Island divers is the only PADI 5* Dive Resort in the island (S-23318).
Also the only Green fins member dive center in a local island in south Ari Atoll of Maldives.
Island Divers have received the certificate of excellence award from world’s largest travel site; trip advisor and ranked as the No.1 attraction in south ari atoll for scuba and snorkeling activities.
We live our slogan "Dive with Friends"
established in 1988 by Marcus Hauck who currently lives in the Maldives, but originally comes from the south of Germany.
His enthusiasm for diving and for the amazing underwater world of the Maldives first brought him here in the ‘80s, and he has remained here ever since.
He transmits this enthusiasm to his team and also to our guests. A pleasant, relaxed atmosphere is thus created and with our dynamic team, you will have lots of fun and enjoy dives that you will remember forever.
Dive Point is represented by Marcus Hauck alongside his partner Jalal Mohamed (Jerry) on six islands in different atolls of the Maldives.
You can enjoy the Dive Point “experience” on Rannalhi, Vadoo, Hudhuran Fushi, Meedhupparu, Kuda Rah and Guraidhoo.
Dive Blue Maldives Pvt. Ltd.(hereinafter referred to as “DBM” or “we”) is a young and promising team with full of enthusiasm and sereneness, knowledge and experience, vitality and energy. The DBM team has been organized and developed domestically in Maldives since 2013, aiming primarily at diving related businesses in Maldives, as well as water sports and other recreational activities. The founders of DBM are a Chinese instructor and a Maldivian instructor, united with a talented team. We have already been working as instructors since 2003 continuously in the diving industry in Maldives, managing some dive centers contracted with 5-star resorts for several years, providing professional services to people from all over the world over years, staying active and enjoying good reputation always.
We offer you a range of diving opportunities in the most beautiful places in Maldives. Additionally, we have the highest quality equipment, comfortable boat and experienced local dive instructors who know the waters of Maldives better than anyone else – so we have everything you need to enjoy time the way you really like – under the water! And have great fun!
In this diving center, we offer PADI scuba dive courses from beginner courses to professional courses. Also the dive center offers a variety of fun diving to satisfy our divers needs, enjoyment, while providing the most safe experience of diving in the area. Regardless of your current experience with diving, we can arrange the perfect dive for each and every one of you!
Comfort and convenience for diving guests is assured with fast, modern dive boats that reach more than 20 local dive sites in an average boat ride of just 15-20 minutes. Our trips are supplemented by half day and full day trips to dive some of the best sites in neighbouring atolls.
So whether you are a young diver, a family, a complete beginner, a single diver, a couple or a group of experienced divers, we invite you to come and dive with us and join the adventure!
South Ari Dive is the First ever PADI 5 Star Dive center at South Ari Atoll. We are located in Dhangethi island and Drift Thelu veligaa Resort, which is the Center of the Best Dive sites in the Maldives. All famous dive sites are located within 5 to 45 minutes of traveling from our dive center in Dhangethi. We have Experts with more than 17 years of experience in diving.
South Ari Atoll located in the west of the archipelago is famous for its year-round population of whale sharks and Mantas which cruise the outer atoll channel gorging themselves on planktons. This makes scuba diving with us so special.
We happily combine the friendliness and hospitality from south Ari Dive, to make your diving holiday a fun-filled one to cherish for a life time.
Boutique Beach is a luxury, contemporary diving hotel located on the beautiful Maldivian island of Dhigurah in the South Ari Atoll. Set against the backdrop of the Indian Ocean’s azure waters and their own 2.5km stretch of white sandy beach and magical sunsets, they offer their guests a truly all-inclusive accommodation and diving package. After a glorious night's sleep, wake up to a freshly prepared breakfast by our chef, Buddhika. Spend your days diving, snorkelling, relaxing or exploring - making memories, before returning 'home' where the Boutique Beach guest support team will welcome you to the rooftop terrace for sundowners and a fine dinner. A perfect day in Paradise!
If you can swim and are healthy, you can learn to dive. Even small health issues often form no obstacle ( ask your doctor for a “fit for diving” statement to avoid any disappointment ).
The instructor team is very experienced. Most of them made far over 5000 dives, taught hundreds of people to dive in all age categories and speak three or more languages fluent. On top of that good equipment and small groups... the road to any beginner course is wide open for you!
As a PADI registered diving center, we run daily dive and snorkel excursions to various sites around South Ari Atoll.
Established in November 2017
Locally owned and associated with White Sands Dhigurah guesthouse.
Opening hours: 08:00 – 18:00 Everyday
Located 3 minutes from the harbor, very close to the other dive schools on the island.
Benefits of diving from a local island:
Cheaper than the resort Islands
Provides an opportunity to experience local life and interact with Maldivians on a more personal level than what can be achieved through a resort stay
Vakarufalhi Prodivers offers a wealth of experience in diving in one of the Maldives’ diving hot spots; offering an extensive range of daily dive trips, as well as a host of PADI courses catering for beginners and experienced divers alike.
Vakarufalhi was the first Prodivers dive center in the South Ari Atoll. The South Ari Atoll is home to some of the most famous and well known dive spots across the Maldives. Vakarufalhi resort itself lies directly next to some of the diving hot spots offering quick and easy access to a lot of these sites.
Daily trips and courses on request cater from beginners to experienced divers alike. In addition to the full diving program on offer, the Vakarufalhi team also offers snorkelling excursions during the week.
Diving around Vakarufalhi offers a very good chance of encountering whale sharks and manta rays which are frequent visitors in season. Explore stunning reef formations covered with an abundance of amazingly colourful soft corals.
5 Star Deluxe resort LUX* South Ari Atoll Maldives is located on the island of Dhidhoofinolhu. The island is one of the longest islands in the Maldives, 1.8 km long and 200 m across. It is a true haven of tranquility, with lush tropical vegetation running alongside 4 km of white sandy beaches.
The atoll where LUX* South Ari Atoll Maldives is located is famous for its marine diversity and especially for its whale-sharks. Which divers can find here all year round. This luxurious Resort is the ideal base to dive its 50 dive sites, some of the most fabulous and famous dive sites in the world. One of the most famous must be Kuda Rah Thila, the first nationally protected site in the Maldives and Maamigili Outside as whale shark magnet.
Most dive sites are from 5 minutes to less than an hour from the Resort. The boat journey makes diving trips even more enjoyable. Divers set out in dhonis, a traditional Maldivian boat, and an experience in itself. We offer here also special excursions like whale sharks safari’s, manta searching, double wreck morning dives and magical discovery full day trips. Scuba diving in Maldives at its best!