Top Dive Sites in Raa Atoll

It has been a secret for a little while but no surprise here. Raa Atoll is becoming a favourite amongst seasoned divers. From Brennia Kottefaru, the newly opened resort in 2021, we reach about 30 different dive sites. And we don’t just reach one but several shark, turtle and manta dive spots within 5 –…

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What language do fish speak

Have you ever wondered what language fish speak and if they are able to ‘talk’ to each other? Or how a big school of fish can synchronise their movements. Fish are able to communicate with each other and they do it in several different ways. Sound to communicate Some fish are actually able to produce some…

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Boats of the Maldives

Let’s talk about the many different kinds of boats of the Maldives. With the country being an island nation and the big blue surrounding it, it is essential that we have boats to get around. Speed boats are the Maldivian equivalent to a taxi. We use them for island hopping, to pick up our guests from…

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Manta Season so far…

So far this years’ manta season has been great! Our manta season in the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of the Baa Atoll officially runs from May through to November. With few sightings in May and November and normally peaking around July and August. We usually say that June is when we start to see more mantas…

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Who will be my dive buddy

Are you travelling on your own or your partner doesn’t dive, then you will probably be wondering who will be my dive buddy? Will he or she use more air and will I have to come up from my dive early? Will I use more air and cut his or her dive short? Am I…

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Turtle Hotspot

Each Atoll in the Maldives has its very own turtle hotspot. And what do turtles do in these hot spots? They eat, sleep, rest, swim around, explore, get cleaned, come to the surface to breath, meet other turtles, look for new feeding spots and repeat. Only once in all my years of diving I have…

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Diving with a GoPro

A GoPro is a very handy camera. It is small, can take both photos and videos, it is waterproof and can be used at depth! Making it very attractive to divers. In fact, just about every second diver has a Go-Pro but not everyone has good buoyancy which should be one of the first criteria…

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Stone and scorpion fish

The cardinal rule when diving: never touch anything while you’re in the ocean. There are many reasons why. When we touch fish we can cause them infections. If we touch or stand on corals they break. If we touch stone or scorpion fish we will be in the hospital in a lot of pain! Stone…

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Take care of your diving equipment

Today we want to give you some suggestions on how to properly take care of your diving equipment – we know that diving with familiar equipment can make a difference regarding your comfort and safety. How to clean your equipment After every dive Rinse all your dive equipment after using it, all the water carries…

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