Rimas Thila

This dive site is located near the island of Moofushi and is for advanced or deep certified divers, the top reef starts at 18-20 meters and the pinnacle itself is long and narrow.

This drift dive is a great spot for gorgonian sea fans and soft corals. Here you will discover some fantastic macro life. This is also a great location for grey reef sharks.

Level

Level

  • Advanced
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Dive

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

Himandhoo Thila

Himandhoo Thila is located in the channel between the islands of Himandhoo and Moofushi. There is some interesting topography here with nice canyons and overhangs. Although this site is possible for all levels, beware of the current as it can get very strong.

Learn more

Bojaha Madi (Moofushi Rock)

Also known as Moofushi Manta Point, this spot is fantastic for manta rays from December till April. The dive can be extended with a nice drift along the reef wall.

Learn more

Maalhos Thila

Also known as Blue Caves, this thila dive site is famous for its amazing array of blue and purple soft corals. The name comes from the large overhangs which you can easily swim inside of and have a look around.

Learn more

Fesdhoo Wreck & Thila

This dive site is located on the outskirts of Fesdhoo Island and embodies a wreck next to a small thila (pinnacle). This site is better suited for nitrox divers.

Learn more

Bulaloghi Faru

Surrounding Reef of Bulologhi, an inhabited Island . Depending on current right or left should along the wall which has many caverns full wit corals and fish life

Learn more

Aiyabe Thila (Hollywood)

One of the best dive sites in this area, it offers almost everything. Top Reef 5 Meters , excellent for safety stop. Big overhangs with fantastic coral life, schooling fishes and predators wich hunt for them . Negative decent needed if there is current

Learn more

Maaya Thila

Once this dive site was on the top 10 best in the world. Due to this rating many divers dived this site and specially at night. The damage on the top of this Thila (diver error) is bad, but as from 12m acceptable. At night many giant trevally and some white tips hunting.

Learn more

Dhigu Faru Kuda Thila

Small beautiful Thila, reef top 10-12 meter deep. Negative decent needed. You can swim around if the current is not too strong several times. Overhangs gives oyu protection frm current and to watch fish life.

Learn more

Underwater seamount- called Thila in Maldives, top reef at 7-10 Meters. Negative decent needed away from the reef if there is current. High concentration of fish on the current side. Lots of schooling fishes, Tunas and big stuff such as sharks and rays. Beautiful cracks and holes with all kind of surprises.

Learn more

Rangali Madivaru

Rangali Madivaru (Madi = Manta, Faru = long Reef) is a manta cleaning station located in the channel at approx. 9 meters on the edge where the sloping bottom meets a plateau reef. This dive site is best visited with the outgoing current.

Learn more

Recommended Training

Perfect Buoyancy

The SSI Perfect Buoyancy Specialty is the best way to improve your body position for relaxed dives, lower your air consumption and increase your bottom times. Take control of your enjoyment. Start online now!

Learn more

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.

Learn more

Shark Ecology

Sharks are vital for healthy oceans and are truly spectacular to dive with! Join the SSI Shark Ecology program and learn how to dive safely with sharks, why their behaviors are misunderstood and more. Start online today!

Learn more

Scooter / DPV

Enjoy longer dives, explore further and cover a larger area on every dive. Become an SSI Scooter/DPV Specialty Diver. Get started today.

Learn more

Extended Range (Twin Set)

Are you looking to become a tech diver? To dive deeper, farther, or longer than you ever have done before? Begin your journey and extend your range with the SSI Extended Range Trimix diver certification program.

Learn more