MALDIVES: CENTRAL ATOLLS
Maldives is one of the most popular diving destinations worldwide, and for good reason. Besides being a paradise out of the water, Maldives has a huge marine biodiversity ranging from very small life, to the very large ones. We will enjoy huge creatures such as different types of sharks (nurse sharks, grey reef sharks and whale sharks), manta rays, eagle rays.... But also fish of different types along with reefs that fill these bottoms with life and color (soft corals, schools of fusiliers, sweet lips and much more).
Day 1 (26th of April, Friday)
Departure from Spain to Maldives from Madrid airport with Emirates airline. Overnight during the flight.
Day 2 (2th of April, Saturday)
Arrival in Male (MLE). Assistance at the airport and transfer to the cruise ship ODYSSEY. Welcome briefing and cabin assignment. In the afternoon first dive check dive.
Day 3 (28th of April, Sunday)
Arrival at Ari Atoll. Dive at Maaya Thila and Fish Head. Afternoon dive at thila or wreck. Night dive in Fesdhoo Bay, where we will try to do a night dive with mantas.
Day 4 (29th of April, Monday)
In the morning there will be two dives at Moofushi Rock, a place with lots of life where you can see manta rays and white tip sharks, among others. In the afternoon Rhadigha Thila where we will dive on a wall covered with soft and hard coral.
Day 5 (30th of April, Tuesday)
Morning dive in Rangali, a reef full of life and corals, with the possibility to see manta rays. The rest of the day we will be searching for whale sharks. Barbecue on a deserted island for dinner.
Day 6 (1st of May, Wednesday)
Morning dive at Kudarah Thila. Afternoon and evening visit at Alimathaa jetty, where you can see many nurse sharks and blacktip reef sharks.
Day 7 (2nd of May, Thursday)
In the morning double dive in Miyaru Kandu (If not possible, the second dive will be in another channel) with the possibility to see gray sharks and white tips. Afternoon dive to a reef or thila.
Day 8 (3rd of May, Friday)
Friday, we will dive in Hulumale Jetty, where you can see many stingrays, some guitar sharks and with the possibility of seeing tiger sharks, bull sharks and giant hammerhead sharks. In the afternoon we will visit Male and have dinner on board.
Day 9 (4th of May, Saturday)
Disembark the ODYSSEY in the morning. Transfer to Male and rest of the day at leisure until departure of the return flight.
Day 10 (5th of May, Sunday)
Arrival back in Spain.