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Diving in Maldives

Maldives naturally having an amazing diving sites in the world. The country is famous for coconut palm and tuna fishing, these two products depict the symbols of Maldives. The country encompasses with grouped into 26 low laying atolls each atoll contains 10 to 13 both small and big islands are there except one single atoll island call Fuahmulak. These chains of islands are located in an Indian Ocean, less than 300 of the island are inhabited.   

Most of the Maldives islands are naturally low laying with white sandy beaches and exceptional reefs with a plenty of aquatic life. Scuba diving is done at a leisurely drift pace as the Indian Monsoon Current arcs along the island chains, moving nutrients and divers along. This nutrient-rich water flows up along the walls, feeding the sponges and soft corals clinging to the rock sides. Inside the atoll lagoons, rock pinnacles – thila – vault up from the bottom to scratch the water’s surface. In the channels, there are swim-throughs, caverns and overhangs festooned with colorful sponges, invertebrates and gorgonians to explore. At well-known cleaning stations, wrasse and shrimp service manta rays, and other large marine species. With a welcoming culture and some of the finest liveaboard dive boats and luxury resorts on the globe, a dive holiday in the Maldives makes for an unforgettable experience.

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