Discover Scuba Diving
Don"t leave Hurawalhi without seeing for yourself the colourful fish can be seen even at shallow depth. Take the plunge and join the Discover Scuba Diving programme for a little teaser session of scuba diving. It is perfect for those who want to get a taste of the diving experience, but don"t want to do a full course just yet.
Lhaviyani Atoll boasts over 50 dive sites, with new ones being discovered on a regular basis. For beginners and for those who have hundreds of dives under their belts, dive sites around Hurawalhi are a treat. Diving boats leave throughout the day, helping to ensure that you can make the most of your time at the resort. The dive center runs single dive trips (morning and afternoon), and regularly organises two tank and full day trips so as to showcase the very best the diving in the Maldives has in store.
PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course
Hurawalhi is an ideal place to advance your diving, allowing you to expand your scuba skills through different specialties, such as deep diving, navigation, photography, scooter diving, wreck diving and many more. The PADI Advanced Course is all about exploration, excitement and new experiences!
PADI Open Water Diver Course
Learning to dive in the warm, clear waters of the Maldives with fish swimming around is as close to ideal learning conditions as it gets. Upon completing the PADI Open Water Diver course you will be certified to dive anywhere in the world; the shorter PADI Scuba Diver Course, which can be upgraded at a later time, is available as well.
Coral reefs of the Maldives, deemed the best year-round diving destination in the Indian Ocean, are proof that the country"s striking beauty extends to the underwater. Scuba diving around Hurawalhi is a sheer delight; marine life is abundant and varied, with manta rays, reef sharks and sea turtles regularly paying visits to dives sites literally on Hurawalhi"s doorstep.
House Reef Diving
The reef on which Hurawalhi sits is home to a staggering plethora of fish, big and small. Schooling bluestripe snappers and bannerfish mingle with fusiliers, and oriental sweetlips and butterflyfish munch on the coral, completely indifferent to the divers. A variety of miniature creepy crawlers can be found by the eagle-eyed divers. The house reef is easily accessible, with tank service provided to the entry points for your utmost convenience and for you and your buddy to dive at your favourite time of the day.
Get introducted to the world of rebreather diving at Hurawalhi and experience the sensation of bubble-free diving. In addition to almost infinite bottom times, rebreathers allow us to get much closer to creatures that are usually spooked by the bubbles, such as mantas and sharks. Tanks and Sofnolime can be arranged for divers bringing their own units.
Underwater scooters are available at Hurawalhi for you to be able to reach the places where the big fish action is without the hassle of swimming against the current. You will buzz effortlessly past reef sharks, see squadrons of eagle rays "“ and feel like a superhero seeing the best the Lhaviyani has to offer with little effort and lots of fun.