Himmafushi Faru

Himmafushi Corner offers a wonderful drift dive on an easy slope from 5 to 30m. Here there is a drop-off and you can see big life with a bit of luck.

On top of the reef you will find morays, fusiliers, snapper, turtles, and small stuff. Deeper you meet Whitetip reef sharks, napoleons, and eagle rays.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 24 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Dive

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Dive sites nearby

Himmafushi Corner is a drift dive, best suited for divers with a lot of experience as this dive is deep and can have strong currents. The corner slopes from 5 to 30m and after that comes to a small drop off to 45/50m. This dive should only be conducted during the incoming current.

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Really nice drift dive on a sloping wall and blocks in the more sloping area full of soft corals and marine life. It starts at 4 to 5 meters and goes down to 30+ meters and is one side of a channel. You can expect current but not too strong.

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One of the most colorful dive sites in North Male Atoll. On the south side of Girifushi island with abundant fish life and very nice soft corals, there are numerous blue soft corals and a swim through. The current can be strong!

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Nice drift dive for all levels of divers. After Manta season we dive here to watch other amazing life. The reef slopes from 5 to 30m down, deeper on the bottom, sharks and stingrays are found in the sandy areas. In the big rocks, we see groupers and glass fish.

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An easy dive site which is ideal for open water dives 3 and 4 OWD, but also offers nice macro stuff. You can find them at the mini wreck or the cargo that lies around the hull on the ground (16-19m). A little further out west (20m) we find a small thila.

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Lankan is a cleaning station for manta rays and scuba divers visiting often get to see an amazing manta show, one of the highlights of any trip to the Maldives.

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Cool drift dive that also always brings current with it. Start either near the Manta Point or with less current directly at the channel entrance. The caves are rather overhangs that range from 12 to 30m. For the more experienced there is a deep nose in the middle of the current.

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Sunlight Thila is a formation of two small reefs that attract giant manta rays between March and October. Between the reefs lies a 60-meter long sandy bottom boasting small coral formations with plenty of cleaner wrasses.

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Kani Thila is about 400m from Kani inside and should only be dived by experienced divers. It is already very deep and you must always keep an eye on the air supply. There are overhangs with black coral bushes and on the reef top there are bubble anemones.

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Easy but always nice dive. The top of the reef drops down from 7m to 30/35m and then runs into the sand. Depending on the current, you simply dive the right or left shoulder. With a little luck, this dive site offers everything that makes diving exciting!

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