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CENTRAL ATOLLS

The Maldives Islands Central Atolls have some outstandingly beautiful coral reefs, but its the abundance and colourfulness of fish life that can be found throughout the atolls that sets these blessed island apart from other scuba diving destinations in the world.

WHY WE LOVE DIVING THE CENTRAL ATOLLS

Schools and schools of fish!

Some of the most amazing drift diving

CENTRAL ATOLL GALLERY

Diving the Maldives Central Atolls

The great diving  is due to the myriad of channels and passages between the atolls, that the currents sweep and play throughout the island chain so that nutrients for colourful species are always on the move. This accounts for the vast numbers of fish enjoying the passing feast and divers can expect to spot Napoleon wrasse, parrotfish, snappers, barracudas, jacks and sweetlips in every site where the water flows.

WEATHER

Winter average of  24°C / 75°F 

Summer average of 33°C / 91°F

WEATHER ADVICE

Rainy season June to August

GETTING HERE

Flights from LONDON

11 hours

Seaplane from MALE

25 minutes

TIME DIFFERENCE

GMT + 5 hours

Deep Thought

Great drift-diving, beautiful marine life from macro to manta, accompanied by sharks, turtles and more!

--John   

WATER TEMPERATURES

26° to 30°C / 80 to 86°F average

VISIBILITY

20m + / 70ft +

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131 Salusbury Road

London NW6 6RG

ABTA P7169

ATOL 2933

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