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Island Divers

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Bay View, Dhigurah, 00070
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Excellent, just choose to do your whaleshark tour here!!!

Great experience with island divers, we did the whale shark snorkeling trip and it was amazing! The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mariska W
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Awesome diving!

I am a repeater and have been diving several times with island divers. I keep coming back as every... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Julie R
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Located on the exquisite island of Dhigurah, South Ari Atoll, with beautiful house reef and best dive sites close by with local dive experts and instructors giving you the best diving experience. With a well equipped dive school, Island Divers offers PADI certified training and certification up to Dive Masters. Whale shark safaris is one not to miss.
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Bay View, Dhigurah, 00070
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great experience with island divers, we did the whale shark snorkeling trip and it was amazing! The crew is very friendly, the boat is big and comfortable, and even though the other group (9 people) cancelled we still went on the trip with only the...More

Thank Mariska W
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I am a repeater and have been diving several times with island divers. I keep coming back as every time, I enjoy it even more. The diving spots are incredible and the team is amazing. Each dive, you can expect bumping into a manta day,...More

Thank Julie R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was awesome. Beyond the fact that the setting was amazing. The real highlight for me was how the team did everything they could to help me with my mission. Twice I have been here and both times they have delivered and put in...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a first-time diver I had a really awesome experience with Island Divers. Due to bad weather I arrived late with little time to take my course but everything was arranged for me really well, from accomodation to transfers. Was really lucky to see manta,...More

Thank Xin Pei C
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Naushad M, Manager at Island Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Xin Pei, Thank you very much for choosing IslandDivers as your gateway to the underwater world and this excellent review on TA. you are a quick learner and an amazing diver👌we are pleased to hear, that you enjoyed the adventure and the whole...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After diving expreince in Raja Ampat we had high expectations with our Maldives diving, I can say Island divers exceeded our expectations! We had an amazing 12 dives with them in span of 5 days. Our major interest was to expreince diving with Manta Days...More

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Naushad M, Manager at Island Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for you kind words and wonderful review! We always try our best and we look forward to see you again soon! Best regards

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was me as my husband’s second visit to Maldives and Dhigurah, and the main reason or coming back was Island Divers! I have visited a lot of places known for great diving, but South Ari Atoll is the first place where even a “bad”...More

1  Thank Katarina E
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Naushad M, Manager at Island Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Katarína , Thank You for benign an island diver, returning back to us, and even more for leaving us this review. Being a small company, most of our customers are referred to us by existing customers.Like you, We take pride in giving outstanding service...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We had the most amazing morning snorkelling with the whale sharks! I can highly recommend these guys! Great crew, great boat! Very safety conscious and fun! Go on book your trip!

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Naushad M, Manager at Island Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Andrea. Whaleshark snorkeling is one of the most popular excursion, we offer. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed the experience with us! Thank you for the compliment and we hope to see you again. Regards Naushad Manager naushad@islanddivers.mv

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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

The dives were really nice and the staff was friendly and helpful! It is really sad to see the bleaching of the corals but this is not the dive center fault and the dives sites were still really great! Keep up the good work guys!More

Thank IamBV
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Naushad M, Manager at Island Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for being an Island Diver and for the excellent review! The mass bleaching event last year and the out break of COT killed many coral reefs globally and we had that impact, too. But as you have mentioned it’s still good...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

What can I say about Island Divers except that they were fantastic!! They were professional yet chilled and relaxed, which is a great approach. I was recovering from orif surgery on my ankle so was not the easiest client for them to deal with but...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

We took our open water course through Island Divers on Dhigurah and we had the most incredible experience. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable, they made every dive a great experience. Over the course of a week we completed six dives at six different locations...More

1  Thank David M
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Kbaylor
7 January 2017|
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I think for seeing whalesharks you should go to south ari atoll. We saw a lot of Whalesharks at Dhigurah. It's a perfect spot for diving. We were there last July and stayed at TME Dhigurah.
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Pamela P
5 October 2016|
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Hello Pamela, You can expect to see whalesharks , throughout the year. And from Nov-Jan should be good, but Fab -April could be better in terms of weather! Thank you
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