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Best of Maldives
Atolls:
Duration:
Number of dives:
Start/End:
North Male – Ari – Vaavu – South Male
7 Nights / 8 Days
3 Dives a day & 1 or 2 Night dives a week (Total 17 or 18 dives)
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The ‘Best of Maldives’ does just what it says on the tin – you dive the best and most
famous dive sites of the Maldives in a single week of sublime liveaboard Honors Legacy
diving across Male Atolls, Vaavu and Ari atolls. Dive the many channels, drifts and pinnacles, encountering mantas, whale sharks and reef residents as you go.

 

1st Day

Check Dive:  Kurumba House Reef

Anchorage: Guraidhoo (South Male’ Atoll)

2nd Day

Dive 1: Guraidhoo Corner – South Male Atoll

  • Expect to see: big-eye trevally, tunas, barracudas, eagle ray, grey reef sharks, big green turtles

Dive 2: Dhevana Kandu  – Vaavu Atoll

  • Expect to see: Pelagic fish, Sharks, Coral, Caves

Dive 3: Alimatha House Reef – Night Dive – Vaavu Atoll

  • Expect to see: nurse sharks. different kinds of stingrays and giant trevallies

Anchorage: Alimatha (Vaavu Atoll)

 

3rd Day

Dive 1: Miyaru Kandu – Vaavu Atoll

  • Expect to see: sharks and other big fishes

Dive 2: Maamigili Beyru – South Ari Atoll

  • Expect to see: Moray eels, lion fish and nudibranchs, eagle rays, mobula mantas and whale sharks

Dive 3: Bodufinolhu Thila – South Ari Atoll

  • Expect to see: White tip reef sharks, stingrays, mobula mantas and whale sharks

Anchorage: Maamigili (South Ari Atoll)

 

4th Day

Dive 1: Kudarah Thila – South Ari Atoll

  • Expect to see: Soft corals, gorgonian fan corals, blue striped snappers, turtles and napoleons

Dive 2: Rangali Manta Point – South Ari Atoll

  • Expect to see: Manta Rays, Napoleon Wrasse, Blue-Lined Snapper and Parrotfish

Dive 3: Rahdhigga Thila  – South Ari Atoll

  • Expect to see: Reef sharks, tunas, barracudas and eagle ray

Anchorage: Raiydhigga & Barbecue at Raiydhigga island (South Ari Atoll)

 

5th Day

Dive 1: Panettone – South Ari Atoll

  • Expect to see: Gray reef, white tip sharks, barracuda, tuna, and trevallies

Dive 2: Fish Head – North Ari Atoll

  • Expect to see: Grey and white tip sharks, tunas, shoals of fusiliers, turtles, napoleon wrasses, snappers and surgeon fish.

Dive 3: Maya Thala – North Ari Atoll

  • Expect to see: Turtles, Moray Eels, grey and White Tip Sharks, Fusiliers, Octopus, Stone Fish, Angelfish and Clownfish.

Anchorage: Maya Fushi (North Ari Atoll)

 

6th Day

Dive 1: Hafsa Thila – North Ari Atoll

  • Expect to see: Grey reef sharks, octopus, crustaceans, eagle ray, Big Eyed Jack, blue fish and batfish)

Dive 2: Bathalamaagaa Kanthila – North Ari Atoll

  • Expect to see: Silver tip, white tip and grey reef shark, eagle rays, barracudas, tunas, fusiliers and sweetlips

Dive 3: Rasdhoo Madivaru Corner – North Ari Atoll

  • Expect to see: Hammerhead sharks, mantas and other large pelagic

Anchorage: Rasdhoo (North Ari Atoll)

 

7th Day

Dive 1: Rasdhoo madivaru Hammer Head Point – North Ari Atoll

  • Expect to see: Hammerhead sharks, mantas and other large pelagic
  • Male city tour (Optional)

Anchorage: Kurumba / Hulhumale

8th Day

  • Check out

Note: All these routes are weather permitting and subjected to changes due to weather or group request.