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How much does scuba diving cost in Maldives?

What is the average cost of scuba diving in Maldives? Scuba Diving in the Maldives cost $70- $85 (Rs 5300- Rs 6400) per Dive in the Maldives.

Is diving expensive in Maldives?

Guesthouse rooms range from US$50 – US$150 a night, dives around US$50-60, and full-board is roughly US$20-30 a day. The cost of scuba diving courses with dive centres on the Maldives’ local islands is also generally cheaper. For example, a ferry from Male to Fulidhoo Island (3.5 hours) costs only US$3.5 each way.

Is the Maldives good for diving?

With clear blue water, white sand beaches, and great visibility, the Maldives is an idyllic scuba diving paradise. During a diving trip to the Maldives, you may see manta rays, whale sharks, reef sharks, soft & hard corals and much more.

Where is best diving in Maldives?

South Ari Atoll
The vast South Ari Atoll is considered to have some of the best diving in the Maldives and has long attracted discerning liveaboard divers. And this resort is an excellent base to visit some of the best sites.

Why is the Maldives water so clear?

The water looks clearer in the Maldives for two reasons: firstly because it’s away from major polluting sources and (most importantly), it’s relatively shallow near islands and there’s a lot of white sand and brilliant sunshine. This makes it easy to see the clarity of the water.

Are there sharks at Maldives?

Maldives is home to over 25 species of sharks. The most common are the Black-Tip, White-Tip and Grey Reef Sharks. These baby sharks are totally harmless and will most likely swim away if you come too close.

Can non swimmers do scuba diving in Maldives?

No! As explained above, non-swimmers can experience scuba diving safely and do, every day, with a try diving program called, ‘Discover Scuba’. However, if you want to complete your PADI certification to become a PADI Open Water Diver then you must be able to swim a distance of 200m without any flotation aid.

How deep can you dive in the Maldives?

Maximum depth for all diving activities in the Maldives is 30 meters. This applies to any diver with a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certification or equivalent, even those with deep diving or technical diving certifications.

What is illegal in Maldives?

It is illegal to import explosives, weapons, firearms, ammunition and drugs, but in addition, the importation of material deemed contrary to Islam – such as pornography, pork and pork products, alcohol, idols for worship, bibles or any non-Islamic religious text – is also illegal.

Which is better Maldives or Hawaii?

When it comes to the Maldives, the destination is considered to be a luxury travel region in itself. Though the airfare may be cheaper, Hawaii does offer tourists much more budget-friendly options, whilst the Maldives offers you everything luxury.