Top 5 UnderWater Activities To Do in Maldives


If you are an adventure enthusiast and want to have a great time exploring some of the best underwater activities in the world, you need to visit Maldives Islands in the Indian Ocean. Nature Goddess has blessed this place abundantly, as evident from its unpolluted beauty here. The emerald-green waters here have some treasures that leave a lot to be explored for the adventurous lover in you. Here are some of the great underwater activities that you can enjoy over here.

1. Scuba diving –

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Maldives is a paradise on earth for travellers who love scuba diving. Dive deep into the blue seas and get amazed at the rich quality of sea-life found here. Most of the species found underwater are quite rare and you will just not want to come up to the surface at all. Shed off your inhibitions and dive deep down to around 40 to 50m down the waters.
• Cost – The cost for this depends on whether it will include the equipment and other accessories. On an average, the cost starts from around $100.
• Best time – January to April

2. Snorkelling –

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Enjoy snorkelling with your finds and mask inside the emerald-green waters, during your vacation to the Maldives. You will see a wide variety of fishes, sharks, eels, octopus, anemones and other exciting water species in plenty here. To swim through the coral reefs of the waters in Maldives is indeed an exhilarating experience.
• Cost – The price varies as per the course you choose. Usually, the price hovers around the range between $50 and $75 per person.
• Best time – July to September

3. Underwater walking –

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If the above two sound too adventurous for you, try out the underwater walking tours operated by almost all the resorts here. Apt for first-timers and kids, this is an experience in which experts will guide you along the house reefs of the island to introduce you to the rich coral and marine life of the waters here.
• Cost – It comes up to 150 USD per person.
• Best time – January to April

4. Reefscaping –

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Want to contribute your bit to the marine biodiversity program? Come and explore how corals are transferred from the different parts of the sea and transplanted into well-designed and planned out coral reefs. You will have professional guides accompanying you on these tours.
• Cost – Approximately around $150 for a small-sized coral reef
• Best time – January to April

5. Submarine Rides –

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If diving is not your cup of tea, enjoy the submarine rides on glass-bottomed boats, to get a feel of the underwater sea life in the Maldives. Coral and marine life that are present 100feet below sea level give you a pleasant shock of your lives. These submarines are big enough to accommodate 50 people at a time. Maldives has the distinction of having the world’s largest submarine. You will be able to breathe normally under the water because the temperature is adjusted accordingly in these submarines.
• Cost – Close to $150USD for 45 minutes
• Best time – December to March.

[ Further Read: Top 10 Places To Visit In Maldives ]

I am Shahil Shah, a traveler and blogger! I bring stories from the places for you to cherish the experiences of my travel. Stay tuned!”

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