Vakarufalhi Island Resort – Diving
Republic of Maldives, Maldives
Vakarufalhi has a state-of-the-art PADI certified dive center with professional European dive masters. It features guided diving boat trips and night snorkelling trips on the House Reef. The centre also provides equipment, rental and repair, and an instructional program.
Get your gear, take a dive, and explore a whole new world underwater with us!
Diving Off Vakaru
Vakarufalhi is home to a gorgeous house reef that located only 15 meters from the beach. It is populated with a plethora of stunning sea life including schools of snappers, soldier fish and batfish. The house reef is also home to mystical caves and overhangs. To explore the beauty of this house reef, Vakarufalhi provides daily diving and night diving excursions.
From January till the end of March, visits to Manta points are made several times a week. In the months of September until December, there is a good chance of seeing whale sharks in the area.
Boat trips are available every day of the week. Full day, early morning and night dive excursions are organized regularly. All the dive sites are within 15 to 60 minutes by boat from the Vakarufalhi Island. Single dives to dive packages are available for certified divers.
You can be sure that our diving classes are conducted within PADI standards. Instructions available are English, German, Italian, and French.
Some of the courses include:
- Open Water
- Advanced Open Water
- Rescue and Emergency First Response
- Specialties such Nitrox, Photography, and Underwater Naturalist
The course theory is taught in a fully equipped air-conditioned classroom.
There are about 35 dive sites accessible through the dive centre at Vakarufalhi. These sites include 15 thilas that are famous for their superb soft corals and the large array of fish. Most of the dive sites are located about 25 minutes from Vakarufalhi.
All the dive sites are within 15 to 60 minutes by boat from the Vakarufalhi Island. Single dives to dive packages are available for certified divers.
Water Sports Center
Our water sport center offers non-motorized water sports for new or experienced windsurfers and Catamaran sailors. If you’re a beginner, instructors are available to give lessons on water sports equipment. You may also choose to kayak along the lagoon.
All this combined ensuring that your holiday is action packed.