A trip to Hanifaru Bay

You are planning a trip to Hanifaru Bay? This is what you need to know: Hanifaru Bay is a Marine Protected Area in the Baa Atoll, Maldives The Baa Atoll is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Hanifaru Bay is open from 1.5. to 30.11, which is during the South West Monsoon. Opening hours are from 6…

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Ocean Dimensions Dhigufaru

We are proud to announce the opening of the PADI 5* dive centre Ocean Dimensions Dhigufaru in Baa Atoll. At Dhigufaru Resort we will not only run the dive operation but also the snorkelling and a wide range of watersports activities. Watersports, Diving and Snorkelling Exciting jet ski rides, SUP’s, wakeboard, waterski and tube rides…

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Popular snorkel trips

You do not have to be a diver to explore the beauty of the Indian ocean. There is plenty to see just by snorkelling! At Kihaa we have many different types of excursions, there is something for everyone. Here are our most popular snorkel trips   Turtle reef snorkel This excursion is great for beginners…

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2022 Manta Season

2022 Manta Season – we had brilliant seven months! We are now saying goodbye to the last mantas of this year. Everyone knows you can never predict wildlife, but we found this season to be particularly unique. What we thought we knew We know our manta season runs from May to November, during the southwest…

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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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Light at the end of the tunnel

There is a light at the end of the tunnel – can you see it too! Starting with Oleg our instructor from Belarus, in April 2020 one by one our team members went back to their home countries and their families. Marcela, Marta, Jeon, Marc and I were the last ones to leave on the…

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Whaleshark September in Baa Atoll

Plenty of whaleshark encounters this September! Some encounters were long, up to 20 minutes and some were short. But no matter how long the whaleshark sticks around for, seeing one is definitely a highlight for guests as well as our guides!! These encounters have happened on both our diving and snorkelling excursions. On some occasions…

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Plankton. Do you know what they are?

Plankton are very important for the ocean! This is because plankton is normally the beginning of most ocean food chains. We can describe them as very small organisms that are unable to swim against currents so often just float and drift around the ocean. Some kinds are bioluminescent, so if you’ve ever seen the ocean…

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Manta season is on

Manta season is always a reason for excitement, not only for tourists but also for us, diving instructors and guides. Here in Baa Atoll, the expectation is even bigger as we have Hanifaru Bay at our door step (yes, we are the closest resort to it and I am literally looking at it as I…

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Favourite Dive Site in November

Watch this space were we tell you all about our favourite dive site of the month. November saw this year’s manta season come to an end. We all shed a little tear as we really love seeing them on our dives and snorkels. But now that the winds and currents were changing the plankton got…

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