This itinerary offers amazing pelagic encounters. Anything can pass by the deep south, tiger sharks, bull sharks, spinner sharks, guitar sharks, thresher sharks, hammerhead, or whale sharks. You never know what you can find during a dive in the deep South even, mola mola or a black oceanic mantas. Dolphins, turtles and the most pristine coral gardens in the Maldives are going to be a part of your trip including crossing the equator.
WONDERS OF THE DEEP SOUTH
STARTING AT USD 3,299
The Wonders of the Deep South visit Huvadhoo, Fuvahmula and Addu Atoll. The trip starts by flying from North Male to the south according to where the boat is located. You will embark in Addu and disembark in Huvadhoo or the opposite.
You will be traveling over 65 nautical miles or (127km) across the south of the Maldives. The boat will be leaving from either Addu or Huvadhoo. Huvadhoo is one of the largest Atolls in the Maldives. There are multiple stunning dive sites here with pristine coral gardens and countless turtles. While heading to the next location you will pass over the equator. This will be an overnight trip to Fuvahmulah. This location has stunning walls that drop deep into the Indian Ocean. This trip will finish in Addu Atoll, where you will see the famous British loyalty. This is the biggest shipwreck in the Maldives.
This is the second largest Atoll. This atoll has dramatic walls, outcrops, swim throughs, and exciting channels. This area is known for its dense coral gardens and caves and caverns that can be explored during the right tide.
Embarkation and Disembarkation International arrival in Male (MNE) Domestic flights to either Kooddoo (GKK) or Addu (GAN)
Things you may see :
- Manta ray
- Eagle rays
- Hammerhead sharks
- Thresher sharks
- Whale sharks
The Maldives is affected by 2 different monsoons. This itinerary is fantastic year round as it has different options for both monsoons.
July – November – Best chance to see Whale sharks and Manta Rays
January – April – Known for its crystal-clear visibility and dry warm weather.
Water Temperature: 27 to 30 degrees Celsius (80-86 Fahrenheit)
Air Temperature: 25 to 32 degrees Celsius (77-90 Fahrenheit)
Current: Gentle to Strong
Visibility: 10 to 40 metres
Experience Level: Beginner to Advanced