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Top Snorkelling & Diving spots at Fushifaru

  • Diving spot with diverse marine life
  • Snorkeling and diving spot with abundant marine life
  • Snorkeling and diving spot at the destination
  • Snorkeling spot with colorful coral
  • Diving spot with clear blue water

July 07th 2023

Welcome to Fushifaru Maldives, a haven for snorkellers and scuba diving enthusiasts. Our Resort is surrounded by some of the most breathtaking underwater landscapes in The Maldives, teeming with vibrant coral reefs and a diverse array of marine life. In fact, our atoll is fantastic for diving and there are over 50 dive sites within Lhaviyani.

Here are the top snorkelling and scuba diving spots at Fushifaru that you won't want to miss during your stay with us:

Fushifaru Thila

Located just a short distance from our Resort, Fushifaru Thila is a renowned dive site that offers an incredible underwater experience. This submerged pinnacle is home to an abundance of marine life, including schools of colorful fish, sea turtles, and during the season, you can spot majestic manta rays. Dive into the crystal-clear waters and explore the coral formations and vibrant coral gardens that make Fushifaru Thila a diver's paradise.You can also snorkel with manta rays here from October to November, when hundreds of manta rays pay a visit to the ‘cleaning station’, it is a guaranteed unforgettable experience.

Fushifaru House Reef

Right at your doorstep, the Fushifaru House Reef offers an unforgettable snorkelling and diving experience. Immerse yourself in the warm, clear waters and discover a kaleidoscope of colours as you explore the vibrant coral gardens and our coral propagation project ‘Project Faru’. Encounter a myriad of tropical fish, graceful turtles, and even playful dolphins that occasionally visit this pristine reef. With easy access from the beach, the Fushifaru House Reef is perfect for snorkellers and divers of all skill levels.

Shark Point

For those seeking an adrenaline rush and a close encounter with some of the ocean's most magnificent creatures, Shark Point is a must-visit dive site. As the name suggests, this site is frequented by various species of sharks, including the majestic white-tip reef shark and the awe-inspiring nurse shark. Dive alongside these graceful creatures as they glide through the azure waters, paradise!

Fushifaru Giri

Fushifaru Giri is a remarkable dive site known for its dramatic underwater terrain and breathtaking coral formations. As you descend into the depths, you'll be greeted by an enchanting seascape of colorful soft corals, sea fans, and intricate coral gardens. Keep an eye out for the mesmerizing marine life that calls Fushifaru Giri home, including triggerfish, parrotfish, and even the occasional eagle ray.

Kuredu Caves

Venture beyond Fushifaru and explore the nearby Kuredu Caves, another incredible diving and snorkelling spot. These caves offer a unique underwater experience, with swim-throughs and caverns that are sure to awe and inspire. Marvel at the play of light as it filters through the cracks and crevices, illuminating the hidden corners of these captivating caves. Keep your eyes open for green sea turtles that seek refuge within these ancient formations.

Muthaafushi Kandu

Muthaafushi Kandu is a channel dive that promises an exhilarating underwater adventure. The strong currents that flow through this channel attract an abundance of marine life, making it an ideal spot for experienced divers. Be prepared to be amazed by the bustling marine ecosystem as you encounter schools of fish, reef sharks, and other pelagic species. The vibrant coral walls and swim-throughs add to the allure of this captivating dive site.

Fushifaru Corner

Fushifaru Corner is a dive site that offers a diverse range of marine encounters. Drift along the wall and witness the stunning coral formations that cascade down to the depths. Keep your eyes peeled for hawksbill turtles, moray eels, and an impressive array of reef fish. The ever-changing currents make each dive at Fushifaru Corner a unique and thrilling experience.

At Fushifaru Maldives, we are privileged to be surrounded by an underwater paradise that beckons snorkellers and divers from around the world. Whether you're a seasoned diver or a novice snorkeller, our team of experienced guides will ensure that you have an unforgettable experience exploring the wonders of The Maldives. Dive in and discover the magic beneath the surface at Fushifaru Maldives.