Dive sites around Dive and Sail Mandhoo Island provide some of the best diving in Maldives. Most divers associate Ari Atoll with pelagic species but the dive sites of South-Ari Atoll host creatures large and small. From the smallest nudibranch or frog fish to the largest fish in the ocean, the whale shark, these waters have something for all divers.
Two types of dive site in South-Ari Atoll are most common:
• KANDU - Kandus are channels and usually entail drift dives along the walls.
• THILA - Tilas, or Thilas are usually submerged pinnacles or islands but can also experience current.