Big Dream

Sponsor Ahmed Samir had this big dream to sponsor a PADI OWD or Open Water Diver course. A PADI instructor for 20 years, he grew up on the local island of Inguraidhoo in Raa Atoll, Maldives. One day he decided that he wanted to support the island and foremost the children. What better gift to…

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Diving Bug

This is what happens when the diving bug is in the family. Mum Caroline has almost 500 dives. Dad Gabriel did his 500th dive with us at Dhonfan Thila and daughter Sophie has more than 250 dives. Gabriel is also a PADI Master Scuba Diver and together the family has dived in many great diving…

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The Year 2022

The year 2022 is slowly coming to an end and what a year it has been. We had some exhilarating times, great moments, good news and many laughs – that’s what it is all about. The COVID scare is finally over. and we can travel again without annoying restrictions. We are happy and excited for…

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Scuba Diving for the First Time

Are you considering trying scuba diving for the first time?  Did you know that you don’t need a scuba license to experience the underwater world? We are happy to offer you a PADI discover scuba dive! This is a program designed for people who have never dived before.  It is perfect for holidaymakers that just…

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Congratulations to Abdul

Abdul went snorkeling for the first time when he was 8 years old and loved it. He did his first dive when he was 25. He became a divemaster in 2010 and today he has become a PADI Scuba Instructor. Congratulations to Abdul. Abdul started working with Ocean Dimensions as a PADI divemaster in 2017…

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PADI Refresher Course

The PADI refresher course has become very popular with many people being unable to travel or scuba dive for the past two years. If you were a new scuba diver before the pandemic maybe by now you have lost some confidence. If you are an experienced diver perhaps you just want to ease yourself back…

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New base leaders at Ocean Dimensions in Raa Atoll

We would like you to meet our new base leaders at Ocean Dimensions, Kev from Ireland and Sim from Germany. Let’s have a look how they got here. Not to this island (they took a seaplane like everyone else), but to this point in their diving journey. Let’s work our way back. Germany Kev and Sim spent…

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How to spot Marine Creatures

As promised, we reveal the secrets of how to spot marine creatures. We all wonder how our dive guides are able to spot animals so small, well camouflaged or too far away. Sometimes we couldn’t even see them after he/she showed them to us. Dive guides don’t have special masks or a hidden lens ……

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Improve your air consumption

How to improve your air consumption will be the focus of today’s scuba diving lesson. Your air consumption depends on your body mass, muscle, lung capacity but also on your buoyancy, your comfort underwater, your experience and how you are moving. Before you begin, focus on your goal and create realistic expectations. It is useful…

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