Which is your least favorite marine animal?

Last week we talked about your favorite and this week we talk about your least favorite marine animal. Titan Trigger Fish They are usually harmless. When the trigger fish has a nest, like any good parent, they will obviously protect their territory. They don’t have nests all year around, but you don’t know exactly when…

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Which is your favorite marine animal?

On top of the list of the favorite marine animal surely there must be the manta, whaleshark and dolphin – right? Let’s give other animals a chance too and look at why they are our or your favorite. Is it because they are big or tiny, fierce or cute, hard to spot, weird or fancy…

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Devil Ray vs Manta Alfredi

Snorkeling or diving in the Maldives you might encounter these two species: the devil ray and the manta alfredi. Though similar at first glance these gentle giants possess distinct characteristics that set them apart. Devil Ray A devil ray is often mistaken for a baby manta. At 1,2m in width when fully grown they are…

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An excursion to Turtle Reef

One of our most popular excursions is an afternoon snorkel trip to Turtle Reef. We organize one every other day and it is a great start for beginner snorkelers. Even as an experienced snorkeler you will have a great time there, as we can almost guarantee a turtle sighting! Turtle Reef is the fringing reef…

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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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Is coral a plant or an animal

Coral is a fascinating organism that has puzzled divers and snorkelers alike regarding its classification. Is coral a plant or an animal? You can easily mistake a coral for a plant as its appearance is plant-like and it can grow on the ocean floor. However, coral is, in fact, an animal that belongs to the phylum…

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Night diving vs Night snorkelling

Let us compare night diving vs night snorkelling. Diving and snorkelling are different ways to explore the underwater world. Snorkelling allows anyone who can swim and is comfortable in the water to see what it has to offer from the surface. You have a wide range of field and get to observe from above. Diving…

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Long skinny fish

There are many species of “long skinny fish”. These are some of the descriptive words that our guests will use, to ask us what type of fish they saw while out diving or snorkelling. We then have to ask them questions so that we can narrow it down. It is usually one of the following…

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Rare Ocean Finds

The Ocean is full of incredible marine life. Each way you turn your head while in the ocean in the Maldives you see something different. But there are a few creatures that are quite rare to spot. Here are a few that we consider to be rare ocean finds. Ornate Eagle Ray We also call…

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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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