Diving Fuvahmulah Atoll

 

 

fuvahmulah 250FUVAHMULAH ATOLL, LOCATED IN THE MALDIVES’ FAR SOUTH, IS A UNIQUE AND UNCHARTED ADVENTURE THAT PROMISES PRISTINE REEFS, OCEANIC MANTAS AND RARE SHARKS – TIGER SHARKS, THRESHER SHARKS, SCALLOPED HAMMERHEADS, SILVER TIP SHARKS, WHALE SHARKS, GREY REEF AND WHITE TIPS! AND DON'T FORGOT THE MOLA-MOLA WHO CAN ALSO BE SEEN HERE FROM TIME TO TIME.

QUICK FACTS

In Fuvuahmulah, divers can see seven types of rare sharks in one dive! See dozens of tiger sharks a day, and observe thresher sharks in the shallow cleaning stations all day long, as well as abundant black oceanic mantas and mobula.

Encounter gorgeous schools of great and scalloped hammerheads, giant whale sharks and Mola-Mola! Fuvahmulah is the only place on the planet where you can see all of these majestic pelagics together year-round in their natural environment.

The secrets of this incredible pelagic paradise have only very recently been made accessible by the daily underwater research conducted by Fuvahmulah Dive School since 2017. Fuvahmulah is on par with the other islands on the equator, like the Galapagos and Cocoa, and absolutely should not be missed if you're serious about diving. [PADI TRAVEL]

 

DIVING IN  FUVAHMULA ATOLL QUICK FACTS

 

Depth..
Outside reefs depths: 35m to 40m +
Plateau depths: 35m to 50m +

Topography
Outside Reef, Plateau

Coral life
Hard Coral, ................

Sponges
Note: Geo global warming plus negative interference of human impact coral bleaching & coral predation have taken a devastating effect. However, there are some ................

MEGA FAUNA

Rays:
Oceanic Manta
Reef Manta
Eagle Ray
Sting Ray
Devil Ray
Guitar Ray

Oceanic Sharks:
Tigershark
Hammerhead Shark (North Ari Atoll)
Great Hammerhead Shark (North Ari Atoll)
Bull Shark
Whaleshark
Threshershark
Silky Shark

Reef Sharks:
Blacktip Shark
Whitetip Shark
Silvertip Shark
Gray Shark

Turtles:
Green Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Olive Ridley

Sea Mammals:
Bottle Nose Dolphin 
Spinner Dolphi


MACRO

Nudibranch, Crab, Shrimp, Lobster, Octopus, Ghost Pipe Fish, Frog Fish, Stone Fish, Scorpion Fish, Leaf Fish ,Eel ,Blenny Fish, Flounders,  Many more.


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WHAT TO SEE:

+   big chance
o   chance
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    J F M A M J J A S O N D
  Reef Manta                        
  Oceanic Manta                        
  Eagle Ray                        
  Sting Ray                        
  Whaleshark                        
  Tigershark                        
  Hammerhead                        
  Threshershark                        
  Silkey Shark                        
  Bull Shark                        
  Reef Sharks                        
  Green Turtle                        



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