Diving in Thaa Atoll

 

thaa 250THAA ATOLL’S DIVING CATERS TO BOTH BEGINNERS AND ADVANCED LEVELS. SOME DIVES HAVE STRONG CURRENTS BUT THIS BRINGS IN THE PELAGIC. EXPECT LARGE REEFS, CORAL GARDENS, STEEP WALLS AND OVERHANGS.

Thaa Atoll’s diving is suitable for beginners, but many of the best dive sites have strong currents that requires experience. Advanced divers can explore deep, steep walls that are decorated with coral.

With little current, lots of macro life, and the possibility of a manta, the Caribbean Garden is for all divers. This large thila (submerged island) starts at 20 feet (6 meters). The south-east side drops off to 131 feet (40 meters), and on the south-west side there is a sandy plateau that's peppered with colorful coral. Expect schooling batfish, whitetip reef sharks, and turtles enjoying their lunch on the soft corals.[PADI TRAVEL]

 

DIVING IN THAA ATOLL QUICK FACTS

 

Depth.
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Topography
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Coral life
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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:

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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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