The best diving in the Maldives may be found at Banana Reef, located in the North Male atoll of Kuda Kalihi. When it was found that Banana Reef was the Maldives’ first dive site, it quickly rose to the top of visitors’ must-see lists.
Banana Reef Attractions
Scuba diving and underwater photography are a dream come true in blue-hued seas teeming with colorful marine life. Banana Reef is the Maldives’ hotspot for watersports, so get your adrenaline pumping and get ready to have a great time. So be ready to encounter some of the rarest species in the world, like the elusive squirrelfish, while floating through stunning coral reefs and stalactite cave formations.
Banana Reef Things to Do
- Get your snorkel on and check out the school of fish whizzing by you in the crystal blue water.
- Dive into the depths of the ocean at night. Even if the experience had been spectacular during the day, it pales compared to what one may see underwater during the night.
- Take an aerial tour to get a better sense of the island’s size and splendor.
- Observe a variety of aquatic life, including yellow-striped Oriental sweetlips and orange soldier fishes.