Dive Bandos is one of the longest established dive centers in Maldives and an ideal guide to the coral gardens of the Maldives.Our professional staffs will ensure that you experience the lush underwater gardens,colorful fishes and magnificent seascapes in total safety and comfort.
Dive Bandos is the one of the longest serving members of internationally acclaimed PADI International Resort Association.
Dive Bandos is a PADI 5 star Instructor Development Centre and offers a wide range of PADI courses from bubble maker to professional instructors. Their multi-lingual instructors are able to conduct courses in English, German, Italian, French, Japanese and Chinese and will provide you with all the requisite teaching materials in these languages.
The medical clinic, with a decompression chamber and hyperbaric chamber, is available at all times should you need it. All guests need to have insurance to cover dive accidents. If divers do not have appropriate insurance; DAN short term packages are also available at Dive Bandos which will cover decompression sickness (DCS), and chamber treatments up to €6,000. Bandos Medical has a general practitioner, a dive medical officer (European) and a nurse on location 24 hours a day.
Blue Horizon offers diving and surfing adventures that are tailored to ensure clients get to fully enjoy and explore the beauty of the Maldives like no other. We currently operate two motorized yachts, namely the Ocean Oasis and Horizon II and two sailing catamarans (leopard 38) namely S/Y Sun Kissed and S/Y White Sand. A dive center is also operated by Blue Horizon on the beautiful island of V. Thinadhoo.
Established in 2015, Sea Retreats is the first dive and water sports center in the island of Thulusdhoo. Sea Retreats diving center provides professional Padi and SSI Instructors. In this diving center, we offer Padi and SSI 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 north Male’ Atoll in Maldives. Regardless of your current experience with diving, they can arrange the perfect dive for each and every one of you!
Embudu is surrounded with a house reef within easy walking distance and drops to 30 meters. 24 hours a day you can choose from 6 different diving routes on the house reef. Already on the house reef you con see nearly everything the underwater world offers. From rays, sharks, moray to Napoleon, lobster, turtles and sometimes-even mantas nearly every meeting is possible. Who is interested in bizarre coral formations will find in the current free coral garden what he is looking for. Of course we offer several boat trips per day to dive sites on the outside of the atoll. More than 35 of the most beautiful dive sites of the North- and South-Male-Atoll can be reached in 30 minutes to one hour by boat. Among them the famous Canyon, Cathedral and The Wall, the colourful Dragon’s Mouth or Lion’s Head that is mentioned in every guide book about the Maldives. We go to several cave dive sites such as the big Wadu Caves or the Vellassaru Caves as well as the big wreck Victory and the colourful, varied Potato Reef are regular on our program.
One of the highlights in everybody’s diver life is most probably the legendary Embudu Express, an “action drift dive” in the Embudu Channel, not even 10 minutes by boat away from Embudu. You can meet nearly any big fishes, reef sharks we can nearly guarantee. We are also organising full day trips with two dives and a visit of one or two other islands.
Kurumba Island Resort is surrounded by a by a crystal clear protected lagoon with a vibrant house reef.
There are 25-30 different dives sites all within a 45 minute local dhoni ride, with some of the best marine life the underwater paradise of the Maldives has to offer.
Banana Reef and Lankan (Manta Point) are two famous dive sites in North Male’ Atoll, and are less than a 20 minutes boat ride away.
The tropical underwater world has a lot to offer for divers of all levels.
Particularly in this area you will find an impressive variety of marine life. As well as different types of dives sites such as drift dives, outside reef dives, and much more.
And don’t forget: if you are hoping to see a specific sea creature, every atoll and area of the Maldives has different seasons. So please check before your visit to avoid disappointment!
Dive Club Maldives is a registered local company in the Maldives, established in 2010 and holds Dive Center Operating License issued by the Ministry of Tourism and PADI International Resort & Retailers Association (IRRA) membership. This membership entitles the company to a PADI 5 Star Dive Resort status.
Dive Club Maldives' main focus is on diver training, recreational scuba diving and water sports related activities for an affordable price on multiple local islands. They offer a full rage of PADI scuba diving courses and beginner programs starting from Discovery Scuba Diving up to PADI Divemaster along with daily dive trips and other non-diver excursions which can be bundled with accommodation in their partners hotels in all of their destinations.
Established in 1993, they were Male’s first Dive School and remain leaders in the dive industry in the Maldives.
Sea Explorers is a SSI Instructor training Centre that offers the complete range of SSI courses from introductory dives to professional courses. Whether you want to take your first breath underwater; are a novice diver keen to gain experience under the watchful eye of a professional; or a seasoned diver looking to partake in the adventure side of diving, they can arrange the perfect dive for you.
The friendly and professional staff are all PADI/SSI trained with many years of experience. Dives are conducted in small groups led by qualified Dive Masters and Instructors ensuring an exiting and safe dive. Families are very welcome as children aged 10 can take the Junior Open Water Diver Courses, while your younger ones can enjoy the Scuba Ranger program.
We live our slogan "Dive with Friends"
This now since 1988 Marcus Hauck lives on the Maldives who comes original from the South of Germany.
Own enthusiasm to the diving and to the amusing underwater world of the Maldives has brought him in the 80s to remain on the Maldives.
He transmits this enthusiasm to his team and to the guests. A pleasant, unconstrained atmosphere thereby expects the diver in a dynamic team with a lot of fun and dives which remain in good recollection.
In the meantime he is represented with his enterprise of "Dive Point" and his partner Jalal Mohamed ("Jerry") on four islands in different atolls.
Dive Point you can "experience" on Rannalhi, Vadoo, Hudhuran Fushi, Meedhupparu, Amaya Kuda Rah and Guraidhoo
Extreme Maldives Pvt. Ltd. has a fully equipped Water Sports, Scuba Diving and Adventure Centre at Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort and Spa and Coccon Maldives. We have a wide range of water sports activities suited for beginners, intermediate, pro sports and families alike.