drift dive, starting at around 12m and dropping down to over 80m in depth!

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Regardless of whether Thila or the nearby main reef BDT is the best Marco place, which does not mean that there are no big fish;) However, there are occasional “funny currents“ which are no problem with a guide who knows his way around! After the small Thila, simply hold the current right / left shoulder and drift

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BBT is a dive site that you can dive every day and each time you“ii find different conditions and creatures. The reef top starts at 5m, at 8 / 9m it drops down to 30m. There are some small overhangs in the western part of the Thila which are partly overgrown with soft corals.

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Because of its current, BKT is reserved for experienced divers or is dived in times of low current. Not far from BBT, the rock rises to a depth of 16m. The south side has a nice plateau at 25m and then drops off steeply to 40m. Cleaning station for gray reef sharks!

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