Raa Atoll Dive Sites

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Beriyan Thilas

N 5° 25.134 - - E 73° 0.306

Maldives

Raa Atoll

Min Level :
Sharks, Overhangs, Beautiful Coral
Min Depth :
OW
From 5 to 30+
Highlights :
This dive site have two thilas : One big, very easy to find and one small with a 15m top. The distance between them is 50 meters. On the west side of the thila you will discover some beatifulcaves and overhangs. As well, you will find lot of small caves and overhangs on the small thila.
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Kotafaru Wall

N 5° 30.276 - - E 73° 2.689

Maldives

Raa Atoll

Min Level :
Caves, School of fishes, Wall
Min Depth :
OW
From 3 to 30+
Highlights :
Easy Wall suitable for all the levels, it start with a 5m plateau where you can find turtle on the north and south side. Going down to 12 meters, we can found schools of fishes among which fusiliers and moorish idols. Than below, you have many overhangs with hidden corals and groupers. WARNING ! If the current is very strong, you can experience down currents and washing machines.
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Kottafaru Thila

N 5° 30.518 - - E 73° 1.929

Maldives

Raa Atoll

Min Level :
Anemones, Sharks, Mantas
Min Depth :
OW
From 7 to 30+
Highlights :
Medium Thila oriented West-East with several blocks around the thila. Far outside, you can also spot some blocks at 35m deep. The north and south side of the thila have little walls with overhangs and caverns.It is located on the east side of Kotafaru Island.
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Kuda Thuladoo Thila

N 5° 24.107 - - E 72° 53.755

Maldives

Raa Atoll

Min Level :
Sharks, Corals, Overhangs
Min Depth :
AOW
From 14 to 30+
Highlights :
Huge thila oriented West-East with a full colored coral top at 15m. You have some overhangs and some caverns on each side of the thila.
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Kudafushi House Reef

5° 30.534'N - - 72° 58.822'E

Maldives

Raa Atoll

Min Level :
Overhangs, Murena, Sting Ray
Min Depth :
DSD
From 2 to 30+
Highlights :
This is the Resort's House Reef. Nothing exceptional but a good way to start diving or to make a refresh. The West side of the island is full of small overhangs and accessible from the shore
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Kuroshi Giri

N 5° 30.414 - - E 72° 51.718

Maldives

Raa Atoll

Min Level :
Caves, Overhangs, Corals
Min Depth :
OW
From 3 to 30+
Highlights :
Huge Giri with three small thilas on the west side. The side of the Giri is full of caverns and overhangs. The thilas are quite deep. The distance to reach them from the Giri is 40 meters.
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Labyrinth

N 5° 30.446 - - E 72° 51.045

Maldives

Raa Atoll

Min Level :
School of fishes, Corals, Swimming thru
Min Depth :
AOW
From 14 to 30+
Highlights :
Huge Thila who broke apart into many big blocks; little channels have been created, among which a canyon in "L". While the northern side is a bit shallower and hits the sandy bottom at about 22-25m down, the south side hits the bottom at between 25-28m.
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Muskuli Thila

N 5° 24.877 - - E 72° 54.111

Maldives

Raa Atoll

Min Level :
Sharks, Current, Coral
Min Depth :
AOW+
From 25 to 30+
Highlights :
Small round Thila in the middle of the channel. The top is 25m and the bottom is more than 30m. Around the thila, you can see overhangs and small caverns.
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Nagili Thilas

N 5° 28.319 - - E 72° 57.255

Maldives

Raa Atoll

Min Level :
Caves, Overhangs, Corals
Min Depth :
OW
From 8 to 30+
Highlights :
Succession of four thilas next to Dhigali Island. They are roughly 150 meters away from the house reef. The western one is quite small but very impressive. Then distance between this one and the second one is 70 meters. The middle thila has an impressive cavern on the west and then, going to the east you can find a succession of overhangs and swimming thru. On the east side of this thila, you will find a rope going to an intermediate round thila, and then another rope to the house reef. Or you can go to another thila located on the south east side.
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Neyo

N 5° 29.446 - - E 73° 2.695

Maldives

Raa Atoll

Min Level :
Mantas, Leopard murens, Overhangs
Min Depth :
OW
From 5 to 30+
Highlights :
Big "tongue" going from Neyo island to the North-east with many cleaning stations, we usually see mantas from july to november on the north side of this site. The main cleaning station is 14m deep. If you go deeper east side, you will find many small overhangs from 20m. On the south side, you have medium overhangs with some corals.
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Sola Corner

N 5° 29.489 - - E 72° 49.987

Maldives

Raa Atoll

Min Level :
Mantas, Sharks, Napoleon
Min Depth :
OW
From 5 to 30+
Highlights :
Located outside west side of Raa Atoll, this reef features a couple of cleaning stations for Manta Rays at a depth of around 12-15 meters. The reef starts 5m deep and drops down to a depth of 15m where we find the cleaning stations.
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Vadhoo Thila

N 5° 24.030 - - E 72° 59.026

Maldives

Raa Atoll

Min Level :
Coral, Swimming Thru, School of fishes
Min Depth :
AOW
From 15 to 30+
Highlights :
Small Thila rounded with blocks. You have some swimming thru and some caverns on the side of the thila. The top of the thila is 15m and the bottom is more than 30m