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In the Northern Atolls of the Maldives there is an abundance and huge variety of marine life. Amazing coral gardens, encounters with manta rays and grey reef sharks are common.
WHY WE LOVE DIVING THE NORTHERN ATOLLS
Glorious over the water resorts for every budget
White sand and blue waters - what dreams are made of!
Spectacular marine life every time you enter the water.
NORTHERN ATOLLS GALLERY
Diving the Northern Atolls
Baa Atoll : An UNESCO designated reserve, the Baa Atoll is home to some 250 species of coral and 1,200 reef fish species in addition to marine turtles, manta rays, and whale sharks. The water depth can vary with lagoons and channels that range from 30 to 300m deep.
Lhaviyani Atoll : Some 50 dive sites are spread across the Lhaviyani Atoll. The topography provides a wide variety of sites and an outstanding quantity of fish life. Over 15 species of sharks have been sighted in the Atoll, With the right seasonal winds and currents, you can be lucky to meet the majestic Manta Rays.
Noonu Atoll : The Noonu Atoll is one of the more undiscovered areas of the Maldives and offers some fantastic diving. You can be sure to see several sharks and, colourful coral and some of the weirdest shaped reefs in the country.
Winter average of 24°C / 75°F
Summer average of 33°C / 91°F
Rainy season June to August
Flights from LONDON
Seaplane from MALE
GMT + 5 hours
Diving in the Northern Atolls can be a real treat as there are fewer boats in the area and you're likely to have dives sites all to yourself.
26° to 30°C / 80 to 86°F average
20m+ / 70ft+