Gan is not a typical Maldives beach resort set on an isolated private island. Instead, guests have the opportunity to explore the area and freely visit the friendly local communities on the neighbouring islands. They only ask that you show the proper respect for local customs. While there is lots to see on land, it is the underwater attractions that bring divers back to Addu Atoll again and again.
Divers looking for large, colourful coral colonies of all species and forms will not be disappointed. Addu Atoll was lucky to have been spared the effects of the coral bleaching of 1998 that other reefs in the Maldives are still recovering from. Divers keen to see some of our larger underwater wildlife will find much to quicken their pulse. Addu Atoll is one of the few places in the Maldives where giant manta rays, with wingspans of 5 metres plus, can be found throughout the year. The channels and outer reefs of this atoll are also home to a number of shark species, hawksbill and green turtles, and abundant schools of large fish. For the wreck diver we have the "British Loyalty", largest shipwreck in all the Maldives. This 143m oil tanker was torpedoed twice by enemy submarines during World War II, but survived to be scuttled by the British themselves in January 1946. It now lies on sandy ground below the sheltered waters on the inside of the atoll. At depths of 16-33m it offers us perfect wreck diving conditions. There is excellent coral growth with healthy colonies of both hard and soft corals.
At Diverland we make sure that divers of all levels get their money's worth. We happily cater to the needs of experienced divers, as well as complete beginners and those who want to advance their dive training. Our team of PADI instructors offer a full range of dive courses from the entry-level Open Water Diver certification up to professional Divemaster. If you are leading a dive group please contact us in advance of your arrival so that we can let you know about our special group rates.
Sub Oceanic Inc Pvt. is a locally owned company that is specialized in the operation and management of scuba diving and watersports establishments in the Maldives. We bring to the market two highly professional subsidiaries: Sub Oceanic Dive Club and Sub Oceanic Watersports. Whether you want to take your first breaths under water, dive with manta rays, sharks and turtles, gaze in awe at some playful dolphins or kite surf through the beautiful Maldivian lagoons we are able to offer all of these fun water activities under one roof.
It is our mission to provide thrilling and unforgettable diving and watersports experiences to all our guests whilst prioritizing safety with a team of dedicated and energetic professionals.
We welcome you all year round with turquoise blue seas, plenty of sunshine and amazing teams!
PADI 5STAR DIVE CENTER
Aquaventure Dive Center is founded 2013 at Maradhoo Island - Addu,
it’s a local island in southernmost atoll of the Maldives. Aquaventure Dive Center is the first Dive Center at Local Addu, where we offer a full range of daily excursions and PADI courses for beginners till professional.
Aquaventure is a PADI 5Star dive center for the diver who want to dive in small groups with a personal care, no supermarket diving and all dives are made within the personal limits of training / experience. All our certified guides made more then 1000 dives.
We are equipped with 50x S80 alum. tanks and 10x 15L steel tanks, SOON we will have Nitrox and Oxygen fills till 100%. Our rental equipments are all A brands like Cressi, Mares, Scubapro.
We running 3 secures BAUER K14 compressors with totally 750 L/M, and using 300 BAR buffers, so we can fill fast on demand.
Addu Atoll is a place with many great dive sites, the whole year chance for Manta’s, all kind of sharks, the biggest wreck in Maldives and undamaged hard corals and that all within maximum 90 minute drive by our own Dhoni (local dive boat).
Aquaventure Dive Center offers 3 boat dives a day; a two tank dive in the morning and single tank dive afternoon, on request we can organoze night dives. To Manta Point takes 30 minutes and to the British Loyalty 15 minutes. Our dive boat "Dhoni" has place for 12 divers, a toilet and fresh water.
Deep down you want the best;
Aquaventure Maldives is a Scuba Tour Agency, operating Aquaventure Manta Lodge "at a Local Island" with 8 rooms and Aquaventure Dive Center. The daily Scuba Diving Trips are made by a diving dhoni for maximum 12 divers and 3 guides.
Aquaventure Dive Center offers 3 boat dives a day. After breakfast we make a two dives in the morning, than they go back to Maradhoo for lunch. In the afternoon they make a single dive, on request they can skip the afternoon-dive and they go for a night-dive. They are a small operation for maximum 12 divers, so they can give personal service at their Aquaventure Manta Lodge and during your Aquaventure diving trips.
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