Maarikilu Caves

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.

huge groupers, perch, stingrays, napoleons, snails, lots of moray eels, shrimps, lobsters with colorful corals and a good chance of mantas from January to April

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 19 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Dive
  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Macro Spot

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

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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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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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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This dive site is a must for all experienced divers. The small main block, only about 80m round, is surrounded by smaller reefs that are almost canyon-like and have holes and arcs to dive through. Due to the location, this dive is great for deep / nitrox.

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Small thila 80m long and 70m wide in the middle of the channel which promises a lot of current, Therefore, this dive site should be dived by experienced divers or those who are willing to learn! Smart diving in the current shade required or the right place to be shown by an experienced instructor. Nitrox/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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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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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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Recommended Training

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Deep Diving

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Manta And Ray Ecology

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Enriched Air Nitrox Level 2 (40%)

Extend your dive time, shorten your surface intervals and spend more time exploring the dive sites you love, with the SSI Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty certification program.

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