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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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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Seaspiracy

The Ocean Dimensions team like a lot of the world have watched Seaspiracy. We are deeply in shock. The directors were risking their lives to uncover and reveal how detrimental commercial fishing really is. This documentary is a real eye opener! Some of the major facts by Seaspiracy 46% of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is…

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What is a ghost net?

In the past month we have pulled three ghost nets out of the waters surrounding Kihaa. We feel it’s a win-lose situation: it’s good that they were pulled out, but bad that they were there in the first place. One of the nets we spotted was floating on the surface and had an Olive Ridley…

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ID photos of marine life

Here at Ocean Dimensions we live and breathe ocean. It’s important to us to do as much as we can to help out with the conservation and protection of our incredible backyard. One of the ways we help is by contributing to NGOs, for example: Manta trust, Olive Ridley Project, and Maldivian Whaleshark Research Program.…

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Vaavoshi Turtle Festival

Following the lead of our last article, let’s continue on the turtle subject. We are very excited with the upcoming Turtle Festival happening on June 22nd. The event is being organized by the Olive Ridley Project team, and will take place at Hithaadhoo, a local island here in Baa Atoll. With the support of resorts…

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World Turtle Day

Today, 23rd of May is World Turtle Day, an event created by The American Tortoise Rescue in 2000 and is now celebrated throughout the world. The aim is to raise awareness and encourage people to take action to protect them. This year, we have decided to celebrate the World Turtle Day with this little article…

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