Vakkaru Manta Point

More of a typical Maldivian manta site i.e. a block on a sandy area and manta rays that may or may not use the block as a cleaning station. The sloping reef is between 5 and 15m guarded and offers many small fish a home. On the huge sandy area at 20m we also find stingrays

Eagle rays, stingrays, napoleon, scorpion fish, moray eels, shrimps and at the right time manta rays.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 21 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Dive
  • Cleaning Station
  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

Simple but beautiful dive that starts slowly at 5m in a bay and then dives at 15-20m on the right shoulder with a current from west to east. Some small holes in the wall. There you can find a lot of macro but also scorpionfish and the longnose hawkfish in the coral bushes. In the blue water Napoleon and eagle rays

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ADT is a deep thila in front off the island of Aarah. With a current from the west, we start on the gently sloping part of the lagoon in the south-west. We drift in a deep of 22m to the first small block and from there to the thila. If the current is not too strong, the dive can be ended at the main reef

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This great dive site is characterized by a wonderful underwater landscape in the south. The top reef starts at about 3m and drops to about 10m.Then the wall is criss-crossed with beautiful overhangs that can be dived to a depth of 30m. Upstream a small Thila that comes from 33 to 18m, Nitrox and deep specialty!

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Smaller thila that is easy to circle around when simple current conditions prevail. The reef top starts at 7m with small blocks. To the east and north, it does not drop so steeply to 25m. In the west and south a little steeper up to 35m. In the south-west are beautiful small. Overhangs.

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A small reef with many different types of colorful coral. The reef roof is at a height of 6m and has a diameter of approx. 20m, at a depth of 25m it should be approx. 50m. On the west side an overhang with soft corals, further deeper a gap with giant moray eels and cleaner shrimp.

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DivePoint MEP makes here the night dives and sometimes also Current Specialty Dives. The reef goes down from 3-4m to 30m. Some nice Blocks a bit higher are full of clownfish and in the night you will find often a lot of lobsters and shrimps. But its not always possible to dive here. The current can be extreme!!

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Great drift dive over several large blocks and small thilas. Due to distances of 80m and currents more demanding and for experienced divers or divers willing to learn. Nice overhangs and arches in the deeper area, Deep / Nitrox has the best combination. Depending on the current, you can go diving on the house reef

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You should have some experience for this TOP dive site! The reef top starts at 15m! and is a block about 80x70m around it are large blocks full of fish and soft corals. There is a nice little canyon and small breakthroughs! NITROX and DEEP Specialty desirable !!

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Wonderful drift dive in a frenzy of colors. This reef is like an open subway tunnel cut on the side. Soft corals in many different colors hang everywhere in the tunnel. In the middle of the canal, there are coral blocks with a good chance of gray reef shark (when there’s current). The perfect place for a current specialty!

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An approximately 600m long drift dive in a frenzy of colors that is dived in different levels. however, it is also a place where things really get down to business every now and then! The current drive you in 6 minutes; ) from beginning to end. Therefore flow specialty recommended!

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