Fares Thila / Canyons

This site gets its name from the many canyons and overhangs that you can find between 12 and 30 meters. These crevices make great shelter for the nearby marine life. The coral growth here starts at around 10 meters. This site is suitable for all levels, although there can be strong currents.

Fares Canyons offers the diver very diverse marine life in large schools, a great spot for avid underwater photographers.

Level

Level

  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 27 m
Current

Current

  • Strong Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Macro Spot

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

Maavaru Thila

Maavaru Thila is made up of 2 different thilas (pinnacles) a deeper one to start the dive on and a shallower thila that is perfect to finish the dive on.

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nice drift dive first in a small bay and later on a steep wall. In the bay, sloping from 4 to 22m to then have a small dropoff. With a bit of luck you can see the wonderful manta rays passing by here from January to April.

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Maamunagaa Giri is like an isosceles triangle and can only be approached in good weather. The south side lies on the deep channel between Baa and Raa Atoll. Here, and on the northwest side, you can often see gray reef sharks and a beautiful school of jackfish. Macro life lies in the small overhangs and holes.

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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.

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If you want to see anemones you have to come to this place,, there is a field with hundreds of anemones where we also can always find turtles. The Giri has approx. a diameter of 120m and is easy to dive around. Some nice small overhangs

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Small Thila directly on the island of Villingilli on the offshore plateau in the direction of the channel between Raa and Baa Atoll. Usually a jump into the blue water east of the Thila above the plateau at the edge for approx. Let drift along 30m towards Thila and then slowly climb up the Thila. Current !!!!

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300m long 80m wide – a must-have reef. On the west side, the reef falls slowly from 14 to 18m, then steeplyto 30m. In front of it it´s a big block but he starts first on 28m. With a little bit of luck finding sharks here.The Southwest site crisscrossed with beautiful colorful overhangs.

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Drift dive along Kudathulhaadhoo Island. Large overhang with soft corals in the west, caves in the middle, and a small bay and the tip in the east is full of fish

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The icing on the cake of our thilas is EXTREME! EXTREME CURRENT! EXTREMELY DEEP! therefore only for the experts among our guests. Please do not ask for this place because of its location, we can only approach it under certain conditions. We will talk to you about it if it is possible! Nitrox / Deep

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Great challenging reef that consists of 2 thilas. The eastern Thila is not that big and is circled in 25 to 30 minutes then you fly about. 120m to the 2nd thila. Here it goes down again to look for a frogfish. Between November and April mantas and mobulas possible.

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