Looking to explore the wonders of the deep in the Maldives without getting wet? Yes, such an experience is possible when you embark on a Whale Submarine expedition!
The Journey Begins
Be you indulging in the finest of comforts at a Maldives bungalow or island resort, taking a Whale Submarine tour is the ideal complement to your holiday. The dive point is around 15 minutes from the capital, Male, and departure times are as follows; 08:30am, 10:00am, 01:30pm and 03:00pm.
Making the Descent
The submarine heads to depths of around 45 to 50 metres and the dive is one that can be enjoyed by the whole family. Look forward to taking in some amazing underwater views in air conditioned comfort during the dive which lasts for about 45 minutes. Of course, if you truly want to get up close to the marine life, nothing beats diving safaris offered by properties the likes of Anantara Veli Maldives Resort.
The Main Dive Site
Tear Drop Reef is the main underwater site that you will head to on your dive in the Whale Submarine. On your voyage, expect to see fascinating corals, enigmatic caves and of course, a great many fish species that inhabit these waters.
So, what can you expect to see in terms of marine life? During the dive, you have the chance of observing yellow boxfish, lionfish, reef sharks and turtles. Also be on the look-out for manta rays, gliding through the waters lending an ethereal feel to the whole experience!